Year 3 Homework

28 April 2011

Posted on Thursday 28 April 2011 by Mr Wilks

The homework this week is a talk time homework and is due in on Wednesday 4 May.

If you had just married a prince or princess what would you do with your time?

Would you:

  • Get a new job
  • Keep your old job
  • Do something useful
  • Do nothing at all!

I’ll look forward to hearing about your views on Wednesday.

21 April 2011

Posted on Thursday 21 April 2011 by Mr Wilks

The homework this week is practice makes perfect and is due in on Wednesday 27 March.

I can find examples of solids and liquids at home.

Try to find about five different solids and liquids. You can record the information however you like. You could use a table, draw or take pictures and annotate (label) them.

Also, consider the different properties of the different liquids and solids. Do all the solids have the same properties? Do all the liquids have the same properties?

I will look forward to discussing your findings with you on Wednesday.





It’s the Easter holidays…

Posted on Friday 01 April 2011 by Mr Roundtree

…so there is no homework, in line with our Homework Policy.

Don’t forget about all the learning your child can do at home:

  • Easter-themed Maths with mini-eggs (think about estimating, counting, sorting, adding, subtracting, sharing…)
  • nature walks – look out for lambs and other signs of Spring
  • swimming practice – the holidays are a perfect time to spend an afternoon at the local swimming baths!
  • reading – take your child and a friend to the library or to a charity shop to find a gripping read
  • lots of Talk Time discussions – by now, you’ll be familiar with Talk Time homework, so why not make up a few topics of your own?
  • don’t forget to practise times tables, number bonds and handwriting

We’ve got information and top tips to help you support your child in our Learn More section.

25 March 2011

Posted on Thursday 24 March 2011 by Mr Wilks

The homework this week is practice makes perfect and is due in on Wednesday 30 March.

I can write a report about someone or something.

We’ve been reading and writing reports in our literacy unit. This homework is an opportunity to show off your report writing skills!

You could write a report about:

  • A famous person. This could be a sportsman or woman, a favourite musician, or role model.
  • An inspiring person who you know.
  • A place you have been, for example, a museum, theme park or our school.
  • It could be about your favourite sports team.
  • It could be about an animal.
  • Or, you could completely make up a new animal, person, place, vehicle!

Remember to use full-stops and capital letters. Use lots of good adjectives and adverbs.  You could also include facts, a quote from an expert, a simile and a rhetorical question.

I’ll look forward to reading your reports next Wednesday.


18 March 2011

Posted on Friday 18 March 2011 by Mr Wilks

The homework this week is creative and is due in on Wednesday 23 March.

I can subtract.

I would like you to show me what you have learnt about subtraction. Be as creative as you like, but ensure that you show off your subtraction skills.

We thought of a few ideas as a class:

  • Design a subtraction board game.
  • Make a poster explaining how to solve subtraction problems.
  • Show off your skills by solving some challenging subtraction problems.
  • Make a video explaining how to do a subtraction calculation using a strategy.

Have fun. I will look forward to a subtraction bonanza on Wednesday!

11 March 2011

Posted on Saturday 12 March 2011 by Mr Wilks

The homework this week is practice makes perfect and is due in on Wednesday 16 March.

I can read a scale.

Children have a worksheet in their homework books to complete.

04 March 2011

Posted on Friday 04 March 2011 by Mr Wilks

The homework this week is a talk time homework and is due in on Wednesday 9 March.

I think spending billions of pounds on space exploration is a waste of money. Do you agree?

Children can choose to agree or disagree with the statement – as long as they have reasons to back up their opinion.

Try to encourage the children to use words like:

  • However…
  • Although…
  • On the other hand…
  • I understand your point, but I think that…
  • Conversely…
  • Another reason is…

I’ll look forward to hearing your views on this next week!

It’s half term…

Posted on Thursday 17 February 2011 by Mr Roundtree

It’s half-term holidays next week, so there are no homework tasks or spellings next week.

Of course, regular practice and learning can still happen: reading each day, swimming, tables practice, trips to the library, walks around Roundhay Park… All will help your child have a happy and healthy holiday!

Friday 11 February

Posted on Thursday 10 February 2011 by Mr Wilks

The homework this week is practice makes perfect and is due in on Wednesday 16 February.

I can find fractions.

Each child will be given a worksheet that they must complete. The problems on the worksheet will be similar to ones that we have done in class. Children must read the questions carefully so that they know what to do.

Good luck!




Friday 03 February

Posted on Sunday 06 February 2011 by Mr Wilks

This week’s homework is creative and is due in on Wednesday 09 February.

I can show what I know about one of the planets in our solar system.

Get those creative juices flowing! I will look forward to seeing what you have come up with on Wednesday. Have fun.