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Year 3 Autumn Term Curriculum Map

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

Visit to Tile Kiln Church

Stone Age Day – teacher led in classes

Skills Builder

Listening

Presenting

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 Bronze Age.

•          Cave homes to round houses, home-life and leisure – compare to modern day homes in the local area.

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

Zootropolis song for Growth Mindset

Charanga – Glockenspiel 1

Christmas songs.

 

PE

Imoves Dance: Pop – link to Zootropolis

Just Dance clips as starters

Weekly Mile

Tag rugby

Gymnastics – Pathways

Weekly Mile

Basketball / Handball

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

 

Friendship

Loss and separation

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