Year 3

Topic Overview Spring 1 Newsletter Term: Spring 1
Topic: All the Fun of the Circus

During this half term we will be using Leon and the Place Between as our class text and our role play will be transformed into a Big Top, full of lots of exciting activities. In English, we will be writing persuasive arguments and our own mystery and suspense narrative. In Maths, we will be learning about fractions, measurement of weight, length, temperature and capacity, geometry, statistics, time and reasoning and problem solving. In computing, we will be learning about how to stay safe when using the internet. We will also learn how to program a bee-bot. In Geography, we will be learning how to use a compass and how to describe the physical features of a locality. In Design and Technology, we will be using different textiles to create a rhythmic gymnastics stick. In French, we will be learning how to describe our appearance. In PE, we will be focusing on gymnastics.

Topic Overview Autumn 2 Newsletter Term: Autumn 2
Topic: Alice in Wonderland

During this half term we will be basing our learning on Alice in Wonderland. In English, we will be writing instructions for different recipes, creating our own Alice in Wonderland themed narratives and writing non-chronological reports about food origins. In Maths, we will be learning about money, statistics, time, addition and subtraction, multiplication and division, fractions and properties of shape. In Science, we will be learning about animals including humans. In Computing, we will be learning about how to stay safe using the internet. We will then learn how to edit different images, and use cameras to take photographs. In Geography, we will be learning all about the maps, symbols and grid references. We will be locating different places on a map and using symbols to describe a locality. In Design and Technology, we will be designing our own healthy food plates, and also preparing and cooking food. We will also spend time learning about food safety. In French, we will be learning the French names for different foods. In PE, we will be using dance movements to show the mood of a piece of music from Alice in Wonderland.

Topic Overview Autumn 1 Newsletter Term: Autumn 1
Topic: Gruesome Gods

During this half term we will be basing our learning on the Gruesome Gods. Our role play will be transformed into a Greek Temple, full of lots of books, writing activities, maths activities and art activities. During our lessons, we will be writing character and setting descriptions, as well as a narrative based on one of the Greek myths in English. We will use the computer to research and create a PowerPoint based on our findings of the Greeks and present this to the class. In History, we will be learning all about the Greeks and their influence they have had on us today. We will also become potters and create our own Greek pots.

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