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Christ The King Catholic Primary School Learning, growing and praying together with Christ Our King

Class 8

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CURRICULUM INFORMATION

 

Year Group   3

 

TERM   Autumn

 

Dear Parents,

Below is an overview of the curriculum areas we will be covering in year 3 during the Autumn term.

It will be an exciting term as the children will be settling in and starting their Sacramental journey.

Please continue to support your child with their weekly homework, reading and their Sacramental preparation.

If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact Mrs Williams, Miss McKeown.

Thank you for your ongoing support.

 

English

 

Autumn 1

 

Classic Book Study -‘Flat Stanley’ by Jeff Brown.  (4 Weeks)

 

Discussion on front and back covers, children to write questions using the information.

Children will read book and create a ‘Wanted Poster’ using the information found in the text. Children to share these posters and create a ‘Wanted’ display.

Children will explore the text looking at ‘Cause and Effect’ (Week 3).

Writing a summary of the story (Week 1).

Children will use their skills to plan and write an adventure using Flat Stanley as their main character.

 

Instructions (2 Weeks).

Children to look at and discuss a variety of different instruction leaflets - practical session.

 

Autumn 2

 

Poetry – ‘Please Mrs Butler’ by Alan Ahlberg

Children to explore how the poem is written

Children will be able to write their own poem in the style of Alan Ahlberg

 

Traditional Tales  - The Three Little Pigs. (The True Story of The Three Little Pigs). Children will have experience of a number of different traditional tales.  Discuss how they are similar and what elements are used.

 

Spelling rules, grammar and comprehension will be linked to and taught through the units of work on a weekly basis.

 

Maths 

Autumn 1

  Number

  • Counting
  • Place value and partitioning
  • Compare and order

 

  Addition and  Subtraction

  • Mental addition and subtraction of two-digit numbers
  • Number pairs

 

  Measures

  • Standard units - mass
  • Sensible estimates
  • Reading scales-marked divisions

 

  Multiplication & division

  • Times table facts
  • Multiply a teens by a single-digit
  • Scaling

 

  Measures - Time

  • Time conventions
  • Read the time to five minutes
  • Analogue , digital, Roman

  

 

  Geometry: properties of shapes

  • Right angles

 

Autumn 2

   Number

  • Place value
  • Round to nearest 10

 

Addition and Subtraction

  • Mental addition and subtraction of tw0-digit numbers
  • Small difference

 

    Measure – Money

  • Equivalence

 

    Fractions

  • Compare/order unit fractions
  • Equivalence
  • Unit fractions of amounts

   

   Statistics

  • Bar charts – scales axis
  • Venn and Carroll diagrams

 

Science

Forces and Magnets

  • To investigate forces
  • Identify magnetic and non-magnetic materials
  • Different types of magnets
  • Understanding the use of magnets

 

R:E

Belonging – We gather as God’s Family.

Reconciliation.

Advent.

Christmas.

ICT

Researching using the internet and I-Pads

E- Safety

Coding

Printing

 

History

Stone Age to Iron Age

  • Changes in Britain from the Stone Age to Iron Age.
  • Use resources to study where the first people came from, how people lived, what they ate and their religions
  • How the people developed over these periods
  • Know the importance of tools in the Stone Age
  • Looking at Sacred Circles

Geography/Orienteering

Children will learn about mapping skills

  • Use print out diagrams to locate various locations in the playground/field.

Art

Cave Paintings

  • Use of artefacts to produce own cave paintings using a variety of media
  • Use skills such as smudging and blending

Pointillism

Research Georges Seurat, what makes his work so unique

  • Using similar techniques, children to create their own Pointillism picture

 

Music

Charanga – exploring different genres.

Learn new Christmas songs/carols for Christmas performance and Carol Service.

 

PE

Invasion sports with Mr Hadlum.

Gymnastics – children will learn how to travel on a variety of equipment safely and with purpose.

 

French

Children will be introduced to French as a language.  They will be able to listen to children speaking French and begin learning numbers to ten, colours and simple greetings.

     
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