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Choose a story book (this could be your school reading book).

Read one chapter or a few pages each day then complete one of the following activities:

  • Write and answer 3 questions about the section that you read. (Who, what, when, where, why, how?)
  • Choose a character to draw. Label your drawing with adjectives and phrases to describe them.
  • Find 2 tricky words - look up the meanings in a dictionary. - search for Year 3 reading comprehensions.


We have been reading George's Marvellous Medicine by Roald Dahl.

TASK; Plan and write your own George's Marvellous Medicine Story.

Who will your main character be ?

Who is the mean character that makes their life miserable? What do they look like? What do they do?

What does your main character put in his/her medicine?

What effect does the medicine have on your 'baddie'?

Remember to:

  • write in sentences with sentence punctuation
  • write in paragraphs
  • use adjectives (grumpy) adverbs (gently) to add description.
  • create a nonsense word (Roald Dahl style)

Use a different colour pen/pencil to improve your story and make corrections.

Read your finished story to someone at home. Ask them to write a comment in your book. - Provides a daily picture and suggestions for inspiring writing ideas.


Look at the first 100 High Frequency Words list (Stapled into the front of your reading diary)

Choose 5 words you need to practice, each day.

Move onto the next 200 words list when you are ready.

Choose from the Common Exceptions word list if you need a challenge! has some free interactive activities and practice tests. 


  • Choose a different times table to practice each day: x3, x4, x8.
  • Write out your times table and ask someone to test you on it.
  • Write out the division fact for each times table fact (e.g. 3x4=12 so 12 divided 4 = 3)
  • Learn to tell the time to the nearest minute on an analogue clock. Lots of different maths games to play. Focus on the Times Table Challenge.

Other subjects:

Transport Topic

Design a mode of transport for the future.

How will your transport move? Will it carry passengers? What special features will it have?

Draw a labelled diagram of your idea.

You could create your model using scrap materials.

Art : Famous Artist - J.M.W. Turner

Sketch the sky on different weather days.

Don't draw cartoon clouds, draw what you can see !

Experiment with using different utensils (pencils, felt pens, wax crayons, paint).

Explore JMW Turner's work at  - Https:// 

Keep all your work in the boook provided and we can share them when we return to school.

Welcome to Year 3

As the children begin KS2, we continue to encourage the to develop their independence and resilience. the children will meet many new aspects of the curriculum for the first time, which may seem daunting at first. But with a 'have a go' attitude, they will soon develop the confidence and skills required. Please pop in and see us if you would like to know more about an area your child has been studying.


This continues to be crucial, even for children who are now confident at reading aloud. In Year 3, we focus particularly on understanding the texts that we read and identifying the meaning of new vocabulary. We would be grateful if you would hear your child read at least 3 times a week and sign their reading diary. We appreciate your support in hearing your child read - it really does make a difference!

The children are responsible for changing their own reading book, which can be done at the start of the day or during our daily reading session. They are also responsible for taking their reading book home every day, although we will remind them!


In Year 3, we follow the Read, Write, Inc scheme for spelling. The children will have a daily spelling session, often working with partners to look at spelling patterns. In addition, we will also look at the 'tricky' words which are exceptions to the normal rules. Six 'tricky' words will be stuck in your child's spelling log and these will be tested on a Monday morning. The test will be done in the spelling section of your child's reading diary so that you can see how they got on.

We would  be grateful if you would sign the spelling log each week to confirm that you have seen the words that your child is practising.


Children will bring home their yellow homework book on a Tuesday. This will usually be a piece of English or Maths linked to our classwork, although research or art projects are set from time to time. Please write a comment at the bottom of your child's homework, if you wish. Homework should be returned to the box in the classroom by the following Monday at the latest !


Autumn:                                                                                                                                              Stone Age to Iron Age                                                                                                             Animals including humans

Spring                                                                                                                               Transport                                                                                                                               Forces and Magnets

Summer                                                                                                                               Ancient Eygpt                                                                                                               Rocks/Plants


Year 3 will visit RAF Cosford Air Museum in the Spring Term as part of our transport topic. The visit will also include a workshop linked to forces in Science.

In the Summer Term, the children will become scientists for the day at Ludlow Museum, as part of a workshop about Rocks.

Useful things for Year 3's to know:

How to tie their shoe laces.

How to tell the time on an analogue clock.

The x2, x5, x10 tables leading to the x3, x4, and x8 tables by the end of Year 3.

Mrs Mintoft & Mrs Loft

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