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Year 3 Term 1

This half term, we are going to tuck in and enjoy a yummy journey of discovery, tasting fantastic fruits, vegetables and tantalising treats.

National Curriculum

As Writers we will be producing instructions and advertisements about a variety of different foods and dishes.

As Readers we will find exciting recipes to read and discuss. We will also read and discuss a range of non-fiction texts about food.

As Mathematicians we will be adding and subtracting amounts of money and giving change using both pounds and pence in a variety of practical contexts.

As Scientists we will be learning about the importance of nutrition and how we get nutrition from what we eat. We will also be learning about the different food groups and the nutrition they provide us with.

As Design Technologists we will research, prepare and cook savoury dishes using a range of cooking techniques.

As Historians we will be researching the work of James Lind and his discovery of the cause and cure of scurvy during the 1700s.

As Geographers we will be researching the journey taken by a fruit from its country of origin to the fruit bowl using a range of sources to gather information.

As Artists we will observe and draw different fruits and vegetables, looking carefully at detail. We will also sculpt fruit using clay.

In Religious Education we will be exploring the theme of ‘Special Books and Special People’ through the religions of Christianity and Sikhism.

In MFL we will be learning how to name different fruits and vegetables in French.


Year 3—Scrumdiddlyumptious supported by a local walk to Sainsburys.
Homework Project

For this half term’s homework project, you can   either:

– Keep a food diary to record the different types of food you eat over the weekend.

-Make an alphabetic list of foods from A-Z is it possible?

-Make an information booklet about a festival that involves eating a special type of food.

Please bring your projects into school to share by Friday 30th September.