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St William of York Catholic Primary School

Year 3

Welcome to year 3!

Class Teacher – Miss Fearon

Teaching Assistant – Miss Parkinson

Welcome back! We hope you had a lovely Summer.


Homework will be given out every Friday and will be due in the following Thursday. Reading books can be changed every Tuesday and Friday.


PE will take place every Wednesday afternoon- full kit required.

Topics for Autumn Term 2019

Religious Education

Domestic Church- Family – Homes.

Baptism and Confirmation – Belonging – Reconciliation.

Advent/Christmas- Loving – Visitors.


Class novel – Fantastic Mr Fox by Roald Dahl.

Narrative Adventure (Stone Age Boy).

Shape poems – Fire.

Non Chronological Report – The Stone Age.

Historical narrative unit- Escape from Pompeii.

Non Chronological Report – Volcanoes.


Number- Place value

  • Identify, represent and estimate numbers using different representations.
  • Find 10 or 100 more or less than a given number.
  • Recognise the place value of each digit in a three-digit number (hundreds, tens, ones).
  • Compare and order numbers up to 1000.
  • Read and write numbers up to 1000 in numerals and in words.
  • Solve number problems and practical problems involving these ideas.
  • Count from 0 in multiples of 4, 8, 50 and 100.


Number- Addition and Subtraction

  • Add and subtract numbers mentally, including: a three- digit number and ones; a three-digit number and tens; a three digit- number and hundreds.
  • Add and subtract numbers with up to three digits, using formal written methods of columnar addition and subtraction.
  • Estimate the answer to a calculation and use inverse operations to check answers.
  • Solve problems, including missing number facts, place value, and more complex addition and subtraction.

Number- Multiplication and Division

  • Count in 0 from multiples of 4, 8, 50 and 100.
  • Recall and use multiplication and division facts for the 3, 4 and 8 multiplication tables.
  • Write and calculate mathematical statements for multiplication and division using the multiplication tables that they know , including for two- digit numbers times one digit numbers, using mental and progressing to formal written methods.
  • Solve problems, including missing number problems, involving multiplication and division, including positive integer scaling problems and correspondence problems in which n objects are connected to m objectives.  


Rocks, Plants.



Planet Earth.

Distribution of natural resources and industry.


When do you think it was better to live- Stone Age, Bronze Age or Iron Age?


Get blogging- learn how the internet is used for communication.

We are publishers- create an eBook retelling a story.

Art and Design

3D sculpture.



Cooking and Nutrition – rock cakes (linked to Stone Age).

Mechanical systems: CAMS- moving toy.  


Self, family and friends.




Gymnastics and Cricket.


Keeping/staying safe .

Keeping/staying healthy.


  • Our Mission Statement
  • Together Everyone Achieves More.
  • To go forward in Christ, to respect our neighbour and to always give our best.