Year 3 2021 - 2022
Welcome to Year 3
This term our topic is 'Emporers and Empires'
Children will learn about what everyday life was like in Roman times. We will find out about the finding of Rome.
We will Find out all about Ancient Rome and how it was ruled.
We will look at the growth of the Empire and its many Emperors.
The children will also learn about Julius Ceaser and his invasion.
We will also be learning about:
Science: Plant nutrition and reproduction: We will learn about the requirements of plants for growth and survival. We will be able to describe the parts of the flowering plants and relate structure to function including roots and stems for transporting water, leavse for making food and the flower for reproduction.
RE: Which Rules Should we Follow? We will consider the value and purpose of rules. We will look at the 10 commandments and look at how Christians try to follow these rules. We will also consider the rules followed by other faiths.
History: Emperors and Empires: We are learning about Ancient Rome and what life was like in Roman times. We will look at the growth of the empire and look at the many Emperors rled Rome.
Art: Mosaic masters: We will be looking at the history of mosaics focusing on the colour, pattern and themes found in Roman mosaics. We will design and make a mosaic boarder.
Design Technology: Green House: We will learn about the purpose, structure and design features of greenhouses. We will learn techniques to strengthen structures and use tools safely.
PSHE: Being my Best: Keeping healthy, growth mindset and goal setting
PE: Striking and fielding: We are lucky to have Chorley Sports Partnership in this half term teaching us the bowling and striking skills needed in cricket.
Music: Bringing us together: Our music is based around a disco song about friendship, peace, hope and unity.
Computing: Emailing: We will be learning how to send emails. We will be using 2email which is a safe place for us to learn how to use email.
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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