Year 3 2023 - 2024
Welcome to Year 3
This term our topic is 'Through the Ages' Through this topic we will learn all about British prehistory from the Stone Age to the Iron Age, including changes to people and lifestyle caused by ingenuity, invention and technological advancement.
RE: Harvest- How do people of faith say thank you to God for the harvest?
We will be looking at how communities celebrate harvest around the world.
Art: Contrast and Complement- Through this unit we will learn about colour theory by studying the colour wheel and colour mixing. We will explore tertiary colours, warm and cool colours, complementary colours and analogus colours.
PSHE: Me and My Relationships: We will start by looking at rules and why we need to follow them. We will look at our special people, who is special to us. We will look at our friends and how special they are to us.
PE: Wednesdays- Gymnastics
Thursdays- athletics led by Chorley Sports Parnership.
Music: 'Three Little Birds' All our music learning is focused around the song @THree Little Birds'. We will explore pulse, rhythm and pitch through singing and playing instruments. We will learn to sing, play, improvise and compose using this song.
Computing: Online Safety- We will be looking at how we can stay safe when we are online.
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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