St Joseph's Catholic Primary Academy, Finkil Street, Brighouse HD6 2NT

01484 713037

St Joseph's Catholic Primary Academy

Ofsted an Parent View

We are proud to work with all the Catholic schools across our two local authority areas, particularly as the Trust grows and benefits from the expertise and knowledge that other schools joining in the future will bring.

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Welcome to Year 3!

Miss Baldwyn is our class teacher and Mrs Tolan is our Teaching Assistant

You can contact us if you have any queries on Class Dojo. Keep a look out for exciting updates posted on our class story!


Mary the Mother of God

We will learn:

  • That God called Mary to be the Mother of Jesus.
  • How Mary responded to God's call.
  • The 'Hail Mary' and begin to understand what the words mean. 
  • That Advent is a time to prepare for the coming of Jesus and understand that Christmas is a celebration of the birth of Jesus.


Animals including humans

We are learning about:

  • How light is reflected from surfaces.
  • How shadows are formed and how to change the size of them.


The Stone Age

We are learning about:

  • The names and location of the continents.
  • The countries, capital cities and landmarks.


Seasonal Stockings


We are learning about:

  • Primary and Secondary colours.
  • Who Vincent Van Gogh is and some of his famous paintings.
  • How to use acrylic paint effectively.

Spellings WB 07/11

Spellings go home on a Monday and are tested on a Friday.

Group 1 Group 2


where quickly
wear safely
was rudely
of sweetly
off strongly
they bravely
but secretly
then finally
beautiful usually



Homework is handed out every Friday and must be returned the following Wednesday.


Spellings are given out on a Monday and we have a spelling test every Friday.


If your child reads another book apart from their reading book , please make a note of this in their reading record book with any comments.

Please ensure reading books are returned everyday.


Please ensure PE kits are in school for Wednesday. Kits will be kept in school and returned each half term holiday for washing.

This half term we are learning skills in....


Class Charity - CAFOD

Our Class Charity this year is CAFOD - which stands for 'The Catholic Agency For Overseas Development'.

We will begin our fundraising this half term!

Thank you for all your donations and support!

Our Class saint is

St Patrick

Star of the Week 07/11/23

This week's star of the week is..


Well done, we are so proud of you!

Student's Student for Autumn 1...


Well done, we are so proud of you!

Our School Mission!

God asks us to

be the best version of ourselves.

God asks us to

try our best and keep everyone learning.

God asks us to

keep ourselves and others healthy and safe.

God asks us to

accept everyone.

God asks us to

look after others and the world around us.

Let us

Love, Learn and Live in Christ!


Year 3 Long Term Plan

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