St Ambrose Catholic Primary School

Grow through the love of Jesus

Year 3

Welcome to Year 3.

This half term we are learning:



  • Length and perimeter
  • Equivalent lengths g. 1 m = 100 cm, 1 cm = 10 mm
  • Calculating perimeter


  • Unit fractions (e.g. ½, ¼ etc.)
  • Non-unit fractions (e.g. ¾, )
  • Equivalent fractions
  • Tenths as decimals


Traditional Tales and Fables

  • Creating and developing plots based on a model
  • Editing and improving our writing


Jesus, the Saviour

  • Celebrating the Mass
  • Lent
  • Holy Week
  • Sacramental Programme

Other Subjects:

  • Science : Magnets
  • History/Geography : Stone Age
  • Computing: We are Network Engineers
  • Art: Using a viewfinder, drawing with different materials
  • French : Food
  • SRE : God the Creator 

Class Mission Statement

Children’s understanding of the revised Mission Statement 2018, in Year 3’s words:

  • The staff and teachers care for you and everybody is safe in school.
  • The people of the community pray together.
  • The children get help from the teachers and we all work hard to get better.
  • People are proud and communicate praise with special assembly, stickers, dojos and stamps.
  • We make friends, respect and love everyone.
  • We are kind and we help each other to learn about the church.
  • Teachers help kids in a happy way to think for themselves and smile.
  • Teachers give children the courage to be kind and happy people who love each other, build friendships and help others.


Our homework for this half term is:

Spellings are written in Spelling books on Tuesday and tested the following Tuesday.

Maths homework will be the practising of times tables, learning facts or work to consolidate the topics covered in class.


Year 3 PE is timetabled on Friday morning.  This half term we will be doing gymnastics.

Please ensure your child's PE kit is in school on the above day.

PE kit is white t-shirt, black shorts and pumps / trainers.  During the winter, children may wear black or blue jogging bottoms.