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Year 3


Welcome to  the Year 3 (2019/2020) Web Page

Here you will be able to keep up to date with

all the essential news in Year 3

3EM - Mrs Mines and Mrs Zollino

3CF - Mrs Fletcher, Mrs Zollino and Mrs Smith


Keep in touch!

Please click on the emoji below to be able to chat with your Year 3 friends on Tuesday 30th March between 10am and 11am. This is a trial to see how popular it is following the success of padlets in years 4, 5 and 6.  Comments made outside of this time frame will not be posted. Normal school rules apply and remember Mrs Fletcher and Mrs Mines will be checking in on the chat room.  Enjoy!












Welcome to Spring 2!

We are in the process of rehearsing for our Year 3 & 4 Easter Production. Please practise our songs at home.

Lyrics can be found below.

Snow White Lyrics


Happy New Year

& Welcome back to Spring Term 1

Just a reminder!

You will need your games kits on Wednesday afternoons for the whole of this half term.


We are off to the Birmingham Central Synagogue on

Thursday 9th January.  Please wear your full school uniform and boys must bring a cap to cover their heads.  We'll be eating our packed lunches when we return to school early afternoon.

If you haven't returned your consent slip please do so on Monday 6th January.


 Click to sign in

New Battle for the New Year

3EM vs 3CF

7.30am Monday 6th January - 7.00pm Sunday 12th January

Who will win????

Can you get the highest score????






Birmingham Central Synagogue Trip

Thursday 9th January 2020

Please complete the consent form and return with a £6 contribution

by Friday 20th December (last day of this term)

Birmingham Central Synagogue Trip Letter


Welcome back to Autumn Term 2 

Year 3


Parent Handwriting and Presentation Workshop

Mrs Mines and Mrs Fletcher will be running a handwriting workshop for our

Year 3 parents on Thursday 14th November 3.30pm - 4.15pm in Mrs Fletcher's classroom.  All parents and carers are welcome to come along for some handy hints of how to support your children with their handwriting.

See below for the handwritng workshop letter.

Year 3 Handwriting Workshop Letter

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Just a reminder that we are off to Kingswood for our Stone Age Day

on Friday 22nd November.

Please ensure your school and Kingswood consent forms are returned no later than 11.11.19


The TT Rockstars battle is very close.  Who will be victorious? 3EM or 3CF?

There's still time to logon and play to help your class to victory.

Battle closes Friday 8th November @ 7pm.

The totals are going to be BIG!


The spellings for this week and for after half term are linked below (Autumn 2 spellings). 


The Tournamants are ON!!!!!

Help your class to 'Times Tables Rockstars' VICTORY

Log on now and play 3CF v 3EM

Battle closes 5pm Sunday 14th October


Keep playing daily children to improve

your times tables skills.



Tribal Tales

Stone Age Day at Kingswood

Friday 22nd November

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Next term year 3's topic is 'Tribal Tales'

and to help us immerse the children in the Stone Age we will be taking them to

Kingswood for the day on 

Friday 22nd November.

Please complete the two consent forms and return with your contribution as soon as possible but no later than 11.11.19.

Kingswood Day Trip 'Stone Age' Letter




Reading and Multiplication Letter

Click to view letter


Congratulations to Haniya

who was the winner of 

Year 3's poetry class heats.

Good luck at the Annual Performance Poetry Competition 

next week.  I'm sure you'll do us proud.


Poetry Competition Reminder

The class heats for Year 3 will be held on Wednesday 25th September.  

We look forward to hearing your poems.



Poetry Competition

It's that time of year again when Warstones competes against local primary schools in the 'Annual Performance Poetry Competition'.  Warstones have done really well in previous years and we're hoping this year will be no exception!


All Year 3 children are encouraged to learn a poem of their choice to recite.  Funny poems with actions have always gone down well with the judges!  Pre heats will be held in class during week commencing Monday 23rd September.  One winner will be chosen to represent Year 3 in the 'Annual Performance Competition' at Castlecroft Primary School on Monday 30th September.

The overall Year 3 competition winner will recieve a £10 gift voucher!!!

Poetry Competition Letter

Poetry Competition - Poem examples



Meet the Teacher!

 The Year 3 'Meet the Teacher Meeting' will be held on

Monday 9th September at 3.30pm in 3EM (Mrs Mines classroom)


Autumn Term Newsletter


British Values

Here at Warstones Primary School we embrace BRITISH VALUES and teach our  children about


The Rule of Law

Individual Liberty

Mutual Respect and Tolerance of Different Faiths and Beliefs


Click - British Values - A Guide for Parents




Autumn Term 1 (2019)

Our first topic this year will be 'Predators' so to kick off in style we will be visiting WILD ZOO on Tuesday 17th September. 

Trip letters went home before the summer holidays, please ensure reply slips and payments are returned to your class teacher by Friday 14th September.  Click on the link below to view the Wild Zoo trip letter.

Wild Zoo Trip Letter

Please remember to bring a packed lunch including a drink, waterproof coat and comfortable shoes. Children you can wear your own clothes.


PE and Games


Please ensure your child brings in their full PE kit for games and PE. We recommend you leave it in school and then take it home at the end of every half term to be washed. PLEASE LABEL ALL KIT.


Year 3 games sessions take place weekly in half termly blocks on Wednesday afternoons and PE sessions are on Thursday afternoons (3CF) and Friday afternoons (3EM)

Games Rota for Year 3

(every Wednesday afternoon during)

Autumn 1, Spring 1 and Summer 1



Curriculum Information



Year 3 Word Lists:

Here are copies of the word lists we teach in Year 3. Any support you can give your child in reading and spelling these words will be greatly appreciated and will really help your child on their journey to becoming a great reader and writer!

If you have any questions at all, please do not hesitate to ask.

Year 3 & 4 Common Exception Words

Year 1 & 2 Common Exception Words



Spellings Lists

We have decided to give you all the HALF TERMLY spellings lists this year to try and make life easier for you! Remember to check which group you are in.

Put the list in a visible place - a fridge is ideal - and learn your spellings weekly. Tests will take place every Friday. We'll let you know if ten out of ten is achieved!

Year 2 common exception words can also be found on the back!!


Autumn Term 1 Spelling List

Autumn Term 1 Spelling List


Autumn Term 2 Spelling List

Autumn 2 Spellings - Red Group

Autumn 2 Spellings






Times Tables Information
For advice and information on our weekly times tables test click on the link below:


Times Tables Clubs - Parent Guide


It's here! Click on the link to play! 

Children you can log on to the 

Timestables Rock Stars

to practise your timestables

(reminders of usernames and passwords can be found in your new reading diary)





Autumn 1: Predators

Autumn 2: Tribal Tales

Spring 1: Gods and Mortals

Spring 2: Burps, Bottoms and Bile

Summer 1: Mighty Metals

Summer 2: Tremors



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Encouraging your child to read with you daily will have a huge impact on their progress in school and help them to jump up the  Reading Reward Challenge to earn rewards.


Reading with your child - Parent Guide


Many thanks for your continued support!


Mrs Mines, Mrs Fletcher, Mrs Crosthwaite, Mrs Zollino

and Mrs Smith