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Year 3

Welcome to the Year 3 webpage, we hope this page gives you all of the information about Year 3 that you need. If you would like information about anything else please do not hesitate to contact Mrs Field & Mrs Carroll.

Autumn Term in Year 3


We will be reading Winter’s Child by Angela McAllister and learning to:

  • Use conjunctions and adverbs to express, time, place and cause
  • Use a or an according to whether the next word begins with a vowel or consonant
  • Create characters, settings and plot in narratives
  • Use inverted commas to punctuate direct speech

We will also be reading George’s Marvellous Medicine by Roald Dahl.


  • Place Value within 1000

  • Addition and Subtraction

  • Multiplication and Division

We will be developing our understanding of place value within 1000, and calculating and problem solving using the four operations.


  • Light

  • Rocks

We will be exploring light sources and investigating how shadows are formed. We will also be learning to identify and classify different types of rock by their properties.


  • Domestic Church

  • Baptism/Confirmation

  • Advent/Christmas

We will be studying topics related to ‘Homes’, ‘Promises’, and ‘Visitors, and learning about Judaism.

Art & Design

Gestural Drawing with Charcoal

We will be making loose, gestural drawings with charcoal, and exploring drama and performance.


Investigating our Local Area

We will be developing our map skills and locational knowledge by exploring the physical and human geography of a range of countries around the world.


Prehistoric Britain

We will be learning about changes in Britain from the stone age to the iron age including late Neolithic hunter-gatherers and early farmers, Bronze Age religion, technology and travel, and Iron Age hill forts, tribal kingdoms, developing farming, art and culture.


Dancing Robot

We will be using more advanced coding to create an interactive game.


Developing Notation Skills

We will be learning to use musical notation and exploring how notation is used by performers and composers to connect with each other and their audience.

Design and Technology

Light-Up Signs

We will be using a range of tools and materials, whilst applying our knowledge of light and shadow, to design and make decorative light-up signs.



We will be developing our gymnastics skills focusing on linking movements.



We will be thinking about families and friendships, safe relationships, and respecting ourselves and other.


  • I’m Learning Spanish

  • Greetings and Salutations

We will be beginning to learn some Spanish vocabulary including greetings and learning about Spanish phonetics and pronunciation.

Curriculum information


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