Welcome to Year 3!
In the first half term we will cover place value and addition and subtraction. During the second half term we look at multiplication, division and measurement. We will be developing problem solving skills and using the bar model to solve problems. We will also be learning our 3 times tables.
In literacy we are going to look at instructions, writing our own journey stories linked to the Stone Age writing a Goldilocks and the three bears inspired story, looking at humorous poetry and completing Christmas letters inspired by ‘The Polar Express.’ We will be reading, spelling and handwriting every day.
During the first half term we are looking at light. We will consider light sources and reflection as well as how shadows are formed.
In the second half term we are studying forces and magnets. We will use practical experiments to study gravity and force and learn how to record data.
Our topic is ‘The Stone Age to The Iron Age.’ In art we will look at cave paintings and research famous artists.
In D.T. we are making clay pots.
In music, we will be learning to play the glockenspiel, singing and learning about the pentatonic scale.
In computing we will begin to look at computer based programming.
P.E. will be made up of basketball, hockey and FUNdamental skills.
In R.E. we will be exploring Hinduism and the Christmas Story.
This year we are going to be learning Spanish, which will start with basic conversational skills.
Mr Young and Mrs Pitt