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Eskdale, Skelmersdale, Lancashire, WN8 6ED

01695 721881

Delph Side Community Primary School

Enjoy, Embrace, Evolve - "We Make the Difference!"

Welcome to Year 3

Year 3 Class 2016-2017
Year 3 Class 2016-2017

The Year 3 teacher is Mr Ward and the teaching assistants are Mr Mather, Mr Constantine and Miss Caldwell. We have lots of exciting plans for this final Summer Term!

Our Theme this half term is Romans and we will be covering History, Geography and Art! We will be learning about how the Romans built their empire and how they introduced Britain to new ideas and technologies.

Each week the children will take home times table homework and spellings. Our times table focus in Year 3 is out 3, 4 and 8 times tables. Scroll down to find our tables songs to practice!

We have PE on a Tuesday. Children will need their full PE kit as they have PE lessons indoors and outdoors for different activities.


Regularly check back here or on Facebook for updates on what we are doing in class!

Team Leaders

We have been preparing to be team leaders for when we teach the Nursery children a PE activity! We even made our own name badges!


Today in Year 3 we have been learning about the pollination process. We have been creating our own informative leaflets!

Adventure Stories

We have been generating exciting sentences using nouns, adjectives, verbs, adverbs and similes in preparation for our adventure stories next week!

The Enchanted Wood


We have been exploring the different features of a flowering plant and how they are important to reproduction!

Nature on the Playground

In Year 3 we have been writing poems about nature on the playground!

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

We have been creating posters to promote Reduce, Reuse, Recycle as part of our Eco Day!

Ribchester Museum


We have been finding creative ways of making numbers using PE whilst the sun is out!

Roman Shields

In Year 3 we have created our own Roman shields!


We have been using maps on the iPads to locate physical and human geography in the lake district in Year 3.

Roman Facts

We have been researching facts about Romans in preparation for our non-chronological reports at the end of the week.

Branching Databases

In Year 3 we have been learning about branching databases by drawing on the tables!


We created mosaics of Roman shields as part of our Roman topic!


We have been using the iPads in Geography to locate places in the UK.


In year 3 we have been performing playscripts to the class.

In year 3 we have been learning how to use co-ordinates by playing battleships!

Interview with Iron Man

Today in year 3 we have been using iMovie to create our own TV show to interview the Iron Man!

Front Covers

In year 3 we have been designing front covers for our story writing.

Guided Reading

Year 3 have been reading a play script in their guided reading sessions.

Assessing Work

We have been assessing each others work in Year 3 today!

Safer Internet Day

For Safer Internet Day, the children had to create a picture that was appropriate to be put online and one that would be inappropriate.

Extending Sentences

We have been learning how to extend sentences using subordinate conjunctions today in year 3.

Trip to the Beatles Museum

Times Tables


In year 3 we have been listening to the Beatles and how music changes with time.

Inverted Commas

Year 3 have been using the iPads to learn about inverted commas!


This week a child from year 3 has shown great enthusiasm with our current work in English. She has wrote sentences using similes and metaphors, excellent effort, lets keep it going!


Today in year 3 we have been observing unique features of different rocks as rock detectives.


In PE, year 3 have been doing sequences in gymnastics including forward rolls, balancing and travelling.

Year 3 Enterprise Pitch

Christmas Decorations

In Year 3 we have been designing Christmas decorations for our enterprise!

Hour of Code

In Year 3 we have been looking at the Minecraft Hour of Code. We learnt about how specific an algorithm needs to be for it to work.

Drink Tasting in Science!

Today in science we have been trying to identify a drink from its look and taste! We have also been ordering them from the least healthy to the most healthy.

Drawing Bananas!

In year 3 we have been drawing bananas using chocolate, oil pastels and felt tips!

Healthy Food

In year 3 we have been using water colours to paint healthy food!

Persuasive Vocabulary

In year 3 we have been using persuasive vocabulary to become salespeople!

Simon Says

In year 3 we have been learning about right angle turns by playing Simon Says!


Healthy Humans

Our new theme in Year 3 is Healthy Humans and as part of this we are trying a new food every week! Last week was mango and everyone loved it!


World War 2 - PE

We took part in a World War 2 style PE lesson today in year 3!


In year 3 we have finished our biography topic in which we wrote biographies on Steven Gerrard.

Trip to the Beacon

These are some pictures from our walk to the Beacon. We were looking for examples of physical and human geography.


We have learnt how to identify Ordnance Survey symbols in Geography.



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