Year 3 maths (part 1) 2015

Henry and Poppy's maths help

Children aged 7 to 8 in year 3 should be able to answer these maths questions. Click on the resources to see sample questions.


Strand Ref Know how to e.g.
NUMBER 3N1b

Count from 0 in multiples of 4, 8, 50 and 100

  3N2a

Compare and order numbers up to 1000
Read and write numbers to 1000 in numerals and in words

  3N2b

Find 10 or 100 more or less than a given number

  3N3

Recognise the place value of each digit in a three-digit number (hundreds, tens, ones

  3N4

Identify, represent and estimate numbers using different representations

  3N5

Work with negative numbers

Numbers that are negative
  3N6

Solve number problems and practical problems involving 3N1-3N5



Strand Ref Know how to e.g.
CALCULATIONS
(+, –, ÷, ×)
3C1a

Add and subtract numbers mentally, (cannot be assessed on paper) including:

  • a three-digit number and ones
  • a three-digit number and tens
  • a three-digit numbers and hundreds
  3C2

Add and subtract numbers with up to three digits, using formal written methods of columnar addition and subtraction

  3C3

Estimate the answer to a calculation and use inverse operations to check answer

  3C4

Solve problems, including missing number problems, using number facts, place value, and more complex addition and subtraction

  3C6

Recall and use multiplication and division facts for the 3, 4 and 8 multiplication tables

  3C7

Write and calculate mathematical statements for multiplication and division using the multiplication tables that children know, including for two-digit numbers times one-digit numbers, using mental and progressing to formal written methods

  3C8

Solve problems, including missing number problems, involving multiplication and division, including integer scaling problems and correspondence problems in which n objects are connected to m objects


Strand Ref Know how to e.g.
FRACTIONS 3F1a

Count up and down in tenths; recognise that tenths arise from dividing an object into 10 equal parts and in dividing one-digit numbers or quantities by 10

  3F1b

Recognise, find and write fractions of a discrete set of objects: unit fractions and non-unit fractions with small denominator

  3F1c

Recognise and use fractions as numbers: unit fractions and non-unit fractions with small denominator

  3F2

Recognise and show, using diagrams, equivalent fractions with small denominator

  3F3

Compare and order unit fractions and fractions with the same denominator

  3F4

Add and subtract fractions with the same denominator within one whole [eg: ⅕ + ⅗ = ⅘]

  3F10

Solve problems that involve 3F1-3F4

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