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Warden Hill Junior School

Year 3 Curriculum


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 * Denotes teaching emphasis of Fundamental British Values 
* Denotes teaching emphasis of  Spiritual, Moral, Social and Cultural Development

  Autumn 1 Autumn 2 Spring 1 Spring 2 Summer 1 Summer 2
English

Poetry Quality Texts:
Slowly by James Reeves

Narrative: Stories from other cultures
*Democracy, Individual Liberty, Mutual Respect, Tolerance
* Social, Cultural 

Authors and Letters
Dialogue and plays
*Individual Liberty, 
Mutual Respect,
 Tolerance
*Spiritual, Moral, 
Social, Cultural

Report: Information texts about the Romans

Narrative:
The Founding of Rome
 * Rule of Law

Performance Poetry:
Dahl

Recount: Newspaper

Report: (Hodgeheg)

*Mutual Respect

Explanation:

Diaries:
Plant diaries - scientific observations; Diary of a plant (writing from the plant's perspective)

Non-chronological Reports:
Zoo

Persuasion: Animals in Captivity

Information: Handbooks

Transition

Class Reader Gobbolino the Witch's Cat
(Ursula Moray Williams)
Gobbolino the Witch's Cat
(Ursula Moray Williams)

Reading Challenge Author
Roman linked book Hodgeheg
(D. King-Smith)
*Individual Liberty
  Zoo (A. Browne)
Bill's New Frock
(A Fine)
*Individual Liberty, 
Mutual Respect
Cross Curricular Writing 

Handwriting:
Autumn Poem Competition Recount:
History

Letter Writing:
Author

Church/Mosque 

Instructions: Light
Explanation: Light
Narrative:
Story of a shadow

Non-chronological report:
Festivals

*Mutual Respect

Explanation:
How things grow

Narrative: creation stories

Non-chronological reports: 
Animals
Persuasion: 
Releasing/saving/
protecting endangered animals

Maths

Number:
Place Value 1
Addition & Subtraction 1
Division 1
Multiplication 1
* Rule of Law
* Social

Statistics 1
Multiplication &Division 1
Measure 1

* Rule of Law
* Social

Measure 1
Time 1
Number: 
Place Value 2
Fractions 1
Geometry 1
Addition & Subtraction 2
Multiplication & Division 2

Statistics 2
Fractions 2
Time 2
Measure 2
Problem Solving

Maths Across the Curriculum Data Handling:
Walk to School Month
Data Handling:
Year 3's favourite books
Science Rocks
*Spiritual, Cultural, Social

Light Forces and Magnets Plants Animals, including Humans
Art & Design

Drawing: 
Sketch my Shoe

Portraying Relationships
*Democracy, 
Individual Liberty, Mutual Respect, 
Tolerance
* Social, Cultural

Drawing:
Roman Leaders
Mosaics and Roman Pottery
  Great Artist & Painting:
Painting plants and school environment in the style of Monet
 
Computing We are Travel Presenters
(Geography)
*Democracy, Mutual Respect,
Rule of Law
* Spiritual, Moral, Social, Cultural

 

 We are Animators -Romans We are Animators - Romans

We are Co-Authors
 - Hodgeheg

 We are Researchers - Science, English, Geography

We are Animators - Science Plants

We are Meterologists - Geography (Weather and climate)
Produce and present a weather forecast 
Design & Technology

Textiles:
Making a Religious Pouch 
*Democracy Individual Liberty,
 
Mutual Respect 
* Spiritual, Cultural

 

Combining Components: 
Design and make a Roman Shield
 Mouldable Materials: 
Design and make clay hedgehogs
  Cooking and Nutrition: Understanding principles of a healthy diet; prepare yoghurt  
Geography Investigating our local area
*Democracy, 
Mutual Respect, Tolerance, 
* Spiritual, Social, Cultural
 We are Travel Presenters
(Computing Link)
*Democracy,
Mutual Respect, Rule of Law
* Spiritual,Social, Moral, Cultural
  The United Kingdom
*Democracy 
 Weather and Climate
(Science Link)
 Location Knowledge/
Map Work:
Links to zoo animals and their country of origin
History  History of the Local Area
* Mutual Respect, 
Rule of Law, 
Tolerance 
* Social, Cultural
We are Travel Presenters
(Computing Link)
* Mutual Respect, Democracy,
Rule of Law
* Spiritual, Social, Moral, Cultural
The Roman Empire and it's impact on Britain      
French  Greetings
Classroom Instructions
Numbers
French Rhymes
*Democracy, Individual Liberty,
 Tolerance
* Social, Cultural

Days of the week
Months of the year
*Democracy, Individual Liberty,  Tolerance
* Social, Cultural

 Colours
Numbers 1 to 20
Giving and asking name and age

 Classroom instructions
Labels
*Rule of Law
Days of the week
Months of the year
Giving and asking birthday 
Fruit and Food
French towns and cities
*Mutual Respect 
Music Recorders
Singing
* Mutual Respect, Tolerance,
* Spiritual, Cultural, Social
PE

 Dance
Ball Skills
* Individual Liberty, Mutual Respect, Rule of Law
* Moral, Social, Cultural
 

 Gymnastics with Apparatus
Rugby/Football 

Dance 
*Mutual Respect
Striking and Fielding
 

 Gym
Athletics
Striking and Fielding
RE

Where, how and why do people worship?
*Democracy, Mutual Respect, Rule of Law, Tolerance
* Spiritual, Moral, Social, Cultural 

What are the deeper meanings of religious festivals? 
*Tolerance
What do religions teach about the natural world and why we should care about it?  
*Mutual Respect
SEAL/PSHCE

 New Beginnings
 * Democracy, Individual Liberty, 
Mutual Respect, 
Tolerance
* Spiritual, Moral, Social Cultural

 Relationships
 * Democracy, Individual Liberty, Mutual Respect, Tolerance
*Spiritual, Moral,
Social, Cultural

 Getting on and Falling out   Developing confidence and responsibility and making the most of their abilities:
Going for Goals  
Preparing to play an active role as citizens 
Inspire & Enhance

 Local Area Walk (History/
Geography)
Library Visit

Black History Month:
African Mask Workshop
*Individual Liberty, Mutual Respect, Tolerance
*Spiritual, Moral, Social, Cultural

 Reading Challenge
Visit to Streatley Church and Local Mosque

Fundamental British Values Day

Author Visit
Anti-bullying Week
Christmas Parties
*Democracy,
 Individual Liberty, Mutual Respect,  
Rule of Law, 
Tolerance  
*Spiritual, Social, Moral, Cultural

 Puzzle Day
Portal to the Past - Roman Workshop

Safer Internet Day

Science Week
Roman Feast

Allotments VIsit
Personal Safety Week

 

Whipsnade Zoo 
Sports Week
Transition
Learning Log

Rules

British Values

*Democracy, Individual Liberty,
 Mutual Respect, Rule of Law,
 Tolerance,

Interviewing family and friends about their favourite children's reading books for the Reading Challenge
*Mutual Respect
* Social, Cultural