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Welcome back to school for the Autumn Term. We look forward to a very busy and enjoyable term, with lots of learning and exciting things taking place!

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Class 3

Hello and Welcome to Year 3 2021/22

Teacher: Mrs Maloney

Teaching Assistant: Mrs Dinsdale.


Fossil making

Topic Web - Autumn Term

Year 3 Fun Run - Year 3 have managed to do 128 miles which is 641 laps of our running track. We are super proud of all the children. We hope we manage to raise lots of money for the Great North Air Ambulance in memory of Mrs Dew

Year 3 Summer Topic- Food and Farming

10,000 Miles in May!

Year 3RT have made an excellent start to the 10000 miles in may challenge raising funds for the air ambulance and in memory of Mrs Dew. Thomas, Elsie, Tyler and Matthew went walking with cubs and Dexter went to a cave! As a class we ran/walked 24 miles today! 


KEEP IT UP! Only 1189 miles to go from our class! 

Year 3 HG went down to Frank's bridge to listen to Beatrix Potter tales and set our setting for our English work

Happy Easter!

In DT we have been creating shadow puppets. Today we performed at the 'theatre'

We had a lovely walk in the sunshine to get some fresh air and take some pictures for our pen pals in London

Shadows - HG - We had great fun learning about shadows

In Science this half term, we are learning about light. We have taken advantage of the sunny weather and looked at how shadows can be created and sun safety. We hope you enjoyed the art work in the play ground at the end of school. 

3RT- Taking part in a perimeter hunt putting our new maths skills to the test 16.03.2021.

This week we have been recapping some of the skills the children had begun to explore at home. We have reminded ourselves how to use a ruler and measure accurately. Using these skills, the children have been working out the perimeter of different 2D shapes. 

STEM Science week HG

Baking banana muffins HG 0 having lots of fun and using our measuring skills

Baking Banana Muffins

STEM Activity-Creating a marble run

Book Cover Competition Winners!

Congratulations to Danny and Ellie for winning this years book cover competition. You will both receive a prize when we return to school! 

Book Cover Competition Runners Up

Congratulations to the runners up. You all showed excellent creativity when re imagining your front cover! You will all receive a prize when we return to school. 

World Book Day Competition Entries

Thank you so much to all the children who entered the book cover competition as part of world book day! The competition was strong and it was very difficult to choose. They are all eye-catching, bright and creative! 

Home Learning 

Hello Everyone! 


We hope you all had a lovely half term break. 

Please see below the home learning for this coming week. If you have and questions then please don't hesitate to email Miss Griffiths at hannah.griffiths@ksps.cumbria.sch.uk as Miss Thwaites will be in school this week. 


Thank you for all your hard work and here's hoping we are back in school shortly. smiley


Some Pictures we have received from the DT project and some book reviews

Hello everyone, 



As you have heard from Mrs Wade many of the children will be accessing home learning materials for the immediate future.


Our Topic this half term is ‘metals and magnets’. Please see below the icons pointing you in the right direction of each learning activities and links for this week.

Please encourage your child to continue to read daily, practice their spellings, times tables (TT Rockstars) and handwriting. 


In Maths the children will continue to work on  multiplication and division. This was our focus before Christmas so it will be a great way to consolidate and build upon their existing knowledge.


Our Guided Reading text which we will be working from is ‘The Iron Man' by Ted Hughes


Please do stay in touch and email hannah.griffiths@ksps.cumbria.sch.uk and hachel.thwaites@ksps.cumbria.sch.uk with copies of your child’s work or if you have any questions. We are both working together in school so please copy us both into your emails and one of us will respond as soon as we can. 


Thank you for your continued support.

Miss Griffiths and Miss Thwaites


Photo's we have received this week. 

Well done you everyone! 

Home Learning HG Year 3 - 20th - 23rd October 

Important message 

Design and Technology - The children have created masks for children who live near a Volcano to protect them from the ash. This is linked to our topic on Volcanoes .


Home learning will take place for the next three days. I have explained what I am expecting the children to do over this period. All children that attended school on Monday were given a 'pack' to take home with some resources in. For some of the activities you will need to view resources on the screen. I have attached information on the icons below.


For each day, I have attached  a time table to follow below . I have set work that we would be completing in class, with the expectation that it will be completed in your books we sent home the week before last. 

Mini maths you will be able to mark yourself and the rest I will mark when we are back in school. This is not an ideal situation however, I know you will work hard over the next three days and we will be back to school on Friday before you know it! 


If your child was not in school please do get in touch with me today and we will try and arrange you to get a 'pack' from school at social distancing or some other way. 


Please do get in touch with me via my email address if you have any questions or need help on anything. 




Many thanks and do take care. 

See you Friday! 

Miss Griffiths 


Don't forget you have your Times Tables Rock Stars logins to practise your Times Tables. 


If you have misplaced your login details, send me an email and I will send them to you right away! 

Timetable for the next three days

Autumn 1- Romans and Volcanoes Topic Web

Year 3RT had a wonderful morning with Razzamataz learning dances to The Greatest Showman, playing games and learning songs. If you are interested in joining Razzamataz please see their website:  https://penrith.razzamataz.co.uk/


Well done to the whole class for representing the school with enthusiasm and spirit! (pictures to follow)  

We have been looking at Eathquakes and enjoying recreating an earthquakes with jelly and marshmallows

Design and Technology HG - looking at which materials would be best to create a mask for children who live in a volcano (linked to our topic)

Science Investigation HG - The children this week have had great fun investigating the hardness of Rocks.

Here are some websites below to help you support your child's learning at home. 



Login: student9716

Password kirkby 

Times Tables Rockstars - Each child have their own login and password which will be sent out to you. If you have misplaced it, please do ask for login details.