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Year 3

Year 3 Autumn Curriculum Map 20.21

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


Autumn 1

Autumn 2


Monsters and Fairy Tales

Stone Age to Iron Age


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


Structured poetry

Stories with familiar settings

Fairy stories and folk tales

Adventure stories

Non-chronological reports

Shape poetry


Number – Place Value, Addition and Subtraction 

Number – Multiplication and Division


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



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



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.




Cave paintings and printing


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.



School Radio – fairy tales – learning songs.

Charanga – Let your spirit fly


Charanga – Glockenspiel 1

Christmas songs.




Weekly Mile

Outdoor and Adventurous

Tag Rugby

Weekly Mile



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


 Hello, greetings, basic questions, family


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



The role of the church, symbols etc.

Features of a church.

What happens in a church


Jesus’ birth and life.

Christmas Story and carol concert.


E Safety

Introduction to the Zones of Regulation programme



Loss and separation

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