St George's Church Of England Primary School

Our love of Learning Leads us to Excellence

Beaufort Road, Birmingham, West Midlands B16 8HY


Year 3

Welcome to Year 3. 

This class is taught by Miss Duggins and supported by Jean. Our topic for the this term is 'World War One'. We will be learning about World War One in History and finding out about life in the trenches.

In English, we will be reading the book 'Peace Lily' and learning about Lily as she becomes a nurse in World War One.


Year 3 go swimming for the first term! Swimming is held on a Tuesday morning. Children will need their swimming kit in school on this day.

Swimming kit consists of: swimming shorts for boys, to be no longer than the knee / a swimming costume for girls and a towel. Goggles are not required but can be brought in if children want to.


Spellings and Homework

Spellings and homework are given out on Fridays.

Homework should be return by the following Wednesday.

Home Reading

Children will be involved in the schools 'Accelerated Reader' scheme. This involves children quizzing on a book once they have completed it to assess their understanding. Year 3 can visit the school library during break time and lunch time with a library pass as well as during silent reading after lunch. Reading at home is encouraged.