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Year 3

Curriculum Information

Termly Topics
Autumn Spring Summer
Stone Age, Celts and Romans Hot and Cold Them Bones!
Autumn Term 2018-19 Subject Overview




Our Power of Reading texts will be ‘UG, Boy Genius of the Stone Age’ and ‘Werewolf Rules’ poetry.  We will be writing character descriptions, letters, diaries, newspaper reports and Roman myths and legends.  We will also be beginning to work on covering the Year 3 GPS curriculum and practising cursive handwriting. 


The areas covered this term will be:  beginning our new scheme of Maths No problem based on the Singapore maths theory. We will begin with the topics of Number and Addition & Subtraction. The children will all be keeping a maths journal to record their learning and reasoning work.  We will be practising times tables on a weekly basis, focusing on the 3, 4 and 8 times tables.


Our topics is Rocks and Soils. We will be learning about different types of rocks and soils, how they are formed and how to classify and group these. We will investigate the permeability of rocks and soils and the uses of rocks. We will then move on to study the topic of Light focusing on reflective surfaces, mirrors and shadows.


Our focus is learning how to Touch Type. This will include correct posture and how to use the correct finger to type each letter on a keyboard.


We will be designing, hillforts using our planning, map skills and aerial views to support our project.



As part of our History and Geography work, we will be looking at where the earliest settlements in Britain were discovered and examining the layout of prehistoric villages.


This term we will be learning about different aspects of the Christian faith.


The topic this term is Stone Age, Celts and Romans.  We will be learning about aspects of daily life in each of these periods of time.  A visit to Flag Fen has been arranged where children will have opportunity to handle real artefacts and visit a replica roundhouse.


We will explore the themes of new beginnings, friendship and differences through PHSE lessons and weekly circle times.


We will be developing our skills in orienteering, basketball and dance.