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St Paul's Catholic Primary School

In the family of St Paul's, we live and learn with Jesus' loving arms around us.


Welcome to Year 3's class page!


                                                                                                             Miss Grinnell                     Mrs Plannt

                                                                                  Class Teacher                Learning Support 

 Our class Saint is Saint John Paul II.  


Pope John Paul II was born Karol Józef Wojtyła. He was born in Poland on the 18th May 1920 and was head of the Catholic Church from the 16th October 1978 to his death on the 2nd April 2005. He was the second longest-serving pope in history and the first non-Italian pope in over 455 years.

He was the most travelled pope, making 104 international trips. He was the first ever pope to visit a mosque, which is a place of worship in Islam.

John Paul II was canonised by Pope Francis in 2014, which means he is now known as Saint John Paul II.

"Remember that you are never alone, Christ is with you on your journey every day of your lives! He has called you and chosen you to live in the freedom of the children of God. Turn to him in prayer and in love. Ask him to grant you the courage and strength to live in this freedom always. Walk with him who is “the Way, the Truth and the Life!”


This half term, we are focusing on the virtues of Attentive and Discerning.



Class notices

  • We have PE on a Thursday so full  PE kit must be worn to school on that day.
  • Water bottles are to be brought into school and taken home each day.
  • Reading books and diaries are to be taken home each night and diaries to be signed each night.
  • Spelling Test is every Thursday and new spellings will also be given out on that day too. 
  • We love Times Table Rock Stars! Please use it at home.  



This Term

RE - Our first unit is 'Reconciliation'. We were be learning about the sacrament of Reconciliation. Some of the children will be making the sacrament for the first time in December. 

English - In our English lessons we will look at 'Into the Forest' by Anthony Browne . We will then focus on write our own version of the story and writing a playscript.

It is also important for the children to be learning the year 3 and 4 spellings over this year and next. 



Maths - In Maths we learning about Place Value and Addition and Subtraction. 

We will complete 'Times Table Rock Stars' tests each week. Please practice your times tables at home and you can become a rock legend!


Science - In Science our topic is the Human Body. We will learn about the skeleton and muscles of the body.


Art - We will look at Line. We will look at different types of lines and sketching and look at the artists Paul Klee and Henry Moore

History - Our History unit is Ancient Egypt. We will learn about life in Ancient Egypt and how the River Nile was so important

Geography - Our Geography unit is Spatial Sense. We will learn about the local area using maps, symbols and grid references.

Thank you for your continued support!