Year 3 Curriculum Map

 

Autumn Term 1

Term 2

Spring Term 1

Term 2

Summer Term 1

Term 2

Additional Unit

RE

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Progress in RE (PDF)

Autumn 1
Autumn 2
Spring 1

Gospel accounts which show the love and complete self-giving of Jesus

Jesus’ commandment- ‘love one another as I have loved you.’

Ways in which Jesus showed love and respect for others especially the unlovable.’

Ways of belonging to the community

The role of Mary as the Mother of Jesus as the first disciple and the Mother of the Church

Reconciliation (Sin as a failure of love, and the love and mercy of God which calls people to repentance  and forgiveness)

Sacrament of the Eucharist

The significance of the Church’s names for the Sacrament of the Eucharist - the Mass, the Lord’s Supper, the Breaking of Bread.

The main events, characters and places of Jesus: the Last Supper

Gospel accounts of the coming of the Holy Spirit and the transformation of the Apostles
The prayer Jesus taught friends, Our Father, and it’s significance The ‘Church’ as the People of God made one by Jesus, a community which shares love and life.  

ENGLISH

See separate document: English Curriculum Map

Reading Scheme of Learning

Writing Scheme of Learning

MATHEMATICS

Mathematics Scheme of Learning

SCIENCE

  1. 1. Parts of a healthy diet and examples for each food group (humans)
  2. 2. Comparing food intake of different humans relating to lifestyle
  3. 3. Comparison of diet to animals (large herbivore, carnivore - zoo?)

4.Skeletons and function (vertebrate/ invertebrate)

  1. 5. Other skeletons (hydro/exo)

6. Muscles - function and comparison to animals with hydro skeleton/ exoskeleton

Material

Content currently under review.  It will be revealed the half term before it is due to be taught.

Energy

Content currently under review.  It will be revealed the half term before it is due to be taught.

Plants

Content currently under review.  It will be revealed the half term before it is due to be taught.

Forces

Content currently under review.  It will be revealed the half term before it is due to be taught.

Habitats

Content currently under review.  It will be revealed the half term before it is due to be taught.

 

TOPIC THEME

A local history study 

Light & Shadows 

Romans  Plants  Stone Age     

HISTORY & GEOGRAPHY

Polar Regions

Mountains and Volcanoes Ancient Egypt Roman Britain Villages, Towns and Cities Anglo Saxons  

ART

Painting – Use a number of brush techniques to create shapes, textures ,patterns and lines.

Mix colours

Use watercolour paint to produce washes for backgrounds then add detail

Experiment with creating mood with colour.

Over the year we will take inspiration from Klimt, Georgia O’Keefe, Mondrian,Kandinsky.

Print

Replicate patterns observed in natural or built environments.

Make simple printing blocks.

Sculpting

Inspiration taken from Giacometti.

Create and combine shapes to create recognisable forms.

 

Drawing

Pencil,charcoal.Develop skills with different mediums and the effect that can be achieved

Sculpting -  use clay and other moldable materials.

 

DT

Ongoing over the year we will take inspiration from design throughout history

Food

Prepare hygienically

Measure accurately

Follow a recipe

Assemble and cook ingredients.

Textiles

Understand the need for a seam allowance.

Join textiles with appropriate stitching

Mechanics

Create simple mechanisms for a product such as a winding mechanism or levers. L ink to our Roman work

Own ideas and products

Construction.

Refer to the design criteria as they design and make.

Use the design criteria to evaluate their completed products.

Strengthen materials using suitable techniques.Link to science theme.

   

MODERN FOREIGN LANGUAGES

All About Me

• Greetings

• Introducing yourself

• Simple greetings

• Making simple statements (about name and age)

• Asking simple questions (about name and age)

• Numbers 1–10

Songs and Games

• Responding to a song in the subject

• Understanding simple

instructions

• Making a game

• Numbers 11–20

• Simple instructions

• Expressing preference

Celebrations

• Saying what you can do well

• Celebrating achievements

and special occasions

• Making simple statements

(about activities)

• Expressing praise

• Months of the year

• Writing an invitation

• Asking permission

Portraits

• Parts of the body

• Colours

• Descriptions of people

• Making simple statements

(about appearance)

• Giving a simple

description (of a person)

Four Friends

• Responding to a story

• Understanding simple

instructions

• Descriptions of animals

• Giving a simple

description (of an animal)

• Making simple statements

(about movement)

Growing Things

• Responding to a story

• Buying things

• Ordering in a restaurant

• Expressing likes and dislikes (about food)

• Saying what you would like
 

PE

Curriculum Map PDF

GamesNetball

Gymnastics Dance GamesTennis O & A Athletics Games Rounders

MUSIC

To improvise and compose music for a range of purposes using the inter-related dimensions of music

Excellence Outcome:  to choose, order and combine sounds to create repeated patterns (ostinati) with a range of instruments

Flight of the bumblebee Kovskov

To appreciate and understand a wide range of high-quality live and recorded music drawn from different traditions and from great composers and musicians

To develop an understanding of the history of music –

Classical –Mozart, Henry VIII Composer

Jazz – Louis Armstrong

Pop – Spice Girls

Excellence Outcome: to use some musical dimensions vocabulary to describe music– duration, pitch, dynamics, tempo and mood.

Experiment with, create select and combine sounds using the inter-related dimensions of music

To play and perform in solo and ensemble contexts with increasing accuracy, fluency, control and expression.

Excellence Outcome:  to sing/play notes on instruments clearly and include steps/ leaps in notes and changes of pitch.

Volcano Tune

To use and understand stave and other musical notations

To play and perform in solo and ensemble contexts combining the use of their voices with playing musical instruments with increasing accuracy, fluency, control and expression

Excellence Outcome: to interpret and write simple melodies using non-standard notation, exploring rhythm through crotchet and quaver beats.

African Tribal Music

To perform in solo and ensemble contexts with increasing accuracy, fluency, control and expression.

Excellence Outcome: to follow signals introduced for change of pitch and volume in order to sing in time with others.(unison, call and response and rounds) 

Use and understand stave and other musical notations

Experiment with, create select and combine sounds using the inter-related dimensions of music

Excellence Outcome: to use non-standard notation to record melodies.

 

Computing

See separate document for scheme of learning

Our approach to the planning and delivery of our curriculum is centered in the philosophy of developing young people with the necessary skills and knowledge to leave this year group in order to succeed in the next. Curriculum scheme of learning are organised in a systematic and progressive manner to ensure that each learning opportunity given to our children builds effectively on prior learning and knowledge. Should you require more information on the curriculum in our school please contact the school office.