Curriculum

Year 3 2014-15 Curriculum Overview

 

Subject/ learning area

Term 1

Term 2

Term 3

Term 4

Term 5

Term 6

English

Sentence structure. Continue to build vocabulary with an emphasis on description and basic punctuation. Empathising with characters with set books. Description of settings.

Inferring information from texts.

Eye witness account.

Identifying key parts of a story.

Description of characters.

Planning and structuring a story.

Writing a descriptive diary.

Re-telling a story.

Altering key points of a story-Pie Corbett.

Describing animals.

Describing scenes.

 

Different sentence openers.

Writing letters.

Using similes.

Punctuating speech.

Comparing play scripts to stories.

Improving and extending vocabulary including directional language prepositions.

Writing instructions.

Sequencing.

Punctuation.

Persuasive letters.

Description of characters and journeys.

Poetry.

Mathematics

Place value, number sequences, addition facts using single and 2 digit numbers, recognition of 2D  shapes and their properties, symmetrical patterns, measuring and relationships of units of measure.

Adding 1 and 2 digit numbers.

Shading fractions of whole shapes.

Recognition of fractions.

Fractions of whole numbers.

Reading scales.

Reading the time on an analogue clock.

Time intervals. Solving multiplication arrays.

Inverse operations, division and tables.

Solving number sentences and number calculations. Symmetrical patterns.

3 and 4x table.

Comparison of numbers.

Rounding to the nearest 10 and 100 (although removed from the new curriculum, it is still part of the year 3 assessment).

Subtracting by adding on.

Finding change in money.

Odd and even numbers.

Word problems (number and measure).

Recognising 3D shapes and their properties.

Recognising fractions of a whole shape and equivalent fractions.

Reflective pattern symmetry.

Capacity.

Telling the time-minutes to and past the hour.

Time word problems.

Interpreting data.

Frequency tables, tally charts and bar charts.

Adding and subtraction multiples of 10.

Division word problems.

Recognition and investigation right angles.

Directions.

Multiplying and dividing.

8x table.

Multiplying a 2 digit number by a single digit.

Word problems.

Fractions.

Adding and subtracting 2 and 3 digit numbers.

Dividing by chunking.

Counting in 5s and 50s.

Word problems with more than one step.

Word problems involving money and measure with more than one step.

Digital time (24 hour clock).

3D shapes and their properties.

Right angle turns.

Reading scales.

Measuring to the nearest half a centimetre, reading a variety of scales.

Revision of the calendar.

To locate position using co-ordinates.

To create tally charts and bar charts.

Creating questions to investigate.

Interpreting data.

Adding and finding the difference of numbers.

Revision of times and divide, including word problems.

Right angles in 2D shapes-investigations.

Division with remainders.

Revision of fractions of shapes and equivalent fractions.

Column addition.

Science

Healthy eating.

Keeping healthy.

Rocks and soils.

Forces.

Light and shadows.

Sound.

Computing (ICT)

Coding.

Coding.

Coding.

Coding.

Coding.

Coding.

RE

Christianity:

Rules and commandments.

Parables.

Harvest.

 

Christianity:

Jesus as a teacher.

Advent.

Christianity:

Stories of Jesus.

Jesus as a healer.

 

Christianity:

Christian saints.

Easter.

Judaism:

Moses.

The Plagues.

Passover.

Judaism customs and festivals.

Topic (subjects include Geography, History, Art and design, DT)

 

WW1.

Local study:

Looking at the key areas of the town and creating a brochure for it.

Regions of the world (rivers and mountains), animals and climate zones.

Stone age

Bronze age

Iron age

Romans in Rome.

Romans invading.

Celts.

PE

Gymnastics-stretching and curling.

Netball skills- catching and passing.

Handball and dance.

Hockey and gymnastics skills.

Football skills and dodgeball.

Athletics and (one half of year group) swimming other half of year group orienteering.

Athletics and (one half of year group) swimming other half of year group orienteering.

Music

Exploring descriptive sounds.

Rhythmic patterns and Christmas play.

Exploring arrangements.

Year 3 singing morning.

Pentatonic scales.

Ocarinas.

Sound colours.

Ocarinas.

Singing games.

Ocarinas.

Languages (KS2)

French:

Meeting and greeting.

Classroom language, numbers 1-10.

French:

Body parts, weather, expressions and more classroom language.

French:

Colours, items of clothing and more body parts.

French:

Age and birthdays, classroom objects, likes and dislikes.

French:

Places in town or village, more weather parts.

French:

Food and drink and saying where you live.

Citizenship-to be reviewed

(links to Assembly themes)

Looking after each other, awareness of other people’s feelings.

Looking after each other, awareness of other people’s feelings.

Looking after each other, awareness of other people’s feelings.

Looking after each other, awareness of other people’s feelings.

Looking after each other, awareness of other people’s feelings.

Looking after each other, awareness of other people’s feelings.

E-Safety

Be aware that  we do not upload any personal details such as surnames, address, school, date of birth or phone numbers

Be aware that  we do not upload any personal details such as surnames, address, school, date of birth or phone numbers

Be aware that  we do not upload any personal details such as surnames, address, school, date of birth or phone numbers

Be aware that  we do not upload any personal details such as surnames, address, school, date of birth or phone numbers

Be aware that  we do not upload any personal details such as surnames, address, school, date of birth or phone numbers

Be aware that  we do not upload any personal details such as surnames, address, school, date of birth or phone numbers

Special events and trips

Extra-curricular activities

 

Christmas.

 

Singing day.

Dover museum-Roman day.

 

 
 

Link to National Curriculum Mathematics Programme of Study:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/national-curriculum-in-england-mathematics-programmes-of-study/national-curriculum-in-england-mathematics-programmes-of-study#key-stage-1---years-1-and-2

Link to National Curriculum English Programme of Study:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/national-curriculum-in-england-english-programmes-of-study/national-curriculum-in-england-english-programmes-of-study