Wakefield Snapethorpe Primary School

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Year  3  2021-2022

Year 3

Mrs Macey (Teacher) and Mrs Mandighomi - Rowling Class

Miss Grimwood (Teacher) and Mrs Ripley- Churchill Class

Miss Pratt (Teacher) and Mrs Thompson - Seacole Class

Extra adult support across the three classes is also provided by Mrs Wright and Mrs Cotos.

 

This year all our classes are named after inspirational people.

 

Spring 2

Curriculum

This half term Year 3 will be learning about volcanoes and earthquakes through the theme ‘How Dangerous is our planet?’ Pupils will learn what the Earth is made from and how volcanoes are formed. They will look at why earthquakes happen and where both volcanoes and earthquakes occur around the world.

This half term Year 3 will be learning about volcanoes and earthquakes through the theme ‘How Dangerous is our planet?’ Pupils will learn what the Earth is made from and how volcanoes are formed. They will look at why earthquakes happen and where both volcanoes and earthquakes occur around the world.

Art

Art this half term will focus on ‘Painting’. Pupils will learn how to experiment with different water colour techniques to create different effects. They will learn how to create a water colour wash and experiment with creating mood through painting.

Computing

Year 3 are becoming opinion pollsters this half term . They will be creating surveys using an online form and using the data from these surveys to create graphs and bar charts in Microsoft Excel.

RSHE

In RSHE this half term children will be learning about communities. Pupils will learn what about diverse communities and how different groups of people make up different communities. They will learn about community values and how to be respectful to all members of the community.

Science

This half term we are continuing with the topic ‘animals including Humans. Pupils will continue to learn about he about the importance of a nutritious, balanced diet And how nutrients, water and oxygen are transported within animals and humans. Pupils will also learn about the skeleton and muscles within the human body.

RE

Year 3 children will be looking at ‘What different people believe about God?’ Children will be looking at different religions and their varying practices of their religion.

French

Children will be completing the unit Les Animaux . They will learn how to identify animals and pets. Pupils will also learn how to recognise and use numbers 11-20.

Spring 1

 

Curriculum

Pupils in year 3 will be learning about the theme 'Where's Wally?' Pupils will name and locate 8 European countries and 6 cities in England. Pupils will also learn about the countries within the Northern and Southern hemisphere. While locating countries and cities, pupils will learn to use a map as well as an 8 point compass.

 

Art

During the spring term pupils will learn about the famous artist Picasso. Pupils will learn different sketching techniques to draw portraits in the style of Picasso..

 

Science

Science this half term will look at 'Animals Including Humans'. Pupils will learn the importance of a balanced diet. They will learn how nutrients are transported into humans and animals bodies. Pupils will also learn about the human skeleton and how muscles work within the human body.

 

French

During French lesson pupils will learn how to say different body parts in French. They will learn how to describe a person using hair and eye colours as well as the days of the week. 

 

RE

RE lesson for the next term will address the question 'What do different people believe about God?' They will explore their own beliefs about God and what other religions believe about their God's and how they are different.