Ghyllgrove Community Primary School &Resource Base for Hearing Impaired Children

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Class 10



Welcome to YEAR 3!

Class Teacher  = Miss Hall

Learning Assistant = Mrs Emmons


Welcome to YEAR 3! 

In English this term, your children will be reading Flat Stanley by Jeff Brown and Dilly the Dinosaur by Tony Bradman along with lots of other different reading materials for their fluency and guided reading lessons.


In Maths, we will focus on place value, addition, subtraction, multiplication and division methods. Both mental and written! As well as their times tables and fractions.


During our topic sessions, the children will be learning about periods in history from the Stone Age to the Iron Age eras in our "Time Travellers" topic. We will also be studying magnet in our "Invisible Force" topic in the second half of the Autumn term.


PE is still an important lesson and we strongly encourage  that the children have their Ghyllgrove PE kits so that they can join in with all the fun! Our PE kit is a white t-shirt with red shorts and trainers. During the winter months, children will also need a plain black tracksuit as their lessons will occasionally be held outside. Children with long hair must have their hair tied back and no jewellery can be worn during P.E. 


If you have any questions please ask :)




 At present, we will be focusing on reading, spelling and times tables. Children will be given weekly spellings and are to continue with their times table learning, both of these can be found in their home/school diary.


We are using Times Table Rock Stars, a fantastic online resource, to develop our knowledge of multiplication and division facts. Times Table Rock Stars is a fun and challenging online programme designed to help pupils master their times tables by playing the different games and answering different questions to improve their Rock speed and status. Also, the children will earn coins for correctly answered questions which they can use to improve and upgrade their Rock Star Avatar. You can continue boosting your Rock score at home by practising your times tables on Times Tables Rock Stars. Just go to and use the login information inside your home school diary.


Look out for more information on the curriculum that we will be studying over the course of the year in order to support your child as much as possible.


Parent guide to supporting children with Maths at home