Year 3 – Roald Dahl Class

Welcome to Roald Dahl Class – Year 3

Ms Baker
Class Teacher
Roald Dahl – Year 3

Class Teachers: Ms Baker
TA: Mrs Moore

Welcome to a new year and Roald Dahl class
Roald Dahl class is the Year 3 class at St James.

During Term 4 our ‘Big Question’ is ‘Who first lived in Britain?’

  • Monday 22nd February – First Day of Term 4
  • Week Beginning 5th March – World Book Day
  • Week Beginning 15th March – Parent Teacher Meetings
  • Monday 15th March – (10 am) Virtual Visit to Lapworth Museum of Geology
  • Tuesday 30th March  – Stone Age Fab Finish
  • Wednesday 31st March – Last day of Term 4 (12.15pm finish)


  • Writing to Inform – Instructions and Postcards
  • Our Reading Workshop sessions will be based around the book DK Find Out Stone Age.

Term 4 Tricky Words (Test on Wednesday 31st March)

  • enough
  • address
  • learn
  • century
  • thought
  • island
  • library
  • guard
  • exercise
  • business
  • build
  • fruit


  • Multiplication and Division
  • Children need to have instant recall of the 3,4, and 8 times tables.


We will be finding out about life in the Stone Age including what they ate and cave art as well as using research skills to find answers to specific historical questions.


  • Rocks and Soils


  • Easter
  • Our Big Question this term is ‘What is good about Good Friday’


  • PE– Mondays
  • Outdoor Learning – Thursdays

Please come to school in PE kits on both these days with extra layers, dependant on the weather.


  • Dreams and goals

What can I do at home to support my child?

Each child will have a Home/School folder, a reading book and a bookmark. These should be in school every day and checked regularly as they enable us to send home any letters or children’s homework safely. Our expectation for reading is that the children should read frequently.  Bookmarks should be completed by children supported by parents if necessary.  A class reading record will be kept in school.  Reading records will be checked regularly and feedback given when necessary. Please practise the relevant facts with your child.  Children will be set a termly homework project based around what they are doing in class.  Children will have the whole term to complete the task.  Tricky words will be given out at the beginning of each term and tested at the end of term.

What is the best way to communicate with school?

We will be using the Class Dojo system again this year. Please ensure, that you are signed up to use this. The Dojo System is a great way for us to communicate with you and keep you informed about your child’s activities and achievements. We ask that you use the message facility to inform us of any appointments, changes to pick up arrangements or any specific information about your child. Absences and urgent messages only should be communicated with the office. We will check our message folder before school starts and again at lunchtime.  All children’s homework will be posted on their portfolios and we will use this platform to set work and communicate if remote learning is necessary.

Please click on the link below to find out more about our learning this half term. 

Spring Term 4 2021 Topic Web – Roald Dahl Class

Web pages to support learning:


Hit the Button

Spelling Shed

BBC Bitesize Home Learning

White Rose Maths Home Learning

Any website links are being provided as a convenience and for informational purposes only; they do not constitute an endorsement or an approval by St James CE School of any of the products, services or opinions. St James CE School bears no responsibility for the accuracy, legality or content of the external site or for that of subsequent links. Please contact us if a link fails to work or takes you to a site that you would not expect.








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