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St. Patrick's Primary School, Pennyburn, Derry City

Primary 3

Welcome to the Primary three year group.  This year we have Miss McLaughlin in room 9, Miss McCormick in room 11, Miss Bryson in room 12 and Miss Cullen in room 13.


Maths in Primary 3

Dear Parents,

Please find a list of the areas in Maths your child will cover in Primary 3:

  • Exploration of numbers 1-20, 50 and 100 
    • Number before/after/inbetween
    • More/Less
    • Odd/Even
    • Number Stories 1-20 (the facts to add and subtract to make each number)
    • Teen numbers (10+1=11, 10+2=12......)
    • Counting forwards and backwards in 2's, 5's and 10's
    • Doubles of multiples of 10 within 100 (20+20=40...)
  • Addition and Subtraction within 100
    • Place Value (adding tens and units)
    • Addition and Subtraction patterns (9+1=10, 1+9=10, 10-1=9, 10-9=1)
    • Addition and subtraction without bridging the ten (24+2=, 54+5=, 37-4=, 78- 6=....) using 100 square
    • Addition and subtraction with bridging the ten (43+8=, 72+15=, 68-9=, 42-13=...) using 100 square
    • Adding 10, 9 and 11 to numbers using the 100 square
    • Use shortcuts on the number square +/-10, +/-20, +/-30 quickly
    • Language of addition and subtraction (plus, more, increase, minus, decrease....)
    • Rounding to the nearest 10
    • 2x, 5x and 10x multiplication tables
  • Money
    • Identify coins 1p, 2p, 5p, 10p, 20p, 50p and £1.00
    • Count and make amounts within £1.00
    • Add amounts to £1.00 to find total cost
    • Change from £1.00
  • Shape
    • Identify 2D and 3D Shapes
    • Properties of each shape (how many sides and corners)
  • Measure
    • Time - Identify analogue and digital times (o'clock, half past, quarter past and quarter to times)
    • Time problems
    • Sequencing days of week and months of the year
    • Number of days in each month
    • Measuring heights in centimetres (record and compare)
  • Data Handling
    • Construct and Interpret Carroll Diagrams, Pictograms and Bar Charts


15th Jun 2021
We had a great day running our races for our sports day in P3 . We competed in our...
11th Dec 2020
Santa took time out of his very busy schedule today to visit the Primary 3 children...
10th Dec 2020
The children in Room 9 would like to wish their families a happy and healthy Christmas...
10th Dec 2020
The children in Rooms 11 and 12 really enjoyed the fun in learning and performing...




Help the hedgehog
Speed reading
Telling time multiple choice
Take the quiz!

P3 Comprehension 23/03/20
Treasury Book A

Primary 3 Spellings
Week beginning
23rd March 2020
ixl Maths
Numeracy and
Literacy games

nrich maths
Maths Games
BBC Bitesize
Maths games

Top Marks
Numeracy and
Literacy games