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Brookfields Primary School

Year 3

Year 3 (Lower KS2) Class Information

In this section you will find information relating directly to this Year Group. 

                Hello! Welcome to Year 3!

Your teachers are:

                             3M - Miss Murray

                             3L - Miss Ledbury

                             PSA - Mrs Shaheen

Important Notes:


Homework – Homework will be set on a Thursday and should be returned by Tuesday of the following week.

 Reading – Please ensure that your children are reading every night at home and their reading diary is signed to reflect this. 

Reading books and Reading Records need to be in everyday for reading groups.

Swimming  Swimming is on every Wednesday.

PE      3M have PE every Thursday.

            3L have PE every Monday.


Links to KS2 specific activities/games

Useful Websites – – a range of online books such as Winnie the Witch. – online maths games - videos and activities based on topics covered in KS2. - Lots of resources and ideas to help children with anxiety, anger or stress.

A range of activities, covering different topics -

Monday 22nd May 2022

Today Year 3 went on their walk around the Jewellery Quarter to go with our local area history topic. We looked at key sites which are significant to the area. We learnt so much and had fun.

Friday 5th May

Today we learnt all about the coronation taking place tomorrow. We learnt about where it will take place and what will happen during the ceremony. We also came dressed to school in red, white and blue.

 Wednesday 26th April 2023


In Design and Technology, we have been learning how to use a cross-stitch to join two fabrics together.  We have also designed and cut out a template for a cushion. 



Wednesday 26th April 2023

Today we had an author and story teller visit. We were lucky enough to have an assembly and a workshop with Richard O’Neill. We loved his stories so much, he really made us laugh when telling them to us. We then had a chance to ask him questions and found out all the steps needed to publish your own make book.

Monday 24th March 2023

Today for PE, 3L tried out the Action Mats. We really enjoyed the different exercises on each mat. We had so much fun.

Tuesday 18th April

Today we started our new english unit. The children were given a load of metal items and working as a team, they were asked to create their own character. Here are some of our creations. Can you guess what our new class novel and novel study is?

Wednesday 8th March 

One member of 3L found a book in our school library that he really liked. He enjoyed it that much, he wrote a letter to Mrs Mahony and asked to speak to her about it to see if we can get more the same books. Fingers crossed we can 🤞🏽

Wednesday 8th March

Today we had our Teddy Bear's Picnic Lunch across school. Year 3 made sure they included our class teddies from RE and PSHE so they felt included. Some of the children even fed the teddies lunch. Mrs Cash let one of our pupils look after her own special teddy too, can you spot him?

On Friday 3rd March we celebrated World Book Day.

We came to school dressed as a character from a book. Some of us had already got our free world book day book, which we brought in to share.

Monday 13th February 2023

Thank you to all the parents who turned up for our Maths workshop this morning. Please find the slides below. If you have any further questions, please do see the class teacher. 

Thursday 9th February 2023

Today we answered our essay question in History. We worked really hard to show our knowledge of what we learnt.

Tuesday 7th February 

Today as part of Internet Safety Day, we watched the google ‘Be Internet Legends’ live assembly. We learnt so many ways to keep us safe online.

Monday 6th February 2023

This week is Children’s Mental Health Week. We started today off with an assembly to learn about this years theme “Let’s Connect”. This afternoon we all participated in building a year group paper chain, connecting each and everyone of us. On each link we drew pictures showing what we connect over, this could be our favourite sports, films, people or even food. After we made our paper chain, we went to the hall and learnt a dance to the High School Musical song, ‘We are all in this together’ we had so much fun trying to dance in unison.


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Friday 3rd February 

Today in 3L, our maths lesson was all about dividing 2 digit numbers. We had to use our knowledge partitioning and exchange.

Tuesday 31st January 2023

Today is Science we were learning about the transportation of water in plants. We used food colouring and placed white flowers to see if the water would move up the plant. We drew a diagram in our books and tried to use the correct scientific vocabulary. Here are a few examples of our amazing work.

Monday 23rd January 

Today in 3L we had PE where we are learning how to use a range of jumps within a gymnastics sequence, making sure we have a safe landing.

Tuesday 17th January 2023


Today in Science we planted a range of seeds in root viewer so we can see how the roots grow once the seeds germinate. We planted mustard, cress, pea and sunflower seeds. Over the next few weeks we are going to be measuring the length of the roots.

Tuesday 10th January 2023

Today in Science we were learning about plants and how roots work. We carried out an investigation on how water is absorbed through the root hairs. We learnt, the more root hairs a root has, the more water will be absorbed at a quicker rate. Allowing the water and nutrients to travel to the rest of the plant. We used different thicknesses of string to represent the roots and held this to the waters surface for it to absorb the water.

Thursday 15th December - Design and Technology  

Today we designed, investigated and made a torch. We started off by seeing if we could make a circuit using the electrical equipment. After that, we then designed a torch in our books thinking about who would use it and what it could be used for. Finally we tried to make a torch. Some children were able to make a switch so they could switch their torch on and off.

Wednesday 14th December - Christmas Party Day

Today was Christmas dinner and Christmas party day. We all ate so much and had so much fun!

Thursday 8th December 2022

Today we had our parent workshop all about Reading. Thank you to all the parents who were able to come, we hope you found it useful. Remember if you have any questions, just see us at the end of the day, we are only happy to help!

Please see below for the power point we went through along with the list of recommended reads for Year 3 pupils. 

Thursday 8th December 2022

Today was Christmas jumper day. We enjoyed wearing our Christmas jumpers to school today.

Wednesday 7th December 2022

In year 3 we have been learning the recorder. Children have been working really hard to get note b, as well as read the music to play along to the correct beat. 

Last Week (we 14.11.22) was anti-bullying week. In class we discussed what bullying was, how to identify it and how to prevent it. Some children produced excellent posters to pass on the messages we learnt. 

Children In Need - Friday 18th November 

We came dressed to school in our own clothes to raise money for Children In Need. We discussed what makes us special and what is special about our friends. We then had to crack the code to escape the classroom using our SPAG knowledge. This required team work and determination. We had so much fun.


Today in Science, 3L were measuring the amount of friction created between two surfaces. We tested our shoe on different surfaces within the classroom and used a newton metre to measure the force.

This term we are learning about Natural Disasters. For homework, children were asked to make a model. Here are a few examples.

Volcano Models


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