Year 3: The Elephants: Blog items

Homework, by Mrs Catterall

Date: 24th Sep 2020 @ 5:17pm

Hi Elephants.

Your homework this week has been set up on Reading eggs and Mathletics.

There are a few place value tasks, a comprehension task and a spelling task. 

You have until Tuesday night to complete it.  

I have set up timestable rockstars with the 1x 2x 5x and 10x table to practise.  The 3x and 4x will appear in a few weeks.

Mrs Catterall  

Adventure Day 1, by Mrs Catterall

Date: 18th Sep 2020 @ 12:05pm

We have made a great start to our first adventure day finding out about the Stone Age.  Here are a few photos of our day so far.

Welcome to Year 3, by Mrs Catterall

Date: 14th Sep 2020 @ 11:01pm

Well what can I say, The Elephants have made a fantastic start to Year 3. smiley yes

They have settled well and got used to our new routines.   I am very proud of them.  They have been showing great focus and concentration during lessons.

Myself and Mrs Atkinson are looking forward to a fantastic year with the Elephant tribe.

I have added lots of resources and links to the various sections of our class page.  If there is anything else you think you would find useful please let me know and I'll look into it. 

Mrs Catterall

Thank You, by Mrs Fletcher

Date: 17th Jul 2020 @ 1:27pm

I would just like to say a huge thank you to all of you for your kind words and amazing gifts as a very strange year comes to an end. Mrs Woolley and I both really appreciate your generosity and thoughtfulness.

It really has been a priviliege to work with the Elephants, they are truly a group of gorgeous children who behave beautifully and who have worked their socks off throughout Year 2. Both Mrs Woolley and I are are extremely proud of them all.

We hope you all have a lovely summer


Mrs Fletcher and Mrs Woolley


Fantastic range of Summer learning ideas and tasks, by Mr Pearson

Date: 14th Jul 2020 @ 10:03am

Please find a range of fun summer learning tasks to keep you going through the summer holidays. 

You will find a range of ideas produced by the brilliant teachers of Longton. In addition, there are a range of ideas from the Lancashire Learning Consultants. 

Click here to see them all.

Well done Elephants, by Mrs Fletcher

Date: 6th Jul 2020 @ 5:42pm

Well done Elephaants for an awesome first day back. You all came into school with big smiles on your faces , ready to learn. You have all been amazing, you have adapted to the changes in school and worked really hard.

Thank you for a FANTASTIC DAY 

Feeling Excited, by Mrs Fletcher

Date: 5th Jul 2020 @ 5:19pm

Hello Elephants I am feeling very excited and looking frward to seeing you tomorrow.

If you are in my bubble remeber to come in through Kelly's club door. 

You will all need your BLUE BOOK BAGS with you- the books you will be using in class will be kept in them.

Remember to bring your pencilcase and water bottle too.

If you have a sibling you arrive in school at the later drop off time and you will go home at the earlier pick up time.

See you tomorow morning

Mrs Fletcher

Coming Back to School, by Mrs Fletcher

Date: 26th Jun 2020 @ 10:44am


I am sure lots of you are staring to get very excited about coming back to school on Monday 6th July. I have uploaded some information for you and photos of the rooms you will be in for you to have a look at.

Mrs Fletcher

Geography and Art, by Mrs Fletcher

Date: 17th Jun 2020 @ 6:30pm

Theo has done a great job with this week's geography and art tasks.

Has anyone else got some amazing learning they would like to share? If so ask an adult to send an email to

Mathletics, by Mr Pearson

Date: 15th Jun 2020 @ 10:22am

Mathletics is an excellent resource that school has purchased to aid learning in maths.


The school office will have sent you an email with your password on in April.

If you can't find the email please email Mr Pearson at the following and I will email it to you.

I have included a guide to help you familiarise yourself with how to us it.

Take care 

Busy Theo, by Mrs Fletcher

Date: 11th Jun 2020 @ 5:55pm

Theo has been busy again this week doing some brialliant science and maths.


Baker at work, by Mrs Fletcher

Date: 10th Jun 2020 @ 10:02am

Edward has been busy making delicious cup cakes . He has also enjoyed reading The Faraway Tree by Enid Blyton.

Have you read any good books whilst you have been at home?

Japanese Birthday, by Mrs Fletcher

Date: 9th Jun 2020 @ 2:55pm

Edward has learnt to write Happy Birthday in Japanese to make his big brother a Godzilla temed birthday card. 

Escaping the Biodome, by Mrs Fletcher

Date: 31st May 2020 @ 11:16am

Theo completed the science challenge and escpaed the biodome

More great learning, by Mrs Fletcher

Date: 26th May 2020 @ 7:35pm

Theo has been busy again

Elizabeth - maths success, by Mrs Fletcher

Date: 22nd May 2020 @ 12:45pm

Elizabeth has been working hard on Mathletics and has earned a bronze certificate

Xavi has been working hard, by Mrs Fletcher

Date: 19th May 2020 @ 6:39pm

Xavi has been working very hard at home

Missy and Poppy Have Been Busy, by Mrs Fletcher

Date: 19th May 2020 @ 1:47pm

Missy and Poppy have been very busy doing some awesome Home Learning

Eager Elephants, by Mrs Fletcher

Date: 15th May 2020 @ 11:03am

WOW ! The Elephants have been a busy lot. 

I know having to do your work at home is very different from being in our classroom but you are being superstars and doing some amazing things.

Have a look at what Thomas, Phoebe and Theo have been up to 

Pizza Chef, by Mrs Fletcher

Date: 14th May 2020 @ 6:55pm

Edward completed the English session on Tortillla Pizza. He themn wrote a recipe, designed and made a Pizza box and made the pizza.. Once it was cooked Edward and his brothers enjoyed eating it.

Success in Maths, by Mrs Fletcher

Date: 14th May 2020 @ 10:43am

Theo has been working really hard on Mathletics and has earned himself a certificate.

I know that lots of you have been on Mathletics and are doing some amazing work. If you havent been on yet have a look. Its great fun !

Don't forget to have a look at Reading Eggs too, a few of you have been working hard on that too. 

Hope everyone is well and remeber to get your parents to send an email to let me know what you are up tp

Missing you all

Mrs Fletcher

Cyber Bullying, by Mr Pearson

Date: 12th May 2020 @ 3:30pm

An informative read to share with your your children about Cyber Bullying.


Relax Kids resources, by Mr Pearson

Date: 12th May 2020 @ 9:12am

A  selection of Relax Kids resources.

It is full of exercises, cards and aļ¬ƒrmations to help you manage your anxious thoughts and feelings in these uncertain times.
Take a card in the morning, before bed or when you need a moment to pause and feel calm and relaxed again

Click here 



Busy Amy, by Mrs Fletcher

Date: 11th May 2020 @ 9:19am

Amy has been very busy with her home learning. I love the photographs that Amy and her Mum have sent. 

Amazing Art by Xavi, by Mrs Fletcher

Date: 5th May 2020 @ 7:59pm

Xavi has been practising his art skills.

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