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Cherry Orchard First School and Caterpillars Pre-School

"Small enough to care, Big enough to inspire"

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Summer 2

This half term our Year 3 topic is Magnet Maze. This topic is primarily based around Science but we are also covering; Design and Technology, Computing, PSHCE and Art. Our topics are always cross curricular so other subjects may be incorporated. In Summer 2 we also have the School Play to practise and prepare for.

 

Key Questions

  • What is a Magnet?

  • Attract or Repel?

  • Can you design a Maze?

  • Can we make a Magnet Maze?

26th June

26th June 1
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26th June 7
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19th June

12th June

5th June

Summer 1

This half term our Year 3 topic is Sketch to Sculpture. This topic is primarily based around Art and Design but we are also covering; Science, Geography, PSHCE and Music. Our topics are always cross curricular so other subjects may be incorporated.

Key Questions

 

  • What is art?

  • Where can we find art?

  • Who is a famous artist?

  • Why create art?

22nd May

2nd May

24th April

Spring 2

This half term our topic in Year 3 is Festivals, Families and Friendships. This topic is primarily based around Religious Education but we are also covering; Science, Geography, PSHCE, Music, Art and Design. Our topics are always cross curricular so other subjects may be incorporated.

 

Key Questions -

 

  • How and why do we celebrate Divali?

  • How and why do we celebrate Hanukkah?

  • How and why do we celebrate Eid?

  • How and why do we celebrate Mother’s day?

  • How and why do we celebrate Easter?

 

27th March

20th March

13th March

27th February

Spring 1

This half term our topic in Year 3 is Step into the Stone Age. This topic is mainly based around History but we are also covering; Science, Geography and RE. Our topics are always cross curricular so other subjects could be incorporated.

 

Key Questions -

          When was Stone Age?

Where did they live?

What was daily life like?

What did they believe?

How does today compare?

13th February

6th February

30th January

4th January 2017

Autumn 2

This half term our topic in Year 3 is Bookworms. This topic is mainly based around Reading and we are also covering; Science, Art and Design, PSHCE and RE. Our topics are always cross curricular so other subjects could be incorporated.

Key Questions -

  • Do books have to have pictures and words?

  • Who is the author?

  • Who is the illustrator?

  • Fiction or Non-fiction?

  • Why are book important?

 

12th December

14th November

7th November

31st October

Autumn1

This half term our topic in Year 3 is Grain to Granary. This topic is mainly based around Design and Technology and Science but is cross curricular so other subjects will also be incorporated.

 

Key questions

How does a grain grow?

When does a grain get harvested?

Where does a grain go?

What can we make with grains? (Food journey)

Why are grains important in a healthy diet?

10th October

26th September

19th September

12th September

5th September

Useful Information About The Curriculum...

 

We follow the National Curriculum. Please see below for an overview of the curriculum for Year Three.

Maths Makes Sense...

Please see the objectives below that we will work on each half term in maths. Keep and eye on our maths corner page where we will add 'how to' guides when we learn a new skill in maths.

R.E

AUTUMN 1 - Key Question - Why are festivals important to religious communities?

AUTUMN 2 - Key Question - What does it mean to be a Hindu in Britain today?

SPRING 1 - Key Question - What can we learn from sacred books?

SPRING 2 - Key Question - How and why do we celebrate special and scared times?

SUMMER 1 - Key Question - What do different people believe about God?

SUMMER 2 - Key Question - What can we learn from religion about deciding what is right and wrong? 

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