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Year 3

Spring Term 1 - 2020

 

Our topic this term is Tribal Tales. Children so far have been learning about the different time periods from the Stone Age to the Iron Age. In particular, we have compared the features and similarities and differences between the different time periods. As well as the historical aspects, children will learn about the  human and physical features of various places. Upcoming will be the study of archaeology and the job of an archaeologist. Children will also have the opportunity to attend a school trip, which explores the daily lives of how Stone Age people used to live.

 

In Literacy, children will write a range of genres linked to our key text ‘The Stone Age Boy.’ The texts include an adventure story, non-chronological report and formal letters.

 

Children have also been designing and making their own Stone Age Jewellery and exploring cave art.

We are so excited to find out more! 

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Autumn 2 2019

 

Autumn term has been packed full of creative learning. In literacy we have been exploring instructions, character profiles and myths and legends. Year 3 have produced some outstanding work and also got to combine their cooking skills with following written instructions. 

 

In maths, we have further developed or number and place value knowledge and used this to progress on to multiplying and dividing numbers by 3, 4 and 8. 

 

We have loved our Gods and Mortals topic! The children have learnt so much about the geography and history of Ancient Greece! 

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Autumn 1 2019

 

Year 3 have participated in various creative activities.

 

Our topic – Heroes and Villains - has opened up a wide range of discussion over the weeks. We have researched what it means to be a hero and an inspiration to others. Some of our class members have even shared their own achievements and inspiring stories.

Year 3 have also learnt a new life skill. They have completed a sewing project, where they made bunting for the classroom, with their very own heroes and villains sewn on to it.

 

 In RE we have used drama to demonstrate what a happy and caring family looks like, with lots of discussion around how we help each other at home and school.

 

Over a range of subjects, we have been setting examples of helping each other along and working together in a team. Our outside PE has focused on basketball, where children have worked on their communication skills, team building skills, technique and much more!

 

In literacy, children have been putting themselves in other characters shoes. We have used the Iron Man as our focus text to create character and setting descriptions whilst also writing narratives and diary entries from different perspectives.  

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