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Curriculum Overview

Year 3 Curriculum Overview 2020-21

 

Renewal Curriculum

Recharge Curriculum

Autumn 1

(7 weeks)

Autumn 2

(8 weeks)

Spring 1

(6 weeks)

Spring 2

(6 weeks)

Summer 1

(5 weeks)

Summer 2

Topics

 

Where would you like to live? (G)

Y2 curriculum

 

What have we learned from the Ancient Egyptians? (H)

 

Why does the earth rattle, rumble and roar?

Volcanoes and Earthquakes (G)

 

How ‘green’ are we?

Eco Warriors

(G)

 

How does food end up on our plate? (G)

What’s the journey from Stone to Iron?

(H)

Literacy: units

Narrative

Playscipts 

Personal Correspondence

Narrative: New Ending

Newspaper Reports

Biography

Persuasive texts: reports/ adverts

Narrative: imaginary worlds

Recount: diary entries from Bertie’s perspective

Argument: For and against keeping wild animals (persuasion)

Shakespeare

Romeo and Juliet

Key texts (Literacy)

 

Flat Stanley and the Egyptian Adventure

 

Escape from Pompeii

Greenling

 

The Tin Forest

 

Butterfly Lion by Michael Morpurgo

Stone Age Boy

 

Cave Baby

 

Maths

Number: place value

Number: addition and subtraction

Number: addition and subtraction

Number: multiplication and division

Number: multiplication and division

Measurement: money

Statistics

Measurement: length and perimeter

Number: fractions

Number: fractions

Measurement: time

Geometry: properties of shape

Measurement: mass and capacity

Science

Habitats (Y2 curriculum)

Include Animals (Y3 curriculum)

Forces and Magnets

Rocks

Animals including humans (skeleton)

Plants

Light and Shadows

Computing

Using Technology/ Internet: accuracy/ internet search

Communicating:

Google docs/ cloud 

Using Data:

Databases/ graphs

Programming: Algorithms (complex sequences)

Digital Media: sound recording/ basic rhythms

Creating/ publishing: leaflet/ poster

Programming: make a simple maze game (algorithms/ debugging)

Creative- Music 

Animal Magic: Exploring descriptive sounds

Play it again: Exploring rhythmic patterns

The class orchestra: exploring arrangements

Dragon scales: exploring pentatonic scales

Painting with sound: Exploring sound colours

Salt, pepper, vinegar, mustard: exploring singing games

Creative- Art

Drawing

Painting

Printmaking

Collage

Textiles

3D

PSHE/ safeguarding

 

Physical & Mental Health

Keeping Safe

Relationships: Friends & Family

Respectful & sage Relationships

Living in the Wider World: Financial Literacy

Health & Wellbeing: Ourselves- Growing & Changing

RE Day

Places of worship: Sikhism

Festivals: Hinduism- Diwali

Important stories in religion: Christianity & Islam 

A day in the life...

Buddhism

RE through art

(symbols): Sikhism

Values through religion: Hinduism

PE

Basic Movements

Net Games

Team Games

Gymnastics

Dance

Strike and Field Games

Home Learning Projects

 

 

Creation of a mummy and a mummification instruction Manuel

 

3D model of a volcano & an account of a volcano/ earthquake 

Create a toy or game using recyclable materials. Instructions on how to play

Children to make a 3D model of an arable or pastoral farm. Write an information text on wither farm

Children to make 3D model of a tool or weapon from the Stone Age era. Write a story set in stone age times.

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