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Cherry Orchard First School and Caterpillars Pre-School

"Small enough to care, Big enough to inspire"

Curriculum

Summer 2

This half term our whole school topic is What’s the big idea?!  Year 3 will be relating their topic to the Cinderella story and will help Cinderella solve her problems. This topic is mainly based around Science, Computing and Design and Technology, but other subjects will also be incorporated.

 

Key questions

“How will I get to the ball?” asked Cinderella

“Which road should I take to the Palace?” questioned Cinderella.

“How can I get my silver bracelet back?”  quizzed Cinderella.

“Who can escort me to the ball?” queried Cinderella.

“Where can the Prince and I live?” enquired Cinderella .

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Summer 1

This half term our whole school topic is Around the World!  Year 3 will be focusing on What on Earth_____? This topic is mainly based around Geography and Science but other subjects will also be incorporated.

 

Key questions

What on Earth are Mountains?

What on Earth are Earthquakes?

What on Earth are Volcanoes?

What on Earth are Rivers?

What on Earth is climate change?

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Spring 2

This half term our whole school topic is Express Yourself!  Year 3 will be focusing on the artist Andy Goldsworthy and exploring his approach to art through nature and photography. The main focus is art and design but we will also be incoproarting  Science and Music. Below are the key questions –

  • Which famous artist am I?

  • What inspired my work?

  • Why do I photograph my work?

  • Do any other artists have similar styles?

  • What’s next for me and my artwork?

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Spring 1

This half term our topic is the Romans and we will be learning about them through the eyes of  a Roman!! Each topic group will take on a character from the Roman times either:  Solider, Emperor, Gladiator, Civilian or Slave. They will then answer the key questions from their characters perspectives, so across the class there will be a range of viewpoints, which will enable the children to compare similarities and differences between ways of life.   Below are the key questions for this topic which could take anything from a few days or up to 2 weeks to cover:

  • Who am I?
  • What was it like being a Solider/Emperor/Civilian/Gladiator/ Slave?
  • How did Boudicca’s battle affect me?
  • What was my legacy?
  • What have we learn about the Romans?

Have a look at our key questions page for more information...

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Autumn term

We are looking forward to welcoming the children into Year Three this term. 

Our first topic is 'Are you ready, steady...let's cook!' where will be learning about how and why it is important to eat a well-balanced diet.  The topic will focus on where our food comes from, with a particular interest in which food comes from our local area in different seasons of the year.  We will be using our writing skills to create fantastic food poems, to write radical recipes and even make our own amazing adverts for our own products. 

 

Have a look at our topic book to see what we learnt...

 

 

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Maths Makes Sense

Please see the objectives below that we will work on each half term in maths. Have a look at our maths corner page to watch our 'how to' guides for maths.

 

 

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