Year 3

Mrs Donkanha, Mrs Scott, and Miss Potter welcome you to Year 3!

Over the year, we cover the following topics:

Gods and Mortals:
The children have the opportunity to learn all about the Ancient Greeks.
They:
• Research the Greek Gods and Goddesses
• Learn about daily life in Ancient Greece
• Experience some of the sports from the Ancient Greek Olympics
• Compare their lifestyle to that of the Ancient Greeks

Take a look at some of the things we will be learning during this topic by clicking on this link:

Year 3_Gods and Mortals

In computing lessons we are learning how to code. Click on this link to see what we will be learning:

Computing

Our term so far…

We re-enacted the story of the Trojan Horse!

In science we have been investigating light…

We have been using a word carpet to build up our vocabulary for writing a description of the Minotaur’s labyrinth…

Remarkable Rivers:

We are learning all about how important rivers are. We have visited the River Tees and cruised along it on the Teesside Princess. Then we visited the Tees Barrage.

We recreated our journey along the Tees and recalled all of the bridges we had sailed under.

River Tees

We identifies the features of a recount to prepare for writing our own recounts about our amazing trip!

In science we learned about the water cycle!

In Computing we are learning all about spreadsheets. Click on this link to see what we will be learning:

Knowledge Organiser Unit 3.3 Spreadsheets

Scrumdiddlyumptious:

This topic allows children to find out all about how chocolate is made.
They:
• Research the journey of a Cocoa bean
• Look at a balanced diet and why it is so important
• Visit York’s Chocolate Story to deepen and consolidate our knowledge

 

Tremors:

Children learn all about volcanoes around the world, what causes them and the devastation they can bring.
They:
• Explore the world’s most famous volcanoes and look at the Ring of Fire
• Discover how volcanoes erupt and the causes
• Investigate different types of rocks and their properties.

Mighty Metals:

During this topic, children explore the world of forces!
They:
• explore the properties of a range of materials
• discover the artistic properties of metals and what they can produce

 

 

Year 3 News