Year 3

Topic Overview Autumn 2 Newsletter Term: Autumn 2
Topic: Alice in Wonderland

During this half term we will be basing our learning on Alice in Wonderland. In English, we will be writing instructions for different recipes, creating our own Alice in Wonderland themed narratives and writing non-chronological reports about food origins. In Maths, we will be learning about money, statistics, time, addition and subtraction, multiplication and division, fractions and properties of shape. In Science, we will be learning about Animals including Humans. In Computing, we will be learning about how to stay safe using the internet. We will then learn how to edit different images, and use cameras to take photographs. In Geography, we will be learning all about the maps, symbols and grid references. We will be locating different places on a map and using symbols to describe a locality. In Design and Technology, we will be designing our own healthy food plates, and also preparing and cooking food. We will also spend time learning about food safety. In French, we will be learning the French names for different foods. In PE, we will be using dance movements to show the mood of a piece of music from Alice in Wonderland.

Topic Overview Autumn 1 Newsletter Term: Autumn 1
Topic: Gruesome Gods

During this half term we will be basing our learning on the Gruesome Gods. In English, we will be writing character and setting descriptions, as well as a narrative based on one of the Greek myths. In Maths, we will be learning about place value, addition and subtraction, multiplication and division, measurement, fractions, properties of shapes and position and direction. In Science, we will be looking at materials and the different properties of them. In Computing, we will be learning about how to stay safe using the internet. We will then create a PowerPoint based on our research of the Greeks and present this with the class. In History, we will be learning all about the Greeks and their influence they have had on us today. In Design and Technology, we will be designing and creating our own Greek pot. In Music, we will be learning a Greek war chant and use recorders to accompany the chant. In PE, we will be using dance movements to act out the Trojan War and take part in traditional Greek athletics from the Olympic games.

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