Year 3 NonNegotiables
Reading  
Decoding/Phonics  read further exception words, noting the unusual correspondences between spelling and sound, and where these occur in the word 
Comprehension and Understanding 

Prediction, Inference and deduction
Intonation and expression 
Draw inferences such as characters’ feelings, thoughts and motives from their actions. 
Intonation and Expression  Recognise how commas are used to give meaning. 
Grammatical Features  Recognise:
plurals, pronouns and how used,collective nouns, adverbs Can explain the difference that adjectives and verbs make. 
Research  retrieve and record information from nonfiction 
Writing  
Sentence and text structure 

Spelling  Place the possessive apostrophe accurately in words with regular plurals [for example, girls’, boys’] and in words with irregular plurals [for example, children’s] 
Punctuation  Correct use of speech marks for direct speech. 
Paragraphing 

Handwriting  Legible, joined handwriting. 
Maths  
Counting and ordering  Compare and order numbers up to 1000 
Numbers and more/less  Read and write all numbers up to 1000 in digits and words.
Find 10 or 100 more/ less than a given number 
Tables and multiples  Count from zero in multiples of 4,8, 50 and 100
Recall and use multiplication and division facts for 3, 4, and 8 times tables. 
Bonds and facts  
Place value and rounding  Recognise place value of any 3 digit number 
Calculations
(addition/ subtraction) 
Add and subtract: 3 digit numbers and ones, 3 digit numbers and tens, 3 digit numbers and hundreds
Add and subtract: Numbers with up to 3 digits using efficient written method (column) Use inverse to check 
Calculations (division/ multiplication)  Multiply: 2 digit by 1 digit 
Fractions and
Percentages 
Count up/down in tenths
Compare and order fractions with same denominator Add and subtract fractions with the same denominator with whole Know parts of fractions that total 1 
Time  Tell time using 12 and 24 hour clocks and using roman numerals
Tell time to nearest minute Know number of days in each month 