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Spring Term

Year 3 Spring Term
 

 

Science Term 3

 Year 3Week 1 Week 2Week 3 Week 4Week 5Week 6
Topic: Forces and MagnetsTo understand the forces push and pullTo explore different surfaces and their friction.To know about magnetism and the different poles.To explain how magnets work through different materialsTo know how magnets are used in every day lifeTo consolidate understand and use magnets in a practical way

 

Science Term 4

 Year 3Week 1Week 2Week 3 Week 4Week 5Week 6
Topic: Light and ShadowsTo recognise the difference between light and darkTo know that light can reflect off difference surfacesTo know how mirrors reflect the lightTo explore how mirrors workTo recognise the best materials for shadows To find patterns in the way that the sizes of shadows change

 

History Term 3

 Year 3Week 1 Week 2Week 3 Week 4Week 5Week 6
Topic: The Bronze Age and the Iron AgeTo understand the importance of the improvements made by using bronze.To use sources in order to find out more about Bronze Age life.To reach a conclusion about the scale of the achievements made in the Iron AgeTo make a comparison between home life in the Bronze Age and the Iron AgeTo understand the dangers faces in Bronze and Iron Age BritainTo reach an overall judgement comparing the Bronze Age to the Iron Age

 

Geography Term 4

 Year 3Week 1 Week 2Week 3 Week 4Week 5Week 6
Topic: Our WorldTo understand the world can be represented in more than one wayTo demonstrate the relationship between maps and globes, and explore the idea of addressesTo understand what the lines on maps and globes meanTo explore why we have night and dayTo introduce the international date line and time around the worldTo know the signficance of longitude and lattitude 

 

Art Term 3

 Year 3Week 1 Week 2Week 3 Week 4Week 5Week 6
Topic: GraffitiTo explore Graffiti as an artistic style and consider out views on it.To explore the work of famous graffiti artistsTo imitate art in the style of Keith HaringTo create a template for my artworkTo use printing to create a piece of graffitiTo evaluate my art work. 

 

DT Term 4

 Year 3Week 1 Week 2Week 3 Week 4Week 5Week 6
Topic: Fruit CrumbleTo learn what a fruit crumble is and which fruits are in seasonTo learn how to evaluate existing productsTo learn how to weigh accurately, cut safely and rub fat into flourTo learn how to generate ideasTo know how to generate idea for a design briefTo learn how to make and evaluate a fruit crumble

 

Music Term 3

 Year 3Week 1 Week 2Week 3 Week 4Week 5Week 6
Topic: Three Little BirdsTo find the pulse and explore the style of musicTo understand rhythm and be able to apply this to the songTo learn and understand the lyrics of the songBegin composition of the song using instruments Perfect composition of the song using instruments Perform the song with compositions

 

Music Term 4

 Year 3Week 1 Week 2Week 3 Week 4Week 5Week 6
Topic: The Dragon SongTo find the pulse and explore the style of musicTo understand rhythm and be able to apply this to the songTo learn and understand the lyrics of the songBegin composition of the song using instruments To improvise using instruments and voicesTo compose a song using intruments

 

PE Term 3

 Year 3Week 1 Week 2Week 3 Week 4Week 5Week 6
Topic: DanceTo explore the theme of the danceTo move at different levels.To show different moods through dance.To work in a group to create a dance based on a certain theme.To create expressions through dance.To perform a dance.

 

PE Term 4

 Year 3Week 1 Week 2Week 3 Week 4Week 5Week 6
Topic: VolleyballTo learn how to intercept and stop the ballTo develop control of the ball.To pass a ball with increasing accuracyTo throw the ball at different speeds and know when to use theseTo apply skills learned to a small gameTo complete different tasks using the skills learned

 

RE Term 3

 Year 3Week 1 Week 2Week 3 Week 4Week 5Week 6
Topic:  Christianity - GodTo learn some of the Christian beliefs about GodTo learn what the Trinity is To learn that the Bible can help Christians understand the TrinityTo learn how and why symbols are used to help Christians understand the TrinityTo learn that Bible stories can help Christians understand the Trinity To learn that icons can help Christians understand the Trinity

 

RE Term 4

 Year 3Week 1 Week 2Week 3 Week 4Week 5Week 6
Topic:  Christianity - GodTo create my own representation of the Trinity To understand how the Trinity is shown in Christian texts.To learn how the Trinity is referenced during Christian worship To learn what the Last Supper is and why it's importantTo learn what Holy Communion is and why it's important To learn what Holy Communion is and why it's important 

 

RSE Term 3

 Year 3Week 1 Week 2Week 3 Week 4Week 5Week 6
Topic: Keeping myself safe To demonstrate strategies for dealing with a risky situation.To identify risk factors in given situations. To identify some key risks from and effects of cigarettes and alcoholTo recognise potential risks associated with browsing onlineTo know that our body can often give us a sign when something doesn't feel right; to trust these signs and talk to a trusted adult if this happensTo understand that medicines are drugs and suggest ways that they can be helpful or harmfu

 

RSE Term 4

 Year 3Week 1 Week 2Week 3 Week 4Week 5Week 6
Topic: Rights and Responsibilities  To identify people who are volunteers in the school communityTo identify key people who are responsible for them to stay safe and healthyTo understand the difference between 'fact' and 'opinion'To identify key people who are responsible for them to stay safe and healthyTo recognise that there are times we can buy items we want and times when we need to save for itemsTo explain that people earn their income through their jobs

 

Computing Term 3

 

 Year 3Week 1 Week 2Week 3 Week 4Week 5Week 6
Topic: iNetworkTo understand what a network isTo know key parts of a computer networkTo understand how information is exchnaged between devicesTo understand that the internet is the physical connection between computers and networksTo understand how data travels throughout a networkTo understand that devided on network have a unique address

 

Computing Term 4

 Year 3Week 1 Week 2Week 3 Week 4Week 5Week 6
Topic: iDataTo understand how information in a database is organisedTo understand the advantages of a computer based over a paper oneTo find information to record in a databaseTo enter information to create additional records in a databaseTo demonstrate the knowledge skills and understand they have learned during this unit To demonstrate the knowledge skills and understand they have learned during this unit 

 

French Term 3

 Year 3Week 1 Week 2Week 3 Week 4Week 5Week 6
Topic: GreetingsTo speak and understand French greetingsTo speak and understand French greetings including day and nightTo say and understand 'How are you?'To perform a simple rhyme in FrenchTo speak and understand French coloursTo speak and understand French shapes and sizes.

 

French Term 4

 Year 3Week 1 Week 2Week 3 Week 4Week 5Week 6
Topic: Basic PhrasesTo use shapes like the French artist MatisseTo follow a set of instructions in French to create a piece of artTo count 1-6 in FrenchTo count 7-12 in FrenchTo speak and understand 'How old are you?'To read French numbers.
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