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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.