Carr Junior School


A Welcome from our Head of School - Mrs Kerr Welcome to Carr Junior School: a wonderful, vibrant school in the West of York. There are many special things about our school; however, without a doubt, the people are the stars of our school.

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Carr Junior School

3A Miss Arksey


We hope everyone is enjoying our Around the world in 80 days topic!

This half term we are continuing to explore the various countries that Phileas Fogg visited.





Science – Forces and magnets

R.E – What does it mean to be a Christian in Britain today?

P.E – Gymnastics

Games - Throwing and catching

ICT – Computer programming

DT – Levers and linkages

Geography – Places around the world

Art – Colour mixing

Music – Christmas songs and Musical instruments

PE and Games


In 3A we do Games on a Tuesday and PE on a Friday.


All of the children's kit is kept in school but will be sent home with your child at the end of each half term. Please make sure it is washed and returned for the start of the new half term.






At Carr Junior School, we encourage the children to read everyday. Every morning, the children's planners are checked to see if they have read and if they have read, they get to move up on our Reading Chart. Once all of the children in the class have reached 10, they get a reward. Planners are also checked for reading on a weekly basis, if the children have read 5 times or more in a week, they get a sticker on their reward chart.



These will be sent home every Tuesday with your child, lending them the opportunity to practise at home daily in

preparation for the weekly spelling test on a Monday afternoon.



TT Rockstars is used in Year 3 for the children to practice their timestables. This online system enables children to practise their timetables by completing online maths games to develop their knowledge and speed of solving time tables problems. Children have passwords in the front of their planners for them to use at home We ask, if possible, for children to practice at home, at least 3 times a week, for around 10 minutes each time. If your child can't access this at home, they can attend the TT Rockstars Common Room on any lunch time. In school, we complete a paper test 3 times a week related to the questions on TT Rockstars.


Homework grid

We kindly ask that at least 2 pieces of homework from the homework grid to be completed every half term. The grid will change depending on the topic. 


Homework Club is on a Monday after school, this can be signed up to through ParentPay.


If you have any questions regarding any homework please don't hesitate to ask me.