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Thorpe Lea Primary School

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Year 3



Welcome to Year 3!





Hello everyone,

I hope you are excited for this half term. We are going to have so much fun!


Please ensure that your child is coming into school in the correct uniform each day. Please also ensure that all school uniform (ties, jumpers and cardigans especially) have your child's name in so they do not get lost!




Class Routines


Spellings will go home on a Wednesday. Your child's spelling books contain the words the children need to learn but it is also where they will do their spelling test, so please ensure the books come back into school every Wednesday. These will be marked and sent home the same day.



Children are expected to read every night. Please record this in the children's reading records so this can be checked by a Year 3 adult. Reading books are changed once a week; currently on a Monday. Please note, they will only be changed if their reading record shows they have read the book.



Homework will be handed out on a Wednesday to be given in by Wednesday. This will include Topic homework and practice on Times Tables Rock Stars.


Our PE days this term are Tuesdays and Wednesdays . Your children will need to come to school in their school PE kit on these days and they must come prepared for all weather. Please label all clothes and shoes.



If you have any questions or concerns at any point please give the school office a call and I will return your call as soon as possible. Alternatively, you can catch me at the door at the start or the end of the day.

Class Rep



Please ensure that the correct uniform is worn to school each day and that school shoes or all black trainers are worn, The uniform code can be found on the school website, or a copy can be obtained from the school office.


PE kit should consist of a blue t-shirt, navy shorts and trainers. In wet weather, your child may want to have a spare pair of socks, that are different from the ones they wear during the rest of the day. In cold weather, your child may want to wear a tracksuit and also their jumper/cardigan.


Thank you.


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