Hope you are all staying well, here are some working from home ideas and resources. 

Weekly Challenges for Year 3 Beavers and Moles :

  • Read the myth of Theseus and the Minotaur (please find below),
  • Complete the reading comprehension of the myth (also below)
  • Write a diary entry,from the perspective of Theseus, explaining how you defeated the Minotaur. Include; feelings, thoughts and adjectives to describe.
  • Create a Minotaur mask (template below)
  • Create a wanted poster for the Minotaur. Think about - what he has done to be wanted (eating Athenian children ) and why someone wants to catch him. The reward would be Drachmas. (template also below).

Remember to keep using Spelling Shed, TTRockstars, IDL, Bug Club and Maths Frame.

Weekly Challenges for Year 3 Beavers and Moles :

  • Research Greek myths and legend creatures (such as Hydra, Cyclops etc), once you are familiar with a few your task is to create your own creature - draw it and colour it in - think carefully about what your creature can do
  • Create a fact file for your creature using the attached sheet
  • Then create a habitat for your creature (there is also an island map attached)
  • Create your creature in a different format, you could complete some junk modelling, use clay, paint your creature or any other way you can think of!

Sign up to the Silly Squad summer reading challenge - https://summerreadingchallenge.org.uk/competition. You can create your own avatar, play games and read.

We hope that you have lots of fun with your new activities!

Weekly Challenges for Year 3 Beavers and Moles :

Hi all, I hope you are all well and keeping safe. Here are the activities and challenges for this week;

  • https://www.stem.org.uk/home-learning/primary here are some fantastic science resources you could use to support your science learning at home, have fun!

  • Can you create a rap/song for your timetables, we would love to see some of your examples on the school twitter! Don't forget for your maths learning there is always white rose maths. 
  • Writing... You have moved into a new house however, this house is not new at all. In fact it is very very old. Your best friend comes round  to visit you go in to an old, cold and dusty room to find... (What happens next?)
  • Finally create an exciting 10 mins fitness routine. Hopefully when we are back at school we can have a go at this during our daily mile time. 

Weekly Challenges for Year 3 Beavers and Moles :

Hi all, I hope you are all well and keeping safe. Here are the activities and challenges for this week;

  • Complete the sorting activity below, arrange the foods into their groups,
  • Create an information poster about healthy living. Include; how much fiber,  dairy, protein, sugar, fat etc should we have in a day to be healthy? How much exercise should we have daily? Do both these things differ depending on your age?
  • Create a fact file of information that is based on your favourite animal. What do they need to be healthy? What habitat do they need? Are they endangered by anything? What are their animal traits?
  • Create your own animal. Draw it, create an information fact file for it and create a habitat. Could you create your own island for this creature? Let your imagination go wild!


Weekly Challenges for Year 3 Beavers and Moles 

  • Below you will find a talk for writing booklet please try really hard to complete this as it will really help your with your year 3 writing skills. 
  • https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-3/ if you follow the link this has daily maths lessons. These are the lessons we would be doing in class!
  • Design and create a quiz for you and your family to complete this could be on anything you like. It could be on a year 3 topic or on something you really enjoy. 
  • Finally Have a go at the Mayan creation story below. 
  • Stay safe! Hopefully see you soon!

Weekly challenges for Year 3 Moles and Beavers; 

  • Read three times with an adult and record this in your reading record,
  • Create a review of one of the books that you have read - this could be a poster or some writing, be creative. Include; what genre the book is, why you would recommend this book and who the book would be suitable for (for example; a girl/ a boy, their age and their interests),
  • Design and create a game that will help you with times tables (you could base this on a board game, an electronic game or a card game - your choice!),
  • Create a gift for a friend that you are missing, this could be a friend at school or at home, then when you are able to see them you can give it to them and they will know that you've been thinking of them.

Don't forget to keep accessing TTRockstars, Spelling Shed, IDL and Active Learn (Bug Club). 


I have found a nice booklet that is written by Pie Corbett. Have a read with an adult (or by yourself!) and complete the activities. Stay safe. 


Weekly challenges for Year 3 Moles and Beavers; 

  1. Try some of the daily writing prompts. Complete three of them. Can you include lots of year 3 writing skills? See the posters below to help you. 
  2. Don't forget the daily maths lessons on https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-3/  this is what we would be covering in class!
  3. https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zhtyvk7 use this exciting website to help you improve your map reading skills. Can you create a map of the local area? 
  4. To find out about the city states of the Mayans and how society was organised. Complete the worksheet below.  
  5. Create a table for different materials in your house predicting if they will be magnetic or not. If you have a magnet you can always carry out your investigation. 
  6. Lastly don't forget there is spelling shed, ttrockstars and bug club you can be using! Hope everyone is staying safe. 

Weekly challenges for Year 3 - Moles and Beavers;

  1. Keep a diary of your week, including what you are doing with your day. At the end of the week, compare this to a school week by writing the similarities and differences. Which do you prefer and why?
  2. Find out why the Mayans used masks. Write down what you find.
  3. Create your own Mayan mask. What would it be used for? Why  have you designed it that way? Use the template below to help you create your own. There is also some information about masks if you need it.
  4. Lastly, Mayans are known for cacao beans and chocolate. Read about why here; https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zngsqp3.  Your activity is to create a chocolate bar and design the wrapping for it. Could you be the next Willy Wonka?


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Online maths lesson videos and worksheets are available at: White Rose Hub - https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/   Click on home learning then year 3 to continue our work on fractions. 


Maths Passport: using the sheet provide in your pack continue to practice your maths passport targets. Try be creative with this to make it more exciting. 

Reading, Writing and Spelling


A selection of books are available for you to read and respond to on Bug Club - https://www.activelearnprimary.co.uk/login?c=0

 Use this time to enjoy a book you are particularly interested in. Once you have read it, you might want to create a book review or character description. You could also write an alternative ending or continue the story with what could happen next! 


Practice your spellings online using spelling shed - https://www.edshed.com/en-gb new assignments will be regularly set for you. 

 You could practice your spelling and your handwriting by writing out the year 3 common exception words (digital copy above) 


There are lots of ways to practice your writing while at home. You could write stories, newspaper articles or fact files on any subject of your choice. Can you remember to include the year 3 writing features? Prepositions of place, time, adverbs of time, conjunctions and inverted commas.  Try to complete some of the writing tasks in the pack. Don't forget there is always the teaching website twinkl, that can provide you with lots of help with the features - https://www.twinkl.co.uk/ 


Wider Curriculum 

P.E. - Joe Wicks in delivering live P.E. sessions every morning at 9 am on his YouTube channel. Get active and join in! https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLyCLoPd4VxBvQafyve889qVcPxYEjdSTl

History- We are currently learning about the Romans. We are now looking at what the Romans left behind today? Could you maybe create a fact file on this? We was also looking at the Roman way of life. Could you pretend to be a Roman for the day and create a diary. 

Science- We are looking at Forces and Magnets. Can you find any magnets around the house? Could your create your own investigation using forces. What else can you discover on the BBC bitesize website about this?- https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zryycdm

PSHE - Make sure to take some time for yourself, keep busy and positive! Have fun! 

You can find the electronic copies of the history, science and PSHE that are in your home learning packs below.

Stay safe and well. We can't wait to hear about all the amazing learning you have been doing at home :-) 

Miss Brown and Miss Carroll