Welcome to Class 3

Year 3
Autumn 1 Autumn 2 Spring 1 Spring 2 Summer 1 Summer 2
Theme Self Society Self Stewardship Society Stewardship
Enquiry Question What can we learn from the actions of individuals? What makes a house a home? How do our celebrations show what matters to us? What do significant events tell us about the Earth? What inventions and innovations have changed the way we live? Who inspires us to take action and make a difference?
Theological Underpinning Philippians 2:3-4
Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit. Rather, in humility value others above yourselves, not looking to your own interests but each of you to the interests of the others.
Genesis 1:1
In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth.
Philippians 4:4
Be cheerful with joyous celebration in every season of life. Let your joy overflow!
1 Peter 4:10
Each of you should use whatever gift you have received to serve others, as faithful stewards of God’s grace in its various forms
Ephesians 4: 32
Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you.
Philippians 4:3 I can do anything through Him who gives me strength.
NC subject drivers PSHE History RE Geography RE Expressive Arts RE Geography Science RE History RE PSHE RE Geography
Character Virtues Confidence, determination, courage, aspiration, assertiveness Perseverance, problem solving, courage Respect, reflection, curiosity, wisdom, thankfulness, Teamwork, service, critical thinking Citizenship, community, thankfulness Service, community, justice, courage, respect
Link to Global Goals UN Goals 5 and 10 UN Goals 11, 16 and 17 UN Goal 3 UN Goals 9, 13, 14 and 15 UN Goals 3, 11 and 16 UN Goals 1, 2, 6, 7 and 12
British Values/Protected Characteristics Democracy, individual liberty Respect and tolerance of different cultures and religions Rule of law Mutual respect
Enrichment Exeter RAM visit on the train, Appledore Book Festival visitor Kents Cavern trip Appledore Lifeboat visit Walk to the cliffs
Stunning Start Ancient Egyptian Kents Cavern trip Chinese party Science experiment Appledore Lifeboat visit Chris Turner Edukid talk
Inspiring Changemaker Challenge Inspiring adventurer: Riding on the train to Exeter Inspiring Speaker: Inspiring Leader: Hosting the Chinese New Year Meal Inspiring Speaker: Interactive volcano model Inspiring Skill Builder: Science Fair Inspiring volunteer: Beach clean
Key Texts The Ancient Egyptian Sleepover Stig of the Dump, Stone Aged Boy, I was there: Tutankhamun's Tomb, Tuesday Arthur and the Golden Rope, Extreme Earth, Volcanoes and Earthquakes Until I met Dudley...
Decision Spelling Application test
Meta language and stat word list (1)
Personal spelling list (1)
Long a (1)
Long E (1)
Long I (1)
/shun/ (2)
/shur/ and /chur/ (2)
Homophones (1)
Elicitation test
Application test
Meta language and stat word list (1)
Long o (1)
Long u (1)
Apostrophes (2)
Prefixes (2)
Homophones (1)
Personal spelling lists (1)
Elicitation test
Application test
Meta language and stat word list (1)
Long vowel OR (1)
Long vowel EAR (1)
Etymology (2)
The suffix OUS (2)
Homophones (1)
Personal spelling list (1)
Elicitation test
Punctuation and Grammar Capital letters and full stops, A or an, Conjunctions, Past tense, Present perfect Prepositions, Inverted commas, Conjunctions, simple past or perfect present, Coordinating conjunctions, Subordinating conjunctions Prepositions, Adverbs, Word Class, Subordinate clauses, Main Clauses Apostrophes for possession, Apostrophes for contraction, Inverted Commas, Past perfect Word families, Word class, de-, dis- and mis- prefixes, Adjectives to adverbs il-, im- ir-, in- prefixes, Simple past or present perfect, consolidation
Writing Outcomes Non-chronological information text Story writing, scene setting Newpaper report, writing dialogue, recounts, Character desriptions, narrative, diary entries, letter writing Instructions, explanations Poetry, persuasive letters, persausive writing
Reading Comprehension MicroVipers MicroVipers MicroVipers MicroVipers MicroVipers MicroVipers
White Rose
Maths Place value, Addition and subtraction Addition and subtraction, NFER tests, Multiplication and division, Money Multiplication and division, Fractions Statistics, NFER tests, Properties of shape Fractions, Time Mass and capacity, NFER tests, Statistics, Properties of shape, Consolidation
Fluency Focus Tough 10, Times tables Tough 10, Times tables Tough 10, Times tables Tough 10, Times tables Tough 10, Times tables Tough 10, Times tables
Religion and World Views L2.2 What is it like to follow God? L2.1 What do Christians learn from the creation story? L2.9 How do festivals and worship show what matters in Islam? L2.6 For Christians, what is the impact of Pentecost? L2.4 What kind of world did Jesus want? L2.12 How and why do people try to make the world a better place?
Science Animals including humans: Keeping healthy Rocks: Rocks and fossils Forces and magnets: Amazing magnets Light: Light and shadows Plants: Roots and shoots Plants: Artful flowers, roots and seeds
Art DT Texture: Batik Printing: monoprinting, colour printing DT DT Painting: Colour mixing, colour wheels, different brushes
Computing Online safety, Slides presentation Story graphs Online safety, Movie voice over Animations in Scratch App prototype
Design & Technology Food: Healthy and varied diet Structures: Shell structures Mechanical systems: Levers and linkages Art
History Ancient Egypt (4500 - 332BC) The achievements of the earliest civilisations (and an overview of where and when the first covilizations appeared) Stone Age to the Iron Age (6000-2000BC) Victorian era (1837 - 1901) A study of an aspect or theme in British history that extends pupils' chronological knowledge betond 1066
Geography Natural disasters (climate zones, earthquakes and volcanoes)
MFL Phonics 1/I am learning Animals Instruments I am able to... Fruits Ice Cream
Music What stories does music tell us about the past? How does music connect us with our environment? How does music bring us closer toegther? How does music connect us with our planet? How does music make the world a better place? How does music help us to get to know our community?
P.E. Hockey Dance Gymnastics Cricket Handball Tennis
P.S.H.E. SCARF: Me and my relationships SCARF: Valuing differences SCARF: Keeping safe SCARF: Rights and respect SCARF: Being my best SCARF: Growing and changing