Parkside Primary School

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Welcome to Year 3!


The class teachers are Miss Colby, Miss Oldridge and Miss May.

New Term Knowledge Organiser

What do we investigate in Year 3?

End of year expectations

These statements provide an outline of what is expected of your child at the end of the academic year. Please note that they reflect the higher expectations outlined by the new National Curriculum.


  • Comment on the way characters relate to one another.

  • Know which words are essential in a sentence to retain meaning.

  • Draw inferences such as inferring characters’ feelings, thoughts and motives from their actions.

  • Recognise how commas are used to give more meaning.

  • Recognise inverted commas

  • Recognise:

    pronouns and how used
    collective nouns

  • Explain the difference that the precise choice of adjectives and verbs make.


  • Use conjunctions (when, so, before, after, while, because).

  • Use adverbs (e.g. then, next, soon).

  • Use prepositions (e.g. before, after, during, in, because of).

  • Experiment with adjectives to create impact.

  • Correctly use verbs in 1st, 2nd and 3rd person.

  • Use perfect form of verbs to mark relationships of time and cause.

  • Use inverted commas to punctuate direct speech.

  • Group ideas into basic paragraphs.

  • Write under headings and sub-headings.

  • Write with increasing legibility, consistency and fluency.


  • Compare & order numbers up to 1000.

  • Read & write all numbers to 1000 in digits and words.

  • Find 10 or 100 more/less than a given number.

  • Count from 0 in multiples of 4, 8, 50 and 100.

  • Recall & use multiplication & division facts for 3, 4, 8 tables.

  • Recognise place value of any 3-digit number.

  • Add and subtract

    3-digit nos and ones
    3-digit nos and tens
    3-digit nos and hundreds

  • Add and subtract:

    Numbers with up to 3-digits using written columnar method.
  • Estimate and use inverse to check.

  • Multiply:

    2-digit by 1-digit
  • Count up/down in tenths.

  • Compare and order fractions with same denominator.

  • Add and subtract fractions with same denominator with whole.

  • Tell time using 12 and 24 hour clocks; and using Roman numerals.

  • Tell time to nearest minute.

  • Know number of days in each month and number of seconds in a minute.

What have we been doing?

Please click below to view all of Year 3's tweets.