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Year 3: Dahl Class

Welcome to Year 3's Class Page!


Staff: Mr McDade and Mrs Tremarco


Hello Year 3 and welcome back to school! I hope you all have had a wonderful Summer holiday! Mrs Tremarco and I are extremely excited to begin the new academic year. We hope that you will begin your first school term in Y3 with an excellent work ethic, much enthusiasm and great resilience. As we begin our new school year, we hope to see the high expectations you have already set yourselves in Y2 maintained.



As Year 3 are now in KS2 it is important to remember that they wear a school tie everyday.



Year Three is a vitally important year in school, as this is the year when children begin to lay the foundations for their future learning in KS2. Being in school every day ensures your child has a strong foundation on which to excel as they progress through Belle Vale.



Reading is a a major focus for Year 3 this year, both inside school and outside of it. Home reading is expected to be done by all children every night, and we ask that their reading diaries are signed and returned to school the following day so that we can confirm that the children are reading outside of the classroom.



Homework is due in every Wednesday unless otherwise stated. It is critically important that you help your children to complete their homework as independently as possible. Also it would really benefit Year 3 pupils if you would test their specific times tables and spellings daily.



Fruit is on sale every morning on the KS2 yard at 20p per fruit.

School dinners are priced at £2.00 per day, or £10.00 for a full week.



Our P.E days are Tuesday and Wednesday with Gymnastic Coach Kevin Shard and Miss Lee. All children are expected to have a correct P.E kit in school on these days. Their P.E kits must consist of a plain white t-shirt, navy shorts and black pumps. PE kits are available to purchase at the Main Office.


Support Staff

Finally, we are very lucky to have Mrs Tremarco working alongside us throughout this year and together we are fully committed to driving our high expectations and maintaining our children's enjoyment and enthusiasm in learning!


I am always available to speak to parents/carers briefly in the morning. However, if a longer discussion is needed, a meeting can be arranged at a mutually convenient time. 


Remember to keep checking this page and Twitter @MrMcDadeBVP for updates and photographs of all the exciting activities and learning that will be occurring in Year 3 this year!


Mr McDade

Transition Day

Transition Day 1
Transition Day 2
Transition Day 3
Transition Day 4

Our Class Rules

Our Class Rules 1

Curriculum Overview for Autumn Half-Term 1

Curriculum Map for 2019/20