Warren Junior School ~ Curriculum Overview 2017/2018 ~ Year 3

 

Autumn

Spring

Summer

English

Fairy Tales narrative writing, play scripts, letters, posters.

Poetry – Hairy McClarey

Instruction Writing

How to edit work

Grammar, spelling, punctuation

Handwriting

Guided Reading

Book Focus – The Tunnel

Narrative Poetry – Aliens in Underpants save the World

Author focus – The Hodgeheg by Dick King Smith

Information Text – Life of a Duck

How to edit work

Grammar, spelling, punctuation

Handwriting

Guided Reading

Myths and Legends

Aesop’s Fables

Book Focus – The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe

How to edit work

Grammar, spelling, punctuation

Handwriting

Guided Reading

Maths

Revision of Year 2 skills

Place value to 100

Mental calculation strategies for addition and subtraction to 100.

Multiplication and division revision of 2, 5, 10.

Revision of simple fractions

Finding and giving change.

Properties of 2D and 3D shapes

Problem Solving

Place value to 1000

Addition and subtraction to 100 and 1000.

Multiplication and division 3, 4 and 8.

Equivalent Fractions

Solving real life money problems.

Angles.

Problem Solving

Volume and capacity

Time

Data handling.

Place value to beyond 1000

Addition and subtraction to 100 and 1000 – written methods.

Multiplication and division revision and finding remainders.

Add and subtract fractions.

Data handling

Symmetry

Problem Solving

Time

Roman Numerals

Science

Characteristics of materials

sound

Circuit’s and conductors

Attracting and stretching

Teeth and Healthy Eating

Habitats

Art and Design

Flowers and plants – sketching, paint and colour mixing.

Egyptian art

Paul Klee

Computing

Combining text and Graphics

E Mail

Simulations

Databases

Coding

Digital Images

Design and Technology

Packaging, food technology

Pop up books

Moving monsters

Geography

Passport around the world

 

Weather around the world

History

 

Ancient Egypt

Ice age – Bronze age

Languages

Where French is spoken.

Say and respond to French greetings.

Talk about families in French.

Ask about peoples’ ages in French.

Listen and respond to a well- known French song

Play games using numbers in French to 20.

Learn language for different activities in French.

Learn language for special occasions and celebrations.

Understand how to ask and respond to questions about sporting activities.

Learn names of body parts.

 

Listen to and retell a French story.

Talk about and describe animals orally and in written French.

Prepare and perform a French song.

Learn names of fruit and vegetables

 

Music

Pitch/Texture

Controlling pitch when singing

Singing in harmonies and groups of different sizes.

 

Recorders- all year

Timbre/structure

Peter and the Wolf: Consider the programme music, how the composer created the music and what musical devices were used. Analyse use of elements.

Tempo/dynamics

Consider tempo and dynamics when singing and develop performance strategies.

Learning to play the recorder

Reading standard notation

 

PSHE

Rights and responsibilities

Classroom instructions

Nutrition

Staying safe

Relationships

 

Self Esteem

Jobs

RE

Beliefs in action in the world: People of faith Celebrations & Festivals, Christmas Theme

How important can a book be? Easter Theme Special books and special stories

Understanding signs and symbols A study of some key religious teachers and prophets

Subject to change