Year 3

Year 3

Assalamu’alaikum! Click below to find out more about the adventures of Year 3.

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Assalamu’Alaikum Year 3

Welcome to Summer !!

I hope you are ready to do some amazing learning in the new term. InSha’Allah we are ready to carry on being superb hard workers. Please do not hesitate to contact me or speak to me if you have any questions.


What we are learning this Year/Term


In English we will be reading ‘Ramadan Moon’’ by Na’ima B. Roberts and Gregory Cool by Caroline Binch. During our lessons this term we are using a range of writing methods to develop and extend our understanding of the story. We will be writing a poems, descriptive writing, instructions, a short letter and many more exciting lessons.

Guided Reading

In Year 3 we will be reading ‘Charlotte’s Web’ by E.B. White. Through learning new vocabulary, making predictions about the story, retrieving information and summarising what they have read, we will be developing their understanding of the text being read.

It is important that your child also reads at home everyday. Please ensure your child reads at least 15 minutes everyday and listen to them read. We encourage children to read a wide range of books. Please let me know if your child does not have access to suitable reading material. Children are also able to join local libraries which are free.


We will be looking at and developing children’s understanding of fractions and angles. We will be using a variety of methods to help consolidate children’s learning and also use concrete materials to help with visualising the methods. Please ensure children continue practising their times tables at home to help consolidate their learning. They can use the timetables website which they have all been given logins to.


In computing children will be using Lego WeDo where they are going to build different things and giving instructions to follow.


In Science, Year 3 will be looking at what plants need. In this unit children will explore what plants need to grow well. They will compare how plants grow in different soils and explore how fertilisers can be used to improve growth. Children will investigate the amount of water needed to help a leafy pot plant grow well. They will also investigate how space affects plant growth by comparing how well grass seeds grow with more or less space. They will use what they have learned to grow a mystery plant from seed. Children will use the results from their investigations to produce helpful hints and tips cards to describe what helps plants grow better.


Year 3 will be studying Geography for the Spring term. We will be developing our knowledge on maps and how to use them and investigating the local area by collecting data on how Londoners travel to work. The children will collect data to analyse and present their findings.


P.E. will be on Tuesday and Fridays. Please ensure that your child has the correct P.E. kit and suitable footwear.

Shadow puppets.
Painting by LS Lowry.
Painting by LS Lowry.
Painting by LS Lowry.
Painting by LS Lowry.


In Art, Year 3 will be using an editing programme to edit and alter digital images. This will be a new experience for the children to enjoy.

Year 3 Staff

I am a Recently Qualified Teacher and this will be my second year teaching Year 3. I am really looking forward to working with both the children and parents to provide the children with the best learning experiences.

Ustadha Khan is an experienced TA who is always on hand to support the children with their learning.

Ustadha Iffat is a Learning Support Assistant who works very well with children and has a lot of experience.

Latest Year 3 News

Year 3’s love continues for a new side of Iqra!

Year 3’s love continues for a new side of Iqra!

Year 3 has done so well with settling into the new classroom. They have adjusted to the new building and have continued to hold their fantastic work ethic despite the changes. Our classroom: Year 3 have especially loved the new playground with the equipment which is...

Science Day!

Science Day!

The 14th March was Science Day at Iqra Primary School. The children were given the entire day to explore and understand the learning they do in Science. They were very intrigued by the different skills that are covered and felt proud to be able to use their learning...

Fantastic Learners!

Fantastic Learners!

Year 3 have been doing some fantastic learning this term. They have been working very hard and have produced lots of work of amazing quality. They have written newspaper articles and poems for the NHS in English. Year 3 really enjoyed World Book Day and came to school...

How You Can Help

  • Please listen to and read with your child as often as possible.
  • Please help children to learn their spellings each week. Spelling tests will be on a Monday.
  • In Year 3 we will move quite quickly through the times tables so please support your child throughout the year to learn, memorise the 2s, 3s, 4s, 5s, 8s, 10s times tables.
  • Please ensure your child brings in their homework and reading record weekly.


Homework will be given out on Friday and will be expected in on Tuesday. Your child may receive:

  • Spellings
  • Mental Maths/timetables
  • English
  • Maths
  • Handwriting

Homework will consolidate work taught in class over the week. Can you please make sure that you are signing the reading diaries. 

Unfortunately due to the pandemic we are not having any trips this term. We will try and get specialist visitors to come into our school to enhance learning experiences. 

  • History – Ancient Egypt
  • ICT— Coding
  • English— Ice Palace
  • Maths— Mass, Volume and Money 
  • Science— Light and Shadows 

If there is something on our class page that you would like to see feel free to let me know.

Ustadha Rimi

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