Year Three Maths Books 11 Plus Guide

Maths  – Year 3- Recommended Books

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.

Preparation Using Books

Remember to download the free preparation guide for year three Maths before buying the books we recommend from the list below.

We have produced the preparation guide and the recommended books list to help parents find their way through the hundreds of books available and select those which are going to have the right sort of impact for their child.

While we do think using a structured course is an ideal solution if parents wish to use books then the recommendations below represent our best advice and the free preparation plan will make the process easier.

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


CGP – KS2 Maths Text Book – Year 3


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) 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)


Schofield and Sims – Problem Solving Book 1