Year 3

Welcome to the Year 3 Home Learning Page

Mrs Crocock

3CS - Mrs Crocock 

Miss Pringle

3P - Miss Pringle

Year 3 Google Meet

Please click the link at 9:45 daily to access the google meet. There you will have the chance to speak to one of us and we can answer any questions about the day's work.

Wednesday 20th January

Wow, you are already half way through your home learning week again. Keep working hard and sending us what you've done. We love to see it!

Morning Starter

You've got another go noodle this morning to get your blood pumping. Grab your brother, sister, mum, aunty, carer, grandad or anyone else to join in with you!

Phonics Task

Today it's the chatty friends 'u_e huge brute.'

English Task

I would like you to think about what has happened so far in the story of Fantastic Mr Fox (for a recap click

Today, use your imagination to predict what might happen next in the middle and end of the story.

English 20-1-21

Maths Task

I am going to teach you the traditional method of column multiplication today. Watch carefully then have a go yourself.


PE Task

It's another PE workout with Joe Wicks today. Get into comfy clothes and push yourself as much as you can!

Tuesday 19th January

It was great to see some of you on the google meet yesterday but I would love to see even more today!

Your 'Tuesday Challenge' today is to take a picture or video of yourself balancing something crazy on your head.

I cannot wait to see what you all manage to balance.

Morning Starter


Phonics Task

Today, you are still practising 'o_e phone home' but focusing more on spelling the words.

English Task

We are looking at alliteration today. If you aren't sure what that means, watch this video first

English 19-1-21

Maths Task

We are continuing our work on expanded column multiplication again today. Watch me demonstrate a few more examples before having a go yourself.

Maths 19-1-21

Science Task

Rewatch this video to have a recap on friction

Science 19-1-21

You are going to do an experiment to test the friction created by different surfaces.

You will need a toy car for your experiment.

You are going to give the car a big push and see how far it travels.

Start by doing this on your kitchen table. Then, try pushing it on different surfaces such as grass, gravel, carpet and anywhere else you can find. Each time, measure in cm using a ruler.

Which surface causes the car to travel the fastest? Which cause it to travel the slowest? Why?

I would love to see pictures or videos of your experiment. Have fun!

Mrs Steer's Stories

1. Why is Benjie’s dad too busy for him at the beginning of the story?

2. What games do Benjie and his family play inside their den?

3. This story is all about a special event that some animals have during the winter. What is it? Do you know anything about to?

Monday 18th January

Good morning Year 3 and welcome to a brand new week of home learning. We hope that you had a lovely, relaxing weekend and you're feeling refreshed ready to learn again. I am looking forward to seeing you on the google meet today. Just a reminder that you need to be completing your Sparx every week too. Well done to the Sparx Stars from last week; Rhys, Asiya, Manroop, Isabelle, Lily E and Olivia F.

Now for something to get your brains warmed up...

Morning Starter


Phonics Task 

Today, you are moving onto the sound 'o_e phone home.'

English Task

We are still looking at the story of Fantastic Mr Fox but today you are going to be working as detectives. Your job is to spot all of my mistakes and rewrite my sentences properly. 

English 18-1-21

Maths Task

We are still going to be multiplying two digit numbers by one digit numbers but today I am going to teach you the expanded column method for multiplication. Watch the video carefully and then have a go yourself.

Maths 18-1-21

French Task

I would like you to recap your numbers to 20 today please. Watch the video and then write the numbers out in French and English. 

French 18-1-21

Mrs Steer's Stories

Questions to consider for your next story..

1. What is the name of Tiddler’s teacher?

2. Which one of Tiddler’s stories did you enjoy the most? Why?

3. Why did the fishermen throw Tiddler back into the sea?

Friday 15th January

It's the last day of your home learning week! You have all worked so hard, we are really pleased. Remember to send us some work by the end of today please. We hope that you have a lovely weekend after today.

Morning Starter

We love go noodle at school so today we would like you to have a go at one of our favourites. Grab anyone else in your household to join you too!

Phonics Task

Today you are still looking at 'i_e nice smile' but focusing on spelling.

English Task

We are looking at speech today. Here's a quick video to remind you of the rules when writing speech.

I would like you to write at least four sentences for this task. Think about what Mr and Mrs Fox might be discussing.

English 15-1-21

Maths Task

You have worked so hard this week. Today, please can you click the attached link 

You need to complete questions 1 to 3 which are focused on multiplying 2 digit numbers by 1 digit numbers. 

Once you have finished, please log onto Sparx and complete your homework for the week on there.

Computing Task

Computing 15-1-21

Mrs Steer's Stories

Consider the following questions while watching the story...

1. Can you list all the items that the tiger eats and drinks in Sophie’s house?

2. True or false: The tiger is nasty to Sophie and her mummy. Explain your answer.

3. How would you feel if you answered the door and a tiger stood there? Can you explain why?

Thursday 14th January

Good morning Year 3! Thank you to those of you who have sent work in so far. Just a reminder that we need some work sent over by the end of the week. It has also been lovely to see some of you getting creative with other activities too. Look at the car that Chloe made below!

Chloe's car

Morning Starter


Phonics Task

Today you are looking at the chatty friend 'i_e nice smile.'

English Task

I was so impressed with all of your drawings of the characters and the carefully chosen adjectives. 

Today, you are looking at fronted adverbials. Take a look at the video to get a reminder on what they are...

I would like you to choose two fronted adverbials from the list below and use them to write a sentence about each picture.


Fronted adverbials

Maths Task

Maths 14-1-21

Art Task

Have a go at this art task based on the work of Giuseppe Penone. I can't wait to see what you create.

Mrs Steer's Stories

Questions to consider..

1. What is the name of the giant?

2. Where did George leave his old clothes?

3. Which animal do you feel sorry for the most? Why?

Wednesday 13th January

You are half way through your home learning week, way to go! I look forward to seeing you on the google meet this morning. Keep working hard and remember it's also important to go out and get some fresh air too.

Morning Starter


Phonics Task

Today you are looking at spelling with the chatty friends 'a_e make a cake'

English Task

I would like you to carry on with your character descriptions and drawings today please. I was so very impressed with the effort that went into your work yesterday. I can't wait to see more today!

12-1-21 13-1-21

Maths Task

Watch the video to get a refresher on using RUCSAC to solve word problems. Make sure that you use the numberline method to solve the calculations. The word problems are attached here.

Maths 13-1-21

PE Task

During the last lockdown Joe Wicks did a PE workout each day. He's back for this lockdown and will be doing live workouts every Monday, Wednesday and Friday. 

Today we would like you complete the workout that he did on Monday. So clear a space, get your water bottle, grab any other people in your house that could join in, and get going!

Mrs Steer's Stories

Mrs Steer will be returning to Whipton later on this year. She has recorded some stories for you to get to know her face and she thought you would enjoy them.

Whilst listening, consider the questions below.

1. True or false: Elsie wasn't a good chef because she was clumsy. Explain your answer.

2. Who owns the pottery studio?

3. What's your perfect job? Why would you be good at it?

Tuesday 12th January

Good morning Year 3! Thank you so much for sending over your learning yesterday. It is great to see you all working hard and being so positive despite the circumstances. Keep up the amazing work, we are so proud of you all.

Morning Starter

Can you spot the 10 differences?


Phonics Task

Today you are looking at the chatty friend sound 'a_e make a cake.'

English Task

Well done for answering the questions yesterday. I hope that you enjoyed the start of Fantastic Mr Fox. Today, you will be relooking at chapters 1 & 2 (attached here Chapters 1 & 2 or you can rewatch yesterday's video). Find as many adjectives as you can to describe Mr Fox and the farmers. Then, see if you can think of some different adjectives to describe them too. 

I would then like you to draw pictures of each character and surround them with your adjectives. I am giving you two days to complete this work as there are four characters to explore. 

For a refresher on how we use adjectives and what they are, watch this video      

12-1-21 and 13-1-21

Maths Task

In maths today I would like you to use the same method we explored yesterday to answer some more calculations. There is not another video for today but you can rewatch yesterday's video to remind yourself of the method. 

Maths 12-1-21

Science Task

A force (ie. a push) is needed to start an object moving and to stop it once it is moving. A force can make an object speed up or slow down. Friction is a force generated when surfaces move across each other.

Watch the video to find out more about friction and then complete the experiment below.

Science 12-1-21

Challenge Tuesday

Your challenge today is to draw a self portrait with your eyes closed. 

See my example below. I can't wait to see yours!

Miss Pringle's self portrait

Monday 11th January

Good morning Year 3! We hope that you had a relaxing and enjoyable weekend. Welcome to a brand new week of home learning. We are looking forward to hearing from you and seeing more amazing work. 

Morning Starter


Phonics Task

We are still looking at 'oi spoil the boy' but today you will be spelling the words.

English Task

We are starting a new unit of work this week looking at the story Fantastic Mr Fox. Watch the video to hear me read the first two chapters of the story (also attached here Chapters 1 & 2) and then answer the questions. 

English 11-1-21

Maths Task

We are continuing our work on multiplication this week but we will be learning a new method. Please watch the video and have a go at solving the calculations using the numberline method. If you have any questions, send us an email.

Maths 11-1-21

French Task

In French we have been learning about the names of family members.

Please watch the video and then have a go at the task! 

French 11-1-21

Friday 8th January

Good morning. Here are you tasks for today. Don't forget to join us for the Google meet at 9:45 so we can talk you through the work today.

To get you started today, see if you can find Wally on the beach.


Phonic Task

Here is your phonics learning for today. We are looking at the sound 'oi, spoil the boy.'

English Task

For your English work today we would like you to have a go at writing a short fairy story. To start with, watch the video clip on the website and complete the activity. Then have a go at writing your own fairy story. It could be one that you know already such as Little Red Riding Hood, Beauty and the Beast, Hansel and Gretel, Cinderella etc. or even the story about the ducks in the video clip if you can’t remember any of your own!

Remember to use neat joined up writing and try to set your story out using paragraphs to show the start, middle and end. We look forward to reading them!

Maths Task

For your maths work today I would like you to watch this link and then complete the work sheet. If you do not have a printer, you can just use paper.

I would then like you to log onto mathletics and complete the learning set for you on there.

Maths 8-1-21

Science Task

Do you remember our last science topic when we were leaning about humans and animals?

Watch this short film to remind yourself about skeletons. Next look at each of the animal skeletons below. Can you write out what you think each animal will be? What clues do you have?



Thursday 7th January

Good morning all year 3 children! Thank you to those who sent your work through to us yesterday, we really do enjoy seeing what you do at home. Remember, you can send us pictures of anything else you get up to, such as baking, drawing, Lego models, dressing up, exercising or anything else! Hopefully I will see some of you at the Google Meet at 9:45. Just click on the link in the email that I sent to your parents.

To get you started this morning, can you think of a fruit or vegetable for every letter of the alphabet. For example......

A - apple

B - beetroot 

Good luck!

Phonics Task

Today you will be looking at spelling words with the sound 'ea cup of tea.' Please watch the video by following the link

English Task

For your English task today, we would like you to log onto Myon. Then choose a book to read and complete a quiz on it. Make sure you let us know if you get 100% !

Maths Task

We did a very similar lesson to this in school on Monday. If you have any questions please don't hesitate to email us! Remember the crocodile eats the BIGGER NUMBER.

Maths 7-1-21

Computing Task

In our computing lessons we have been learning about how people use the internet and how to keep safe online. Go into your 2Dos on Purple Mash and click on 2connect. Here you can create your own diagram of how you use the internet in your family. Remember, you can change the font and colour of your work. How many different ways can you come up with? 

A few ideas to start with........home learning, food shopping, looking up facts etc.

If you haven't got your reading record at home with your logins in, send an email to and we will send it out to you.

Wednesday 6th January 2021

Hello everyone! Every day you will find your learning tasks on here. We expect you to complete the work and send it back to us. We really look forward to hearing from you and seeing what you get up to. 

Phonics Task

You will have a daily phonics session to complete. Please see the link below for the first one.

English Task

Today we will be looking at verbs. To begin with, watch the video clip and complete the activities on this web page.

Next choose 4 different verbs and put them into a sentence of your own. Remember to use your neatest joined up handwriting.

Maths Task

We have been working on multiplication and today you will be practising your times tables. 

Please could you also log onto Sparx and complete 10 minutes of learning on there too.

Here is the link for hit the button:

Maths 6-1-21

Science Task

We are starting to look at forces which include pushing and pulling. Please watch the video before drawing out and completing the diagram below.

Science 6-1-21

Links to online learning platforms - Bug Club - Lots of books and children's news articles Accelerated Reader