Gordon Road, Romford, Essex RM6 6DA

02082704680

Warren Junior School

A member of the Furze-Warren Hard Federation

Year 3 Curriculum Overview

Year 3 Autumn term welcome letter

 

Autumn

Spring

Summer

English

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

Instruction Writing

How to edit work

Grammar, spelling, punctuation

Handwriting

Guided Reading

Based on story The Joly Postman

Narrative Poetry – Aliens in Underpants save the World

Various poetry techniques

Performance poetry

Author focus – The Hodgeheg by D. King Smith

How to edit work

Grammar, spelling, punctuation

Handwriting

Guided Reading

Book Focus – The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe

Information Text

Myths and Legends

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

 Shading techniques – sketching, paint and colour mixing.

Egyptian art

Paul Klee

Computing

Word processing

Touch typing

E Safety

Coding

Databases

E Safety

Multi Media

Research and Digital Literacy

E Safety

Design and Technology

 Packaging, food technology

Pop up books (Levers and Linkages)

Moving monsters (Pneumatics)

Geography

The local area

 

Passport around the world

History

 Ice age – Bronze age

Romans

Languages

Greetings

Getting to know you

All about me

 

Food glorious food

Family and friends 

Our School

Time

 

Music

Pitch/Texture

Controlling pitch when singing

Singing in harmonies and groups of different sizes.

 

 

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

Mental Health, feelings and emotions

Being healthy

Recognising and managing stress

Bullying

The wider community

 

Keeping safe

Jobs

Family Life

Money Management

RE

How did Jesus and Buddha make people stop and think?

What is the significance of light?

How do Jews celebrate their beliefs at home and in the synagogue?

How and why do Hindu's celebrate Holi?

What can we learn about special symbols and signs used in special religions?

What do Sikh sayings tell us about Sikh beliefs?

 

Subject to Change