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Year 3 - Curriculum Overview 2020_21

Healey JIN School – Year Group Curriculum Overview

YEAR 3

Concept

Identity

Rights and Responsibilities

Law and Order

Community

Environment

Celebrating Differences

   

Great Britain

 

Ancient Egyptians

 

Stone Age

 

Living Planet

 

Keeping Healthy

(Science topic)

 

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

 

Topic

 

History

Local History Study

Ancient Egypt

Stone Age

     
 

Geography

Great Britain

     

Living Planet

Living Planet

 
 

Science

Light

Magnets and Forces

(Block science)

Rocks and Soils

Plants

Animals

Plants

Animals

Humans (skeletons, muscles, nutrition)

 

Educational Visits / Visitors

 

Batley Library


 

Visit a  Synagogue

 

The Deep, Hull

 

Church Visit

 

Warburtons

 

Forest School

     

Link to Rainforest topic - shelter for a poison dart frog

   
 

English

 

Reading

Fantastic Mr Fox - Roald Dahl

 

Information texts Great Britain

Fantastic Mr Fox - Roald Dahl

 

Information text - Egyptians

Stone Age Boy -

Satoshi Kitamuri

The Great Kapok Tree -

Lynne Cherry

 

Dolphin Boy -

Julie Bertagna

Dolphin Boy -

Julie Bertagna

 

The Worst Witch -

Jill Murphy

The Worst Witch -

Jill Murphy

 

Information text - Skeleton

 

Writing

Outcome

 

Non-Fiction:

Biography - Roald Dahl

 

Poetry: 

Revolting Rhymes 

 

Fiction: Playscript - The Twits


 

Outcome

 

Fiction: The Timeslip Scarab - Pie Corbett. Rewriting a story

 

Fiction:Winter’s Child - Angela McAllister Seasons based story about friendship (PSHE link)

 

Poetry:Winter themed shape poetry

Outcome

 

Non-Fiction:

Instructions - How to wash a wooly mammoth

 

Non-Fiction:

Non-Chronological report - Prehistoric animal 


 

Outcome

 

Non-Fiction:

Persuasive letter about deforestation/ OR letter about visit to the rainforest

 

Poetry: Creature Poetry

Outcome

 

Fiction:Describing a setting

 

Non-Fiction: Newspaper report - link to Dolphin Boy

 

Non-Fiction:

Recount of school visit

Outcome

 

Non-Fiction:

Non - chronological report about sports

 

Non-Fiction:

Adverts - persuasive writing

 

Maths

(White Rose)

Number and place value

 

Addition and subtraction

Addition and subtraction

 

Multiplication and division

Multiplication and division

 

Money

 

Statistics

Length and perimeter

 

Fractions

Fractions

 

Time

Space

 

Mass and capacity

 

RE

What do Christians believe about a good life?

Non- religion

How do Jews remember God’s covenant with Abraham and Moses?

What do creation stories tell us about our world?

How do people express spirituality?

Who can inspire us?

PSHE

Family and Friendships

Respecting ourselves and others

Safe relationships

Belonging to a community

 

Money and work

Media literacy and digital resilience

Physical health and mental wellbeing

 

Growing and changing

Keeping safe

Computing

Email

Touch typing

Touch typing

Simulations

Simulations

Online safety

Graphing

Branching databases

Branching databases

Spreadsheets

Coding

MFL - French

Getting to know you

All about me

Food glorious food

Family and Friends

Our school

Time

 

DT

 

Design and make an Egyptian board game

 

Design and make a Stone Age style brooch

 

Building a bridge to cross a river

Create a collage using natural resources OR

Make moving animals using pneumatics

 

Design and make a sea creature soft toy

Vegetable curry/daal and flat breads.

 

Art

Landscape water colours

 

RSPB nature pictures

Papyrus paper

Clay canopic jar

Stone Age cave art

Henri Rousseau style oil pastels

Rainforest animal masks

Mono printing with ink

Fruit inspired clay tiles

 

David Hockney style self-portrait

 

Music

(Charanga)

Let your spirit fly

RnB - singing in two parts


 

Glockenspiel Stage 1

Playing the glockenspiel. The language of music.


 

Three Little Birds

Reggae and Bob Marley.


 

The Dragon Song

Singing in two parts


 

Bringing Us Together

Disco music


 

Reflect, rewind and Replay

Revision and deciding what to perform. Listen to Western Classical Music. The language of music.

PE

Netball

Outdoor Challenges

Dance

Gymnastics

Athletics

Tennis


 

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