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Curriculum Overview

Year 3 Curriculum Overview 2022-2023

 

Autumn 1

(7 weeks)

Autumn 2

(7 weeks)

Spring 1

(6 weeks)

Spring 2

(6 weeks)

Summer 1

(6 weeks)

Summer 2

(7 weeks)

English 1

Entertain: Narrative

Visual Literacy

 

 Grendel

 

Entertain: Narrative

Historical Fiction

 

 

 

Entertain

Poetry

Jelly Boots, Smelly Boots

 

 

Entertain: Narrative

Dilemma

The Tin Forest

 

 

 

Entertain: Narrative

Classic Literature

Shakespeare

 

Romeo and Juliet

Entertain: Narrative

Novel Study

Butterfly Lion

English 2

Describe

Non-chronological Geographical Report

Describe:

Journalistic Writing (newspaper)

 

Entertain: Narrative

Contemporary Fiction

Text tbc

Socialise

Letter Writing

TBC

Persuade

Persuasive Argument

Maths

Number: place value

Number: addition and subtraction

Number: addition and subtraction

Number: multiplication and division

Number: multiplication and division

Measurement: length and perimeter

 

Number: fractions

Measurement: mass and capacity

Number: fractions

Measurement: money

Measurement: time

Measurement: time

Geometry: shape

Statistics

 

Science

Animals incl. humans

Rocks

Forces and Magnets

Climate Change and Sustainability (Geography/Inter-disciplinary links)

 

Plants

Light and Shadows

History

 

Ancient Egypt

 

Cradles of civilisation

Indus Valley

Mesopotamia

Sumerian Empire

 

 

Persia and Greece

 

Geography

Volcanoes and Earthquakes

Hemispheres, latitude, longitude, tropics, physical geography

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sustainability

 

Climate Change and Sustainability (Science link)

Polar Regions

 

How does food get to our plate?

Mapping, Europe, North/South America, environmental regions. Human geography, economics

 

Computing

Computing and Networks

Connecting computers

Creating Media

Stop frame animation

 

Programming A

Sequencing Sounds

 

Data and Information

Branching databases

Creating Media

Desktop publishing

Programming B

Events and actions in programmes

Design and Technology

Structures

Shell Structures

Project: desk tidy

Structures

Shell structure-computer aided design

Project: Gift Box

Textiles

2D shape to 3D product

Project: Purse

Textiles

2D shape to 3D product

Project: Pencil Case

Food

Healthy and Varied Food

Project: Wrap/pita product

Food

Healthy and Varied Food

Project: Snack Bar

Music 

Developing Notation Skills

How does music bring us closer together?

Enjoying Improvisation

What stories does music tell us about the past?

 

Composing using your imagination

How Does Music Help to Make the World a Better Place?

Sharing musical experiences

How Does Music Help Us Get to Know our Community?

Learning more about musical styles

How does Music Make a Difference to Us Everyday?

Recognising different sounds

How Does Music connect Us with Our Planet?

Art

Drawing

Pencils

Shading

Using story as a starting point

Develop part of an image

Pattern,  line and shape

Key Artist: Van Gogh

 

Painting

Colour tinting

Thick pain/short brush

Tonking & Sgraffito

Key artists: Van Gogh, Sean Scully

Printmaking

Respond to artist’s work

Explore arts and crafts movt

Observe and sketch

Create printing block

Create repeating pattern

Key artist: William Morris

Collage

Lines and shapes

Mix colours

Tear paper

Explore optical art

Key artists: Paul Klee, Henri Matisse, Victor Vasely

Textiles

Explore patternDip dye technique

Collograph blocks

Plasticene stamps

3-D/Sculpture

Transfer designs to a 3D object

Roll and form clay slabs

3D relief surfaces

Key artists: Howard Hodgkin

PSHE/ safeguarding

 

Physical & Mental Health

Keeping Safe

Relationships: Friends & Family

Respectful & safe Relationships

Living in the Wider World: Financial Literacy

Health & Wellbeing: Ourselves- Growing & Changing

RE

What do different people believe about God? Christian focus and either or both Hindus and Muslims

What does it mean to be a Hindu in Britain today? (part 1)

What does it mean to be a Christian in Britain today? (part 1)

Why are festivals important to religious communities? Easter focus possibly an RE week

Why is the Bible so important for Christians today?

 Why do people pray?

PE

Invasion Games

Football

Invasion Games

Tag Rugby

Gymnastics /Dance

Athletics

Strike and Field Games

Cricket

Net and Wall Games

Tennis

French

Half-term 1: Describing me and others

Half-term 2: Saying what I and others have

Phonics: the SSC (sound-symbol

correspondences) taught this term are:

[a] [o] [e] [i] [u]

Silent Final Consonant [SFC] -t, -s, -d

Silent Final E [SFe] [an/en] open and closed [eu] [ch] [au/eau/o/ô] [on] [ou]

Vocabulary: greetings, adjectives to describe mood and character, days of the week, nouns for possessions, positional prepositions in, on, under, ‘I have a present for’ story

Grammar: être (singular) regular adjective

agreement (-e) with and without pronunciation change, (-eux, -euse) and adjectives already ending in -e, avoir (singular), singular indefinite articles (un, une), intonation questions (including with quoi, où)

Half-term 1: Saying what I and others do

Half-term 2: Saying how many and describing

things

Phonics: the SSC (sound-symbol

correspondences) taught this term are:

[é/et/ez/er] [è/ê] [oi] [(a)in] [ai]

Vocabulary: verbs and nouns to describe a

range of activities, numbers 1-12, à meaning at, in, to

Grammar: -ER present tense (singular), singular definite articles (le, la), regular plural marking on nouns (-s), plural indefinite article (des), il y a, intonation question (including with combien)

Half-term 1: Describing things and people

Half-term 2: Expressing likes and saying

what I and others do

Phonics: the SSC (sound-symbol correspondences) taught this term are: [SFe]

soft [c/ç] [-ien] [qu] [j/soft g] [-tion]

Vocabulary: colour and other adjectives to

describe animals, story creation, loves and

hates, Hungry Caterpillar (rouge), revisit days, Toute une année (jaune) months

Grammar: revisit definite articles & adjective agreement, subject pronouns (il/elle) with objects to mean ‘it’, plural definite article (les), using aimer | détester + definite article, revisit intonation questions (including with comment, quand)

School Events

Class Charters

Black History Month

Anti Bullying Week

Children in Need

Winter Festivals

 

Red Nose Day

 

 

 

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