YEAR 3 Curriculum 2017
Autumn 1- Tribal Tales.
Autumn 2- Scrumdiddlyumptious.
o History(topic focus)- Prehistoric Britain from the Stone Age to the Iron Age.
o Science- Plants, Light & Working Scientifically.
Love to Investigate: Do plants have legs? What are flowers for?
o Art & Design- Neolithic Art, Clay Beakers, Cave Paintings & Iron Age Jewellery.
o D&T- Tool design & making, building structures.
o Geography- Fieldwork, Human & Physical Geography, Using Maps & Aerial Images.
o Computing- E-Safety & Creating castles using drawing software.
o RE- The Christian Family.
o CARITAS- Theme 1: The dignity of the human person. Theme 2: Family & Community.
o PE- Basketball & Rugby.
o French- All about me.
o D&T (topic focus)- Cooking & Nutrition.
o Science- Nutrition.
Love to Investigate: Which is the juiciest fruit? Is it safe to eat?
o Geography-Food Miles & fair Trade.
o History- Significant Individuals- James Lind.
o Art & Design- Sculpture & Observational Drawing.
o Music-Vegetable Orchestra.
o Computing- Digital Literacy
o RE- Mary Our Mother
o CARITAS- Theme 5: Options for the poor and Venerable.
o PE- Dance & Orienteering.
o French- Greetings, Numbers & Months.
Spring 1- Predator.
Spring 2- Heroes & Villains.
o Science (topic focus)- Food Chains, Fossils, Plant Parts, Water Transportation in Plants, Skeletal Systems & Working Scientifically.
Love to Investigate: How do fossils form? What are our joints for? How do worms move? What do owls eat? Why are trees tall?
o Geography- Fieldwork & Using Maps to Locate Countries & Continents.
o Art & Design- 3D Scale Models, Painting & Sketching.
o D&T- Selecting & using Materials (collage & textiles).
o Computing- Computer Science and Information Technology.
o RE- Called to Change.
o CARITAS- Theme 4: Rights and Responsibilities.
o P.E. – Dance & Netball.
o French- Subjects.
o Music (topic focus)- Singing & Performance, Comparing Music, Listening & Appreciation, Notation, Composition & Rhythm.
o D&T- Puppet Making & Flip Books.
o Science- Love to Investigate: Are mushrooms deadly?
o Art & Design- Sculpture & Illustration.
o Computing- Data Handling.
o RE- Being a Christian
o CARITAS- Theme 7: Stewardship
o P.E. – Dodgeball & Gymnastics.
o French- Animals, Food & Drink.
Summer 1- Tremors.
Summer 2- Gods & Mortals.
o Geography (topic focus)- Volcanoes & earthquakes.
o Science- Rocks
Love to Investigate: What is sand?
o Art & Design- Sculpture & Photography.
o D&T- Structures.
o History- Ancient Rome- Pompeii
o Music- Composition.
o Computing- Information Technology and Digital Creativity.
o RE- Celebrating Easter & the Pentecost.
o CARITAS- Theme 3: Solidarity and the common good.
o P.E. – Athletics & Gymnastics.
o French- Sports
o History (topic focus)- Ancient Greece.
o Geography- Ancient & Modern day Greece, Geographical Features & Using Maps.
o Science- Love to Investigate: Why did Icarus fall from the sky?
o Art & Design- 3D Sculpture, Greek Art & Design.
o D&T- Moving Parts & Model Making.
o Computing- Digital Creativity with elements of digital literacy.
o RE- Eucharist
o CARITAS- Theme 6: The dignity of work.
o P.E. – Football & Hockey.
o French- Seasons
If you would like any further information about the curriculum please see your child's teacher.