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Y3 Notice Board during school closure

SCHOOL IS currently CLOSED for y3 as THE GOVERNMENT have stated that a phased re-opening for r, Y1 and Y6 can begin.

We will post school work on this Notice Board on Monday and Wednesday. The work set for Friday will be posted on Wednesday.  If you need to contact us please use the following email addresses:





We have created a password protected Y3 page which allows us to post children's work and photos safely.  You will receive a parentmail with the Y3 password. Please do not share this beyond our immediate Y3 community.


We hope that you and your families stay safe and well. Here is some advice from the Healthy Schools team: Staying Healthy - Information for Parent 


Parents please have a look at this link: Explaining the Coronavirus to Children

Hi Year 3,

See below the activities we have set you for today. If for any reason you are unable to do these tasks, there is nothing to worry about. We hope they will be helpful! This term, tasks will appear on Mondays and Wednesdays only. On Wednesdays we will post enough tasks to see you through to the end of the week.

Please make sure you look at Mr McGriffiths and Miss Townsend doing a quick video review of all the tasks that will be set this week. 

Elm                                     Willow

NB: Parents - If you have not yet given permission for use of google classroom (you would have been asked at the beginning of the year), please do this asap. The form can be accessed here.

Please keep in touch on the email addresses above - we love to hear from you!

We hope you enjoy the learning we have set below!

Best Wishes,

Miss Townsend and Mr McGriffiths


Wednesday 15th July

Our final week of year 3!


If you have not already done so, please return music instruments asap.


Make sure you go to Google Classroom to watch Mrs Lacey's community assembly.

Story Time

Mr McGriffiths has now finished reading the book 'The Boy who Grew Dragons'!! I hope you enjoyed it!

If you have missed any sessions there are videos of Chapters 1 -17 on the password protected page and Chapters 18-27 on Google Classroom here.

Mystery Artefact of the Week!!


Wow! What a term of discovery we have had with our mystery artefacts! I have put them all back on the noticeboard so you can look back over them. Then you can answer one final question, looking at all these artefacts, how are the Romans similar to us and how are they different? Thank you again for all your hard work with this!

Bath curse tablet      Fragment of glass bangle    Dodecahedron      Stone tablet                                                                                                                                   saying Londoners

Amber amulet      Roof tile with paw print        Toy mouse               Board game


Face cream                                   Toilet seat                                     Oil lamp



Today we would like you to write a short paragraph reflecting on Year 3. Think about the following questions to help you write the paragraph:

What have you learned? What memories do you have? What made you happy in year 3? What was your favourite part about year 3? What will you miss about being in year 3?


Today we would like you to watch your favourite movie. Then choose one of the following two tasks: 

Write a character description for your favourite character (what do they look like, sound like, act like etc.)


Write a plot twist for the movie - if you could rewrite the ending, how would you change it. Write your new ending out You can write you character description or plot twist in the document below.


Both Wednesday's and Friday's tasks can also be found on Google classroom.

Google Classroom    


This week in Maths we are going to be creating our own Google maths quiz as well as completing Mr McGriffiths'! As soon as people have made them and shared them with their teacher, there will be more quizzes to complete!!


Head to Google Classroom and complete as many quizzes as you can! We will keep uploading them as I get them so if you haven't made one yet please do so today!

Google Classroom



As a final task for the end of Year 3 there is a Summer Maths Booklet to complete. Take your time and do as much as you can! 


Summer Booklet Questions     Summer Booklet Answers


Foundation - Science

 Wednesday - PSHE:

You should all feel proud about how you have coped with lockdown and continued to motivate yourselves to learn at home. Everyone has felt worried and anxious at some point but you have all coped brilliantly. Today is time to reflect on the past few months. There are 2 worksheets to complete: 'Summary of my time away from school' and 'I am an amazing person because…' 

Summary of my time away worksheet 

I am an amazing person worksheet 

 Friday - Art:

Complete the summer art sheet in the style of Dandy Warhol - more information can be found on the sheet.

Andy Warhol summer art worksheet 

 All documents for PSHE and Art can also be found on Google Classroom

Google Classroom


This weeks spellings are year 3 common exception words. Dictations can be found here.

List 1












List 2












Extra Challenge: Can you put the words into sentences?



Try to read for at least 15 minutes each day. 

Task: Write a book review about your favourite story. Why would you recommend it?


Please return your child's brass instrument back to school asap.

We have had a few queries regarding the children's brass music practice. All of the music that the children are given to practise is web based and the resources can be found at www.hounslowmusic.org.uk/music. Once there, you need to click on 'rubber band'.  

Hounslow Music Service have provided some online video tutorials to support with learning Brass:

Tenor Horn



Please try to encourage children to be active at some point each day. Joe Wicks (The Body Coach) is leading live lessons all week at 9.00am. Even us teachers have been joining in! If you miss these, they will be available each day to stream after. Below is a document containing links to this and other activity websites and apps.

PE at home

Health and Wellbeing week Challenges (you can repeat these at any time):

1) Miss Townsend's 20:20 fitness challenge


2) Miss Townsend's fundamental challenges


3) Cosmic Yoga




It would be very helpful for me to know how you got on with French since the school's closure so I have created a questionnaire so that you and your parents can give feedback. The more children and parents take part the better so please try and do this; it should take no more than 10 minutes.
Please note that as this is part of my research for an MA you cannot do the questionnaire on your own and YOUR PARENT(s) MUST GIVE THEIR CONSENT and complete their section before you can do yours.

Click on the link below to do the questionnaire with your parents:




๐Ÿ‘ฉ‍๐Ÿซ Bonjour année 3 !

๐Ÿฅณ C'est la journée française de Belmont demain (Mardi 14 Juillet)! ๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿค โค๏ธ

๐Ÿ“œRemember to upload your posters in Classroom. Make sure you have added and uploaded a picture before clicking 'hand-in' in Classroom. You can see the posters which have already been returned here: https://sites.google.com/belmontprimary.school/belmontfrench/french-culture/belmont-french-day/posters

๐ŸฅThe 'Cuisine française' page has also been updated so get baking and don't forget to send me pictures! You don't have to bake my recipes: you can cook any French dish! https://sites.google.com/belmontprimary.school/belmontfrench/french-culture/belmont-french-day/cuisine-fran%C3%A7aise

๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿค โค๏ธ Tomorrow will be our 'Grand Quiz de la Journée Française de Belmont' so keep on reading those Belmont French day pages to prepare! The winners of the quiz will be announced on Wednesday

Bonne journée !
Madame Radet ๐Ÿ™‚



๐Ÿ’™Get creative with a Belmont French Day poster with the theme of French flags and colours (bleu blanc rouge), French street party, fireworks etc.

๐Ÿค All words and sentences on your poster must be IN FRENCH and you must write at least those two phrases: Journée Française de Belmont / Mardi 14 Juillet 2020

โค๏ธAll posters will go live on the website on Tuesday 14th July so please upload your posters to Google classroom or email them to me by Monday 13th July 11am.



๐Ÿ’™ French parents and families, if you would like to share you recipes, please email them to me (in English as it will be easier for everybody) and I will add them to the page. sradet-kirby@belmont.hounslow.sch.uk


๐Ÿค French Lampions: watch this video for inspiration on how to make lampions (lanterns) for the 14th July. You can decorate these in any way you like. I used to love making lampions for Bastille day when I was a child !



โค๏ธ I hope you will take part in many activities and learn some French facts. It’s going to be a great party!!!!

Merci beaucoup !
Bon travail !

Mme Radet ๐Ÿ™‚


FRENCH AT BELMONT: Important announcement

I have one big favour to ask Belmont children and parents: I am currently working on my Master’s dissertation (in Applied Linguistics and second language learning and teaching) and I have chosen Belmont’s French website and online teaching for this project. Therefore, for the next two months, I would need pupils to take part in regular questionnaires and possibly online interviews to get feedback about the website and how it is helping you learn. All participants will be anonymous in the dissertation. I will follow the British Association for Applied Linguists’ (BAAL) recommendations for good practice and complete Kingston University’s ethical review, and I need parents’ consent for children to participate in this project.

Please contact me if you would like to know more and if you are interested in taking part in this project: sradet-kirby@belmont.hounslow.sch.uk

Merci beaucoup!


*Please note: you must login to your Belmont Google account to access the website.



There have been some big changes in school life for a lot of people with some children starting back at school. You might have siblings, cousins, friends or parents who are going to go back in the coming weeks. We wanted to make sure that you had a channel for any worries you might have about this. We have created a google form that will act as a Worry Box - just like the ones in school. You do not have to complete it but if you do feel worried you can share them here. 

Worry Box      

You can also read the story Ruby's Worry which shows us the importance of sharing our worries.

Ruby's Worry

Other websites that might be useful:

Twinkl - www.twinkl.co.uk – This subscription service used by teachers and schools is offering a free service for parents whilst schools are closed. Enter the code UKTWINKLHELPS.

White Rose Maths - https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/ - Maths mastery website who have provided Home learning packages for all year groups.

Classroom Secrets - https://kids.classroomsecrets.co.uk/ - You can sign up for free to the Kids sections of the website. Lots of activities for children to use independently.

Oxford Owl - https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/find-a-book/library-page/ - Free e-books for ages 3-11

Oliver Jeffers - www.oliverjeffers.com/books

Audible - www.audible.com                     

Explaining the coronavirus for children 

Time Capsule activity: Here is a Covid-19 time capsule activity to complete when you have time, it will be great to keep and look back on in the years to come!