Year 3

This term we will begin an exciting new topic called ‘Italy’ which will be taught through the Creative Curriculum. The children will learn through cross-curricular lessons which, as always, will cover all areas of the National Curriculum. Here is a taster of just a few of the exciting things we will be learning about this term:

  • Italian culture, history and people
  • Learning key Italian phrases
  • The impact of the Roman Empire
  • What was life like as a…Roman soldier/child/slave?
  • Designing and making Roman shields
  • Working in the style of famous Italian artists
  • Designing and making pizza
  • Roman Gods and Goddesses
  • Boudicca

In Science we will be learning:

  • Rocks and the life cycle of a fossil
  • Volcano’s

In our exciting maths lessons we will be learning:

  • Place value and rounding
  • Addition and subtraction
  • Shape
  • Measures
  • Multiplication and division
  • Fractions, decimals, percentages
  • Solving word problems

In English lessons we will be reading a variety of texts to help us learn more about Italy. We will explore different genres of writing including:

  • Non-chronological reports
  • Diary entries
  • Poetry
  • Story writing
  • Instructions
  • Persuasive letters

Our class author in Year 3 is Dick King Smith and we will enjoy reading more of his exciting novels during this term!