Welcome to Year Three!
Miss Brownbill and Miss Parkinson
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Domestic Church – Local Community
Listening and Sharing
Author Study – Anthony Browne
Voices in the Park
Thornton, then and now
Poetry – Local poet Roger McGough
Class Novel– Charlotte’s Webb by E.B.White
Number –Multiplication and Division
Within this unit, children will be taught to recall and use multiplication and division facts for the 3, 4 and 8 multiplication tables.
Write and calculate mathematical statements for multiplication and division using the multiplication tables they know, including for two-digit numbers times one-digit numbers, using mental and progressing to formal written methods.
Solve problems, including missing number problems, involving multiplication and division, including positive integer scaling problems and correspondence problems in which n objects are connected to m objectives.
Formal written methods of multiplication and division.
Animals including humans
Children will be taught to identify that animals, including humans need the right types and amounts of nutrition, and that they cannot make their own food.
They will identify that humans and some other animals have skeletons and muscles for support, protection and movement.
Art and Design
Children will learn to compare and contrast the works of impressionist artists
They will study ‘The Water Lily Pond’ and create their own lilies using various media.
Health and Nutrition.
Making a healthy sandwich.
Children will apply the principles of a healthy, varied diet to choose the right ingredients for a sandwich and make sure their product looks attractive!
Children will study Volcanoes (Human and Physical Geography)
And also explore the local area using historical enquiry, studying continuity and change, and cause and consequence in periods of history.
Local History –Link to Literacy Topic
Children will study local history sites that are significant- The Stocks and Sundial- what do these tell us about life in the past of Thornton?
Children will explore -Email, Social Media, Texting, Phone, Blogging, Instant Messaging, Skype, Facetime
We are publishers
Children will create an eBook retelling the story of a famous book including illustrations that they will create themselves using
Spring term 1
Children will be taught to consolidate and improve the quality of their actions, body shapes and balances and their ability to link phrases of movement
To improve their ability to select appropriate actions and use simple compositional ideas
To know the importance of suppleness and strength
To describe and evaluate the effectiveness and quality of a performance
Spring term 2
Children will learn how to strike a ball with accuracy and confidence
Understand the importance of warm up and warm down
Recognise god performance and what needs improving.
Spring 1 and 2
Year Three will continue learning to play the recorder with Musician Mrs Davies.
Senoirita Bradley will teach the children (among other things) how to speak about their self, family and friends, and how to discuss numbers, clothes and colours in Spanish.
Homework will be given out each Friday afternoon and should be returned before the following Wednesday
Please feel free to come and speak to me if you have any questions, or would like any more information