Class 3 Curriculum

Please find below an overview of the curriculum for this class. If you require further information please ask the class teacher in the first instance. Each term a curriculum letter is sent out from each class.

2021-22 Autumn Spring Summer
Theme
Science  Rocks Fatal Forces and Mega Magnets Habitats Plants Nutrition and Movement  
History Awful Ancient Egyptians       The First Railways  
Geography   Exploring Europe! Rainforests     Maps and Plans
Computing Connecting computers Desktop Publishing Branching databases Sequencing Sounds Events and actions in Programs Stop Frame animation
DT   Moving Monsters   Mini Greenhouses Sandwich Snacks  
Art Canopic Jars   Amazing Artists: (Dots, Splashes & Scratches)      
Music

Y3 Exploring Descriptive Sounds

Y4 Exploring Rhythmic Patterns

Exploring Rhythm

Exploring Arrangements

Exploring Arrangements

Exploring Melodies and Scales

Exploring the Pentatonic Scale

Exploring Sound Colours

Exploring sound Colours

Exploring Signals

Exploring Singing Games

Exploring Descriptive Sounds

RE What is it like to follow God? How do festivals and family life show what matters to Jewish people? What is the Trinity and why is it important to Christians? Why do Christians call the day Jesus died Good Friday? What do festivals and worship show what matters to a Muslim? How and why do people mark the significant events of life?
PE Dance/Invasion Games Dance/Invasion Games Swimming
Striking/Fielding
Swimming
Striking/Fielding
Gym/Athletics Gym/Athletics
Literacy The Hodgeheg (Stories with familiar settings) How to Operate a Magic Carpet (Instruction texts)
Creating Christmas Images
The Angel of Nitshill Road
(Stories with issues and dilemmas)
A Country in Europe (Persuasive texts) Eion Colfer (Stories by the same author) Should we keep animals in zoos? (Balanced arguments)
Relationship, Health and Sex Education Be Yourself Diverse Britain One World Think Positive It’s My Body Growing Up

 

2022-23 Autumn Spring Summer
Theme
Science  Sound Electricity Teeth and Digestion States of Matter Light  
History   Savage Stone Age to Incredible Iron Age Romans Saxons    
Geography Exploring the World       Land Use  
Computing The Internet Audio Production Repetition in Shapes Repetition in games Data Logging Photo Editing
DT   Torches/Light Boxes Roman Bullas      
Art Pop Art – Warhol     Anglo-Saxon Clay Pots Famous Buildings  
Music Theme and Variations – Pop Art Exploring Rhythm

Exploring Arrangements

Exploring Arrangements

Exploring Melodies and Scales

Exploring Pentatonic Scales

Exploring Sound Colours

Exploring Sound Colours

Exploring Signals 

Exploring Singing Games

Exploring Descriptive Sounds

RE What do Christians learn from the creation story? What do Hindus believe God is like? What does it mean to be a Hindu living in Britain today? What kind of a world did Jesus want?   For Christians, when Jesus left, what was the impact of Pentecost? How and why do people try to make the world a better place?  
PE Gym/Invasion Games Gym/Invasion Games Swimming 

Net/Wall Games

Swimming

Net/Wall Games

Dance/Athletics OAA/Athletics
Literacy Paddington Bear

(Adventure stories)

Violent Volcanoes (Explanation texts)

Shape Poems (Linked to Christmas)

The Magic Faraway Tree

(Stories with imaginary settings)

Roman Forts (Non-chronological reports) Myths and Legends The Smashing Saxons are Invading! (Newspaper recount)
Relationship, Health and Sex Education TEAM VIPs Digital Wellbeing Safety First Aiming High Money Matters

Skills Progression Grids