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Water Mill

Primary School

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Year 3

Welcome to Year 3!



What Your Year 3 children will need each day


Item Day /s Details
PE kit Needed everyday Include shorts, t-shirt, sweatshirt, pumps or trainers, joggers in a named bag  (not a carrier bag)
Dinner money Monday Online payments using our School Money app
Homework Friday Homework books in Friday Spelling books Wednesday
Book bags Everyday Only books to be carried in them
After school club Everyday apart from the last day before a holiday To be booked in advance, phone school for details.
Reading Everyday Please read to and encourage your child to read a little each day.
Drop in sessions Monday 9.10-9.25am Please make an appointment with the office to check staff are available.
Swimming Kit Wednesday Your child will be informed when they need their swim kit. They need a bag for their kit, a towel, long hair tied back, no jewellery. Girls need a one piece costume. Boys need short trunks.


Ways to support your child 


Homework marked on Friday


Spelling test each Wednesday.   New words given out and random selection tested the following week.  Remind them to practice and bring spelling book

PE -Tuesday( indoor) and Friday (outdoor)

Green homework book – one part marked each Friday

Read with the children and talk to them/ask them questions about what they have read,

Ask them questions about the time,  how long, how many minutes etc,

Help them to become familiar with a calendar

Playing games (e.g. board games / card games)

Encourage them to play maths games on www.sumdog.com

Take them to the library

Take them swimming

Enhance their knowledge and experience by taking them to places of interest like museums, country parks, castles etc.

Take them shopping so they can use money. Ask them questions about money, do they have enough to..  How much change …

Telling the time, using times tables.

Click on the links below to see what will be covered in each Year 3 Theme

To view further information about what your child is expected to learn by the end of Year 3 click here

Please bear in mind these are generalisations for children of this age,  some will be working towards them and some may have exceeded them by the end of the year.


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Water Mill Primary School Water Mill Close, Selly Oak, Birmingham, B29 6TS
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