Curriculum

Mathematics

In maths year 3 will be developing their understanding of place value, looking at 3 digit numbers up to 999; using expanded column method for addition, bar model for subtraction, grid method for multiplication and using multplication facts for division; knowing times tables 3s,4s, and 8s; data handling; fractions; measurement and properties of shapes.

English

 In English year 3 have been reading The Egyptian Cinderella, a fairytale based in Ancient Egypt. The children will be rewriting the story with a changed element; looking at different conjunctions used throughout the story; acting out scenes from the story and hot seating as different characters. 

Science

Year 3 are investigating forces and magnets. They will be raising questions, planning experiments, collecting data and concluding findings throughout this unit. 

RE

Year 3 are studying Harvest and Rules for Living, focusing on Christian rules and rules from other faiths.

Topic

In topic the children are learning about Ancient Egypt. Throughout the unit, they will learn about different aspects of Ancient Egypt both through history and geography lessons.

Computing

In computing the children will be learning about coding and will how to make a PowerPoint presentation. 

Art

The children will be looking at the work of Romuald Hazoume and will use recycled materials to make their own Egyptian Death Mask.

Design and Tehnology

The children will be making Candle Christmas trees.

P.E.

The children will be developing their skills in gymnastics and netball, as well as increasing their knowledge and understanding of the relationship between the body and exercise to improve fitness levels. Children will also be learning to swim 25m unaided and will swim every Friday.

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