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Year 3


      Welcome to Year 3    

The Year Three Team are:

Miss Gibson and Mrs Dalbock  (3G) Miss Wilson (3W)

Miss Brotherhood 

Mrs Bruce

Ms Erasmus

Miss Kaur




Please note that all Home Learning can be found on our 'Seesaw' Home Learning Platform.


Topic for the Autumn Term:

Through the Ages



This history topic teaches children about British prehistory from the Stone Age to the Iron Age, including changes to people and lifestyle caused by ingenuity, invention and technological advancement. 




This half term, our English lessons will be based around the text 'Stone Age Boy'. We will cover a range of spelling, punctuation, grammar and reading objectives. Children will also:

  • Write a letter in role as a character
  • Write a narrative based on the story 



Animals including humans

As part of this topic, children will:

Identify that animals, including humans, need the right types and amount of nutrition, and that they cannot make their own food; they get nutrition from what they eat.

Identify that humans and some animals have skeletons and muscles for support, protection and movement.




Children will:

  • Describe the type, purpose and use of different buildings, caves, temporary shelters, permanent homes and hillforts.
  • Locate the world’s countries, geographical regions and their physical characteristics on a map.
  • Extend their knowledge and understanding beyond the local area to include the UK and Europe, North and South America - To know how and why prehistoric people travelled from one place to another.



As part of our 'Through the Ages' topic, children will learn to:

  • Describe how past civilisations or lives of people in Britain developed during the Stone Age, Bronze Age and Iron Age.
  • Describe the roles of tribal communities and explain how this influenced everyday life.
  • Describe ways in which human invention and ingenuity have changed how people live.
  • Explain the cause and effect of a significant historical event.
  • Explain the similarities and differences between periods of history.
  • Sequence dates and information from several historical periods on a timeline.
  • Use historical terms to describe different periods of time.


Art and Design 


This term, our focus will be on developing drawing skills. We will study the work of both Leonardo Da Vinci and Michelangelo and then create our own real-life drawings. 



Our current topic is ball skills.

Children will have two PE sessions a week - Wednesday afternoon and Thursday morning. Children will need to wear their PE kit to school on these days. The kit will comprise of black jogging bottoms/leggings, a white t-shirt and their school jumper.  Trainers will also need to be worn into school.




Home Readers’ will be Oxford Reading Tree books and we ask that you read with your child at home as much as possible.  Oxford Reading Tree books can be changed once an adult has confirmed completion of their current book.



Homework will be set on our Seesaw Home Learning Platform.

Spellings will be assessed throughout English lessons. 




First aid challenge for children at home, use the link below to access online.