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Mildmay Junior School

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“Excelling Through Enjoyment”

Year 3

Year 3 Summer Term Overview 20.21.

The following table gives a brief overview of the themes and content for the Summer Term.

 

Summer 1

Summer 2

Theme

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Rainforests

Visits

 

 

English

Structured Poetry

Narrative Writing

Year 3 spelling focus

Rio, The Kapok Tree

Dilemma Stories

Maths

Multiplication and Division

Fractions

 Time

Properties of Shapes

Mass and Capacity

Science

Animals Including Humans

Healthy diet

Skeletons and muscles

Plants

Life cycle and parts of a flowering plant.

Requirements of a plant for life and growth

 

Geography

Rainforests – cocoa production

North and South America

Rainforests – climate focus

North and South America

Local Walk – Galleywood.

4 and 8 compass points.

Simplified OS maps

Human and physical features in the local area.

Map a route

Art

 

Henri Rousseau

DT

Designing and Making a Chocolate Bar.

 

Music

Songs from Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.

Glockenspiel.

Charanga – Glockenspiel Stage 1

PE

Weekly Mile

Design a Game

Cricket/Rounders

Weekly Mile

Athletics

Sports Day Preparation.

Computing

 Online Safety

Spreadsheets.

Emailing

Branches Databases

MFL

Food

Animals

RE

Hinduism

Brahman and the AUM symbol.

Trimurti: Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva.

Hindu Creation Stories

Living as a Hindu

Features of the Mandir

Congregation puja

The home shrine and the Puja in the home.

PSHE

Healthy Lifestyles

Physical, Emotional and Mental Health

First Aid

Loss and Separation.

Growth – similarities and differences.

Communication – work cooperatively and listen to others.

Working Together.

Year 3 Spring Term Overview 20.21

The following table gives a brief overview of the themes and content for the Spring Term.

 

Spring 1

Spring 2

Theme

Ancient Egypt

Ancient Egypt

Visits

 

Parents invited in for Ancient Egypt Museum day

English

Instruction writing

Non-chronological reports – posters.

Free verse poetry

Drama

Research and non-chronological reports on Gods and Goddesses.

Persuasive Leaflets – inviting parents to our Museum Day.

RE- Story of Moses Exodus from Egypt.

Debate: Should things be taken from where they are found? (Tutankhamun exhibition)

Maths

Multiplication and Division – 3 weeks.

Measurement and money: 1 week.

Statistics – 2 weeks.

Measurement: length and Perimeter

Number: Fractions

Science

 

FORCES & MAGNETS

  • Notice that some forces need contact between two objects, but magnetic forces can act at a distance

 

FORCES & MAGNETS

  • Observe how magnets attract or repel each other and attract some materials and not others
  • Compare and group together a variety of everyday materials on the basis of whether they are attracted to a magnet, and identify some magnetic materials
  • Describe magnets as having two poles

Predict whether two magnets will attract or repel each other, depending on which poles are facing

 

We also create a compass using magnets and find out where North is. Look at the 8 compass points briefly – to focus on more when we do our orienteering in Summer term.

 

History

Life in Ancient Egypt

Mummification

 

Gods and Goddesses

Lord Carnarvon

Pyramids

Geography

I can locate and name the continents on a World Map. Focus on Africa and label Egypt on a map. Also research rivers in particular the River Nile.

Identify the longest rivers in the world.

I can understand why there are similarities and differences between places.

 

Art

Observing and drawing of artefacts, key symbols or elements of the artefact to develop in use for the Paul Klee painting.

Look at the various starting points e.g Ancient Egypt, artefacts or the actual Klee River Nile painting.

Paul Klee – The River Nile painting.

 

DT

 

Wooden Picture Frames.

Music

O Generator – Compose Lessons.

 Melody and Harmony Creating the Music.

 

Charanga – Bringing Us Together

 

PE

Imoves Dance: Egyptians

Weekly Mile

PPA Games: Hockey

Gymnastics – design and present a gymnastics display

Weekly Mile

PPA Games

Computing

Internet research

Purple mash Unit 3.3 – Spreadsheets.

Purple mash Unit 3.8- Graphing (3 weeks)

MFL

Core 3 – Clothes, months, birthday, body parts, 1-31

  • Identifying body parts
  • Counting up to 31
  • Identifying items of clothing
  • Naming the months of the year

Talking about birthdays

Unit 3 At School

  • Saying how they travel to school
  • Naming places in school
  • Listing the contents of their pencil case
  • Telling the time

Naming school subjects

RE

Christianity

The content of the Bible.

The importance of the Bible to Christians.

The Creation story – Genesis 1.

Judaism

The story of Moses and the Exodus from Egypt.

The Festival of Pesach and the Passover Meal.

The story of how Moses received the Ten Commandments and the importance of these for Jews.

PSHE

Health and Well-being

Physical, Emotional and mental

Sleep

 

Relationships

How to listen

Different communities

School communities

 

Year 3 Autumn Term Overview 20.21

The following table gives a brief overview of the themes and content for the Autumn Term

 

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Theme

Monsters and Fairy Tales

Stone Age to Iron Age

Visits

Local walk to Galleywood Common and Chelmer Park (subject to government advice)

Visit to Tile Kiln Church (subject to government advice)

Stone Age Day – teacher led in classes

English

Structured poetry

Stories with familiar settings

Fairy stories and folk tales

Adventure stories

Non-chronological reports

Shape poetry

Maths

Number – Place Value, Addition and Subtraction 

Number – Multiplication and Division

Science

Light :

  • Recognise that light from the sun can be dangerous and that there are ways to protect eyes.
  • Recognise that shadows are formed when the light from a light source is blocked by a solid object.

Recognise that shadows are formed when the light from a light source is blocked by a solid object.

 

Rocks and soils

  • Recognise that soils are made from rocks and organic matter
  • Describe in simple terms how fossils are formed when things that have lived are trapped within rock

Recognise that soils are made from rocks and organic matter

History

 

Stone Age to the Iron Age.

  • I can describe changes in Britain from the Stone Age to the Iron Age
  • Place the time studied on a time line
  • Use a range of sources to find out about a period
  • Observe small details – artefacts, pictures
  • Select and record information relevant to the study

 

Geography

Map work

  • I can locate and name the continents and the main countries of Europe inc. Russia.
  • I can identify capital cities of Europe.
  • Investigating our local area – Local walk
  • I can name and locate the counties & cities of the UK.
  • I know the physical and human features of my locality.

 

Art

 

Cave paintings and printing

DT

Monsters with levers :

  • Use knowledge of existing products to design his/her own functional product.
  • Processes: Make suitable choices from a wider range of tools and unfamiliar materials and plan out main stages of using them.

 

Music

School Radio – fairy tales – learning songs.

Charanga – Let your spirit fly

 

Charanga – Glockenspiel 1

Christmas songs.

 

PE

Netball

Weekly Mile

Outdoor and Adventurous

Tag Rugby

Weekly Mile

Basketball

Computing

Basic ICT skills

Purple mash Unit 3.4 touch typing

 

Purple mash Unit 3.2 – Online safety

Purple mash Unit 3.5 – Email

Internet research

MFL

 Hello, greetings, basic questions, family

 

colours, countries, 1-20, Hello, I like…

RE

Christianity

The role of the church, symbols etc.

Features of a church.

What happens in a church

Christianity

Jesus’ birth and life.

Christmas Story and carol concert.

PSHE

E Safety

Introduction to the Zones of Regulation programme

Rules

Friendship

Loss and separation

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