Welcome to Year 3


Online-Reading-Resources 16.06.20.pdf

Free online reading resources (as above)

Lockdown Art Projects

And with the Summer Holidays fast approaching why don't you sign up for the British Red Cross Summer of Kindness initiative

New Characters
Play Script JG.doc
The Fifalo.doc

Hall of Fame

Here are some examples of the fantastic home learning that is taking place in Swifts class;

Swift Class have been inventing and designing a new character to star in the Gruffalo.

Take a look at their fabulous ideas.

And take a read of some of our super star efforts at writing play script based around the Gruffalo.

The Laffelo.doc
The Fifalo

And here is a play script complete with front and back cover.


Swifts Class Summer Term Letter



For the remainder of the Summer Term we will looking at measuring time.

We will still be using


and the new Sum Dog website


If you would like any information on the type of maths processes we use at Bewick Bridge please ensure that you look at the school calculation policy.

Bewick Bridge Calculation policy


We will be looking at Haiku poetry and Book Reviews for the last part of the Summer term.

Here are two examples of haiku poems from Matsuo Basho (1644-1694), considered the greatest haiku poet:

An old silent pond...

A frog jumps into the pond,

splash! Silence again.

In the twilight rain

these brilliant-hued hibiscus -

A lovely sunset.

Our Summer term topic will be



In history we will be looking at the Victorians, focusing on childhood and how the Victorians spent their leisure time, we will also be looking at evidence of the Victorians in the local area.


We will be investigating Forces and Magnets and tying in a small Design and Technology project based around designing a game using magnets and levers.


All children have now been given access to our banded reading books online.

Please check out the choices on;

Please encourage your child to read at home; it may be a book, a newspaper, a magazine. It really doesn't matter as long as it is appropriate!

Please take a look at the Year 3 suggested book reading list for inspiration and encourage your child to read for at least 10 minutes everyday.

Please see below for the list of books.



Spelling Summer Term 2.docx

Other Stuff!!

Stay positive and happy.

Get out into the fresh air and try to stay active

If you would like some great activities to do outside try having a look at;

great garden sowing and growing activities https://schoolgardening.rhs.org.uk/resources

Inspiring a healthy lifestyle

If you have any concerns or questions, please do not hesitate to get in touch; either by person at the end of the day or by email mwalsh@bewickbridge.co.uk

Year 3 Reading List:

The Street Beneath My Feet - Charlotte Guillain

The Abominables - Eva Ibbotson

Egypt Magnified - David Long and Harry Bloom

Meet the Ancient Romans - James Davies

This Moose Belongs to Me - Oliver Jeffers

The Pebble in my Pocket: A History of Our Earth - Meredith Hooper

The Nothing to see Here Hotel - Steven Butler and Steven Lenton

The 13 Story Treehouse - Andy Griffiths and Terry Denton

Mr Gum - Andy Stanton

The Boy Who Grew - Andy Shepherd

The Sheep Pig - Dick King-Smith

Who Are You Calling Weird?: A Celebration of Weird and Wonderful Animals - Marilyn Singer

Three Cheers for Women - Marcia Williams

The Watcher - Jeanette Winter

Arthur and the Golden Rope - Joe Todd Stanton

My Name is Not Refugee - Kate Milner

The Tin Forest - Helen Ward and Wayne Anderson

Journey to the Centre of My Brain - Macmillan Poetry

The Story Tree - Hugh Lupton

Hello World - Jonathan Litton

A World of Cities - James Brown and Lily Murray

A Street Through Time - Steve Noon