Welcome to Year 3 LearningKey information for children, parents and carers
Year 3 Curriculum Map
Year 3 Spellings Homework
Homework is given out every Thursday and expected in your class tray on Tuesday.
Big Talk homework is distributed by your teacher every two weeks.
Spelling words are posted on this page each week for all groups. They are tested every week.
Your class PE day is every Monday. Please remember your full Physical Education kit on this day.
Please read every day at home. Bring your completed reading record into school on Tuesday.
Please write in pencil for maths. When you have a pen licence you may write in black pen only (not biro).
Year 3 Curriculum MapSpring 1 Topic - ANGLO SAXONS
Building Learning Power:
Our learning muscles will be stretched this term as we focus on planning and imitating adventure and mystery stories. We will also be imitating artists such as Turner and O’Keffe in Art.
Scooby Doo, where are you?
This term we will be reading and watching adventure and mystery stories including The Hodgeheg and The Chronicles of Narnia. We will be looking at the features of these types of stories and after a few weeks, we will plan and write our own adventure story.
We will focus on writing paragraphs which have connectives to signal time, sequence or place. Children will be using their Kung-Fu punctuation in order to punctuate speech accurately.
Who will be aiming to get their pen license?
What unit of measure would you use to measure the height of a chair?
In maths we will be studying various measures, including converting centimetres into metres and kilograms into grams. We will represent and interpret data in a bar chart.
We will count in 1/2s, 1/4s and begin to understand fractions with a total of 1 for example, 3/4 + ___ = 1.
Furthermore, we will be using expanded addition to add two pairs of three digit numbers.
What do you know about magnets and forces?
This term we will compare how things move on different surfaces and observe how magnets attract or repel each other. We will investigate how different materials are attracted and repelled by a magnet. We will discuss our predictions and ask relevant questions using different types of enquiry.
We will continue to create our own comic by creating, typing and editing both text and images. We will move on to shooting a live video and learn how to edit it, for example the scene length.
We will investigate the life on the Anglo Saxons. We will be discovering how the Saxons made their way into Britain, the religions they belonged to and how they established themselves as one of the most powerful communities in the world.
What do you know about musical rhythmic patterns?
This term we will be recalling sounds with increasing aural memory and creating our own musical graphic scores.
Art & Design Technology
Arts week will include using a variety of artistic media, such as water colours, charcoal, pastels and glass paints. We hope everyone will have a fantastic week, preparing a variety of art for our upcoming exhibition in Spring 2.
We will be exploring our local Hindu temple in Neasden. Did you know it was hand-carved in India, before being assembled in London? We will focus on the names of the different rooms and deities inside the temple.
We will be using maps to locate and describe the geographical features of the Ealing Borough. We will be using map symbols to identify different types of buildings in Ealing and then researching their history.
Children will be learning either gymnastics, including core strength exercises, or basketball including dribbling and shooting skills.
Our new topic is ‘On fait la fete’. Children will be exploring different celebrations, such as birthdays. Children will be learning the names of the months of the year and creating a class survey about different celebrations around the world.
Assemblies this term will focus on Identity and Safety. We will discuss personal qualities, attitudes, skills, attributes and achievements and what influences these. Children will be also informed of strategies on how to keep safe in different settings.
Living in the Wider World
This term children will be learning what is meant by charity, fundraising, celebrating differences and how to stay safe online. The children will also learn to challenge gender stereotypes.
We are extremely excited about our Arts week, which will link to our Art topic of ‘Nature’. The focus will be on artists such as Turner and O’Keffe.
We will also be visiting a Hindu temple and The British Museum.
We will be inspecting our local community and researching historical buildings in the Ealing Borough. We will develop our values and respect for each other through visiting a local Hindu Temple too.