St Matthew's C Of E Primary School
With Brunel Nursery School.

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Welcome toSt Matthew's C of E Primary School With Brunel Nursery School

Live, Love, Learn

Year 3 - Doves

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Hello Year 3!  It is wonderful to be back at school. Everyone has settled in well and we are looking forward to an exciting Summer Term.



I am Miss Giles, the Doves' class teacher. Mrs Nagdee is in class to support the children's learning and Miss Oldale and Mrs Karolia support individual pupils on a 1:1 basis.


You can contact me via the school office, or at the usual email address  



To find out more about the wonderful things your child will be learning this term please look at the class newsletter at the bottom of the page.


Becoming a Super Learner

In the Doves we reflect on our learning continuously throughout the week.  However, every Friday the children will undertake a more deeper thinking task where they will be asked about what has been successful with their learning for that week.  They will also think of ways in which they can make improvements with their learning approach for the following week. Please talk to your child about this and see what they have decided their 'Super Learning' targets will be and ask them how they are getting along with them.


Working at Home

Every Monday your child will bring home their home learning work for that week so please can you make sure that your child has their purple book bag with them before they set off for school on Monday mornings only. They will bring home two reading books so please ensure that your child reads and has their reading record signed 4 times per week.  Try to ask them finding and thinking questions about what they have read.

They will also bring home their weekly spellings which need to be practised each night. Homework will either be set in their orange homework book or it will be set online on Purple Mash, Mathletics or Times Tables Rockstars. The Doves have their login details so please encourage your child to go on these sites to complete homework as and when they need to.


Mathletics -

I have set some Mathletics activities for you that are specifically differentiated for you to make good progress. Please complete the tasks and I will  save the certificates that you’re achieving!


Times Table Rockstars -

Keep practising your 2x, 3x, 4x, 5x, 8x and 10x tables.


Purple Mash - 

Purple Mash is a fantastic tool that has lots of different activities on for your children to explore. It is used in school to help children with their learning across many areas of the curriculum. To login to the website you will first need to find the school’s login page by clicking on ‘Find my school’s login page’. Then you will need your child’s login details which were sent home at the start of the Autumn term.