Year 3 Information

 

Autumn Term

In Maths I will be concentrating on:

Mental calculation strategies for addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.

Money.

Shape.

Fractions.

Time.

Measure - length, weight and capacity.

In English I will be concentrating on:

Writing in complete sentences using correct punctuation including speech marks and commas.

Understanding and interpreting texts.

The function of verbs and adjectives.

Stories with familiar settings and instructional writing.

In Science I will be learning about:

Soils, rocks and the underground.

Magnets and Forces.

History/Geography:

Settlements.

Tocuaro - a village in Mexico.

Art/Design Technology:

Designing and making a picture frame.

Colour mixing and the work of Kandinsky and Mexican Art.

ICT:

e-safety

Combining text and images in a presentation.

Music:

Using and exploring sounds.

R.E:

Birth ceremonies

Right and wrong

P.E:

Basketball

Dance

Gymnastics

Orienteering

Important Days to remember:

Wednesday - P.E.

Thursday - swimming

Friday – games

 

Spring Term

In Maths I will be concentrating on:

Place value, ordering, estimating and rounding numbers.

Shape and space, including direction.

Time - digital and analogue clocks.

Properties of numbers.

Fractions.

Data handling.

Mental calculations strategies for addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.

In English I will be concentrating on:

Singular and plural words.

Using an apostrophe to spell shortened forms of words.

Composing sentences using adjectives, verbs and nouns for precision, clarity and impact.

Fables and Myths

Poems based on observation and feelings.

In Science I will be learning about:

Plants.

Properties of materials.

Other topics I will learn about are:

History/Geography:

Invaders and settlers - Celts, Romans and Anglo Saxons and Vikings

Art/Design Technology:

Pattern.

Pneumatics and moving monsters.

ICT:

Manipulating images and sound

Databases

Music:

Rhythmic patterns.

R.E:

Jesus.

Heroes of the Faith.

P.E:

Gymnastics and dance.

Important days to remember:

Wednesday - P.E.

Thursday - swimming

Friday – games

 

Summer Term

In Maths I will be concentrating on:

Mental calculations for addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.

Shape and space.

Time.

Data handling.

Money and real life problems.

Written methods for addition and subtraction.

In English I will be concentrating on:

Pronouns.

Adjectives for description.

Scanning non-fiction text to locate information.

Adventure stories

Reading and writing letters.

Performance poetry.

Homonyms.

In Science I will be learning about:

Light and shadows

Teeth and healthy eating

History/Geography:

Invaders and settlers - Celts, Romans, Anglo-Saxons and Vikings

Weather and climate

Art/Design Technology:

Sculpture.

Sandwiches

ICT:

Control

E-mail.

Music:

Composing musical tunes.

Exploring sounds.

R.E:

Faith stories.

Wonder of nature.

P.E:

Gymnastics

Short tennis

Athletics

Sports Day preparation

Important days to remember:

Wednesday - P.E.

Thursday - swimming

Friday - games