Year 3 - Spring 2





Science Curriculum

Homework Timetable

Rights Respecting

Meet The Teacher

Learning Values

learning values

Learning Values: Determined to do our best Perseverance Collaborative learning

learning values

S.M.S.C: Emotional: to build up self esteem. 'I am individual...'

English & Big Write
Quality texts studied this term
  • Fantastic Mr Fox
  • Diary of a Killer Cat
  • Can I recognise themes in what I read?
  • Can I identify themes and conventions in a wide range of books?
  • Children will iden fy social moral or cultural issues in stories e.g. the dilemmas faced by characters or the moral of the story.
  • Discuss how the characters deal with issues, locate evidence in the text.
  • Can I draw inference such as inferring characters’ feeling, thoughts and motive from their action?
  • Children will explore relationships between characters in the story. They will discuss the characters motives.
The Art of Writing:
  • Sentence types:
    – Verb, person sentence.
    – Emotion word, (comma) sentence.
  • Drama techniques:
  • Conscience alley, hot seating.
Big Write:
  • Children use their imagina on to write a vivid description of a story setting for Fantastic Mr Fox.
  • Where is the story set in Fantastic Mr Fox?
  • Where could their stories be set?
  • What animals could they use?
  • Children will write their own ‘Diary’ as a cat or dog, documenting series of events over a few days.

Can I recognise the place value of each digit in a three-digit number?
We will be looking at place value, (H,T,O).

Can I add and subtract numbers with up to three digits?
We Will be practicing our Addition/subtraction, with the goal of moving on to column addition/ subtraction throughout the year.

Can I recognise, find and write fractions of a discrete set of numbers? Can I recognise and use fractions as numbers?
We will be investigating, learning and understanding fractions.

Can I recall and use multiplication and division facts for the 3, 4 and 8 multiplication tables?
We will be focusing on our multiplication and division skills. Quick recall and related division factors.

Forces and Magnets.

Can I ask relevant questions about forces and magnets and use enquiries to answer them?

  • Use scientific evidence to answer questions or to support their findings.
  • Notice that some forces need contact between two objects, but magnetic forces can act at a distance.
  • Compare how things move on different surfaces
  • Set up simple practical enquiries, comparative and fair tests.
  • Take accurate measurements using standard units.
  • Record findings using simple scientific language, labelled diagrams, tables and bar charts.
  • Use results to draw simple conclusions.
Religious Education
  • To understand what the word ‘faith’ means.
  • To describe a range of beliefs, symbols and actions within different religions with the emphasis on Christianity.
  • Easter story

We are programmers:

  • Can you make your own Sprite?
  • Are you able to add sound or speech?
  • Working in J2e and Scratch.
  • We will be focusing on key skills and introduce these skills into games. Eg; balance/ coordina on/ communica on, core strength and stability.
  • Does it make a difference which foot you use and why?
  • What e ect does being on a bench have when picking up the cones?
  • We will also have the chance to work on some elements of dance and Gymnastics
  • I can identify members of my family and ask and answer questions about them.
  • I can say the days of the week and months of the year and use this knowledge vocally and in writing.
  • BBC Ten Pieces:
  • Using vocabulary of music and practising: dynamics
  • Can I use vocabulary, such as: piano, forte?
  • Develop ability to create simple rhythmic patterns
  • Can I perform a simple rhythm from memory?
  • Can I perform a rhythm from simple notation?
  • We will be recognising similarities and differences.
  • To know how to feel good about yourself.
  • Is being different a good or bad thing?
Design Technology
African masks
  • Cross-curricular topic with Geography.
  • We will be making papier-mâché masks.
  • When and why would you wear a mask?
  • What are the significance of certain colours?
  • Why would you choose these colours?
  • Studying the cities of Cape Town, Paris and London.
  • Which city is the odd one out?
  • What are the similar features of each city?
  • What are the climates of each city?
  • How do the populations differ?

We will not be studying History for the second half of term.


No Art Studies this half term

Introduction to instruments of orchestra

Miss Green

Mrs Clement

Mrs Searle

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