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Subtracting mentally in Year 3

Subtracting mentally in Year 3 Mental arithmetic should still be a vital part of lessons for children in Year 3  and we have just published three new sets of worksheets on specific skills of subtraction. The first set takes a look at subtracting 9 from 3-digit numbers. Children should already be familiar with the idea […]

Reasoning in Year 3: Money Problems

Reasoning in Year 3: Money Problems Our latest sets of worksheets for Year 3 on money problem solving are now available. The pages are really bright and colourful but the maths is tricky. For most of the questions two separate calculations need to be carried out to reach the answer. The questions are pictorial, with […]

Year 3 learning times table resources

Year 3 learning times table resources Learning times tables can be a struggle for many children but others get to grips with them really quickly.  We can help with both those who find learning tables tricky and those who master them quickly by providing lots of fun materials and we have just added even more […]

Reasoning about place value in Year 3

Reasoning about place value in Year 3 Place value is one of the fundamental concepts of the primary maths curriculum. Place value is all about the value of a number, depending on the position or place it is in. For example the value of 3 in 234 is different from the value of the 3 […]

Year 3 money

Year 3 money Learning to calculate with money really takes off in Year 3 and there are many activities which will help with this, both practical using coins and on paper with worksheets, including: Exchanging pence for £1,10p and 1p coins. For example: give 456 pence in £1, 10p and 1p coins (four £1 coins, […]

year 3 free assessment paper

Check your child’s progress with our year 3 free assessment paper Would you like to know exactly how well your child is doing in maths? End of term reports can be helpful but they tend not to give a detailed picture of a child’s progress. In maths many children find some aspects hard and others […]

Year 3: understanding 3-digit numbers

Year 3: understanding 3-digit numbers Using number cards is a great way to help children understand place value and we have just published a set of worksheets for Year 3 which require children to write down all the possible 3-digit numbers that can be made using three different number cards. For example: what 3-digit numbers […]

Year 3 learning to tell the time

Year 3 learning to tell the time Learning to tell the time forms a major part of the Year 3 Programme of Study. By the end of the year children should have been taught to tell and read the time from an analogue clock, including using Roman numerals. They should know the number of seconds […]

Learning to tell the time

Learning to tell the time One of the most important things children learn is to tell the time. The new programme of study expects more of children at a younger age than before and it is worth taking a peep at what children are expected to do in each year up to Year 4. In […]

Year 3 money worksheets

Year 3 money worksheets Our year 3 money category is very comprehensive, but we have just added a further two sets of worksheets to stretch the more able. The first set looks at adding a number of coins to make a total above £1. Coins provide the ideal opportunity to count on in twos, fives, […]