Leigh Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School

‘With faith in Jesus, love and teaching we grow’

Windermere Road, Leigh, Lancashire WN7 1UX


01942 674226

Class 3

Welcome to Class 3!

The teacher in Class 3 is Miss Sixsmith. The teaching assistant is Mrs Loynd.  


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On this page you will find out about all of the fun things we will be learning about this term.

If you have any queries please do not hesitate to come and speak to us.

Miss Sixsmith & Mrs Loynd.

General Reminders.

Reading in Year 1

Please could you ensure that your child brings their reading book and diary into school every day so that we can listen to them read on a regular basis. To help develop your child’s reading skills please try to read with them daily at home and record any comments in their diary. 

Homework in Class 3.

Homework will be given out on Friday. Please return it back to school the following Wednesday. If you have any questions or queries about the homework please don’t hesitate to come and see us. 


P.E lessons are on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Please can you make sure your child has their indoor and outdoor kits in school.

Spring Term 2017


During their English lessons the children will be reading and exploring traditional stories. The children will be reading and writing instructions. They will be writing recounts and reading and writing information texts and poems. The children will also be developing their understanding of punctuation and connectives. The children will be given a variety of opportunities to develop and extend their writing skills in all areas of the curriculum. They will be working on the Letters & Sounds programme which helps the children learn phonics (the sounds within words).



During their Maths lessons the children will be recognising, reading and writing the numbers 0-50 and beyond. We will be focusing on developing their understanding of number, with a strong emphasis on number values. The children will be adding and subtracting and using these skills to solve problems. The children will work on extending their understanding of shape & measures.


To help your child with their Literacy and Numeracy work please can you ensure they complete their weekly homework – this is given out on Friday and needs to be back in school by the following Wednesday.



In science the children will be learning lots about animals. They will be working on identifying and classifying animals. The children will also be identifying animals and their babies. We will also be looking at ‘Seasonal Change’ throughout the year.



This term our topics in RE are:

Special People- People in the parish family.

Meals - Mass, Jesus’ special meal.

Change – Lent: a time for change.



During this term the children will be working on their team work skills by participating in team games. They will also be working on basic movements such as running, jumping, throwing and catching. The children will be completing dance lessons exploring movement ideas.


Throughout the term the children will be working on recording sounds using 2Sequence and making an eBook using Collins Big Cat on iPads and 2create a story. . Click here to view more...


The children will learn about the Countries and Capitals in the UK. They will also find out all about ‘The Great Fire of London’. The children will explore how they can use different materials, patterns and textures in their artwork.

Children's drawings of their home.

The children have drawn these pictures using an onscreen robot. Click to see more