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Summer 1

Weekly Spellings for this Term

Hello Year 3!

It's been lovely to hear from some of you over the last few weeks. Thank you for the lovely photos that some of you have sent in! 

It's been great to see what you've been up to and well done to all those who have been keeping up with your work. Remember you don't have to complete all the work that is set. 


Above are the weekly spellings for this term. Please learn one set each week! Handwriting and Word search activities for each spelling set will be available each week.

Below are this weeks home learning activities along with extra resources you can access on the KS2 resources for home learning document. 


Stay Safe Everyone!

Jane Thomson

Week 5


This week is all about fractions. Have a look at the BBC Bitesize video to learn how to identify and understand fractions. Have a go at the activities online and the worksheets from white rose.

Fancy ago at breaking a world record?

Times Tables Rockstars have teamed up with GUINESS WORLD RECORDS. 

After some conversations they have created a new title - "the highest score achieved on ‘Times Tables Rock Stars in one minute!"

To make an Official Attempt, players need to record a video of themselves achieving their highest score in the Studio* and send the video to by 23:59 UK time on 4th June 2020.

This is not one of your weekly tasks but if you would like to have ago see the letter attached below!

English - World War 2

This week is about the Battle of Dunkirk. I have included a you tube link to the story 'The Little Ships' The story of a heroic rescue by Louise Borden. Listen to the story (sorry it's not the best story telling!) and have a go at the postcard activity.

Alternatively there is non-fiction reading comprehension ( please choose your level - 1 star is the easiest) on the Battle of Dunkirk and a map activity for you to have ago at. Tip - use the maps from last weeks task to help you!


This week is all about the function of the skeleton. Have a look at the power point and see if you can learn about three main functions of the skeleton! Have a go the activities attached. 


If you would like access to please follow the instructions below

1.Go to or to and type in your 6-letter section code: ZYPWXW

2. Select your name

3. Select your secret picture (this is the same)


If you have finished Course C the the link below will take you to some fun coding activities you can complete.

Fantastic Fact File! Well done Jenson.

Week 4


This week the math topic is multiplication and division. The link for the white rose daily lesson and BBC Bitesize activities are below. The worksheets are available to download below. 

English- World War 2

This week we will have a look at how World War 2 began and put the events leading up to the war in chronological order. Have a look at the power point and listen to chamberlain's speech.

Can you use the power point and information to fill in the gaps on the Newspaper report with sentences about what happened next?

Can you use the map of Europe to colour in the maps on the timeline as Hitler took over each country? 


This weeks spellings are all about word families. The wordsearch, handwriting and booklet activities are available below.


This week is all about naming the bones of the human skeleton. Look at the power point and see if you can label the skeletons using their common names and/or their scientific names.  

Week 3


This week is all about money.

Can you convert pounds and pence? Can you add and subtract money? Can you multiply and divide money? Follow the links below to the White Rose daily maths lesson and some online activities with BBC Bitesize. I have uploaded the worksheets from white rose below.

English - World War 2

Take a look at the 'Celebrate VE day' resources below. Read each chapter and complete the reading and writing activities. Chapter 1 & 2 are already available. Chapter 3 will be released on Monday 4th May. Enjoy!


This weeks spelling rule is Words with a short /u/ sound spelt with ‘ou’.

Celebrate VE Day...

The RAF Museum's Children's Author in Residence, Tom Palmer, has written a time-travelling short story commemorating the 80th anniversary of that significant point in British history - the Battle of Britain.

Join Yusra, Lily and Danny on their amazing adventures which will be revealed - one chapter at a time - between 29 April and 7 May 2020.

As our topic is World War 2 I thought this book would appeal to some of you.

The first chapter with reading and writing activities are available today by clicking on the link below. Chapter 2 will be released on Friday 1st May.


Paper Plane Investigation... 

Below are some instructions on how to make different paper aeroplanes. Can you and your family have some fun? Make a different paper aeroplane each and see which one is the best. Which plane flies the furthest? Which plane flies the straightest?


This week i'd like you to learn about different types of skeletons.

Can you sort the animals according to their skeleton type?

Can you label a human skeleton?

Please feel free to record these activities in your own way. It is not necessary to print out the worksheets but you can use them as a guide. The sorting skeletons activity has 3 levels (1 star being the easiest) Please choose the level you would like to complete. 


Absolutely love this Newspaper Report Arin. Well done!

Week 2


This week is about adding and subtracting fractions. Please click on the Link below to access the daily maths lessons from white rose.

Please keep up your times tables practise on Times Tables Rockstars and Mathletics.

English - World War 2

Look at the video below, about the effects of rationing during World War 2. 

Can you compare what life was like for a child during World War Two and your life as a child now during the Covid-19 Pandemic? 

What is similar? What is different? Use the chart below to take notes while you watch the video. 

After watching the video can you write a short paragraph about each category? (food, shopping, school and family). Remember to include a title for your work. 

Don't forget Lexia and Read Theory!



This week is about the right amount of nutrients animals and humans need in their diet. Look at the slideshow and complete the charts. Again feel free to record this in your own way if you do not have access to a printer. The 'nutrient needs' activity has 3 levels (1 star being the easiest) please choose which one you would like to complete.


Put your drawing skills to the test! Watch this tutorial by Nick Sharratt and see if you can draw an evacuee from the story 'Wave me Goodbye' by Jacqueline Wilson. 

Fancy a bit of World War 2 Reading? I've added an extract from the book below!

Week 1


This week's maths topic is equivalent fractions. Follow the link below for a daily lesson from white rose. 

You can also log onto mathletics and complete the fraction activities.

Don't forget to keep up with your times tables on times tables rockstars.

Children should be secure with multiplication and division facts for the 2x, 3x, 4x, 5x, 6x, 8x, 10x tables by the end of year 3.


Choose an eBook to read and complete the related activities. If you do not have access to a printer please feel free to record the activities in your own way. Don't forget to keep up with Lexia and Read Theory.


This term's science topic is Animals including Humans. This unit teaches the importance of the right type and amount of nutrition as well as the functions of skeletons and muscles. This week is all about different types of nutrition. If you are unable to print then please feel free to draw, label and record the activities in your own way using the activity sheets as a guide.