Welcome to Year 3

The Year 3 Team

Miss S Davies

Year 3 Lead
King-Smith Class Teacher

Miss A Jackson

Benjamin Class Teacher

Ms J Hinds

Benjamin Class LSA

Miss C Carpenter

King-Smith Class LSA


Welcome to Year 3! We have an exciting year ahead with lots of fantastic opportunities for the children to learn in a variety of ways.

Our Team

3 King-Smith Teacher- Miss Thomassen

Miss Thomassen is excited to be starting her second year in Year 3. Miss Thomassen is an enthusiastic teacher with a love for learning. Her favourite subjects are maths and music and she cannot wait to start taking clubs this year.

3 Benjamin Teacher- Miss Jackson

Miss Jackson has joined us from many years teaching in South Africa and is really excited to meet everyone at The Palmer Academy. Miss Jackson is a talented teacher who is excited to travel the country and learn more about the UK.

Miss Hinds – LSA

Miss Hinds will be based in Year 3 King-Smith with Miss Thomassen, but will be working with children from both classes. Miss Hinds is an enthusiastic member of the team and loves to support small groups of children to grow in confidence.

Mrs. White- LSA

Mrs. White will be based in Year 3 Benjamin with Miss Jackson, but she will be working with children from both classes. Mrs. White is a greatly talented LSA with a particular interest in Reading. 

Routines & Notices

Indoor P.E.

King-Smith - Thursday afternoon

Benjamin – Wednesday morning

Outdoor P.E.

Monday afternoon

Reading Records

Children should bring their reading records to school every day. We would like to see parent/carer comments in the children’s reading records three times a week.


Projects will be set: Thursdays

Due in: Tuesdays

Pupils may be required to finish off uncompleted work from class. This will be set, along with a deadline, on a case by case basis.

Registration & Dismissal

It is expected that all children arrive between 8:40am – 8:50am and that they line up with their class when the bell goes at 8:50am.

Your child’s class will be dismissed at 3:15. Please allow plenty of space around the door and teacher when collecting your child.

If your child is being collected by another family member or friend please write a letter to your child’s teacher,

Mobile Phones

Pupils are not allowed to have mobile phones on their person during the school date. Phones should either be left at home or handed to the office at the start of the school day where they will be kept securely. It is the responsibility of your child to collect their phone at the end of the day.

Dates: trips, visits, class assemblies

Summer  1

9th May-10th May – Golden Hinde Overnight 1

23rd May – Golden Hinde Day Trip

24th May- 25th May – Golden Hinde Overnight 2

Summer 2

TBC – Sweetshop visit

TBC – Restaurant Lunch


If you have a question or concern about your child please do not hesitate to speak to your child’s teacher.