Ebor Gardens Primary Academy

Year 3

Curriculum Information – Spring Term 1


Our focus for English this half-term will be sentence construction, descriptive writing and punctuation. We will be reading ‘The Day The Crayons Quit’ and ‘The Day The Crayons Came Home’ by Drew Daywalt which will link to our Geography topic.


We will be revisiting place value before moving on to fractions and then on to measures. Finally, we will be revisiting written methods of multiplication and division.

Topic (Geography)

This half-term, our topic is ‘Different Places, Similar Lives’.  During this topic, we will be applying our geographical knowledge and skills by:


We will be looking at Islam, including learning about the founder, main beliefs, special places and festivals.


During this half term, year 3 will look at dreams and goals which is about ambition, challenge, overcoming obstacles and celebrating our learning.


Both classes have outdoor PE on Tuesdays and indoor PE on Wednesdays.

(Outdoor PE is dependent on the weather.)

If your children wears small studs for school, please ensure they are removed before school on PE days. PE kit must be in school on these days.


Spellings will be sent out on a Monday and tested the following Monday. We will work on times tables throughout the week in preparation for a test on Mondays. We encourage children to practise times tables at home.

Continuing reading – It is vital that children in Year 3 continue to read at home every day. Reading books should be taken home from school and changed on a regular basis.

Important Dates/Events

Friday 18th January – INSET Day (School closed to children)

Friday 15th February – School closes for half term.

Monday 25th February – School re-opens for Spring 2.

What do we need?

If you have any queries, with regard to your children’s learning or well-being, do not hesitate to speak to a member of the Year 6 team.


Year 3 Teachers

Mrs J Hagan & Mrs B Wylie

Learning support

Miss D Wilson