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Year 3 Home Learning

Herne Junior School has allocated two teachers to help support all the children who are having to learn at home.

Mrs Lee ( and Mrs Marlow ( are both available to help and support all the families and pupils who need them through this difficult time. They are available to discuss any aspects of work that the children may be struggling with , listen to children read, deliver CGP workbooks (if digital devices are not accessible) and help motivate our young home-learners.

Below are a list of recommended resources we suggest parents use to support their children at home. 


Oak Academy Daily Lessons 

Everyday 'Oak Academy' releases daily Year 3 lessons, including quizzes, videos and worksheets. These are perfect for Home-Learning. 

Click the link HERE to see what lessons are scheduled today. All the lessons will be similar to the pitch and themes to the lessons we are teaching at Herne. They include all subjects of the Year 3 curriculum. 


Lessons from the BBC

The BBC has a vast range of excellent lessons suitable for Year 3. The maths is inline with 'White Rose' the same maths scheme that we base our teaching on at Herne. 

Click HERE to discover more. They include all subjects of the Year 3 curriculum. 


MathsCommon core math GIF - Find on GIFER

Number and Place Value (current Year 3 unit September 2020) - the BBC have some good resources for this unit that we are currently covering in class. 

Maths Mastery printable workbooks (4 weeks worth 21st Sept - 16th Oct ) - Parent Guide        Learner Booklet


LiteracySee the source image

Year 3 English Lessons - the BBC have some fantastic lessons suitable for Year 3 English.

Liteacy Mastery printable workbooks (4 weeks worth 21st Sept - 16th Oct) -      Workbook

Recommended Writing Units - created by Hampshire English TeamSee the source image

Years 3 : The Alchemist / George's Marvellous Medicine (CLICK HERE)

  • Each writing unit contains a sequence of 5 lessons to be completed in order
  • Each session should take no more than 30 mins to complete
  • Tasks are written with easy to follow instructions for parents / child 
  • Each lesson has a simple explanation and examples to get started
  • All units are based on texts that can be found online, or extracts shared within the unit

Parents, carers and siblings can help by reading the extracts/text aloud to the child; collecting interesting words and phrases on paper / post-its as they read; talking to the child about their ideas before they write.  All these instructions are within the unit aimed at parents. (HIAS English Team).

Recommended Reading Unit - created by Hampshire English TeamReading GIFs | Tenor

Years 3: The Street Beneath my Feet (CLICK HERE)

How much and how often children read really matters. During a time of school closure, ‘just reading’ is one of the best ways to keep children learning and growing. 

Once children have mastered decoding through their phonics work, reading as much and as widely as possible will ensure that they continue to develop, not just academically, but emotionally too. And the best way to improve reading is the most enjoyable – reading! As the reading scientist Mark Seidenberg puts it, “The serious way to improve reading – how well we comprehend a text and, yes, speed and efficiency – is this: Read. As much as possible. Mostly new stuff.”

Encourage children to read stories, non-fiction and poetry .  Encourage parents to listen to their child reading aloud, even if they are in Key Stage 2. Enjoy talking about the books they read and discuss unfamiliar words. Reading aloud will help children to build their fluency, so that when they read silently the ‘voice in their head’ is fluent too.  A guide for parents to support reading fluency is given below. (HIAS English Team)




Other Subjects




Optional Summer Activities

Bragging camp GIFs - Get the best gif on GIFER

It's the summer holidays, a time for fun adventures and relaxing in the sun! (Don't forget your sun hats!)

But I know it can also feel like a long time off, especially as many of you have been home for a very long time already.

So we thought in order to help you get through the holidays we would provide a selection of activity booklets and ideas to keep you busy and keep that mind sharp, ready for September.

These are completely optional :)

Screen Free Activities

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Make something out of lego

Build Lego GIF - Build Lego - Discover & Share GIFs

Build a bug house

How to build your own outdoor Bug Hotel | Stella McCartney

Home Economics! What do the adults

need help with round the house?

Cleaning GIFs | Tenor

Cook or Bake

Christmas is Coming!

Rainy Day Baking

Read a Book!

Read Book GIF - Read Book - Discover & Share GIFs

Go for a bike ride

Steph is moving! by Francesco Lucchiari on Dribbble

Play outside

Playing Outdoor GIFs - Get the best GIF on GIPHY

Maths Activities & Booklets

Summer Booklet 

Summer Booklet  Answers

Calculate Episode 18 GIF by The Simpsons - Find & Share on GIPHY

The mystery of the pirate captain Booklet

The mystery of the pirate captain Answers


Maths Mastery 1

Maths Mastery 2

English  Activities & Booklets

Summer Booklet

Summer Booklet Answers

Writing Back To School GIF - Writing BackToSchool Busy - Discover ...

The Mystery of the Egg and Spoon

Swindler Booklet

The Mystery of the Egg and Spoon

Swindler Answers


English Mastery 1

English Mastery 2

Topic Ideas

Our Oceans


Summer Word Search


Art Artist Sticker by smelleigh for iOS & Android | GIPHY

 Websites Activities!

Doodle Maths

Education City

 TT Rockstars

Hit the Button

Responsive Website GIFs - Get the best GIF on GIPHY

Historic links and resources to support your children with their home learning 

Previous tasks

Click on the week to view the tasks

Week 1  - commencing 16th March

Week 2 - commencing 23rd March

Week 3 - commencing 30th March 

Week 4 - commencing 20th April

Week 5 - commencing 27th April

Week 6 - commencing 4th May

Week 7 - commencing 11th May

Week 8 - commencing 18th May

Week 9 - commencing 1st June

Week 10 - commencing 8th June

Week 11 - commencing 15th June

Week 12 - commencing 22nd June

Week 13 - commencing 29th June

Week 14 - commencing 6th July

Week 15 - commencing 13th July


Take the opportunity sign-up and use these amazing reading library resources (a number of free audio and e-books available). 


ePlatform by Wheelers (connecting to our school library service) Children can sign in using the same log-in as Education City 


David Walliams - free activities and audio book readings

Oxford Owl - free e-book library with links to book band level books.


Visit The Body Coach YouTube page for daily live workouts at 9am to keep your children fit and healthy. 

Follow the Hampshire School Games Organisers who has set up daily challenges for the children to participate in.

Twitter: @HampshireSGO

Facebook: @HampshireSGO or search Hampshire SGO's

Other useful websites:               



Education City

TT Rockstars

Maths 4 Kids - great videos to show methods and strategies 

The Maths Factor - useful videos by Carol Vorderman

  White Rose Maths Fractions (teaching videos, activities and answers for each day) 4 weeks available

Useful links

Maths on Target booklet

Maths on Target booklet 2

Afternoon Work Spelling booklet

(VARIETY OF SUBJECTS - Printing recommended) Home-Linking Booklet.

Booklet                                            Answers (for parents)


Virtual Museum tours

History with Dan Snow - free for 30 days

Boredom Busters

Easy Origami for kids

Science - Cosmic Shambles

Cook with Theo- cooking for kids                                       

Cook with Jamie Oliver

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Geography with Steve Backshall

Easter Activities




Whilst we further investigate platforms for sharing pupils' work, we'd like to open up out teacher emails.  This is an optional way that parents can send over examples of the work that their child has completed over the week.  Please use the emails no more than once a week, but we would love to see what our classes have been working on and we hope this will motivate learners also.  The children are welcome to put in their own message, however we ask that the email comes from the parent for safeguarding reasons.  Any shared work may be added to our Home Learning Gallery (click here for examples that have been uploaded already)

Teachers in Year 3 who are already using Class Dojo are happy for you to continue using this as a form of communication. Please remember teacher's do not have to use Dojo, so if your class does not use it already, please do not ask for it to be set up. Thank you.




Please note the change of email address for Oak class. All communication should now be address to Miss Stanley via email, not Class Dojo. Thank you.