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Chilton Primary School

Chilton Primary School

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Year 3 Weekly News

A short but exciting week for year 3. Lets have a look at what we’ve been learning.A short but exciting week for year 3. Lets have a look at what we’ve been learning.


This week we have been writing lots of funny poems and sentences, investigating how language can be used in different ways. The children created some hilarious nonsense poems on Monday, using their knowledge of rhyme to follow the poems rhyming pattern. We then learnt how to make choice with our words to create the best effect. The children were very imaginative and created nonsense sentences such as ‘the cow ice-skated on a block of cheese!’

Next week we will be focusing on dialogue.



In Maths this week, we have been identifying amounts of money using pence and pounds. We moved on to comparing amounts of money and making an amount in different ways. We found that there can be multiple ways to make an amount. On Friday, we carried out our own Maths investigation where we had to work backwards and use the inverse of operations to find a secret number! We made secret number games for our partners and they had to calculate the answer.



For our thematic learning, we have started our new design and technology segment of learning. We recapped our magnet learning from Science and then designed and made our own magnet games – the children were super creative and designed and created some amazing products!


Love to learn

READING: Children in Year 3 are expected to read at home at least three times a week. It is really important that the children bring in their reading records daily so we can check in with progress and read with the children in school. MyOn is a great way for children to read independently. Once a book has been read on MyOn, it will ask you to quiz and direct you to the AR website. Please read as often as possible at home. Thank you for your support


Writing: Write your own rhyming nonsense poem


Spellings – adding the suffix ed









Please bring in junk modelling next week – we are especially looking for cardboard boxes and toilet roll tubes!

Rock your Socks Day 21st March

Year 3 Come Dine with Me on 21st March

Year 3 assembly 23rd March

Parent book look 24th March – parents are invited into their child’s classroom to have a look at the work they have produced this term.

Easter will soon be here and we will be holding our traditional Easter Egg hunts and bonnet parade in school

For children in Years 3-6, they are also invited to enter the Key Stage two bonnet/hat competition. This will be judged in year groups with prizes awarded.

Contact Us

Correspondence for the Head of School:

Mr Alex McAuley
c/o Chilton Primary School,
Chilton Lane,
Kent. CT11 0LQ

Contact the school office on:
01843 597695
or by fax on:
01843 852872

01843 597695