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Welcome to Year 3!

Class Teacher: Miss Watson

Teaching Assistant: Mrs Lund

Please visit our term pages to find more out about what we are learning in Year 3!


Autumn Term​

English - Stone Age Boy, How to Wash a Woolly Mammoth, The First Drawing, Ug

Maths - Place value - identifying 100s 10s 1s, ordering and comparing 3 digit numbers, rounding to the nearest 10 and 100Maths -

Science - Rocks (Different rocks, how formed and fossils) 
Key link: Looking at the jobs of famous Geologists
Key scientist: Mary Anning
Forces and Magnets (Compare different surfaces, magnets)
Key Scientist: Michael Faraday
Geography - Local study, World Food Day - Italy
History - Local Study of Keadby - Key buildings and landmarks history, features of the village history (linking to physical and human features), Wind Farm history 
WW1 -Children in the war – link to the history of Keadby school during local study
Stone Age, Bronze Age, Iron Age
R.E - Remembering
Music - 
Art - Cave artwork, Clay tiles, Create a silhouette e.g. Stonehenge, Use of charcoal, Pinch pot design, Develop colour mixing techniques, Create own blocks to then make rubbing
Key artist: (WFD): Archimboldo (Frsuit face paintings) 
D.T - Stone Age food, designing and making Stone Age shoes

Computing - Digital Literacy and E-Safety

Spring term

English - The Great Kapok Tree, The Shaman’s Apprentice, Pongo, The Great Green Forest
Maths - Formal methods for addition, subtraction and multiplication, fractions of amounts, adding and subtracting fractions, position and direction, properties of shape 
Science Plants (seed dispersal, life cycle, soil, forest floor, photosynthesis)
Key scientist: David Attenborough (Rainforests) Carl Linnaeus (Plants)
Geography - Equators, Tropics of Cancer and Capricorn, Compass points, Local Study of Scunthorpe
History - Tribe cultures and history of tribes (Linking to Saving the World)
R.E - Faith Founders 
Music - 
Art - Clay tiles - using tools to add detail - joining clay together to give a more 3D feel (rainforest objects), Coil pots, Produce an animal collage out of different materials/textiles, Rainforest animal puppets, Paste, glue and wax resist on fabric, Polystyrene place printing -Draw over the paper on to a block coloured plate, Weaving skills from a past era - produce a woven picture
Computing - I.T

Summer Term​
English - How Humans Work 
Maths - Measurement, time, statistics, recap areas which are needed
Science- Human Body Animals including humans (skeletons, muscles and nutrition)
Light  (eyes, shadows)
Key scientist: Patricia Bath (Opmathology)
Geography - Local study of city, map skills
History - History of medicine over time (Linking to How Humans Work) 
Key historian: Alexander Fleming
R.E - Encounters
Art - First hand observational drawings – bones/skeletons, Shadow painting using poster paint, Reflection paintings, Create shadow puppets and produce a short film (link to light in science).
D.T - Making skeletons and joints
Computing - Computer Science

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Useful Information

Homework is handed out on a Friday (via Seesaw) to be completed by the following Wednesday, alongside daily spelling and reading practice.

PE is every Friday afternoon. Children are to bring a school PE kit and trainers or plimsolls.


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