English Martyrs Catholic

Primary School

A Learning Community in Christ

Home learning


Reading at home continues to be very important in Year 3.  Reading helps to build fluency and expression, as well as improving their understanding of what is being read.  Reading at home can include your child reading to themselves, however it is important that they also read to an adult.  Please record their reading: home or school books in their Reading Record.  Reading records are checked regularly in class.


When hearing your child read, please ask questions about what they have read to develop their reading comprehension.  You will find a list of example questions on the link below.  Please read and follow up comments made by staff in the Reading Record and please add comments about how your child is getting on. 

Autumn 1 Homework Grid

Reading Comprehension Questions


The children in Year 3 are learning a new spelling rule each week.  The children spend time learning 10 new words that follow the pattern through a selection of activities through the week.   They are expected to use these in their writing!