Welcome to Year 3!

Class Teachers: Mr Wrankmore

Teaching Assistant: Katy

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These are the exciting things we will be doing this half term

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Learning Focus

The Stone Age

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Key Text

‘Stone Age Boy’ – Satoshi Kitamura ‘Stig of the Dump’ – Clive King

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Memorable Experiences / Trips

Visit from the Yorkshire Geological Society Trip to the ‘Stone Age Experience’ Herd Farm

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Writing Opportunities

Narrative – Stone Age Boy/Girl Diary entry – Stig of the Dump Narrative – Stig of the Dump

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Science

Rocks Children will learn to compare and group together different kinds of rocks on the basis of their appearance and simple physical properties. Describe in simple terms how fossils are formed when things that have lived are trapped within rock. Recognise that soils are made from rocks and organic matter.

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Art & DT

Drawing Children will learn how to draw human figures and create cave drawings.

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History & Geography

Stone Age Children will explore the counties, cities, landmarks and physical features of the United Kingdom. They will explore the reasons why people move to the UK and how our country has changed over time.

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Maths

Place Value, Addition and Subtraction, Statistics.

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Computing

Online Safety, Typing and emailing Children will learn how to use technology safely, respectfully and responsibly. Recognise acceptable/unacceptable behaviour. Identify a range of ways to report concerns about content and contact. They will also practice typing with both hands and learn how to send an email.

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Music

Body Percussion Children will explore sounds and rhythms they can make with their bodies and classroom objects. They will plan and perform a song.

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PE

Invasion Games and Gymnastics (Tuesdays and Fridays) Children will learn techniques such as passing, evading defenders, tactics of attack/defence as well as game strategy.

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RE

Judaism Children will learn about Judaism.

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PSHCE including Health Education and RSE

Friends and Families Children will learn about the characteristics of friendships and healthy family life.

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Homework Task

Children will research Stoehenge and make a presentation about the historical landmark.