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Expectations for Year 3

Homework is set to reinforce and practise the learning in school. 

ReadingReading is the most important skill to support your child with. Even the most able readers need to rehearse their reading aloud skills in order to demonstrate good levels of fluency, accuracy and comprehension.

Please listen to them read aloud at least twice weekly and date and sign their reading record book.

Please add any comments which you think might be helpful.

Books will be checked each Friday.



Maths homework may be online or written.  Please let us know about any difficulties you may have with accessing these.  


Children also need to be regularly practising their times tables.



Times Tables Rock Stars is part of their weekly maths homework, as it encourages children to practise in a fun way whilst increasing their mental speed.

Friday to Friday



Times tables tested at least x2 weekly in school.


Weekly online battles



Children will be given a list of supplementary spellings to try and learn each half term. 

Half termly
In addition, a half termly homework sheet will be distributed at the beginning of each half term. Children will be set a 'must do' task and are expected to complete at least one other. a date will be given for this homework to be brought into school for a homework sharing session.