Class 3

Class 3 is a mixed Year 3 and Year 4 group with 35 children. The class is taught by Sam Watts and teaching assistants Jo Walker and Jo Cocking.

A message from Class 3 to Class 3:

Thank you for all your messages in, it is great to see so many happy faces!

If there are any questions concerning the learning material below, please do not hesitate to contact me at

Each day, your child is expected to complete:

  • 1 English lesson
  • 1 Maths lessons
  • Reading
  • 1 additional subject (chosen by the class teacher for the week)

The following is recommended for the Week Commencing 6th July 2020:

It is expected that your child is to read for at least 45minutes to 1 hour per day. Accelerated reader quizzes can now be accessed at home. Please click on the link below and then enter in your user name and password.

If you are getting to the stage where your child has run out of books. There are nearly 500 articles under the ‘Accelerated Reader Articles’ button that your child could choose to read and then take a quiz on.

Note: Once on the Accelerated Reader Articles section, ATOS BL stands for the child’s accelerated reader book level. Please try to ensure that children read articles that are within their school reading levels.

Accelerated Reader have now started to give free access to some of their books online. All of these books should be on the Accelerated Reader system so you are able to quiz yourselves on them!


You can also access free e-books from the Oxford and Collins websites.  The links are below:

If you are downloading books and want to know if they are on Accelerated Reader, you can search for them using this link:


Key parent/carer notes for maths:

  • Your child should record all answers in their home learning book
  • Please date each maths lesson.

This weeks Maths may look like this:

Monday – White Rose online lesson

Tuesday – White Rose online lesson

Wednesday – White Rose online lesson (optional extra Nrich Activities)

Thursday –  White Rose online lesson (optional extra Nrich Activities)

Friday – Times Table Practice

If you click on the link below it will take you to White Rose Maths where you will find each lesson’s content. In this week, can you please complete Summer Term – Week 11, Lessons 1,2,3 and 4.

Year 3 – The videos for this week are found at:

Lesson 1,  Measure Mass –  Worksheet   Answers

Lesson 2, Compare Mass –    Worksheet    Answers

Lesson 3, Add and Subtract Mass –  Worksheet    Answers

Lesson 4, Measure Capacity  –     Worksheet     Answers

Year 4 – The videos for this week are found at:

Lesson 1, Identify Angles  –  Worksheet   Answers

Lesson 2, Compare and order angles – Worksheet   Answers

Lesson 3, Triangles – Worksheet  Answers

Lesson 4,  Quadrilaterals –  Worksheet  Answers

In addition to White Rose Maths, Nrich offers lots of investigative styled activities and games which are really suited to pushing your child even further. Please follow the links below to access a specific activities that could help deepen your child’s understanding.

Y3 –

Order, Order! –

Watermelons –


Y4 –

Estimating Angles –

Transformations on a peg board –

Finally, can your child also spend at least 30 minutes a week practising their times tables. They can do that through Times Table Rockstar or other, written methods like our usual, in-class Times tables grid.

Parent/carer notes for English:

  • Your child should record all answers in their home learning book
  • Date each English lesson.

Please find below the link to daily English lessons. Please choose at least one of the activities to complete using the rest of the instructions on the webpage to help you.

Year 3 –

Year 4 –

You may choose to do your week like this:

Monday – ‘6th July: English’

Tuesday – ‘7th July: English’

Wednesday – ‘8th July: English’

Thursday – ‘9th July: English’

Friday – ’10th July: English’

Alternatively if you have a bit more spare time and are looking for more of a challenge please follow the link below to get to the National Oak Academy website:

Year 3 –

If you are a Year 3, could you please follow the ‘Letter’ module of work.

Year 4 –

If you are a Year 4, could you please feel free to complete any module that you have not yet done.

This week’s topic for your afternoon activities is computing, online safety and PE.

Here’s the link for your activities:6th July 2020 KS2 ICT PHSE PE Topic work

Thankyou for all the pictures and videos you’ve sent in of your work. It’s been brilliant to see.

Matilda made these delicious pasties.






Matilda found out and wrote up information about the pasty, one of our favourite subjects!








Matilda’s pressed flowers, drawn with lovely detail.


Alannah produced these wonderful dress and outfit designs using her pressed flowers last week (copyright owned by A. Barnett). Next stop, the Paris catwalk, social distancing allowing.

This beautiful wedding dress design is Alannah’s favourite of the 12.







If you wish to do more with your children these educational websites are very useful:

Oliver Jeffers Story time each day

Hamilton Trust



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