01634 710312
Hilltop Road, Rochester ME2 4QN

Year 3

Panda Class: Mrs E Cook

Koalas Class: Miss E Huxley

We will be carrying on with our cursive handwriting. Those children who join neatly and consistently will then be awarded a Pen Power certificate. This allows them to use a handwriting pen in their work and encourages continued neatness.


  • Literacy – We will be reading Stig of the Dump, looking at sentence starters, character profiles and practicing our comprehension skills.

  • Numeracy – This term we will look at estimating and rounding, money, problem solving, using different methods, time, handling data and shape.

  • History – Palaeolithic Period, Mesolithic and Neolithic period plus looking into the Bronze Age

  • R.E – We will be finding out what is a creator plus finding out how did the World come to be?

  • Computing – We will learning to code using the programme Scratch.

  • DT – We will be creating a cave painting, designing a model of a Stone Age camp, making their Stone Age camp and evaluating.

  • Science – We will be looking at Rocks and Fossils, identifying and grouping rocks, what are fossils and how soil is formed.



The children have embraced the Race to Read and we have awarded many silver and gold certificates. Please read with your child 3 times a week to help them achieve their next award (remember to sign the contact book)



  • Spelling and tables tests are on Friday morning

  • Homework is given out every other Thursday and is due in the following Tuesday.

  • PE will be outdoor on a Tuesday – children to bring in a tracksuit due to the cold weather.

  • Swimming will now be on a Thursday.

  • Recorders are on a Friday