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Year 3 Maths Expectations


By the end of Year 3, your child should:

  • Count in multiples of 4, 8, 50 and 100
  • Compare and order numbers up to 1000
  • Add and subtract numbers mentally, including round numbers to HTO
  • Add and subtract using standard column method
  • Estimate answers to calculations and use the inverse to check answers
  • Know 3×, 4× and 8× tables
  • Count up and down in tenths
  • Understand that tenths are objectives or quantities divided into ten equal parts
  • Compare and order simple fractions
  • Recognise and show equivalent fractions
  • Find and write fractions of a set of objects
  • Add and subtract fractions with common denominators (less than one)
  • Measure, compare and calculate measures using standard units
  • Measure the perimeter of simple 2-D shapes
  • Add and subtract money, including giving change
  • Tell and write the time from an analogue clock, including using Roman numerals
  • Estimate and read time to the nearest minute
  • Identify horizontal, vertical, parallel and perpendicular lines
  • Identify whether angles are greater or less than a right angle
  • Interpret and present data using bar charts, pictograms and tables