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Week 6- We Love Reading! 


This week we need you to take out your favourite book and summarise it to us! 

What would you give your book out of 5? What is your favourite part? How many times have you read it? What is your least favourite part? 


Be ready to share in class! 



Week 5-  Inference

  • Who is this?
  • What kind of character is he?
  • How do you think he speaks? Demonstrate his voice. Why did you do it like that?
  • Do you think this character is wealthy or poor? Why?
  • What is his job?
  • What is an orator?
  • Would you trust him?
  • Where is he? Why is he there?


Autumn 2 Week 4



This week in guided reading we have been learning about inference. Homework is to practise your inference skills (reading between the lines). 


Making an inference involves using what you know to make a guess about what you don't know or reading between the lines. Readers who make inferences use the clues in the text along with their own experiences to help them figure out what is not directly said, making the text personal and memorable.


Watch the following link to remind yourselves on how to infer.




Homework week 4- Inference

  • Whose bedroom is this?
  • What can you tell about his personality and interests?
  • How old do you think the boy mouse is? Why?
  • Which fairy tale do you think they might be reading?
  • How long do you think they have been reading for?
  • Do they read every night before bed?


Autumn 2, Week 3



We have been learning about multiplication and division, including solving problems involving scaling. We have also learnt about instruction writing in Literacy.

It's Bake-Off Time!
Your homework for this week is to find a recipe of something you like to eat. Adjust the recipe (by scaling up or down - doubling/halving/tripling/etc) and bake!

Remember to use your maths knowledge of scaling, multiplying and dividing.

Top Tip - Print off/photocopy the recipe, and write the new measurements next to the original ones.

Please email photographs of you completing this fun homework, and remember to share your yummy food!!

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Weekly times tables homework is set in Years 3-4 through the online website, Times Tables Rockstars. Below is a how-to guide for parents.


• To explain how or why something is the way it is.


How to present your explanation text

• Title- Begin with How… or Why…

• Introduction ‐ a general statement to introduce the topic

• Paragraphs ‐ a series of logical steps explaining how or why something happens

• Diagrams or charts (if appropriate)

• Conclusion ‐ relate topic to reader


Help Us!

We have an assembly on explaining ‘Why we have Day and Night?’ We need your help! Can you write an explanation text using the checklist above to help you on why we have day and night?


Autumn 2, Week 1



This week we are learning how to write a set of instructions and identify features such as,  imperative verbs and adverbs. We also learnt the importance of instructions being written in chronological order. 



- Log on to to practise gaining speed and fluency with the weekly timestables. This homework is monitored weekly.

- Log on to MyMaths for this week's homework.



We are learning about Magnets and Forces this half term. Visit the Science Curriculum Page for ideas on activities you can do, along with other home learning tasks (including books that you can read and videos that you can watch).



Half Term Project


Yay, we have completed our first half term! Well done year 3.


Over the half term we thought it would be fun to recreate Stonehenge using any material you want such as play dough, Lego, pebbles and stones. Either bring it in or send a photo of your fantastic creation.


To go with your brilliant replica (copy or model) we would like a fact sheet which includes at least 5 key facts about it. Remember to use our class page for links to help support your research or visit a library to borrow a non-fiction book.


We can’t wait to see what you come up with, good luck!

Have a lovely half term!


Happy wishes from the Year 3 team.

Links to help;



Week 5 Homework:

Identifying features of a play script to support our learning in school.

Numeracy assessment next week.

Children will be tested on topics from this term:

- Place value of numbers

- Ordering and comparing numbers

- Counting in 3s, 4s, 8s, 50s, 100s

- Column addition

- Rounding and estimating numbers

- Column subtraction

- Solving addition and subtraction word problems.

- Data handling (tally charts, pictograms, bar charts, and answering questions about these)

- Properties of shapes


Week 4 support sheet for Black History Month

Week 4- Homework linked to Black History Month


Your homework task is to research a significant person either from the past or present who has brought peace and justice. This includes important people like Barack Obama, Nelson Mandela, Mahatma Ghandi, Rosa Parks, Dr Martin Luther King and Malala Yousafzai. 


Write up your research using either the sheet provided or creatively as you would like for example, as a diary entry, poster, or as a fact sheet.


Here are some links to support your research:



Week 3 Homework- Punctuation (set on 25-09-19, deadline on 2-10-19)


This week's homework is to revise and consolidate ABC  .   ?  !  " "



Numeracy Homework is set on MyMaths- Column Method, along with a number investigation that is in the Orange Homework book.


All Year 3 children also have to practise their timestables weekly. Have a look on the Year 3 Numeracy Page for some number games to help build fluency and speed with timestables.




Week 2 Homework set 18-09-19, deadline 25-09-19:

The Twits - Comprehension

Numeracy Homework - place value


Week 1 Homework- Handed out on 13/09/19; Deadline 18/09/19



Homework set on Friday 06/09/2019. To be tested on Monday 09/09/2019.