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School open days for prospective pupils - October 15th 2019 & November 20th 2019. Please make an appointment via the school office.

Welcome to Year 3M!  

This term our topic is FAIRY TALES. We will be looking at play scripts, poetry and Fairy Tale stories in Literacy; studying animals in Science and local settlements in Geography. Maths is Multiplication & Division Word Problems, Mental Calculations and Times Tables and Money.




Year 3 Reconciliation Preparation Mass Tuesday 5th March 9.30am.

The Marist Centre Trip Thursday 11th April.




Forest School starts the first Tuesday back after Half Term (Tuesday 26th February) and will run for 5 consecutive sessions.  Children require warm, waterproof clothing as they will be outside in all weathers.  They should wear several warm layers, waterproof shoes / wellies, hat, scarf and gloves.  (Please note, wellies are not very warm and the children will need to wear several pairs of socks to keep their feet warm, particularly when the temperature outside drops.)  Children will get wet and dirty!


Group 1 - Should come to school wearing their Forest School clothes and bring their school uniform in a bag.

Group 2 - Should come into school wearing their school uniform and bring their Forest School clothes in a bag.

(The children know which group they are in!)


All children who require an asthma inhaler should have this in school and take it with them during their sessions.                        




Meetings                                                 Masses          

Wed 23rd Jan 7pm                                          Sun 27th Jan 11am

Wed 27th Feb 7pm                                          Tuesday 5th March 7pm   (RECONCILIATION)

Wed 8th May 7pm                                            Sun 12th May 1pm    (FIRST HOLY COMMUNION)

Wed 19th June 7pm                                        Sun 23rd June 11am 


YEAR 3 MASSES - in preparation for Reconciliation and Holy Communion all of Year 3 will be going over to church for mass and a practice before both of these special sacraments (TBA)

- Thursday - Indoor PE - Dance - children require their indoor PE kit - white t-shirt, & blue shorts.

- Wednesday 10am Swimming - children walk to Arcadia Swimming Baths and need to bring a water proof jacket along with their swimming kit.
             Swimming Kit - GIRLS - one piece swimming costumes (no bikinis).
                                                - Girls must wear a swimming hat if their hair covers their eyes or airways.
                                       BOYS - a pair of traditional swimming trunks (no bermudas or long shorts are allowed).
                                                  - Boys must wear a swimming hat if their hair covers their eyes or airways.
                                       All children require a towel.
                                       Goggles are not permitted unless it is for medical reasons and a letter from a doctor or   
                                       an optician stating this will be required.
Children receive 3 pieces of homework each week.
MONDAY - Weekly spellings to learn which are tested on the following Monday.
WEDNESDAY - Handwriting / Maths / English homework to be handed in on Monday.
FRIDAY - Learning Logs - An ideas sheet will be handed out at the beginning of each half term.  Learning Logs to be brought in school on a Friday and to be shared with the class.
In addition to this children take home reading books and should read these regularly at home.  Parents should sign reading records regularly and reading records are collected in and signed every Thursday.  Children should change their reading books regularly throughout the week, whenever they need to.
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to ask.
Miss McLaughlin

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