Year 3 - Mrs Taylor


    Dream big, aim high, shine bright.


    • Children should practise their spellings each week in preparation for their test every Friday.
    • New spellings will be sent home half termly for the children to practise
    • Children should read at home as often as possible. If they read at home 12 times and have their reading book signed each time, they will receive a certificate in assembly. They should read their reading book where possible, but should also read other suitable reading materials e.g. books they have at home.
    • Children will be asked to access Times Table Rock stars online at home each week to support their Maths work.

    Spellings – Autumn 2 Group 1 (Y3)

    Week 1: Children will be given their spellings for the half term and introduced to them in school

    Week 2: actual, address, prefer, gardener, limited, forgotten. Beginner, focusing, focused, offered

    Week 3: invention, expression, confession, believe, magician, bicycle, instruction, consideration, multiplication, musician

    Week 4: main, break, fair, breath, build, where, mane, brake, fare, mail, male, were

    Week 5: sadly, usually, caught, suddenly, centre, easily, finally, cheekily, possibly, rapidly

    Week 6: fabulous, famous, jealous, serious, curious, circle, decide, previous, anxious, obvious

    Week 7: early, disobey, mislead, earth, mistreat, disagree, mistrust, misspell, discover, dishonest


    Spellings -Autumn 2 Group 2 (Phase 5 recap)

    Week 1: Children will be given their spellings for the half term and introduced to them in school looking at familiar spelling patterns and sounds

    Week 2: snake, game, cake, ate, same, make, these, theme, even, complete

    Week 3: bike, time, pine, prize, bone, home, note, alone, dime, pie

    Week 4: use, cube, fume, tube, gem, magic, giant, ginger, energy, gel

    Week 5: cell, city, face, slice, find, mind, wild, circus, celery

    Week 6: acorn, April, was, wash, bath, apricot, wasp, happy, gym, dry

    Week 7: school, chef, Christmas, chemist, write, gnome, knee, wrong, gnat, knight



    P.E will be on a Tuesday afternoon and a Thursday Morning . Children should come to school equipped with a full, appropriate P.E kit.

    Y3 children will be taking part in activities both indoors and outside so shoes are a necessity.






    • Reading with your child every day is the best thing you can do to help them.
    • Read to them and let them follow along.
    • Listen to them read. Just a few minutes every day helps. They can read any appropriate text they wish, whether that is their school book, their own book, or a newspaper.
    • Ask them questions! This helps them understand what they have read which is a very important skill.  


    • Your child will be given a spelling list each week. The weekly spellings can be practised on paper or the children can practise saying each letter out loud to you.
    • Practising each day helps the most but every little bit counts!
    • Check your child knows what each word means (This will be discussed on a Monday at school so don’t worry if they are unsure.)
    • Challenge your child to write their spelling words in a sentence.

    Times Tables

    • Encourage your child to log in to their Times Tables Rock Stars account if they are allowed internet access.
    • Practise saying the times tables! Sing them, whisper them, shout them (perhaps not late at night!) – it all helps!
    • Test them on a few calculations at a time e.g. in one week you might only focus on 1 x 3 = 3, 2 x 3 = 6 and 3 x 3 = 9


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