Year 3 Home Learning

If parents or carers have any questions about the work set, please use the email address to contact your children's class teachers.

Miss Morley -

Mr Bowles -

Useful Resources

Maths Calculation Support  

Useful Apps & Websites

Joe Wicks 'The Body Coach' will be running PE lessons on his Youtube channel on Monday to Friday at 9am. The link to the channel is below:

Joe Wicks' YouTube Channel

During this uncertain time, if your child is worried about the coronavirus, attached is a story you could read with them to help them understand the situation.

Dave the Dog

Below is a link to advice for parents/carers if your child if feeling worried about COVID-19. It gives some ideas and strategies to help support your children through this difficult time.

COVID-19 Advice for Parents

Real PE - An email was sent about the login. If you have misplaced the login details, email the class email and we can send it to you again.

Real PE

Below is a link for 'My Lighthouse' that we sing in Church Worship with Rev. Dan. 

My Lighthouse


It is very important that we can maintain a strong connection with all our children during this unusual period of time. Therefore, if you have any photos of activities and creations that you wish to share with us, please email these to the class email addresses and we will upload these photos onto our event pages on the school website.

Completing the work

The is no need to print any of the work that is set. All work can be written straight into your home learning books.

Easter Holidays

Easter Holiday Homework – Attached is the homework for the holidays. We would like you to write about what you did the Easter Holidays.

We would like you to include:

·       Simple sentences

·       Compound sentences (e.g. and, but, so)

·       Complex sentences (e.g. when, if, because, although)

·       Inverted commas (“Where are we going?” asked Ben.)

·       Paragraphs

If you want to email us your finished homework, you are very welcome to. We would love to read your writing.

Easter Holiday Homework

Optional – Attached is a document of Easter Holiday ideas for those days you have nothing planned. These are optional so complete as much or as little as you like. We would also love to see you how get on so send the pictures to the class email.

Easter Activity Ideas

Have a lovely Easter holiday and Happy Easter!

Miss Morley and Mr Bowles.

Friday 3rd April 2020


In maths today, we are doing target maths. The key focus is subraction, remember to use column subtraction to help you work out the answers. There is a main activity to complete first and then a review. The reviews are split into three different levels of difficulty: foundation, developing and secure. Please only complete one review. If you need a reminder on how to complete column subtraction please follow the web-link:

Main Activity including Answers

Foundation Review

Developing Review

Secure Review


The PSHE lesson focuses on the value kindness. 

Task 1: What does kindness mean? Discuss what the word kindness means. Draw a mind map and write down some words related to kindness. How does kindness make them feel? Write or draw what kindness means. 

Task 2: Draw around your hand, in each outline of a finger write one thing you are thankful for. For example: family, friends or the environment.  

Task 3 (Extension - Optional) Think of five kind acts you can do over the next few weeks. Perhaps you could be helpful at home, be kind to a sibling or pet, or see how you could support a good cause. 

These activites have been taken from The Red Cross. They are encouraging people all over the world to take part in the 'Kindness Calendar'. More details can be found from the web-link below. 


The next spelling menu is attached below:

Term 3A Spelling Menu

The spellings to be learnt over the Easter holidays can be seen in the SACAWAC below. There is also a PowerPoint below.

Spelling PowerPoint

PowerPoint as PDF



In Art, we are going to be making a collage based on things that are British. Please use your topic work from Wednesday to support you with ideas. The collage can be drawn pictures, images cut out from magazines or printed pictures.

Art Collage

Thursday 2nd April 2020


In maths today, we are continuing to explore fractions. The second lesson focuses on 'making the whole'. Please follow the web-link and select Week 1: Lesson 2. The review and answer sheet is available below or through the website. There is also an optional extension with a challenge included.





In writing today, we are going to be writing poems based on spring. There are some images below to support you with ideas.

Task 1: Select two image and list the different adjectives you can use to describe the images. Use the appropriate senses to support you. What does it look like? What does it smell like? What does it feel like? What can you hear?

Task 2: Write a short poem based on spring. Use the images, the adjectives you have listed and your understanding of alliteration to help you. 

If you are struggling to get started with task 2, take a look at the 'Spring Poem' below, start by editing the poem by adding your own adjectives and alliteration to it.

Spring Images

Spring Poem


To remind yourself of how to pronounce the different colours in French follow the web-link:

Please continue through the PowerPoint and worksheet below. The first page of the review asks you to match the colour to the number; the boxes can be drawn into your book before you start. The second page is an extension and will need to be printed. Please do not worry if you are unable to do this and focus on the first page only.

Colours & Easter PowerPoint as PDF

Colours & Easter PowerPoint


Wednesday 1st April 2020


In maths we are moving onto fractions. The first lesson focuses on unit and non-unit fractions. Please follow the web-link below and select Week 1: Lesson 1. There will be a video clip to watch which will explain the content of the lesson. The review and answer sheet is downloaded below.




In writing today, we are exploring onomatopoeia. Start by looking at the PowerPoint (slides 1 - 4). Once you have recapped on what onomatopoeia means please look at the 'Beach Orchestra' poem and complete the following tasks: 

Task 1: Identify all the onomatopoeia used in the Beach Orchestra poem.

Task 2: Edit the poem to contain alliteration and other examples of onomatopeia.

Task 3 (extension): Use slide 5 of the PowerPoint to help you create your own onomatopoeia firework poem.


PowerPoint as PDF

Beach Orchestra Poem


We are moving onto a new topic 'Spectacular Britain'. This this topic we will be exploring the different countries that make up the United Kingdom, identifying counties, cities and towns and exploring what is 'spectacular' about Britain.

Task: To create a mind map or list of all the things Britain is known for. This could include: historical figures, types of food and drink, famous cities and towns in England and famous landmarks. There is a PowerPoint below with some images to get you thinking.

Extension (optional): Using your mind map or list, create a fact file on one or two of the landmarks or historical figures you have listed. 


PowerPoint as PDF

Tuesday 31st March 2020


We have concluded our unit on measurement. As a recap of all the content we have covered, you will need to complete the unit review. If you are unable to print the first page, ask an adult to draw question 1 into your book and then measure the line with a ruler.

End of Unit Review


This week in our writing lessons, we will be focusing on poetry. There is a PowerPoint below that explores alliteration. Please go through this first and then move onto the task.

Task 1: To read the food poem below. Once you have read it, edit the adjectives in the poem - be sure to use adjectives that start with the same letter as the noun.  For example, the poet has used 'Delightful doughnuts' you could this to 'Delicious doughnuts'.

Task 2: This is an extension and optional. Create your own poem about spring using alliteration. 

Alliteration PP

Alliteration PP as PDF

Food Poem


Today we are exploring The Holy Trinity. There is a PowerPoint and review sheet below. Be sure to use to the PowerPoint to support you with answering the questions. The extension on the review is optional.

Holy Trinity PP

Holy Trinity PP as PDF

Review Sheet

Monday 30th March 2020


Please find the main activity and review below. There are a series of extension questions these are optional.

Main Activity

Extension Questions



There is no need to print or copy the review into your book.

Question A you will need to write a simple sentence of your choice.

Question B you will need to write a compound sentence of your choice.

Question C copy any words from the passage that are conjunctions, adverbs or prepositions.

Questions D and E are extension questions and optional.

There is a help sheet below with examples of sentence types and word classes.


Year 3 Grammar Support Sheet


Task: Design and write a guide to show other children how to grow healthy plants.

Below are different PowerPoints we have used over this half term. 

Topic Ppt

Life Cycle PP

Friday 27th March 2020


Attached is this week's spelling PowerPoint and SACAWAC. Go through the PowerPoint first and then practise your spellings.

Week 6 Spelling Ppt



Start this lesson by warming up with your times table practice. Use 'Times Table Rockstars' or 'Hit the Button' (app) to practise your times tables. 

Complete the arithmetic review which is attached. Don't forget to use the four methods we have been practising: column addition, column subtraction, column multiplication and bus stop method.

Arithmetic Learning Review


Please visit the website

This lesson is going to be about Superman's Dilemma. Use the picture on the website to help finish the story below:

Despite being an incredibly brave, strong, life–saving phenomenon, even Superman had problems. He still loved his job; he still loved saving lives. Today he had already prevented many catastrophes, flying after a jumbo jet full of passengers that had been plummeting towards the earth at tremendous speed. Just before lunch, Superman had swooped in front of a moving truck to save a lost kitten. However, now…Superman needed help. He picked up his phone and began to dial…

Can you continue the story about Superman’s dilemma? What could his problem be? Who might he be calling for help?


Attached is a PowerPoint that shows the parts of the flower. It also goes through the steps of pollination and fertilisation in flowers. Read thorugh the PowerPoint first.

Draw and write each step of pollination and fertilisation in your books. 

Topic Ppt

Thursday 26th March 2020

Spelling Test

I should have put this up for yesterday. Please ask an adult to test you on the spellings for this week. I have attached the SACAWAC below for reference of the spellings.



This lesson introduces what perimeter is. Perimeter means the distance around the outside of a shape by adding the length of all of the sides together.

A PowerPoint is attached which explains perimeter in more detail. Please complete the activity and extension which is attached in preparation for next lesson's review.

Maths Perimeter ppt

Maths Activity

Maths Extension Question

Guided Reading

Attached is the reading for this week's Guided Reading. Start by reading the text, then write 3 or 4 sentences about what you know from these two pages. 

Attached are the questions to answer about the text.


Guided Reading Review


This week's French lesson is about learning how to say colours in French. I have attached the PowerPoint in two formats: one with sound and one without sound. Some of you will not be able to access the Powerpoint with sound so you will have to access the second link. I have also attached a french Youtube clip which can help as well. - Stop at 2 minutes 20 seconds.

PowerPoint with sound

PowerPoint without sound

Please complete the worksheet attached below.

French Worksheet

Wednesday 25th March 2020


Today's lesson is focussing on subtracting lengths. The children should use their knowledge of column subtraction to help. Please find attached an activity and review sheet that explores adding and subtrarcting lengths. Complete part or all of the activity before completing the learning review.

Maths Activity

Maths Learning Review

Voyage Writing

Attached is the voyage writing slip for this lesson. The children can write a story or a piece of description about 'Spring'. The children can use the picture on the slip as a stimulus or use their own imagination. 

Try to include as many of the 5 targets on the slip as you can:

a. I can use conjunctions (and, but, so, when, because, if), adverbs (quickly, quietly, suddenly) or prepositions (up, down, above, next to).

b. I can recognise if I need to use a or an (an apple, a cat).

c. I group my ideas into simple paragraphs/sections using headings and sub headings where appropriate.

d. I can use the present perfect form of verbs instead of the simple past. (He has always lived in Yeovil. They have been going to school for 5 years).

e. I can use inverted commas to show speech ("Where are we going?" asked Molly).

Voyage Writing


This lesson is about water transportation in plants. Go through the PowerPoint which explains how water transportation works in plants.

Topic ppt

Attached is a YouTube clip about the experiment this lesson is going to be based on. Watch up to 1 minute 30 seconds. 

Task 1 – Make a prediction about the experiment. What do you think will happen and why? Write 2 or 3 sentences for this.

Task 2 – Write instructions of how to set up the experiment. Don’t forget to use sequence adverbs to start your instructions (first, next, then, finally).

Task 3 – Draw and label the equipment used in the experiment.

Continue to watch the rest of the video.

Task 4 – Write a conclusion about what happened in the experiment and answer the question: ‘How does water transportation work in plants?’

Tuesday 24th March 2020


The children will be moving onto adding and subtracting lengths. For today's lesson, it is just focussing on adding lengths. The children should use their knowledge of column addition to help. Please complete the activity below in preparation for tomorrow's review sheet.

Maths Activity


For this lesson, the children are going to write two descriptive paragraphs about the picture attached. The first paragraph is about what they can see and the second is what they would hear. 

The children can include noun phrases, for example, 'The blue, wavy sea was calm'.

We would like to children to included co-ordinating conjunctions to create compound sentences in their writing.

Writing Activity


Last week, we set up 3 different experiments to see if cress can grow in different situations.

The three experiment questions were:

-          What happens if a plant has no water?

-          Can a plant grow in the dark?

-          If a plant has no heat, will it still grow?

Attached are the photos of the cress after the 3 experiments.

Task 1 - Write a paragraph about the observation of the cress. What does the cress look like? What has surprised you?

Attached is a results table of the height of the cress. Task 2 - Create a bar chart of the results. An example layout of the bar chart is attached if you would like to use it.

Why did the cress in the dark grow the tallest?

The cress seeds begin to grow significantly after a day or two and end up being more than 3 times as high. In the dark, the plants have no light to use in photosynthesis. They will therefore put all their energy into growing as high as possible to increase the chances that they may still encounter a ray of sunlight.

Task 3 - Write a conclusion paragraph explaining why it happened.

Learning Review

Cress Photos

Results Table and Graph

Monday 23rd March 2020


The children in classes 7 and 8 have explored comparing measurements. Please see the main activity below; if your child is struggling only complete the first series of questions. To conclude the lesson there is an easier and harder review; please select the appropriate review for your child to complete.

Main Activity

Easier Review

Harder Review


Please visit the website

Can you write a diary entry for one of these children, describing their journey to school?

6AM: I left the house on my own, wrapped in my warmest coat to make the long trip. I met up with the other children from my village, and we huddled together beneath the mountain to keep warm, waiting for the last couple of stragglers to arrive. As soon as we were all together, two of the dads puts their sledges and emergency packs on their backs, and we set off for school...

What will you see on your journey? 

What will you be able to smell or touch?

Remember to use your senses and apply lots of adjectives to describe and specify.


To create a poster detailing how different countries around the world celebrate Easter. Please use the PowerPoint below to support with this. You may use the internet for further research. 

Easter Around the World

Friday 20th March 2020

Spelling and Homework - Attached is the copy of this week's homework and SACAWAC.



Writing - Attached is a complex sentences activity. Try and use a range of conjunctions in the activity.

Writing Activity

Target Maths - We are recapping our learning of column addition. Please find attached an activity and review sheet that explores comparing measurements. Complete part or all of the activity before completing the learning review.

Maths Activity

Target Maths Learning Review

PSHE - We have been learning about feelings and when we might feel different feelings. Complete the activity by drawing or writing how you might explain to someone how you are feeling. For example, if you are happy, you show this by smiling.

PSHE Activity

Thursday 19th March 2020

Guided Reading - Attached is Chapter 3 of 'Our Field'. Read the chapter and answer the questions attached.

Chapter 3

Guided Reading Learning Review

Maths - Please find attached an activity and review sheet that explores comparing measurements. Complete part or all of the activity before completing the learning review.

Maths Activity

Maths Learning Review

French - Complete the worksheet about Classroom instructions.

French Learning Review

Wednesday 18th March 2020

Spelling and Handwriting - Please find attached the powerpoint that introduces the new spelling rule. There is also a handwriting sheet of the new spellings to complete. 

Week 5 Spelling Powerpoint

Week 5 Handwriting

Mathematics - Please find attached an activity and review sheet which continues from yesterday's work. Complete part or all of the activity before completing the learning review.

Maths Activity

Maths Learning Review

RE - Watch the video (link below) about what people do to celebrate Easter. Complete a mind map or a paragraph about what people do to celebrate on Easter.

Think about these questions to help complete the task:

  • What do the children do?
  • What do people remember?
  • What do people feel?
  • What do people make?
  • What do people say?

RE Learning Review

Tuesday 17th March 2020

Mathematics - Please find attached an activity and review sheet that explores converting measurements. Complete part or all of the activity before completing the learning review.

Maths Activity

Maths Learning Review

Topic - Draw and label the different parts of a flower, noting down what the different functions of the flower are, for example, the stem is used to hold up the flower and acts as a structure. 

Topic Learning Review

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