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Year 3 - Autumn

Mathematics

Autumn 1: Number: Place value (working with 2 and 3 digit numbers, partitioning and ordering), Mental addition and subtraction (adding and subtracting from 2 and 3 digit numbers). Geometry: Properties of shape (classifying and describing 3D shapes and building models with cubes). Number: Multiplication and division facts (counting in 2s, 3s, 5s and 10s and solving word problems), Fractions (finding fractions of an amount and adding fractions with the same denominator). Measurement: Mass (reading scales, knowing how many grams are equal to a given fraction of 1kg and adding / subtracting mass in kg and g).

 

Autumn 2: Number: (Mentally adding and subtracting 1, 10 and 100, solving real life problems and reasoning mathematically). Geometry: Properties of shape (finding right angles, turning patterns, giving and following instructions to make turns and testing whether an angle is greater than or less than a right angle). Number: (counting in 4s, doubling to find the 4 multiplication table and writing a multiplication statement that matches a division statement). Number: counting in 8s (doubling to find the 8 multiplication table and solving real life problems) Measurement: Time (tell and write the time to the minute on a 12 hour clock, using the vocabulary of time, reading the time to the minute on a clock with Roman numerals and on a 24 hour clock and estimating and measuring the time in minutes).

Literacy

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.

Science

Autumn 1: Rocks, Soils and Fossils.    

Autumn 2: Forces and Magnets.

Humanities

Autumn 1: The Ancient Egyptians    

Autumn 2: The UK

Computing

Internet safety, Programming, Coding, Sequence and Animation, Conditional Events (selection) and Scratch

Art

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

Music

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)

French

Luc and Lucie: the family names, greetings, numbers, colours, Christmas traditions

R.E.

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