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Year 3 - Autumn


Autumn 1:

Partitioning and ordering 2 and 3 digit numbers. Mental addition and subtraction from 2 and 3 digit numbers. Classifying and describing 3D shapes. Multiplication and division facts, counting in 2s, 3s, 5s and 10s and solving word problems. Finding fractions of an amount and adding fractions with the same denominator. Reading scales, knowing how many grams are equal to a given fraction of 1kg. Adding and subtracting mass in kg and g.

Autumn 2: Mentally adding and subtracting 1, 10 and 100. Testing whether an angle is greater than or less than a right angle. Counting in 4s and 8s, doubling and solving real life problems. Tell and write the time to the minute on a 12 hour clock, using Roman numerals. Reading a 24 hour clock. Estimating and measuring the time in minutes.


Storytelling, Reading comprehension, Different types of poetry, Using dictionaries, thesaurus and index, Speaking and listening skills, Writing skills, Use of adjectives, connectives, sentence openers and punctuation, Nouns, Verbs, Authors and Book reviews, Spelling and dictation skills.


Autumn 1: Rocks, Soils and Fossils.    

Autumn 2: Forces and Magnets.


The Ancient Egyptians    

Volcanos and Earthquakes.


Internet safety, Programming, Coding, Sequence and Animation, Scratch Programme.


Portrait sketching of people in pencil and pastels, looking at expression, character & relationships, Christmas arts and crafts, design and technology (designing and making Christmas chocolate decorations).


Singing and percussion - Harvest theme, Tuby the Tuba, Firework music, Britten - guide to the orchestra, Preparation for Christmas activities, Continuing with playing the recorder. 

P.E. & Games

Autumn 1: Gymnastics (travelling with a change of direction)

Autumn 2: Dance (sequencing dance movements)

Games: Invasion games passing (netball, rugby and football)


Greetings and introductions, classroom language​,  numbers and age, colours, family vocabulary,  grammar focus on the verbs 'to have' and 'to be', article and gender agreement.


Autumn 1: The Christian Family (The Holy Family, Our Family, The Family of the Church, The Sacrament of Baptism, Signs and Symbols and Promises made at Baptism)

Autumn 2: Mary, Mother 0f God (The Annunciation, Mary visits Elizabeth, The Mystery of the Incarnation, Advent, The Birth of Jesus, The Shepherds and the Visit of the Wise Men)

St. George’s Catholic Primary School
Gordon Road, Enfield EN2 0QA

Tel: 0208 363 3729
Fax: 0208 367 2275