Year 3 – Willow Class

Welcome to the year 3 class page. The Year 3 teacher is Miss Nolan and is supported by Mrs Motion.

Our Spring 1 topic is: Into the wild

Our topic for Spring 1 is Into the wild where we will be looking at Africa. This will include a look at the different habitats and ecosystems there are and the animals that live there. We will be looking at Tribal art, music and dance and we will also be linking the topic into the Disney film The Lion King.

Please click the link for our topic web:

Previous Topic Webs:

Autumn 1 Topic Web

Autumn 2 Topic Web

Spring 1 Topic Web


In Year 3 reading regularly at home is actively encouraged.

Reading books are checked and changed regularly and it is encouraged that children read at home as much as possible. We will hear the children read as much as possible in school, however your support is greatly appreciated.

Useful Information


Homework is given out on Fridays and expected back no later than the following Wednesday. Here is a copy of our Homework Grid four our latest topic Into the wild.

Into the wild homework grid

Useful links

Purple Mash:

Supporting Your Child’s Learning Journey at Home

Below, please find Newsletters that support the teaching of Maths in Y3.  Each Unit links with the time of year that the maths skill is being taught.

Maths Support Y3 Aut 4

Maths Support Y3 Aut 3

Maths Support Y3 Aut 2

Maths Support Y3 Aut 1

Below, please find the Statutory Spellings for Y3/4. All children should be aiming to spell all of these words by the end of Y4.

Year 3 4 Statutory Spelling List