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Yellow Standard

Year 3 | Yellow

In Y3 the teaching will be focused on the yellow standard and we expect most children will secure this standard before they move into Y4.

Reading

What your child can do if they have achieved the yellow standard:

  • Has a reading age of 9 years
  • Can write about books in their reading journal
  • Is on emerald books band
  • Has passed benchmark 26
  • Scores 75% or more on yellow reading papers
  • Reads silently for 15 minutes in class

Writing

What your child can do if they have achieved the yellow standard:

  • Can write 200 words on their own
  • Can write and punctuate correctly 10 or more sentences
  • Write interesting sentences
  • Can use different punctuation marks correctly
  • Can spell 100 words from our key words list
  • Can use some words from Year 3 and Year 4 spelling list in their writing
  • Can join their writing

Maths

What your child can do if they have achieved the yellow standard:

  • Has passed their Antarctica and Arctic Circle passports
  • Can + - x and ÷
  • Understands fractions
  • Understands place value
  • Can work with numbers to 1000