Year 3 2023 - 2024
Welcome to Year 3
This term our topic is 'Rocks, Relics and Rumbles' This project teaches children about the features and characteristics of the Earth's layers, including a detailed exploration of volcanic, tectonic and seismic activity.
Science: 'Forces and Magnets' This project teaches children about contact and non-contact forces including frictional and magnetic forces, and identify parts of a magnet and magnetic materials.
RE: 'Called by God' the aims of this unit are:
To consider what it means to be called by God.
To consider the repsonses people have made in the past and still do today when they hear a call from God.
Art: Ammonite- This project teaches children about artistic techniques used in sketching, printmaking and sculpture.
PSHE: 'Keeping Safe' through this unit we will identify and discuss situations that are safe and unsafe. We will discuss dangers and risks and how to prevent these. Through this unit we will refresh our online safety knowledge.
PE: Mondays- Dance
Fridays- Invasion games- handball
Music: Glokenspiel- This units learning os focused around exploring and developing playing skills through the glokenspiel.
Computing: Spreadsheets- This unit teaches children that information can be automatically turned into a chart. they will learn about cell addresses and use tools to help with calculations.
For more information on our curriculum, please see the curriculum tab on our homepage.
Pick and Mix
Your child will bring home their Pick and Mix linked to their topic. Pick and Mix projects are suggested activities that help to inspire children beyond the classroom. Each activity provides an opportunity for children to explore their topic further using a number of different skills. When children have finished a project, they can bring this into school where each class will have a designated time to celebrate the learning that has taken place. Projects can stay in school and be displayed on each class’s working wall or can be taken home.
If you have any questions about how to further support your child's learning at home, please contact your child's class teacher via Class Dojo or the school office.
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