Lightmoor Village Primary School

 

 

 

Autumn 1 -2021

Mr Gibbs - Class 3  

 

This term in Year 3 we have been doing, and will continue to do, some exciting things about the Stone Age. We have created our own cave paintings using chalks and even made Stone Age stews out of things from the playground.

In English we have already written our own Stone Age stories and are beginning to write a set of instructions on how to make our own Stone Age Stews. These pieces of writing have been based on the book ‘The Stone Age Boy’.

 

At the beginning of term, we increased our place value knowledge with a particular focus on three-digit numbers. We are also adding and subtracting using three-digit numbers.

 

In art we are creating pieces of artwork based around 2D shapes, during our PE lesson we are learning how to Bollywood dance and play football, the language we have been learning is French, science sees us explore light, music we are using glockenspiels and finally, we are using laptops to gather and present a range of data.

 

 

Autumn 2 -2021

Mr Gibbs - Class 3  

 

This term in Year 3 we will be doing some exciting things about the Stone Age and the Iron Age. We have created our own Stone Age tools and will be making a Stone Age house.

 

In English we are focusing on the text The Iron Man. We will be writing a diary entry and making our own characters based on this book. We will also be exploring this book during our guided reading lessons.

Over the course of the term, we will be increasing our knowledge of multiplication and division. We will also be taking part in a number of tournaments on TTRockstars!

 

In D&T we will be making our own bags and exploring the best materials to do so, during our PE lesson we will be learning to swim and the basics of tennis, the language we will continue to learn is French, science will see us explore rocks and fossils, music we will be using glockenspiels and finally, we will be using laptops to increase are awareness of staying safe online.

 

 

 

Spring 1 -2022

Mr Gibbs - Class 3  

 

This term in Year 3 we will be looking at ancient civilizations. We will be particularly focusing on Ancient Greece, Ancient Egypt and The Shang Dynasty. We will also be exploring our local area (Lightmoor).

 

In English we are focusing on the text ‘The Boy Who Grew Dragons’ by Andy Shepherd. We will be writing our own story based on this book and we will be producing non-chronological reports about dragons.

 

 

At the start of the term, we will be using a formal method to divide and we will be connecting other areas of maths in order to help us improve our understanding of division. This term we will also be exploring money and statistics.

In art we will be creating our own dragon eyes and exploring how we can use texture, lines and different shades to do so. During our PE lesson we will be playing hockey and exploring symmetrical shapes during gymnastics. Our PSHE lessons will see us focusing on the topic ‘Respect Yourself’. The language we will continue to learn is French, science will see us explore animals including humans, in music we will be using glockenspiels and learning to sing ‘The Dragon Song’ and finally, we will be using laptops to create presentations using PowerPoint.