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Church Lane, Doncaster, South Yorkshire, DN5 7EZ


Barnburgh Primary School

Learning to shine together


Year 3 2018 to 2019

Welcome to Year 3                  Teacher: Miss Cull             TA: Mrs Millington

Summer 2 Newsletter

Dear Parents/Carers,

Wow! We are in the final half term of this year! How quickly the time seems to have gone. This half term is a very busy one with sports days, our school trip , the express event and transition week.

I am excited to see all the RE challenge home learning that has been completed over the break!

Dates for your diary

Year 3 School Trip to Danelaw Monday 17th June 

Express Event Wednesday 26th June AM

Sports Day Thursday 4th July

Transition Week Monday 8th July

This half term we will complete our learning around the topic Tribal Tales, we are moving a little further along the historical timeline and learning about the Bronze and Iron Ages.

Well done to the lucky winner of the Term 5 Reading challenge, James, who picked a fantastic new book to take home. In the run up to Summer it would be nice to see children taking responsibility for filling in their reading records, but this needs your support in order to get them into a good routine. 

In Maths this half term we continue building on our understanding of Time and then finish the term off by exploring capacity and mass. The Key Instant Recall facts for this term are facts based on the 8 times table. Please remember to support your children in accessing times tables rock stars in order to practice their instant recall.

In English, we will be writing adventure narratives based on our learning of the Stone Age and focusing on using target grammar and ambitious vocabulary to engage our readers.

As during the previous term, PE is on Mondays. Please make sure that children bring their kit on Monday and take it home at the weekend. As well as this we will be continuing the Daily Mile every afternoon.

Miss Cull and Mrs Millington


Year 3 Homelearning

Homelearning will be issued on Thursdays.

Children will be expected to complete:

  • Spelling Shed activity                                
  • Times Tables Rockstar activity                   
  • Read to an adult at least three times a week- Remember to log this and bring your sheet back on Thursdays
  • Continue to learn the Key Instant Recall Facts for Summer 2 which are based on the 8 times tables. 


26/06/19 Thank you for everyone who came to support our express event! We really enjoyed teaching you all about Prehistoric times!

17/06/19 our trip to Murton Park for a Prehistoric Day

12/06/19 For Healthy Living week we made healthy blueberry teacakes, combining this with our maths topic, learning about mass

01/05/19 Art and Design- We created cave art using pastilles, charcoal and chalk to represent hunters and animals from the Neolithic period

11/04/19 Innovate: We created our own decorated Pandora's boxes and filled them with good intentions. We also designed and made Greek theater masks and made still frames from the Pandora's Box Legend.

09/04/19 DMBC Big Litter Pick- Learning about contributing to society in a positive way

03/04/19 Thank you to all of the grown ups who came to support us at the Express Event, we had a lovely morning and there were lots of fantastic presentations by the children.

Our learning for Spring Topic

We asked children from Karori West Normal School in Wellington, New Zealand, some of our questions about earthquakes, they were kind enough to send us videos of their answers


Shaheed Sayed from the local Islamic centre visited Year 3. We enjoyed learning about  'Hajj' and being a Muslim.


07/03/19 World Book Day- We visited Reception children to read with them

Lest We Forget

Superheros spotted at playtime!
Superheros spotted at playtime!

15/10/18 Wow listen to our Spanish!