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St Paul's Catholic Primary School

Alive in Jesus


Gates open at 8:40am - please be on time so your child is ready to start learning.

Welcome to Year 3's class page!

We work hard and have bright futures ahead of us.

Each one of us is unique and we are a wonderful class.





                                                                          Miss Grinnell       Mrs Bodlovic            Mrs Hatton            Mrs Rooney

                                                                       Class Teacher's                                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!”

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Please see below a recorded video  of the Year 3 Parents Meeting


This half term, autumn one, we are focusing on the virtues of eloquent and truthful.

The children will be eloquent and truthful in what they say of themselves, the relations between people and the world.



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 Friday and new spellings will also be given out on that day too. 
  • Maths and English homework is set on a Friday and to be completed in their homework books 
  • We love Times Table Rock Stars! Please use it at home.  



This Term

RE - Our first unit is 'Reconciliation', we will explore human choices, the consequence of sin, Christian teaching on forgiveness and the Sacrament of Reconciliation. Our next unit is 'We Listen to God's Word at Mass'. We will think about listening and finding out about Liturgy of the Word at Mass and its importance.



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 creating 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 are covering place value and addition and subtraction. We will focus on understanding Hundreds, Tens and Ones and addition and subtraction of 3 digit numbers.

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 Forces and Magnets. We will investigate friction and find out which materials are magnetic.


Our Knowledge Based Curriculum

Art - We will look at Line. We will learn about different types of lines and how artists use these to create pictures.

History - Our History unit is Ancient Greece. We will learn about life in Ancient Greece, democracy, city states and the gods.

Music - In our Music lessons we will look at Patriotic Music. We we learn our National Anthem and look at National Anthems of different countries.

Geography - Our Geography unit is Spatial Sense. We will learn about compass directions, grid references and the physical and human features of the local area.

Latin - Rather than a modern foreign language we are now learning Latin as it is a base for many of our words. We are looking at the history of the language and comparing its roots with our own language and grammar with it. It is fun to learn and is a little bit different! 



Thank you for your continued support!