John Stainer

Year 3

Click on the links below to find out more about the topics we cover each term.

Autumn 


Subjects

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

English

Performance Poetry

Narrative – The Magic Brush (character and dialogue)

Reading focus : Non-fiction

 

 

Narrative – Smok the Dragon 

Information (Non-Fiction) 

Reading focus : Retrieval

Mathematics

Place Value

Addition and Subtraction

Time

Addition and Subtraction

Multiplication and Division

Time

Science

Rocks – Properties, classification

Forces – push/pull and magnets

Computing

Programmers

Programmers 2

Geography

Volcanoes and Earthquakes

 

History

 

Stone Age to Iron Age

Art

Drawing – Shading and types of pencil

Drawing – Proportions of a face and 3D objects

DT

 

Textiles

PE

Football

Hockey

French

Greetings, Numbers 1-10, age, days

Counting 10-20 ,family, pets, months

Music

Let your spirit fly

Playing Glokenspeils

RE

Judaism

 

Christianity

 

Other activities or trips

Natural History Musuem

 

Spring


Subjects

Spring 1

Spring 2

English

Creative poetry writing

 

Non-fiction – Persuasion

 

Reading focus : Inference

 

 

Fiction – Cinderella (openings and endings)

 

Discussion (Non-Fiction)

 

Reading focus : Inference

 

Mathematics

Multiplication and Division

Money

Statistics 

Measurement: Length and Perimeter

Fractions

Statistics

Science

Light

Our changing world

Computing

Presenters

Top Trump Database

Geography

Egypt

 

History

 

Ancient Egypt

Art

Colour – the colour wheel, mixing

Colour – Andy Warhol, techniques

DT

Mechanics

 

PE

Dance

Tag Rugby

French

Colours, body parts

Sports, opinions

Music

Three Little Birds

The Dragon Song

RE

Sikhism

Buddhism

Other activities or trips

Horniman Museum

 

 Summer 


Subjects

Summer 1

Summer 2

English

Fiction – The Door (setting)

Explanation (non-fiction)

Reading focus : Interpretation and response

 

Creative poetry writing and performing

Explanation  (Non-Fiction) 

Consolidation across the curriculum 

Reading focus : Recap all skills

Mathematics

 Fractions

Property of shape

Measurement – mass and capacity

Property of shape

Consolidation

Science

Light

Human body – healthy eating, bones and muscles

Computing

Communicators

Opinion pollsters

Geography

Australia

 

History

 

Native Australians and explorers

Art

Abstract forms manipulating malleable materials

Abstract formsartist study, exhibition

DT

Electronics

Cooking and Nutrition

PE

Basketball

Cricket

French

Masculine/ feminie words

Fruits/ vegetables, opinions

Music

Bringing us together

Reflect, rewind, replay

RE

Islam

Hinduism

Other activities or trips

Magic Lantern-Light, Shade and Shadow