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Year 3 - Autumn Term

Our Wonderful World

During this topic children will:

  • write poetry about themselves

  • find out about the human body and how to stay healthy in science

  • discover how to use maps and compasses to learn more about their local area. 

  • work on place value of 3 digit numbers

  • work on mental and written methods to support the addition and subtraction of 3 digit numbers.

Please look at the medium term plan for more details on what your child will be learning each week.

 Year 3 Autumn 1 Medium term Plan

These are some of the books we will be reading over the first half of the Autumn Term: 

We use tiered Vocabulary Word Mats to develop children's use of vocabulary in their written work.

You can support your child by helping them to learning the vocabulary for the topic and completing the home learning tasks.

 

The Savage Stone Age

During this topic children will:

  • Write recounts and instructions following our trip back into the Stone Age at Thorndon Park.

  • Solve a number of Stone Age problems in Mathematics lessons linked to multiplication and division. 

  • Investigate the similarities and differences between rocks and soils.

  • Looked at stone age painting techniques  to incorporate them in a paper mache tool design.

Please look at the medium term plan for more details on what your child will be learning each week.

Year 3 Autumn 2 Medium Term Plan

These are some of the books we will be reading over the first half of the Autumn Term:  

 

Here are some examples of children's work: