Year 3

This term, in Year Three, our half term topic is 'Into the Forest'. Our learning will be linked to various core texts that are set within a forest or woodland setting. We will link our learning to our Science lessons on plants.


What we will do:

  •  Describe forest and/or woodland settings using adjectives, similes and metaphors.
  •  Plan and write imaginative stories about a journey set in a mysterious forest.
  •  Use descriptive words and phrases to create and perform poems about plants.
  •  Write embedded and subordinate clauses.
  •  Understand how to use a variety of punctuation.



What we will do:

  • Continue to learn the 3, 4, 6 and 8 times tables by heart and the related division facts.
  • Review our knowledge of fractions, including comparing, ordering and calculating with fractions.
  • Continue to use written methods (column method, grid method) to calculate.
  • Add and subtract amounts of money, using written calculation methods.



What we will do:

  •  Share what we already know about plants.
  •  Learn about the functions of a plant, after labelling the main parts of a plant.
  •  Find out about different seeds and how they are dispersed.
  •  Conduct fair experiments to find out how plants use water and what else is essential for plant growth, making predictions before investigating.



What we will do:

  •  Find out how Siddhartha Gautama founded the Buddhist religion.
  •  Understand the teachings of the Buddha.
  •  Find out about the Buddhist way of life.



What we will do:

  • Describe how the locality of the school has changed over time.
  • Identify physical and human features.
  • Compare our locality to other localities in the UK.


Please click below to see the latest versions of the Year 3 newsletter and homework.

Year 3 Newsletter - Summer Term 1 - 2018

Year 3 Homework - Summer Term 1 - 2018