Class 3W curriculum
Art – As artists we will be producing artefacts from Ancient Britain
- Children will :
- Make Stone Age necklaces.
- Reproduce Stone Age cave art.
- Mix up natural paints.
- Use pastels to represent Stonehenge.
- Produce Celtic designs from the Iron Age.
- Look and understand how to keep safe on line — internet safety, e-safety and cyber safety .
- Maximise our awareness of personal safety and security risks to private information and property associated with using the internet, and the self-protection from computer crime.
- Use a keyboard with one finger and type without using sight, recognizing the location of the key on a keyboard.
Design Technology – As designers we will:
- Design, make and evaluate an iron age roundhouse.
- Children will :
- Build a prehistoric shelter.
- Build a biscuit Stonehenge.
- Make a model woolly mammoth.
English – As writers and communicators we will :
- Write adventure stories.
- Describe settings and develop characters.
- Write newspaper reports.
- Write instructions and directions.
- Write non-chronological reports.
- Use wider range of conjunctions and sentence structures.
- Become more accurate in our use of more sophisticated punctuation.
- Spell most of the Y2 and Y3 common exception words correctly.
- Read and listen to a wide range of styles of text.
- Read and listen to whole books.
- Make predictions based on what we have read.
- Use the text and inference to answer questions.
- Engage in meaningful discussions in all areas of the curriculum.
- Listen to and learn a wide range of subject specific vocabulary.
French — As linguists we will:
- Develop our understanding of how to introduce myself in French.
- Recognise and Count from 0 –20 in French.
Geography – As geographers we will :
- Research and understand how earthquakes and volcanoes are formed.
- Be able to locate volcanoes around the world.
- Interpret a range of geographical sources to gather information.
History – As historians we will :
- Study the Stone Age to the Iron Age.
- Recognise the part archaeologists have had in helping us to find out about the past.
- Use various sources of evidence to answer questions.
They will be able to :
- Investigate and interpret the past.
- Understand chronology.
- Communicate historically.
- Build an overview of world history.
Maths – As mathematicians we will :
- Recognise the place value of each digit in a 3-digit number.
- Read and write numerals to 100 in numbers and words.
- Count from 0 in multiples of 4, 8, 50 and 100 and estimate numbers .
- Add and subtract numbers mentally including 3-digit numbers and units, tens, and hundreds.
- Solve problems including missing numbers and place value and more complex addition and subtraction.
- Use and recall multiplication and division facts for 3, 4 and 8 times tables.
- Be able to multiply a 2-digit number by a 1 digit number.
- Solve problems including missing numbers involving multiplication and division.
- Learn to measure, compare and add and subtract lengths.
- Learn how to measure the perimeter of simple 2D shapes.
- Learn how to identify horizontal, vertical, perpendicular and parallel lines in relation to other lines.
Music – As musicians we will :
- Describe and compare the features of R ‘n’ B music.
- Improvise alongside a piece of music.
- Compose our own pieces of music.
- Be able to describe the pulse, rhythm and pitch of a piece of music.
P.E. – As athletes we will
- Continuing to develop our agility.
- Develop our balance and co-ordination through a range of sporting activities such as dance and gymnastics.
- Be learning and combining a range of balances/poses to create a sequence.
PSHE – we will be looking at friendships and getting on with each other.
- We will focus on ourselves and why it is good to be me.
- We will be doing this through drama, reflective time in class, whole class discussions and art work.
R.E. – As theologians we will :
- Learn about the Christian Family .
- Think about what it means to be part of a Christian family.
- Know that we can join the Christian family when we are baptized.
- Know what happens when we are baptized.
- Know baptism is a sacrament.
Science – As scientists we will :
- Observe and compare different rock types.
- Observe and analyse fossils.
- Research Mary Anning and understand her role in the science of rocks and soils.
- Understand how rocks become soil.
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