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Curriculum Overview 2023-2024

Year 3 Maths non-negotiables

Number and Place Value

Place value:
100s tens , ones up to 1000


Addition and Subtraction

Use column addition and subtraction hundreds, tens and ones

Multiplication and Division

Instant recall of 3, 4, 8 times tables
Introduce 6 times tables
Use column method of multiplication tens and ones
Short division using known tables 2 digit by 1 digit



Recognise, find and write unit and non-unit fractions of a set of objects up to 20. E.g. 1/7, 1/10, 2/7, 4/10
Recognise equivalent fractions (denominators to 20)
Add and subtract fractions with the same denominator
within a whole.
Know the equivalent tenths fractions (3/10) to decimals (0.3)



Km – m – cm – mm
Kg – g
L – ml
Hour – minute – seconds
Year – month – weeks – days
(including how many days in each month and leap years)
Read an analogue clock



Identify right angles
Know parallel and perpendicular lines



Read bar charts (different scales e.g. 2, 5, 10 ) and tables.


Year 3 Writing non-negotiables





· Use capital letters, full stops, question marks and exclamation marks correctly.

· Use commas in a list correctly

· Use apostrophes for omission and singular possession mostly correctly.

· Begin to use inverted commas correctly to demarcate speech.

Use a range of subordinating and coordinating conjunctions, prepositions and adverbs correctly in sentences.

Can spell 80% Year 3 word list correctly.

Handwriting is joined consistently.

Year 3 Reading non-negotiables

- Discuss words and phrases that capture the reader's interest and imagination

- Draw inferences such as inferring characters' feelings, thoughts and motives from their actions, and justify inferences with evidence

- Make predictions from the texts they are reading and summarise the main points in a paragraph

- Retrieve and record information from fiction and non-fiction