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Rockmount Primary School

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Year 3

Welcome to Year 3

Diamond Class

Class Teacher: Amber Davies

Class Teaching Assistant: Margaret Moloney

 

Jade Class

Class Teacher: Hannah Walker/Waseela Umar

Class Teaching Assistant: Rosemary Manu

 

Year 3 Curriculum Map for 2019-2020

 

Half Term Topic Curriculum Area
Autumn 1st Half Dinosaurs

English: Non-Chronological Reports; Adventure Stories

Maths: Place Value ; Addition And Subtraction; Multiplication And Division; Problem Solving; Mental Maths

Science: Health and Fitness (Empiribox Science)

DT: 

Art: Sculpture - observations, technique and control

Computing: We Are Presenters

RE: Religions of the world

PE: Invasion games

Autumn 2nd Half Power of the Earth 

 

 

English: Explanation Writing; Disaster Stories

Maths: Addition And Subtraction; Multiplication And Division; Measurment - Time; Statistics; Fractions; Problem Solving; Mental Maths

Geography: Volcanoes - Causes and effect

History: Pompeii

Science: Health and Fitness (Empiribox Science)

DT: Create a working model of a volcano

Computing: We Are Programmers

RE: Christianity

PE: Net and Wall Games

Spring 1st Half Weather

 

English: Folk Tales; Instructions; Poetry; Drama

Maths: Place Value; Addition And Subtraction; Measures; Statistics; Fractions; Problem Solving; Mental Maths

History/Geography: Famous Scientists And Inventors; Map Work

Science: Light, Shadows and Reflections

Computing: We Are Communicators

RE: Sikhism

PE: Gymnastics

DT: Designing and making weather instruments

Art: Different styles of art work

Spring 2nd Half Stone Age to Iron Age

English: Information Texts; Play scripts; Letters

Maths: Place Value And Division; Addition And Subtraction; Multiplication and Division; Fractions; Measurement -Time; Statistics; Problem Solving; Mental Maths

History: Stone Age to Iron Age

Geography: How human Geography has changed over time

Art: Acrylic paintings, Stone cave paintings

Science: Forces

Computing: We Are Bug Fixers

RE: Sikhism

PE: Dance

Summer 1st Half Ancient Greece 

English: Myths and Legends, Factfiles

Maths: Place Value And Money; Addition And Subtraction; Multiplication And Division; Measurement; Statistics; Money; Problem Solving; Mental Maths

History/Geography: Ancient Greece

Science: 

DT: Make Greek food. 

Art: Architects and designers in history

Computing: We Are Opinion Pollsters

RE: Pilgrimages

PE: Athletics

Summer 2nd Half Europe

English: Traditional tales; Leaflets

Maths: Place Value And Sequences; Multiplication And Division; Addition And Subtraction; Fractions; Geometry, Statistics And Measures; Problem Solving; Mental Maths

Geography: Study of Europe - Mapping, human and physical characteristics

DT: Make and taste European foods, 3D maps

Art: Drawing - pencil and charcoal

Science: 

Computing: We Are Network Engineers

RE: Pilgrimages

PE: Greek dance, preparation for School Games Day

If you have any queries, please contact the Class Teacher or the Learning and Teaching Leader for this phase: Donna Rankine
Please read our termly curriculum letters for more information.
Homework Menu

Autumn Term

Year 3 have had an exciting start to the term, learning about all things 'Dinosaurs'. We have taken them through the Triassic, Jurassic and Cretaceous period and looked at how dinosaurs evolved. We took a trip to Crystal Palace park and used our imagination to create and design our own dinosaurs. In Literacy we wrote our own dinosaur adventure stories, which included an element of suspense. In Science we learnt about Electricity and made our own complete circuits. We are looking forward to our trip to the Natural History Museum and taking part in a 'Dino Investigation Scene' workshop in December.

Power of the Earth!

 

Year 3 have been learning all about volcanoes this half term! We have spent time researching how volcanoes are made and labelled our own detailed diagrams. We also have been reading the story 'Escape from Pompeii' by Christina Balit and thinking about what life would've been like if you were trying to escape from the eruption of Mount Vesuvius! We have been using lots of descriptive language in our role plays and writing and took inspiration from rediscovered artwork in Pompeii to make our own Roman mosaics.

 

 

Spring Term

Weather!

Year 3 have had an exciting start to Year 3 and are learning all about different types of weather! They have already bought in lots of creative extreme weather homework including tornado acrostic poems and stories about flash floods! We are learning all about different climate zones and how they affect both us and other animals. In Literacy we are reading 'The Wind in the Willows' by Kenneth Grahame and we are enjoying finding out what mischief Toad is causing!

 

We have been making our own weather mobiles to hang in our classroom and we have even been learnign how to say what the weather is in French!

 

 

 

Our weather mobiles

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