The Blossom Federation

Year 3

Home Learning

Class Teachers

Miss Krueziu - 3K
Miss Gray - 3G
Miss Smith - 3S

Upcoming Year 3 Events

08/09 15:45 Year 3 - Meet the Teacher

Summer 2


Weeks 1-2

Whole School Book Focus- The Dot

Genre - Plays

  • Features of play scripts
  • Writing a play script
  • Performing in groups

Week 3

Writing Moderation

Week 4

Grammar focus based on the moderation outcome

Week 5-6

Poetry - Performance- Publishing

Heard it in the Playground – Allan Ahlberg

  • Read, write, perform a variety of poems
  • Evaluate poems
  • Compare and contrast
  • Recite and perform
  • Experience writing different styles of poems
  • Learn at least one poem by heart
  • Write, edit, publish a series of poems to create an anthology

Grammar Focus

  • -past tense regular verbs
  • -past tense irregular verbs
  • prefixes (e.g. anti~, auto~, super~)
  • word families (e.g. solve, solution, dissolve, insoluble)
  • difference between plural and possessive


Week 1-2

Lines, shape and measure

  • perpendicular/parallel
  • angles
  • 2D and 3D shapes
  • Measuring capacity

Week 3-4

Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication and Division

  • Up to 3 difigt numbers with and without regrouping
  • Using concrete resources multiplying 3 digit by 1 digit
  • Multiply 3 digits by 2 digits with and without exchange
  • Divide 100 into 2, 4, 5 and 10 equal parts
  • Short division with and without regrouping
  • Balancing equations

Week 5

Assessment week

Week 6


Cross-Curricular - Art

How does art tell a story?

To research Australian textiles, traditions and symbolism.

To develop a range of techniques (e.g tie-dye, weave, collage, printing)

To explore complimentary colours when designing and making.

To make selecting from a range of materials.

I can compare different designs, including my own and others.

To express my ideas and opinions in different ways.

To develop my technical knowledge and vocabulary and apply it in my work.

Vocabulary: Australia, Aboriginal, complimentary, colour wheel, traditions, printing, weaving, dying, texture, storytelling, fabric, material, symbolism, design, evaluate.

Science - Physics

Forces - How can I move objects without touching them?

Sequence of lessons:

  • To compare how things move on different surfaces
  • To explore different forces including magnetism
  • To investigate what materials are magnetic
  • To explore how magnets can attract and repel looking at their poles
  • To predict if magnets will attract and repel looking at their poles
  • To describe the different uses for magnets

Key Scientific Skills:

  • Observe changes over time
  • Notice patterns and make connections
  • To identify and classify
  • Gather information and take notes
  • To carry out a fair test

Key Vocabulary: magnetic, force, push, pull, direct contact, magnet (bar, ring, button, horseshoe), north pole, south pole, opposite, attract, repel, friction, magnetism

Religious Education

Why do believers go on pilgrimage?

Special places
Pilgrimage sites




Yearly Overview

Our curriculum overviews gives you an idea of which topic your child will be studying at which point during the school year.

Year 3 Highlights