Year 3 2020 - 2021

Miss Bass

Mrs Woodcock

Spring Term!


Welcome back to Year 3! 

A very warm welcome back in 2021!

Thank you very much for all the very kind wishes and greetings over the festive period. We hope you all had a lovely break over the holidays!



Our topic this term is...




We will learn all about:

  • where Antarctica is in the world
  • the climate zone it is in
  • what it is like there
  • how Antarctica is similar and different to the UK
  • penguins and other animals that live there
  • expeditions to Antarctica
  • the aurora australis (southern lights)


Click on the following links to learn more about Antarctica:



In Science, we will begin our new topic all about animals, including humans. We will be investigating what makes a balanced diet and then we will learn all about how some animals have skeletons and muscles for support, protection and movement. 



It is really important that you are practising your times tables at home as well as in school. The following websites are fantastic for practising times tables and other mathematical operations:

Place value game -


Click on the images below to take you to the webpage. 





Routines and general information


P E kits: Our PE days are Mondays and Fridays. Remember to come to school in your PE kit with long hair tied back and no jewellery is to be worn during the lessons.


Guided Reading: This will be sent home on your child's guided reading day to be returned on the same day the following week. A wallet will be provided to keep your reading books in.

Maths: This will be set online on MyMaths each Friday, due for the following Friday.

Spellings: Spellings will be sent home on Fridays to be learned and practised ready for a spelling test on the following Friday.


Water bottles  Please ensure your child brings their water bottle to school every day and it is clearly labelled with their name on it.


Home School Planners – Planners/Reading Records need to be in school every day. A plastic wallet will be provided for reading books and planners. We will look at every planner once a week on your child's guided reading day. The children are encouraged to make comments about the book they are reading. The planner is also an opportunity for any correspondence you may have.


If you have any questions relating to any aspect of school, please do not hesitate to contact me. If the message is urgent, please ring the office who will pass the message onto me.


Year 3: Latest Letters items

Amaven PE App, by Mrs King

Rudolph Run Letter, by Mrs King

Year 3: Blog items

Emperor Penguin Facts, by Miss Bass

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Contact the School

Excalibur Primary School

Ivy Lane

Tel: 01270 845781
Fax: Out of Hours Club - 01270 845786

SEN Contact: Anna McArdle and Heather Taylor

SEN Email: