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Mrs Cooper introducing the class Author

Year 3


Welcome to Year 3 at St Maria Goretti Catholic Academy

Year 3 staff: Miss Royall and Mrs Hollins

Dear Parents - Welcome to Year 3

Settling in Presentation - Autumn 2020

Class Author – Lewis Carroll


Autumn Term

Religious Education: 

  • Belonging- we together as God’s family
  • Prayer
  • Reconciliation
  • Advent


  • Setting description
  • Diary entry
  • Newspaper report
  • Postcard
  • Letter

Driver texts: Fiction - A Potteries Boy by JE Hayward

                    Non-Fiction – Memories of the Potteries by Mervyn Edwards

Reading Diaries should be signed by an adult at least 3 times per week. 


  • Place value to 1000
  • Addition and subtraction
  • Multiplication and division
  • Measurement - Money



  • Animals including Humans -What type of food should an athlete eat? Why?
  • Forces Does the size and shape of a magnet affect how strong it is?

Enquiry types- Research, pattern seeking, fair and comparison testing, identify and classify, observe over time

Focus: The Potteries

Driver Question: What was it like to be a pot bank worker?


  • 5 towns of Stoke – on -Trent
  • Investigating the local area
  • To understand who geography has changed over time
  • To identify human and physical features


  • Industry and farming of the Potteries
  • To investigate and interpret the past
  • To understand chronology
  • To communicate historically
  • To develop empathy for what life was like for a Potter 300 years ago



  • Sculpture - using clay with a focus on taking inspiration from Josiah Wedgewood


  • Mechanisms – winding mechanisms, levers and linkages 


  • Sing from memory with accurate pitch.
  •  Sing in tune.
  • Maintain a simple part within a group.
  • Pronounce words within a song clearly.
  • To learn about Famous musicians from Stoke –on –Trent (linked to the Potteries)


  • Dance
  • Hockey 


  • Being me in my world
  • Celebrating differences


  • Coding
  • Online safety


Click here to see the year 3 welcome letter to parents

Useful Links


Home Learning

 Year 4 Transition Activity.pdfDownload
 Y3 - Home Learning - wc 13.7.2020.pdfDownload
 Y3 - Home Learning - wc 6.7.2020.pdfDownload
 Y3 - Geography Design Your Own Island.pdfDownload
 Y3 - Home Learning - wc 29.6.2020.pdfDownload
 Y3 - Home Learning - wc 22.6.2020.pdfDownload
 Y3 - Weekly Skills Test 19.06.20.pdfDownload
 Y3 - Home Learning - wc 15.06.20.pdfDownload
 Y3 - 8.6.2020 - Science Shadow Investigation.pdfDownload
 Y3 - Home Learning wc 08.06.20.pdfDownload
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Weekly Liturgy

 Liturgy - 13 07 20.pptxDownload
 St Maria Goretti Feast Day Liturgy.pptxDownload
 Feed our souls 15 6 20 PPP.pptxDownload
 You'll never walk alone.pptxDownload
 Hide and Seek.pptxDownload
 A meeting with Jesus.pptxDownload
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