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Curriculum Overview

Year 3 Curriculum Overview 2021-2022

 

Autumn 1

(7 weeks)

Autumn 2

(7 weeks)

Spring 1

(6 weeks)

Spring 2

(6 weeks)

Summer 1

(6 weeks)

Summer 2

(7 weeks)

English: units

1.Entertain:Narrative

Contemporary Fiction

 

2.Describe

Non-chronological Report

1.Entertain:Narrative

Historical Fiction

 

 

2Describe:

Journalistic Writing

 (History link)

 

1.Entertain

Poetry

 

 

2.Explain

Scientific Report

 

1.Entertain:Narrative

Dilemma

 

 

2.Persuade

Persuasive Argument

1 Entertain:Narrative

Playscript

Shakespeare

 

2.Recount: Indirect

Biography

(History link)

1.Entertain:Narrative

Visual Literacy

 

 

2.Socialise

Letter Writing

Key texts (English)

Stone Age Boy

 

Escape from Pompeii

Jelly Boots, Smelly Boots

 

The Tin Forest

 

Romeo and Juliet

TBC

Maths

Number: place value

Number: addition and subtraction

Number: addition and subtraction

Number: multiplication and division

Number: multiplication and division

Measurement: money

Statistics

 

Measurement: length and perimeter

Number: fractions

Number: fractions

Measurement: time

Geometry: properties of shape

Measurement: mass and capacity

Science

Animals incl. humans

Rocks

Forces and Magnets

Climate Change and Sustainability (Geography/Inter-disciplinary links)

 

Plants

Light and Shadows

History

Overview and depth Stone Age to Iron Age

 

 

Overview Study-

Achievements of early civilisations

 

Ancient Egypt

 

 

Monarchy

Queen Elizabeth II

Cleopatra

 

Geography

 

Volcanoes and Earthquakes

Hemispheres, latitude, longitude, tropics, physical geography

 

Eco Warriors

 

Climate Change and Sustainability (Science link)

 

How does food get to our plate?

Mapping, Europe, North/South America, environmental regions. Human geography, economics

 

Computing

Online Safety

Computing and Networks

Programming

Computing and Networks

Creating Media

Animation

Data and Information

Branching Databases

Creating Media

Desktop Publishing

Programming B

Events and Actions

Design and Technology

Structures

Shell Structures

Project: desk tidy

Structures

Shell structure-computer aided design

Project: Gift Box

Textiles

2D shape to 3D product

Project: Purse

Textiles

2D shape to 3D product

Project: Pencil Case

Food

Healthy and Varied Food

Project: Wrap/pita product

Food

Healthy and Varied Food

Project: Snack Bar

Music 

How does music bring us closer together? Developing Notation Skills

What stories does music tell us about the past?

Enjoying Improvisation

How Does Music Help to Make the World a Better Place?

Composing using your imagination

How Does Music Help Us Get to Know our Community?

How does Music Make a Difference to Us Everyday?

How Does Music connect Us with Our Planet?

Art

Drawing

Painting

Printmaking

Collage

Textiles

3D Sculpture

PSHE/ safeguarding

 

Physical & Mental Health

Keeping Safe

Relationships: Friends & Family

Respectful & safe Relationships

Living in the Wider World: Financial Literacy

Health & Wellbeing: Ourselves- Growing & Changing

RE

What do different people believe about God? Christian focus and either or both Hindus and Muslims

What does it mean to be a Hindu in Britain today? (part 1)

What does it mean to be a Christian in Britain today? (part 1)

Why are festivals important to religious communities? Easter focus possibly an RE week

Why is the Bible so important for Christians today?

 Why do people pray?

PE

Invasion Games

Football /Basketball

Invasion Games

Tag Rugby / Hockey

Gymnastics /Dance

Athletics

Strike and Field Games

Cricket/Rounders

Net and Wall Games

Tennis

French

Vocab/Grammar

Introductions/

Greetings

Numbers to 10

Vocabulary

Greetings

Instructions

Colour names

Grammar

Masculine/feminine

Write a sentence

Culture

Christmas

Vocabulary

Clothing

Family

Days/Months

Grammar

nouns

Possessive adjectives

Pronouns (il, elle)

 

 

Vocabulary

Body parts

Colours

Numbers to 20

Grammar

Definite article

Masculine, feminine

adjectives

Culture

Easter

Vocabulary

Farm animals

Grammar

Indefinite article (un/une)

nouns

Verbs

Create sentences

Masculine/feminine

Vocabulary

Food

Grammar

I like/I do not like

Culture

Tour de France

Bastille Day

School Events

Class Charters

Black History Month

Anti Bullying Week

Children in Need

Winter Festivals

 

Red Nose Day

QEII Platinum Jubilee

 

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