Year 3 Maths and English Booster Sessions 

Watling Tutors will be running Year 3 booster sessions this summer. This is for students who are moving into Year 4 in September 2021.

Sessions will include a mix of Maths and English topics, focused on cementing pupils’ understanding of the Year 3 curriculum and boosting their confidence for the new school year.

We are aiming to offer the following sessions:

  MathsEnglish
Week 1Wednesday 28th July
9.30am – 11am
Addition and subtraction
Using mental and written strategies to solve word problems.
Comprehension
Understanding the text and looking at unfamiliar words. Answering a range of questions, e.g. retrieval, inference 
Week 2Wednesday 4th August
9.30am – 11am
Multiplication and division
Practice of the 2,3, 4, 5, 8 and 10-times tables including division. Understanding formal written methods for multiplication and division. Solve problems.
Setting description
Using effective vocabulary (adjectives, adverbs, similes) and sentence openers (place prepositions, etc) to create a well written setting. 
Week 3Wednesday 11th August
9.30am – 11am
Fractions
Finding the fraction of an amount/ number using unit and non-unit fractions (e.g. ¼ of 12, 2/3 of 15).
Super sentences
Improving sentences by adding interesting vocabulary such as adjectives, adverbs and powerful verbs. Understanding ways in which we can change the order of words in a sentence to improve them.
Week 4Wednesday 18th August
9.30am – 11am
Money
Add and subtract amounts of money and giving change
Character descriptions
Using the idea of ‘Show- not tell’ as well as the use of effective vocabulary (adjectives, adverbs, similes) to create a well written character description. 
Week 5Wednesday 25th August
9.30am – 11am
Measurement
Solving problems involving length, mass and capacity.
Creative Writing
Producing a piece of writing which is interesting to read through the use of vocabulary and well written sentences (sentence openers, use of conjunctions, punctuation).  
In addition to the items above, we will also be covering mental maths and spelling, punctuation and grammar in each session.

At the moment, we are only working on a maximum capacity of 8 students owing to our commitment to being Covid secure. This is subject to change, depending on government guidance, but we recommend booking early to avoid disappointment.

Each 90 minute session costs £45 – or you can book all 5 sessions for £200.

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