11 Plus Maths Exam – Year 3

Year 3 Recommended resources and guide

Please download our FREE 11 Plus Maths Year 3 preparation guide which gives detailed instructions on how to structure a preparation programme at home. The recommended resources have been selected to compliment the free year 3 preparation guide.

Summary – What you should concentrate on and why

At this stage the total focus should be on improving a child’s core Maths skills. All 11 Plus tests cover core Maths skills. See our Year 3 Maths Preparation guide for full details.

We suggest focussing on developing core syllabus knowledge, times tables, mental maths and a variety of maths problems is the best approach.

Developing core skills within the KS2 syllabus

Where children are less confident or a little behind start with,

CGP – KS1 Maths Targeted Study and Question Book – Year 2

THEN     

CGP – KS2 Maths Study Book – Level 3

AND      

CGP – KS2 Maths Workout – Year 3

Focus on Times Tables

Do as much tables work as possible.

Schofield and Sims – Times Tables Tests Book 2 KS2

ANSWERS (if needed)

Schofield and Sims – Times Tables Tests answer book 2 KS2

Mental Maths

This book is more than sufficient for year 3

Schofield and Sims – Mental Arithmetic Book 1

Schofield and Sims – Mental Arithmetic Book 1 (answers)

Worded Maths Problems

Heinemann Maths Plus – Word Problems Book 3

Heinemann Maths Plus – Word Problems – Teachers Edition (answers)

AND       

Schofield and Sims – Problem Solving Book 1