In English we will read the story of The Iron Man and A Dark Dark Tale to support us in learning how authors write for suspense and tension. We will learn about the features of suspense writing and write our own suspense narrative. We will listen to and read poetry as well as write and recite our own poems to an audience.
In Mathematics, we will use the formal written methods of columnar to add numbers with up to three digits. We will learn mental strategies to add and subtract numbers up to three-digits and learn explicit problem-solving skills such as working backwards. We will collect and represent data and interpret and present data in a range of ways (pictograms, tables, bar charts).
In Science, we will be focussig on forces and magnets. We will explore magnetic and non-magnetic materials and look to understand how magnets work and why they are used. We will observe how magnets attract or repel each other and attract some materials and not others.
In Art, we will learn about different artists who use drawing and collage to create their art and use shading to create pattern, contrast and a 3D effect in order to create a mixed media drawing.
If you have any further questions about the content of the Year 3 curriculum please contact the Year 3 Team Leader, Mr Gunnoo, who will be more than happy to answer any questions you may have.