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Year 3 - Spring

Mathematics

Spring 1: Number and Place Value (3-digit numbers, ordering numbers to 1000, using money to show 3 – digit numbers), Addition and Subtraction including Measurement (applying the formal methods of addition and subtraction), Properties of Shape (Drawing and naming shapes, matching 2 – D shapes, making paper shapes and properties of 2 – D shapes), Multiplication and division including Number and Place Value (Counting in steps of 2, 4 and 8, halving to find the division facts for the 4 and 8 multiplication table and solving word problems), Fractions (Fractions and division, ordering fractions, fractions on a number line and adding fractions), Measurement: Length (Measuring in centimetres and millimetres, measuring and comparing lengths and adding and subtracting length).

Spring 2: Statistics (tally charts, pictograms, bar charts and pictograms), Multiplication and division including Number and Place Value (counting in steps of 50 and 100, multiplication facts, division facts and solving problems), Fractions (adding and subtracting fractions with the same denominator, working with equivalent fractions and comparing fractions of a fraction wall), Measurement (perimeter of rectangles, drawing and calculating perimeter, regular perimeters and working out the perimeter of 2 D shapes), Addition and Subtraction (column method).

Literacy

Spring 1: Myths and legends.  Letter writing.  Newspaper articles. Diary Writing. Authors and book review.  Recording information.   Speaking and listening. 

Spring 2: Reading and comprehension.  Writing for a variety of purposes.  Dictation skills. Authors and book reviews. Performance Poetry. Roald Dahl book review. Events of Holy Week (Cross-Curricular RE)

Science

Spring 1: Animals, including humans: identifying the important things that need to be considered in order to survive, classifying food and understand a balanced diet, identify the similarities and differences between skeletons and explore their functions, identify different muscles in our body and what they do.

Spring 2: Plants: different parts of plants, make detailed observations of the similarities and differences in a variety of leaves, roots and the functions of the stem.

Design and Technology

Design and make a healthy sandwich

Humanities

Geography - The UK: locate counties, regions and cities of the UK, locate coastal regions of the UK, different land use within the UK, different types of settlements, the weather in the UK and the mountains of the UK.

History – Stone Age to the Celts: An introduction to the Bronze Age, Bronze Age Trade, Bronze Age Homes, The Iron Age and Celt Warriors.

French

Food.  Expressing like/dislike.  Mardi Gras and Easter traditions.

Computing

Spring 1: We are Comic Writers unit

Spring 2: We are Animators.

Art & Design

Spring 1: Portraying relationships

Spring 2: Design and make a Celtic Shield.

Music

Singing. Continuing work on vowel and sound exercises.  Listening to music of the Orchestra. Learn about life of Benjamin Britten and compare different pieces of music.

Continuing class recorder lessons.

P.E. & Games

Body - control with simple sequences. Stretching and Curling. Ability to play games with simple rules and create own movements.  Egyptian Dance.

Religious Education

Spring 1: - Sacrament of ReconciliationThe Great Commandment, called to change and The Sacrament of Reconciliation.

Spring 2: Celebrating the Mass: The Last supper, The Sacrifice of the Mass, the New Covenant, The beginning of the Mass, the Readings at the Mass and Holy Communion.

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

Tel: 0208 363 3729
Fax: 0208 367 2275