Welcome to Year 3 

Teacher: Miss Addison   
Teaching Assistants: Mrs Layton


Autumn First Half Term Objectives

Year: 3      Date: September 2021

This is intended for parents and pupils to share the learning objectives for the term. It also provides targets for the term ahead.







  • Read and write numbers as digits and words.
  • To identify and make a number up to 100.
  • To identify 100’s, 10’s & 1’s and know their value.
  • To compare two numbers indicating greater than – less than.
  • To order numbers from smallest to biggest or biggest to smallest.
  • To add and subtract 1’s, 10’s & 100’s – 3 digits & 1 digit, 3 digits & 2-digit crossing 10.
  • To count in 50’s.
  • To use knowledge to solve word problems
My Maths target is:
To know 2, 5, and 10 times table.





Our book this half term in The Tunnel written by Anthony Browne



In our English lessons, we are going to be:


  • Reading and discussing the text as a whole class and in groups.
  • Identifying and discussing unfamiliar language within the text
  • To develop our sentence structure by including conjunctions and adverbs that express time, place and cause.
  • Continue to use expanded noun phrases in our writing to add more description.
  • Use basic punctuation correctly and consistently.
  • To begin using inverted commas to punctuate direct speech.
  • To begin using headings and sub-headings in non-fiction writing.           

My English target is:


I can compose and rehearse sentences orally before writing. 



I can draw inference to infer characters thoughts, feelings and motives from their actions and justify using evidence from the text. 



To form all letters correctly and continue developing joined handwriting.

Other useful information for this term:


  • Remember your reading book and planner every day.
  • Please write in your child’s planner whenever you hear them read, this does not have to be their school reading book, it can be a library book, a book your child enjoys reading, etc. Remember there are example questions to ask them about their book in the planner.    
  • English Homework is set on a Tuesday and due in Friday.  Maths homework is set on Friday and due in on a Tuesday.
  • Spellings are given out on Fridays for a test the following Thursday.   
  • P.E is on Tuesdays; remember to come to school dressed in your P.E. kit. Please tie up long hair and take out earrings.  

Please remember to bring a drink everyday- either water or squash.


 Discovery Quest Topic

What difference have the Anglo-Saxons made to the UK today?


During the topic we will be answering these questions-




  • Why did the Anglo-Saxons invade the UK? 
  • Where did the Anglo-Saxons come from? 
  • What kingdoms did the Anglo-Saxons create?
  • Who were the Anglo-Saxons? 
  • When did the Anglo-Saxons invade Britain?
  • What are the main events in the Anglo-Saxon period? 
  • Who was King Offa and why was he one of the most famous Anglo-Saxon kings? 
  • How did the Anglo-Saxons influence our writing today? 
  • What was the Doomsday Book? 
  • How was Christianity brought to medieval England?
  • How was Anglo-Saxon Britain ruled? 
  • What can archaeological artefacts tell us about Anglo-Saxon life? 
  • Was King Harold killed by an arrow in the eye? 
  • Can I design and make an Anglo-Saxon brooch? 

Little Bloxwich C of E VC Primary School | Grenfell Road | Walsall | WS3 3DL
Tel: (01922) 684301 | Email: postbox@lit-bloxwich.walsall.sch.uk
Head Teacher: Ellen Taylor