Year 3

For this second half of the Summer Term in Year Three, our topic is based around the text, ‘The Iron Man’ by Ted Hughes.


What we will do:

  • Use drama to understand how a character feels during different events of a story.
  • Learn about play scripts and how and why they are written.
  • Plan and write our own play script based on The Iron Man.
  • Write embedded and subordinate clauses.
  • Perform poetry using instruments and a clear tone of voice.



What we will do:

  • Test our knowledge of the 3, 4, 6 and 8 times tables and the related division facts.
  • Review our knowledge of 2D shape, calculating perimeter in centimetres.
  • Continue to use written methods (column method, grid method) to calculate.
  • Solve problems, involving money, explaining our reasoning and how we reached an answer to a calculation.



What we will do:

  •  Share what we already know about forces and magnets.
  •  Understand and explore how magnets work, finding out which materials are magnetic.
  •  Learn about why magnets attract or repel.
  •  Conduct an investigation to find out which magnet is the strongest.



What we will do:

  •  Continue with our learning about Buddhism.
  •  Find out about the Buddhist way of life.
  •  Understand how and why Buddhists worship, and where worship takes place.



What we will do:

  •  Use the percussion instruments to make a soundtrack for an animation of the Iron Man.
  • Continue to develop our rhythm skills.
  • Sing alongside the Year 2 children to help them with their transition to Manor Way.



What we will do:

  • This term, Hazel will continue to have their swimming lessons.
  • Walnut, Chestnut and Olive classes will practise their games skills, working together as a team.



What we will do:

  • Research real life robots and find out how they work.
  • Explore robotics and how they help us in everyday life.
  • Design and make our own model robots, using an electrical circuit to bring them to life.
  • Test and evaluate each robot model after making.


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

Year 3 Newsletter - Summer Term 2 - 2018

Year 3 Homework - Summer Term 2 - 2018