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Year Three

Welcome to Year 3


The year 3 team are excited to welcome you to the Yew Tree family and we are really looking forward to working with you and your child this year. We have lots of exciting learning opportunities planned. The staff that will be supporting your child in their learning journey this year are:
              3A – Ms. Plant
              3B - Ms. Thompson
              3C - Ms. Feist
Support and Cover Staff: 
Ms. Hayes, Ms. Lappage, Ms.Kaur, Ms. Tonks, Ms Melia and Ms Mills.
PE Days:
Each class will be having 2 PE sessions each week:
              3A – Monday and Friday
              3B – Monday and Friday
              3C – Thursday and Friday
PE kits will need to be in all week and the PE dress policy can be found on the school website.
Each class will be having a music session with Mr Sheperd on Tuesday mornings. The children will be learning to play the recorder. Recorders can be taken home for the children to practice however they must be returned every Tuesday for their music session.
Contact Information
You can find the school's contact details here.
We use Class Dojo to communicate relevant information. If you do not yet have access to this, please speak to your child's class teacher.
Our Current Topic
Our new topic is 'through the ages'. In this topic the children will learn all about the Stone Age, the Bronze Age and the Iron Age.
You will find the Home Learning Project planner and overview for this topic under the section below. Head over to our School twitter page where you will find exciting pictures and videos of our learning. Click here to find out more.

Autumn 2/ Spring 1

Through the Ages

This project teaches children about British prehistory from the Stone Age to the Iron Age, including changes to people and lifestyle caused by ingenuity, invention and technological advancement.


Knowledge organiser - Through the Ages

Prehistoric Pots

This project teaches children about Bell Beaker pottery. It allows the children to explore different clay techniques, which they use to make and decorate a Bell Beaker-style pot.


Knowledge organiser - Prehistoric Pots


Spring 1 Project Planner

Useful Links/Information


Common Exception Words
To support your child with their reading and writing it is important they spend some time each week learning the Year 3 Common Exception words.