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Deeping St James C.P. School

Inspire to learn, achieve together

Year 3



Welcome to Year 3


Mrs Doud (Assistant Headteacher)

Hello, I have been teaching at Deeping St James since 2000 and have worked throughout the school from Y2 to Y6. During my time here I have had many roles in school, currently being an Assistant Headteacher and curriculum lead for the mathematics and science group. Before having my own 2 children I worked full-time but since starting a family I work part-time with Mrs Glover as a job share. My favourite subject is mathematics, this is something which I really enjoy teaching to all the children in my class and hope that by the end of year 3 they enjoy it as much as I do! When not working hard, I enjoy spending time with my family, cycling and socialising with my friends.

Mrs Glover

Hello, I have been teaching here since 2001.  I have experience from years 1-6, but particularly enjoy teaching year 3.  My favourite subjects are English and anything creative.  Like Mrs Doud, before having my own 2 children, I worked full time but now enjoy a part time role. When not working hard at school, my family and I enjoy long walks in the woods and swimming. 

Our Team

Together we pride ourselves in delivering a strong education for your children using effective communication links to ensure that we are both fully well aware of all the children's needs. We teach to our subject strengths with a view that your child will receive the best all round education that we can both provide.

Mrs Doud and Mrs Glover  




Heights of Abraham Visit - March 2018

As part of our termly topic 'Land of Hope and Glory' the Y3 class were up  early, arriving at school at 7.20am, ready for the long coach journey to Matlock Bath - Derbyshire.  The children were off to experience the very different topography in Derbyshire compared to the flat Fens of Lincolnshire at 'The Heights of Abraham' visitor centre.  As part of this visit the children enjoyed many fun experiences to enhance  learning which had taken place previously in the classroom.  Year 3 enjoyed the cable car journies to and from the hilltop, exploration of two different human caves - looking at a variety of rock formations- and viewpoints to highlight the difference between land formation in differing counties of the UK.

We hope you enjoy looking at our photographs from our unforgettable experience ...

The coach journey and walking to the cable cars




Our Cable Car Journey up to the Heights of Abraham



   The Scenic Views from 'The Heights' after a Geography talk about the topography from Mrs Doud.  Such a lovely photo...  

And then ...

Time to let off some steam after the coach journey on the 'Explorers Challenge'.





The Great Masson Cavern


Our cavern guide Warren gave us all a fantastic tour ...




Searching for Calcite and Fossils near the Tinkers Shaft, high up on the hillside with wonderful views






Walking back down to the main centre for lunchtime



At last, a rest ...

Not for long though, then it was time for our Rutland Cavern tour with another fantastic guide - Gemma.








Some well deserved playtime on 'Woodland Adventure' before catching the Cable Car back down.








 Our Cable Car Journey back down to the valley below.





Back down safe and sound




Thank you to all the parents for supporting our visit and enabling it to happen - we couldn't do it without your support.

Year 3 had the most wonderful, enriching day.



On 11th June Y3 were very lucky to take part in a cooking workshop in school. The children were all involved in preparing and cooking a fantastic healthy meal with Darren our visitor from 'Roots To Food.' Darren spends his time visiting schools teaching children about how to make quick, easy healthy based meals that taste wonderful. Below are some pictures of this great afternoon we had in school.








Mini-Olympics Day Wednesday 20th June