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Through the Ages - Autumn Term

This project teaches children about British prehistory from the Stone Age to the Iron Age, including changes to people and lifestyle caused by ingenuity, invention and technological advancement.

Suggested text

Stig of the Dump – Clive King

Memorable experience

Prehistoric visit

Innovate challenge

Archaeological investigation

History

Historical vocabulary; Prehistory; Stone Age; Bronze Age; Iron Age; Chronology and timelines; Everyday life; Tools and weapons; Settlements; Stonework and metalwork; Religion and beliefs; Wealth and power; Invention and ingenuity; Evidence and enquiry

English

Narratives; Instructions; Cinquains; Chronological reports

Geography

Human features; Stone Age monuments

Through the Ages

Rocks, Relics and Rumbles - Spring Term

This project teaches children about the features and characteristics of Earth's layers, including a detailed exploration of volcanic, tectonic and seismic activity.

Suggested text

The Firework-Maker's Daughter – Philip Pullman

Memorable experience

Let's rock!

Innovate challenge

Red alert!

Geography

Layers of the Earth; Rocks; Plate tectonics; Ring of Fire; Features of volcanoes; Lines of latitude and longitude; Volcanic eruptions; Earthquakes and tsunamis; Compass points; Maps

English

Non-chronological reports; Poetry; Newspaper reports; Diaries

Computing

Databases

History

Significant people – Mary Anning; Pompeii

Music

Graphic scores

Science

Rocks; Fossils; Soils

Science investigations

How do fossils form? What is sand? What is soil?

Rocks, Relics and Rumbles

 

Emperors and Empires - Summer Term

This project teaches children about the history and structure of ancient Rome and the Roman Empire, including a detailed exploration of the Romanisation of Britain.

Suggested text

Roman Tales: The Goose Guards – Terry Deary

Memorable experience

Living museum

Innovate challenge

Historical reports

History

Chronology; Everyday life in ancient Rome; Founding of Rome; Power and rule; Roman Empire; Significant emperors; Social hierarchy; Roman army; Roman invasion of Britain; Significant people – Boudicca; Everyday life in Roman Britain; Romanisation of Britain; Roman withdrawal; Roman legacy

English

Biographies; Letters; Myths; Poetry

Geography

Maps

Science investigations

Did the Romans use toilet roll?

Emperors and Empires

 

Timetable

TBC

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Downloads

General Date  
Year 3 Inquiry Skills 13th Dec 2022 Download
Year 3 Writing skills 13th Dec 2022 Download
Year 3 Assessment 13th Dec 2022 Download
Year 3 medium term plan 13th Dec 2022 Download
Year 3 Maths skills 13th Dec 2022 Download
Year 3 Maths long term plan 13th Dec 2022 Download