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Welcome to Year 3

Meet the Staff

Mr Pickles

Favourite subject to teach:

I really love teaching maths in year 3! I enjoy using different manipulatives to encourage learning in a practical way.

Favourite Book:

Katherine Rundell – The Wolf Wilder

Favourite Author: 

Anthony Browne – because sometimes the pictures have hidden meaning!


I enjoy hiking in the hills (usually dragging my dad along behind me), watching true crime documentaries, listening to music and playing football.


Mrs Frieze

Favourite subject:

I love science as it teaches us about the world around us; from tiny atoms to the colossal universe. It has it all!

Favourite book:

Running Wild by Michael Morpurgo. I love adventure stories and this is a book of hope, courage and survival!


I really enjoy spending my time watching Marvel films with my family. I also love being around animals, particularly my dog Lola. 



Miss Tomsett


A very warm welcome to the Year 3 class at Dane Royd! Here you will find an engaging and extremely supportive teaching team in the form of Mr Pickles, Mrs Frieze and Ms Beverly. We believe that Year 3 is at a crucial point in the life of a learner and encourage all of our pupils to become critical thinkers and demonstrate further independence. Alongside this, we incorporate both cross-curricular and collaborative learning opportunities to ensure our pupils find enjoyment in their learning, which is essential for skills and knowledge to be retained and applied in the wider world.


We actively take part in global events, such as ‘Black History Month’ and ‘Anti-Bullying Week’, as in doing so it feeds directly into the school’s ethos of creating global citizens. Through our ability to work collaboratively, we demonstrate and understand the value of respect, meaning all pupils find the classroom a safe space to carry out their best learning.


In our class, the children have many opportunities to learn in a variety of places outside the classroom, including visits to Tropical World and Pizza Express!


The school has many fantastic outdoor areas, which provide rich opportunities such as pond-dipping or interacting with and learning how to care for both chickens and Guinea pigs. Furthermore, our food technology lessons benefit from us using homegrown produce in our recipes. From this, children will learn the essentials of potting and planting; paying close attention to the seasonal changes and wildlife.


Keep up to date with what we get up to on our class twitter (@DaneRoydY3)

What will we learn this year?

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Year 3 Notice-board

  • Children return to school on Monday 5th September.

  • PE day is a Wednesday; children need to come in their kit.

  • Children need to bring in their own water bottle

Homework is due in on a Thursday and handed out on a Friday.

Weekly spelling test is on a Friday.


Our Designated Safeguarding Team consists of Miss Kelly, Mrs Kendall, Mrs Hemingway and Mr Lee. Our Mental Health Leads are Mrs Hemingway and Mrs Kendall. If you have any concerns about a child or family, please speak to one of these staff members. They can be contacted via the main school office, (01924 242917) or by email, to  (Please mark FAO: DSL/Safeguarding Concern)

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