Year 3

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Class Teachers

Miss Krueziu - 3K

Miss Gray - 3G

Miss Smith - 3S

Summer 1


Long Burst:

Narrative - adventure story based on Nelly and the Quest for Captain Peabody

Key Features:

  • Developing setting
  • Text organisation (paragraphs)
  • Adding depth to the character description
  • Varied sentence structure and length
  • Descriptive language - similes, personification
  • Dialogue (alternative speech verbs)
  • Opening, developed problem, resolution
  • Suspense and tension.


  • direct speech
  • speech marks
  • quotation marks
  • commas for clauses


  • Clauses
  • Subordinate clauses
  • Conjunctions (eg. when, before, after, while, because)
  • Prepositions 
  • Prefixes (e.g. anti~, auto~, super~)
  • Difference between plural and possessive
  • Perfect form of verbs to mark relationships of time and cause
  • Present perfect form of verbs (eg. adding, has, have)


Week 1 - 2

Multiplication and Division

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

Week 3 - 4

Addition and Subtraction up to three digit numbers with and without regrouping.

Week 5

Place value

  • Recognise the value of a digit in a three- digit number
  • Number line to 1,000
  • Order and compare numbers

Mental Maths

  • Rapid recall of multiplication facts on TTRockstars
  • Count in multiples of 3, 4, 8, 50, 100.
  • Find 10, 100 more than a given number
  • To say the value of a digit in a three-digit number
  • To know which numbers lie between given numbers



Country: Canada

Topic: Forests

Could you survive in Wood Buffalo National Park?

Sequence of lessons:

  • To compare geographical similarities and differences,
  • To name continents, oceans, seas, countries and capitals.
  • To identify how humans adapt to their geography.
  • To identify physical features, including climate zones, mountains, rivers and biomes.

Geography skills:

  • I can use geographical vocabulary.
  • I can identify locations on a map.
  • I can use compass directions and locational and direction language (near, far, left, right) to describe the location and features of a map.
  • I can identify the positions and significance of the equator, tropics, hemispheres, latitude and longitude.
  • I can investigate the impact of humans on a place.
  • I can identify physical features on a map.
  • I can use fieldwork to observe the human and physical features of an area.
  • I can record my understanding in different ways including graphs, sketches and digital technologies.



Key Skills:

  • I can name different types of rocks.
  • I can explain how fossils are formed.
  • I can compare and group rocks based on their appearance.
  • I can group together different kinds of rocks based on their physical properties.
  • I can explain that soils are made of rocks and organic matter.

Working Scientifically:

  • I can closely observe changes over time
  • I can notice patterns and make connections
  • I can identify and classify
  • I can gather information and make notes
  • I can carry out a fair test

RE Day

Virtual visit to a place of worship - Synagogue.






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