Bournehall Primary School

Inspiring a Love of Learning


Bournehall Avenue, Bushey, Hertfordshire WD23 3AX

020 8950 4438


 Year 3 

Class Teacher:  Ms Grover

Teaching Assistant Mrs Dickson


 Our PE days are Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Homework will be posted on Google Classroom on Thursdays. 

Please don't hesitate to contact me at 


When you read at home, log your reading on Boom Reader. You can log books from home as well as books from school.


Reading VIPERS gives lots of examples of questions to discuss while reading. These will help children develop the comprehension skills of Vocabulary, Inference, Prediction, Explanation, Retrieval and Summary.

Oxford Owl has a huge ebook library among other resources. You just need to create a free account.

Reading Eggspress also has a library as well as our homework activities.

Are you looking for a new book to read?

Have a look at this list of recommended reads from

Click here to view the book list.

Recommended Resources:


Our maths homework is generally set on Mathletics.

Please use Times Tables Rock Stars to practise your multiplication facts. You can also play this game on Maths Frame.

Top Marks have lots of educational maths games. 

Risky is a card game you can play together, which helps children to practise mental addition strategies. You will need a pack of playing cards.

To consolidate your knowledge of Place Value, you could play Crooked Rules. You will need a ten-sided dice (or an online number generator), pencil and paper to play.

Here is some useful vocabulary for mental maths methods. 



Spelling Frame has brilliant games to reinforce the learning of spelling patterns and High Frequency/ Common Exception Words.

Here are some useful word lists:

High Frequency Words:

Year 1/2 Common Exception Words

Year 3/4 Common Exception Words

Fun Spelling Practice Ideas

History - The Roman Empire and its Impact on Britain

Here is an overview of the topic and some useful vocabulary.

Science - Animals Including Humans

Here is an overview of the topic and some useful vocabulary.

Class Novel:

Some photos from our Christmas performance...

Finding Genie (in Hawaii)

Our autumn art work:


We are working on multiplication and division. We will soon be working on column multiplication to multiply by 2-digit numbers.

Here are some resources to help consolidate mental maths methods and formal written methods for addition and subtraction.



Summer  Term Curriculum Overview:



  • narrative: The Great Kapok Tree, The Roman Empire
  • non-fiction: non-chronological report
  • poetry: If I Were In Charge



  • multiplication and division
  • fractions and decimals
  • shape and measures



  • animals including humans
  • magnets


computing: programming


PE: dance, athletics, rounders


history:  The Roman Empire and Its Impact on Britain


geography: locations of historical significance - St Albans, Rome, volcanos


RE: Symbols, Actions and Artefacts (Sikhism and Christianity)



Craft and Design: The Fabric of Nature


D and T: 

Cooking and Nutrition: Eating Seasonally


music: composition - volcanoes, Mayans 


personal development: 

Being My Best; Growing and Changing


French:  Les Animaux (The Animals), Petit Chaperon Rouge (Little Red Riding Hood)