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Year 3 Term 1

This half term, we are going to be exploring the scientific world of forces and magentism, metals and materials.

National Curriculum

As Writers we will be producing an information leaflet about the play equipment in our local park, writing a persuasive letter with suggestions of how to improve the local park and writing a character description based on Ted Hughes’ The Iron Man.

As Readers we will be focusing on the Iron Man by Ted Hughes.

As Mathematicians we will be ordering and understanding the place value of three digit numbers, and using their knowledge and understanding of the 5 times table to find patterns in numbers.

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 be exploring levers, their functions and everyday uses, and investigating how leavers can help to lift heavy objects.

As Geographers we will be using maps and plans of the local area to find our way to visit the play area and discover where play areas are located in our community.

As Artists we will be drawing our own Iron Man characters base don the book using chalk, charcoal and pencils.

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—Mighty Metals 
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.