Year 3 Overview

Imaginative Learning Project (ILP)

Tribal Tales

(History)

Mighty Metals  (Science)

Gods & Mortals (History)

Tremors

(Geography)

Urban Pioneers

(Art & Design)

Predator

(Science)

English

Information books; imaginative narratives; fact files; letters; poetry using similes & metaphors

Non-chronological reports; explanations; instructions; list poetry; recounts

Character profiles; diary writing; instructions & commands; myths & legends; character descriptions

Recounts; historical narratives; narrative using personification; newspaper reports; poetry

Leaflets; free verse poetry; autobiography; email; signs & slogans

Recounts; leaflets; poetry; dilemma stories; speeches

Maths

 

 

 

 

 

 

Maths – Wider Curriculum Links

Number: Place Value

Number: Addition & Subtraction

Number: Multiplication & Division

 

 

Measuring length

 

Number: Multiplication & Division

Measurement: Money

Statistics

 

Positional & directional language

Measurement: Length & Perimeter

Number: Fractions

Numbers: Fractions

Measurement: Time

 

 

 

 

 

Data handling

 

Geometry: Property of shapes

Measurement: Mass & Capacity

 

 

 

Data handling

 

Science

(all include working scientifically)

Plants; Light;

Forces & magnets;

 

Rocks

Light & dark; sources & reflectors; shadows; sun safety;

Food chains; fossils; plant parts & functions; water transportations in plants; skeletal systems

History

Prehistoric Britain from the Stone Age to the Iron Age

 

Ancient Greece

Ancient Rome - Pompeii

A local history study

 

Geography

Fieldwork; human & physical geography; using maps & aerial images

 

Ancient & modern day Greece; geographical features; using maps

Volcanoes & earthquakes

Geographical skills & fieldwork

Fieldwork; using maps to locate countries & continents

Art & Design

Neolithic art; clay beakers; Iron Age jewellery

Embossed patterns & pictures; making jewellery

3-D sculpture; Greek art & design

Sculpture; photography

Photography; graffiti art; observational drawing

3-D scale models

Design & Technology

Tool design & making; building structures

Product evaluation; using research to inform design; selecting materials; making vehicles; building an iron man; using electrical circuits

Moving parts; model making

Structures

 

Selecting & using materials (collage & textiles)

Computing

 

Creating spreadsheets; using presentation software

Using presentation software

Presenting information

Digital maps; programming; audio recording; using search engines effectively

Algorithms; flow diagrams; online research; using logical reasoning; graphics software; digital presentations

Music

 

Performing using metal objects for instruments

 

Composition

 

 

PE

Discrete Lessons

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PE – Wider Curriculum links

 

Games Unit 1

Ball skills (Invasion focus)

Dance Unit 1

1) Who Am I?

2) The language of Dance.

Games Unit 2 Creative Games making

Dance Unit 2

1)The Explorers

2) The Hornpipe

 

Using PE equipment to explore forces

 

Games Unit 3 Net/court and wall games

Gym Unit L Stretching, Curling and Arching

 

Athletics; battle formation; dance

 

Games Unit 4

Striking and Fielding

Gym Unit M Symmetry and Asymmetry

 

 

Outdoor & adventure challenges

 

Athletics

Throwing and Jumping

Dance Unit 3

The Eagle and the Fish

Athletics

Sprinting and Running

Dance Unit 4

5) Mechanical Progress

6) The Human Engine

 

Comparing performances; competitive games (attack & defence tactics)

PSHE

Discrete Lessons

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PSHE – Wider Curriculum links

Being Me in My World

I recognise my worth and can identify positive things about myself and my achievements.

I can set personal goals

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thinking about the lives of others

Celebrating Difference

I can tell you about a time when my words affected someone’s feelings and what the consequences were.

I can give and receive compliments and know how this feels

Dreams & Goals

I can evaluate my own learning process and identify how it can be better next time.

 I am confident in sharing my success with others and know how to store my feelings of success in my internal treasure chest

 

 

 

 

Resolving differences

Healthy Me

I can identify things, people and places that I need to keep safe from, and can tell you some strategies for keeping myself safe including who to go to for help. I can express how being anxious or scared feels

 

 

 

 

 

Topical issues

Relationships

I can explain how some of the actions and work of people around the world help and influence my life and can show an awareness of how this could affect my choices.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Being safe; presenting own opinions

Changing Me

I can identify how boys’ and girls’ bodies change on the inside during the growing up process and can tell you why these changes are necessary so that their bodies can make babies when they grow up.

 I recognise how I feel about these changes happening to me and know how to cope with these feelings.

RE

Discrete lessons

Does joining the Khalsa make a person a better Sikh? Do religious people lead better lives? Is religion the most important influence and inspiration in people’s life? Do all religions beliefs influence people to behave well towards others?

Has Christmas lost its true meaning? Do sacred texts have to be ‘true’ to help people understand their religion? Is religion the most important influence and inspiration in everyone’s life?

Could Jesus really heal people? Were these miracles or is there some other explanation? Do sacred texts have to be ‘true’ to help people understand their religion? Is religion the most important influence and inspiration in everyone’s life?

What is ‘good’ about Good Friday? Should religious people be sad when someone dies? Do sacred texts have to be ‘true’ to help people understand their religion? Can the arts help communicate religious beliefs?

Do Sikhs think it is important to share? Do religious people lead better lives? Is religion the most important influence and inspiration in people’s life? Do all religious beliefs influence people to behave well towards others?

What is the best way for a Sikh to show commitment to God? Do religious people lead better lives? Does participating in worship help people to feel closer to God or their faith community?

British Value

Rule of Law

Individual Liberty

 

Democracy

Individual Liberty

Democracy

Rule of Law

Individual Liberty

Tolerance & respect

Democracy

Rule of Law

Individual Liberty

 

Democracy

Rule of Law

Individual Liberty

Tolerance & respect

Rule of Law

Individual Liberty

SMSC

Spirituality

Moral

Social

Cultural

Self-Awareness

Social Skills

Motivation

Managing Feelings

Spirituality

Moral

Social

Cultural

Self-Awareness

Social Skills

Empathy

Managing Feelings

Spirituality

Moral

Social

Cultural

Self-Awareness

Social Skills

Motivation

Empathy

Managing Feelings

Spirituality

Moral

Social

Cultural

Self-Awareness

Motivation

Managing Feelings

Spirituality

Moral

Social

Cultural

Self-Awareness

Social Skills

Motivation

Empathy

Managing Feelings

Spirituality

Moral

Social

Cultural

Self-Awareness

Motivation

Empathy

Managing Feelings