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Year 3 - Marie Curie Class

Year 3 Spring 1 Curriculum Information

 

In Spring 1, we will be exploring many exciting new things. We will be reading several new books the first being The Tempest (Shakespeare)!!! The Dragon’s Hoard – Viking story, Max the Champion, and many more. As you can imagine from these titles these books are all going to be thoroughly thrilling! We are always trying to include our school values in everything we do.  This term we will be working in the classroom on self-belief, courage, perseverance, teamwork and more …  We also have some amazing artefacts coming into school for the children to see.  We will also be continuing to learn French, we are really enjoying this😊

 

In the classroom we will be using these books to encourage the children with their writing we will be writing a story which includes a tragedy also our poetry is all about rivers which links with our Geography. We will also be talking about rivers in Geography. Our Big Question in Geography is: How are rivers form, and where can they take you? History this term is all about invaders and our Big Question is: Who were the Anglo Saxons, Scots and Vikings? In science our Big Questions is: Why do we need light? We will be learning about light, transparent surfaces, reflection and much more. Maybe you could visit the public library together to borrow a book on one of these topics?

 

We love numbers and one of our aims is to continue learning about place value, we will also be reinforcing our knowledge of multiplication and division this term.  Can you ask your child simple questions about any of these titles ? Please use ttrockstars to encourage your child with their timestables and division facts.  They are set so the children can work on their 3s, 4s, and 10s timestable. 

 

In Art and Design Technology we aim to investigate the artist Sutton Hoo Treasures and Bayeux Tapestry.  We also have some amazing famous art in school now on display!!! In R.E this term we are learning about ‘Why is the Bible important for Christians today?’. We will also be talking about our dreams and goals, and also how we show care for one another in PSHCE.  In music this term we are starting our Ukulele lessons with a music teacher, we are really looking forward to this!!!!

 

We have so much more planned for this half term which we look forward to sharing with you all on class Dojo.  Please keep looking on our class Dojo page for regular updates and information, please always ask questions. On a Tuesday and a Thursday, we add discussion questions for you to talk to your child about. The questions link to your child’s learning in the classroom.

P.E is now on a Wednesday and Thursday ( please can your child come to school in their P.E kit on those days). Spelling books and Arithmetic books need to be handed in on Mondays each week – Thank you).

Year 3 Autumn 2 Curriculum Information

 

In Autumn 2, we will be exploring many exciting new things. We will be reading several new books including ‘Peter Pan’, ‘The Egyptian Cinderella’, ‘The new jumper’, ‘Secrets of a Sun King’ and many more. As you can imagine from these titles these books are all going to be thoroughly thrilling! We are always trying to include our school values in everything we do.  This term we will be working in the classroom on resilience, enthusiasm, confidence, teamwork and more …  We also have a theatre company coming into school, they are performing Jack and the Beanstalk!!!  We will also be continuing to learn French, we are really enjoying this😊

 

In the classroom we will be using these books to encourage the children with their writing we will be writing a diary entry and a non-chronological report about Skeletons and Muscles. We will also be talking about settlements in Geography. Our Big Question in Geography is: Where do we live, what are the areas like? History this term is all about Egypt and our Big Question is: Where is Egypt, and who is Tutankhamun? We also have a historian coming into school to talk about the River Nile and Egypt (they will bring in books and artefacts to share!)In science our Big Questions is: What makes us human? We will be learning about the different systems of the human body. Maybe you could visit the public library together to borrow a book on one of these topics?

 

We love numbers and one of our aims is to continue learning about place value, we will also be reinforcing our knowledge of subtraction and money this term.  Can you ask your child simple questions about any of these titles ? Please use ttrockstars to encourage your child with their timestables.  They are set so the children can work on their 3s, 4s, and 10s timestable. 

 

In Art and Design Technology we aim to investigate the artist Warhol and Morandi.  We also have some amazing famous art in school now on display!!! In R.E this term we are learning about ‘What festivals look like’. Very soon we are having an afternoon celebrating and learning all about Diwali. We will also be celebrating differences, and also care we show each other in PSHCE.  In music this term we are starting to play and use the Glockenspiels.

 

We have so much more planned for this half term which we look forward to sharing with you all on class Dojo.  Please keep looking on our class Dojo page for regular updates and information. On a Tuesday and a Thursday, we add discussion questions for you to talk to your child about. The questions link to your child’s learning in the classroom.

 (P.E is still on Wednesday and Thursday afternoon. Spelling books and Arithmetic books need to be handed in on Mondays each week)

Year 3 Autumn 1 Curriculum Information

 

In Autumn 1, we will be exploring many exciting new things.  We will be reading several new books including ‘The Wild Robot’, ‘The Street Beneath my Feet’, ‘Poems to perform’, ‘Stone Age Boy’ and many more.  As you can imagine from these titles these books are all about adventures! We are always trying to include our school values in everything we do.  This term we will be working in the classroom on self-belief, honesty, confidence, teamwork and more …  We will also be going on a trip!!!! An actual trip to a working farm. We will also be learning a lanuage for the first time, we are learing French!!!!

 

In the classroom we will be using these books to encourage the children with their story writing and designing and writing a holiday brochure.  We will also be talking about where we live in Geography this term . Our Big Question in Geography is: How can we find out our location?  In science our Big Questions is: How are rocks formed? We will be learning about different scientists and particularly what geologist do. In History we are finding out about The Stone Age, Iron Age and much more. Our Big Question in History is: How did society change from the Stone age to the Iron Age? This all sounds so exciting!!! Maybe you could visit the public library together to borrow a book on one of these topics?

 

We love numbers and one of our aims is to continue learning about place value, we will also be reinforcing our knowledge of addition and subtraction this term.  Can you ask your child simple questions about any of these titles ? Please use ttrockstars to encourage your child with their timestables.  They are set so the children can work on their 3s, 4s, and 10s timestable. 

 

In Art and Design Technology we aim to investigate the artis Paul Klee and Vincent Van Gogh. Our class is called ‘The Marie Curie’ class and we have researched and found information out about her. She was such a significant person in history, ask your child about her. In R.E this term we are learning about ‘What different people beliveve about God’. We will also be talking about our school enviroment and the the care we show each other PSHCE. 

 

We have so much more planned for this half term which we look forward to sharing with you all on class Dojo.  Please keep looking on our class Dojo page for regular updates and information.  (P.E is still on Wednesday afternoon and Spelling books need to be in on Mondays each week).

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