Year 3

Year 3 Curriculum Projects

Year 3 Project - Through the Ages

In the Through the Ages project, your child will learn about three different periods of British prehistory: the Stone Age, Bronze Age and Iron Age. They will discover terminology relating to time and sequence dates to make a timeline. They explore the changes to people, homes and lifestyle throughout the different periods and investigate examples of prehistoric settlements, monuments, burials and artefacts in detail. They will also study how technology improved over time, including how the discovery of different metals changed the way that people lived.

Memorable Experience - Prehistoric Workshop (in school)

Innovate Challenge - Archaeological Investigation

History - Historical vocabulary; Prehistory; Stone Age; Bronze Age; Iron Age; Chronology and timelines; Everyday life; Tools and weapons; Settlements; Stonework and metalwork; Religion and beliefs; Wealth and power; Invention and ingenuity; Evidence and enquiry

GeographyHuman features; Stone Age monuments

 

This project is also supported by mini projects in:

Science: Skeletal and Muscular Systems

Art and Design: Contrast and Complement and Prehistoric Pots

Design and Technology: Cook Well, Eat Well

Geography: One Planet, Our World

Music: derived from Charanga Unit 'Developing Notation Skills'

PE: derived from Greenacres Resources

PSHE: derived from Jigsaw

RE: derived from Kent SACRE Curriculum

 

Year 3 Key Information

In Year 3, PE lessons are timetabled for Tuesday and Thursday

 

 

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English (26.9.22)

How to Wash a Woolly Mammoth is the book we are studying over the next two weeks. This will allow us to learn how to write instructions, comprising of: heading/hook/list of what you need/tips/steps.

We will be starting with an experience lesson where we will be washing a cuddly toy! 

Maths

We are assessing the end of our Place Value unit and beginning addition and subtraction.

We shall be building on using the HTO headings and adding hundreds, tens and ones to given numbers. 

Additional Information

 

 

Spellings: 'ee'

see, free, breeze, sea, dream, me, began, funny, ugly, these, extreme, stampede, field, piece, believe, turkey, money, valley, people

 

 

 

 

 

The 'Meet the Teacher' Meeting was held on 13th July and gave you an opportunity to meet staff who will be leading Year 3 from September 2022.  

The presentation shared with the parents at this meeting is available by clicking the link below. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to call the office or email office@lenham.kent.sch.uk 

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We encourage the children to:

  • Read every day for at least 15 minutes.
  • Practise their spellings on Spelling Shed.
  • Spend 15 minutes on TTRS or Numbots.
  • Achieve at least 3 progressions on Maths Whizz.