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Gorseybrigg Primary School and Nursery

Home Learning- week beginning 20.9.2021

If you are learning at home this week, please refer to the home learning overview  and the documents attached below. 

Home Learning Overview

Geography-blank map of Italy regions

Geography-Italy regions map

Monday Maths Sheet

Tuesday Maths Sheet

Wednesday Maths Sheet

Thursday Maths Sheet

Spellings suffix er

Spelling Game

Autumn Term 

We will start the year asking the question 'How do natural disasters affect people?'. Year three will learning about natural disasters which occur around the world, starting with volcanoes
The children will investigate why natural disasters occur and  the impact of these disasters on people and the environment. 
During this topic, we will focus on the country Italy. The children will be learning about the human and physical geography of the country  and the impact of volcanic eruptions, recent and historical. 


The children will be designing our own exploding volcano, making pizzas, writing information, creating survival kits, researching famous volcanic eruptions and as well as many other related activities.  
In class, we will be reading a range of text and exploring the concept of resilience. Using these texts to inspire, the children will be writing descriptions and stories. These are some examples of the books. 
In maths, this term we will initially focus on number and then learn about addition and subtraction. 
  • Place value to 1000
  • Comparing and ordering numbers to 1000
  • Find 1, 10, 100 more or less than a number to 1000
  • Multiples of 50 and 100
  • Add and subtract multiples of 100
  • Adding and subtracting  a 1-digit number from a 3-digit number
  • Adding and subtracting multiples of 10 from a 3-digit number
  • Adding and subtracting 2-digit and 3-digit numbers from a 3-digit number
  • 3, 4 and 8 times tables

Spring Term 

This term the children will be learning about ancient Egypt and asking the question 'What makes a  society?

During the term, the children will be exploring the ancient Egyptian civilisation and the Stone Age  using books, the internet, pictures, videos and artefacts. From mummification to the Neolithic homes, the children will find out about life in ancient Egypt and the Stone Age using evidence from the past. The children will have the opportunity to bake Egyptian flat bread, create Stone Age homes, write diaries, tell stories and many other exciting activities. 




In maths this term, the children will continue to learn about multiplication.

  • Arrays 
  • Multiplying and dividing by 3
  • Multiplying and dividing by 4
  • Multiplying and dividing by 8
  • Multiplying a 2-digit number by 1-digit
  • Dividing a 2-digit number by 1-digit

Times Tables

If you would like to practise your times tables you can use this website or you can print off some of the games below.

Multiplication Games to play at home

2 x multiplication-and-division-board-game

3 x Multiplication-and-division-board-game

3 x Fortune-Teller

4 x-multiplication-and-division-board-game

4 x Fortune-Teller

5 x multiplication-and-division-board-game

8 x Multiplication-And-Division-Board-Game

8 x Fortune-Teller

2- 12 x Multiplication-and-Division-Board-Game

Summer Term 


This term the children in year 3 will be learning about art in nature and asking the question ' Are all environments beautiful?'

During the term, the children will be exploring the work of famous artists such as, Georgia O'Keefe, Henri Rousseau and . Using the some of the techniques, skills and influences used by these artists the children will develop their own drawings, paintings, sculptures  and prints. We will be looking at different environments and discussing the impact of humans. 

In music, we will be learning about famous composers from around the world including Rimsky Korsakov who wrote the Flight of the Bumble Bee, Benjamin Britten, Grace Williams, Louis Armstrong and Ella Fitzgerald. The children will be learning to identify some of the musical instruments playing and how composers create mood and effect. 

The children will be reading a range of stories and our main focus this term will be story writing. These are some of the stories we will be reading this term. 


All of these books focus on our environment.