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Year 3 - Spring


Spring 1:  3-digit numbers, ordering numbers to 1000, using money to show 3 – digit numbers, Formal methods of addition and subtraction, Drawing and naming shapes, properties of 2 – D shapes, 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 and division, ordering fractions, fractions on a number line and adding fractions, Measuring in centimetres and millimetres, measuring and comparing lengths and adding and subtracting length.

Spring 2: Statistics -tally charts, pictograms, bar charts and pictograms, Counting in steps of 50 and 100, multiplication facts, division facts and solving problems, adding and subtracting fractions with the same denominator, equivalent fractions and comparing fractions, perimeter of rectangles, drawing and calculating perimeter, Addition and Subtraction (column method).


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)


Spring 1: Forces and Magnets: Learning how forces make objects move, change direction and stop; compare how objects move on different surfaces; friction; magnetism, identifying magnetic materials; investigating and recording.

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


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. . Complete work on volcanoes.

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


Complete and consolidate the unit on 'the family'.  Read and order a well-known story. Learn how to use a bilingual dictionary to find adjectives to describe objects and characters from the story.


Spring 1: Writing comics.

Spring 2: Learning how computer networks work. Animation.

Art & Design

Spring 1: Portraying relationships, Aboriginal art.

Spring 2: Design and make a Celtic Shield.


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.  Cultural Dance.

Religious Education

Spring 1: - Sacrament of Reconciliation. The 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