Waterloo Primary School

Where Pupils Shine


Suggested Home Learning Timetable

27.03.20 - Home Learning


Please complete the following activities either on or in your exercise book:

Maths - measuring length - complete the worksheet.

English - spelling 'ea' - complete the worksheet.

Computing - coding - Y3 lesson 2 - 

PE - PE with Joe - 9am on YouTube -

Mindfulness - print and colour one of the pictures or draw your own and colour it if you cannot print.


You could also have a go at writing a secret code using Hieroglyphics -

26.03.20 - Home Learning


Please complete the following activities either on or in your exercise book:

Maths - comparing length - read through the presentation and then complete the worksheet.

English - determiners - read through the presentation and then complete the worksheet.

Art - Sketch the image of Antony Gormley's Iron Men - see 'Art' section below to view the image.

PE - PE with Joe - 9am on YouTube -

Mindfulness - print and colour the picture or draw your own and colour it if you cannot print.



25.03.20 - Home Learning


Please complete the following activities either on or in your exercise book:

Maths - measuring length - read through the presentation and then complete the worksheet.

English - contractions worksheet.

History - Ancient Egypt comprehension.

PE - PE with Joe - 9am on YouTube. 

Mindfulness - draw a picture of something that makes you smile :)   

24.03.20 - Home Learning

Maths - a recap of using money - complete the online lesson and then try the homework task on

English - complete editing task on or view the PDF below and write your answers in the exercise book which was sent home in the home learning pack last week.

PE - PE with Joe - 9am on YouTube.

Music - learn what pulse and rhythm mean on Create your own rhythm by clapping.

Mindfulness - try yoga -


23.03.20 - Home Learning

Please follow the link to access home learning tasks for today - 

If you cannot access Seesaw:

  • practise 5 spellings from the Y3/4 word list in your neatest, cursive handwriting - use handwriting strip for support
  • read a book and summarise what happens
  • practise your times tables 
  • use a ruler to measure some objects in your house and record their measurements 
  • complete the science activity (under the heading 'science' - below)
  • dance to your favourite song
  • write down 3 things that you are grateful for 

Personal, Social & Health Education (PSHE)

As part of our learning this term, we have been exploring how to keep our selves fit and healthy.


Follow this link to learn about a balanced diet, medicines and why a healthy lifestyle is important.



Please access to complete comprehension work.

You will also find a selection of reading, grammar, punctuation and spelling activities on

For further comprehension, reading and writing tasks, access Each day complete the tasks for the day based on the picture. These include:

  • Question time?
  • Perfect picture
  • Story starter - write the next paragraph / ending
  • Sentence challenge
  • Sick sentences





Write the spellings from the Year 3 and 4 word list using cursive handwriting.


To complete homework; practise maths that has been taught in class or have a try at things coming up have a look at the MyMaths website


Children should practise their times tables for at least 5 minutes a day. 

It is recommended that children practise their times tables for at least 15 minutes a day.



To see how the children perform calculations involving the four operations, please look at the calculation policy.


Year 3 calculation policy (1).pdf


We have been studying the work of Antony Gormley, looking particularly at his sculptures of the 'Iron Men'. Please discuss the image below - what you think of it, talk about the colours used and explain how it makes you feel. Next, have a go at drawing the image - remember you can edit, improve and have another go at your drawing until you are satisfied that it is at the best standard possible. Once you have finished your drawing, you can colour or paint it.



We have started to use J2 Code in our computing lessons - so far we have completed Year 3 Lesson 1. Please access or to continue coding.


Re-familiarise yourself with how to stay safe online by visiting the links below:


Design & Technology

Our project this term is to make a healthy snack - this could be a sandwich or pitta. 

Please begin this project by researching and discussing the key vocabulary on the sheet below.

Next, have a look at some examples of healthy snacks and then complete the design sheet to show your own idea.

Once you have designed your snack, have a go at making it - ensuring that health, safety and hygiene rules are adhered to. 

To end the project, you will need to taste your snack and evaluate it. 

Enjoy and stay healthy!


Research the key vocabulary using the links below and produce a fact sheet to sum up what you have learnt. You may also wish to use dictionaries, books, alternative websites or you may want to watch a documentary about one of our topics.

4-figure grid references -

equator -

hemisphere -

poles -     

biomes and vegetation belts -

mountains -



What can you find out about Ancient Egypt? 

Use documents, printed sources and the internet to collect information about pyramids, pharaohs, ways of life, hieroglyphics and hierarchy in society and then answer the following key questions:

  • Who were well known Ancient Egyptians?
  • What jobs did they do?
  • How do pharaohs compare to modern day rulers or rulers in Britain at the same time?
  • What have you found out about the tomb of Tutankhamen.
  • Can you explain the process of mummification and why they did it?

Useful links:

Have a go at:


Use this link to learn the meaning of key musical vocabulary including: pitch, tempo, pulse, rhythm, harmony, duration, texture and composition - 

You can also access to find out about various musicians and take part in quizzes about them.

Click on the following link to listen to a beautiful selection of classical music.


Additional activities:

  • listen to your favourite song
  • listen to somebody else's favourite song
  • sing a variety of songs
  • play a musical instrument if you have one
  • create different rhythms through clapping
  • try to write your own song
  • teach somebody the lyrics of a song

Physical Education 


Play your favourite music and dance to it - how long can you dance for? 


How many can you do in 1 minute? Predict and then try. Can you beat your score each day?

  • sit ups
  • push ups
  • star jumps
  • squats
  • leg raises (lie on the floor, legs straight lift and lower legs back down slowly - don't let your heels touch the ground)

Religious Education 

It will soon be Easter - please research the Easter Story and retell it in your own words. You can either:

  • write it on paper
  • type it up on Microsoft Word
  • make a storyboard
  • create a pop-up book
  • design a poster 
  • make a PowerPoint presentation

Useful links:


We are currently studying 'Light' and would like you to complete the following task:


The Brilliant Bags Company want to make a new book bag for children to use to carry their things to and from school.


They want to make sure the bag helps children stay safe while walking near roads on dark mornings or evenings.


They have decided to put a reflective strip on the book bag, so that drivers can see the book bag easily when their car headlights shine on it.


Can you find a suitable material that you could use for the strip? How will you test the material to make sure that it is reflective? Once you have decided on the material that you will use for your book, draw a design of it and write an explanation stating why your material for the reflective strip is a good choice.    


Recently, we have been learning names of animals and colours in our Spanish lessons. Please practise these to consolidate learning:


Los animales 


tortuga - tortoise

hamster - hamster

perro - dog

serpiente - snake

pajaro - parrot

gato - cat

conejo - rabbit












Play some games by clicking the link: