Southmead Primary School

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Headteacher: Mr Nicholas Plumb

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Year 3 Curlews and Puffins

Year 3's homework is now available on Google Classroom

every Friday


  • Please see our Year 3 letter which tells you how to access it here.
  • Watch this video here to learn what your login & password is, how to login and the basics of how it works.
  • If you have issues with logging in, please see our HELP page here. If this doesn't help to solve, please email our class emails.


Celebrating our work

Check out our ever-growing collection of Year 3 animal tales! Click on the picture below to see and read them!

Extra activities for home:

Please use these activities in the first instance if isolating at home, additional work in line with classwork will then be emailed or made available on Google Classroom, once we are aware, at least 24 hour after class learning. 


This section contains videos and resources we have already covered in year 3 (& year 2) which are optional and can be completed in any order, at any time. It does not need to be printed, as all can be viewed online.

Please remember children have TIMETABLE ROCKSTARS, NUMBOTS and MyMATHS access at all times. Logins are on their reading records. Please email the class email if you need these.


Handwriting help

Top tip 1: Sizing your letters. Watch a video to help here

Top tip 2: How to hold your pen correctly. Watch a video to help you here

Top tip 3: Ascenders and descenders. Watch a video to help you here

Top tip 4: Letter formation and tips. Watch a video to help you here 


Beginner handwriting pack      Developing handwriting pack      Confident handwriting pack


Joined formation help:  Long letters   Long letters 2    Zigzag letters    Curly letters   Joining letters together     

Three Times Table Song (Cover of Uptown Funk by Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars)

Mr. DeMaio and friends cover Uptown Funk by Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars in this fun multiplication video that can be used to help you memorize your three time...

How to do column addition

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How to do written subtraction

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Spelling practise at home can often be challenging. Why not try using a multi-sensory approach! Try making the spellings using play dough, using coloured pens, using toys to make the shape of the letters or even during baking with flour! Rap, sing or link spellings to stories and shapes.




To get more multi-sensory ideas click here.

Year 3 Spelling Patterns: What are prefixes and suffixes?


Our whole school expectation is that children read at home at least 3 times per week, this can be to an adult or independently.


If you do not have access to books at home, please go to and sign up for free access to ebooks


Below are some ideas to help support you at home with reading and questioning your child.

We love the question cards (first pdf below).


Who are the Year 3 teachers?

To find out more about your teachers, please check out our profiles here!

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