Denton West End Primary School

Only our best is good enough

Balmoral Drive, Manchester, Lancashire, M34 2JX

0161 336 3409

Year 3

Welcome to Year 3

Meet the Year 3 staff











 Miss Hillson

Miss Landy

Y3 Teacher Y3 Teacher

Hello Year 3,

We hope you have enjoyed your first full week with your new teachers. We know the routines are a little bit different to what you have been used to but we think you have all done amazing.

We have put some pictures below of the fun activities we have been doing, for you to show your grown ups at home!

Miss Landy and Miss Hillson

Spellings Week 1

W/C 7th September

Test 14th September











Bread Experiment 

This week in Year 3, we carried out a bread experiment to show the importance of hand washing. We chose some children to push their hand down on the bread for 20 seconds. One piece of bread was untouched, another piece of bread had been touched with dirty hands, another had been touched with sanitised hands and the final piece of bread was touched with clean hands where the child had used anti-bacterial soap and water to wash their hands for 20 seconds. Below are the predictions we made and we will keep your posted on the outcome!

Investors In Pupils 

This week we have been writing up our targets for this term in Year 3. The children had to think of a target they would like to achieve this term. It would be nice for you to ask them what their target is so they can be working on it at home!

While We Can't Hug 

As part of our literacy this week, we have been reading a story called 'While We Can't Hug' By Eoin Mclaughlin and Polly Dunbar. It is about the importance of friendship and ways of showing others we care in a time where we are not able to hug. As part of this topic we wrote some recipes on 'How to Make the Perfect Friend.' We added some love, with a dollop of kindness. Have a look at some of our work below. 

Spellings Week 2

W/C 14th September

Test 21st September












We have been practicing our 2, 5 and 10 times tables in maths this week and we have set a a battle for 3L v 3H on Times Table Rock Stars.

We have also been looking at money and exchanging money. Have a look out on our Google Classroom for some work on this.