About Primary 3

 Teacher: Miss Mitchell


Number of Children: 20



Aug-Oct: Minibeasts

Oct-Dec: Ancient Egyptians

Apr-Jun: Fantasy Land

P.E.Days: Tuesday and Thursday 


RCCT: Mrs Benson - Wednesday morning.



Please make sure your child has waterproof clothing and wellies.

Friday Fives


Here are 5 questions you can ask me about my learning:

  1. Ask me about the instructions for my Tomb Spell.

  2. Ask me 10 times tables questions. 

  3. Ask me about the P3 performance for the Christmas Show.   

  4. Ask me about my Egyptian Collar.  

  5. Ask me about my group's body percussion performance.  

Term 4

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Term 2


In numeracy this term we will continue with addition and subtraction before moving onto multiplication. We will continue to work on mastering our basic facts through weekly Learn It Challenges and Basic Facts Quizzes. We are also learning about time this term. 


In literacy we will continue with our reading groups, focusing on reading with expression. We will be developing skills such as making predictions and asking and answering questions about the text. We are also reading Flat Stanely - The Great Egyptian Grave Robber as a class novel, which links in nicely with our class topic. 

Our writing will focus on instructional writing - exploring the different features. We will be writing a range of instructions some of which will relate to our topic. We will continue to develop the different aspects of VCOP (vocabulary, connectives, openers, punctuation

Social Studies 

Our topic this term is on Ancient Egypt. We will be exploring how and why they built pyramids as well as learning about mummification. We will also learn about Pharaohs and what life was like in those times. 


In P.E. we will be taking part in various fitness activities

Ancient Egyptian Topic

Welcome to Primary 3

Term 1 

We are very pleased to be back at school and the class have settled in beautifully! The class have adjusted really well to the new routines and we have been enjoying getting to know each other. There have been lots of discussions about what we want to learn in Primary 3 and how we can achieve our targets.


Primary 3 have been very keen to gain new responsibilities so have been taking on new class jobs each week. 

We have started our minibeasts topic which has sparked lots of discussion and curiosity. We were able to explore our school grounds for a minibeast hunt which was very exciting!

To accompany our topic we have started our class novel - James and The Giant Peach, which we are really enjoying so far. 

Our topic allows exciting opportunities for creative writing, art and drama and best of all - lots of outdoor learning! 

We are getting our literacy and maths programmes underway with a "back to basics" focus. In maths this term, we will mainly be focusing on improving our speed and accuracy in simple arithmetic. Primary 3 have been enjoying taking part in active maths lessons and games to support our learning. 



Learning About Minibeasts