Curriculum Overview 2019-20

Year 3

Subject

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

Literacy

Flotsam by David Wiesner

Voices in the Park by Anthony Browne

information text, recount, writing in role

Black Dog by Levi Pinfold

story, speech marks, fronted adverbials, instructions

Articles 9 & 12 separation from parents and respect for the views of the child

Poetry

Kennings, Haiku

The Wolf’s Footprint by Susan Price

story, recount, newspaper report

Article 9: separation from parents

The Mysteries of Harris Burdick.

Chris Van Allsberg

Mystery stories, setting descriptions, diary entry.

Book Week

A planet full of plastic by Neil Layton.

Plastic Pollution

making predictions, descriptive writing

Cloud Tea Monkeys by Elspeth Graham & Mal Peet

non chronological tea reports

History/

Geography

How does the weather and climate in Europe vary from country to country?

Why did the Romans invade Britain?

Who were the Anglo-Saxons?

Were the Vikings really vicious?

What is the impact of plastic on the environment?

Where is India?

How is India protecting its wildlife?

Article 27 right to food, clothing & safe place to live

Science

1 lesson observing plants and vegetation.

How do we move and grow?

How are rocks, fossils and soils formed?

1 lesson observing plants and vegetation.

What can we find out about magnets?

How do we see things? How are shadows made?

What do plants need to live and grow?

Art/DT

Can we draw from memory and imagination in the style of Anthony Browne?

Can we make your own worry dolls from scraps like Silly Billy?

Can we identify and use warm and cold colours?

Can we draw portraits which express emotions?

Wolf drawings

Pointillism Seurat

Can we make repeating patterns based on Indian art?

Can we use our cutting and sewing skills to make an Indian elephant cushion or garland?

Making a Bell Tota

Food Technology

Making nettle soup

Making samosas

RE

Symbols in Religion

Articles 14 right to choose your own religion and beliefs

Christian Bible

Christmas Story

Judaism

Festivals

Islam

Hinduism

ICT

We are presenters

We are network engineers

We are programmers

We are bug fixers

We are communicators

We are opinion pollsters

Music

‘Let your spirit fly’

R&B

Joanna Mangona

Christmas Nativity and songs

BSL sign singing

‘The Dragon song’

Joanna Mangona

Song about friendship

‘Bringing us together’

Disco

Joanna Mangona

Reflect, rewind and replay. “You choose” looking over the year.

PE

Hockey

Football

Netball

Dance

Indoor Athletics

Gymnastics

Tennis

OAA

Cricket/Rounders

Swimming

Athletics

Swimming

PSHE

Health and wellbeing

Class code of conduct.

How do we keep safe? Who is responsible for keeping us safe in school?

Health and wellbeing

How do we celebrate achievements?

Relationships

How can actions be negative or positive? What strategies can we use to help solve a disagreement? What could we do if bullying is happening?

The Effects of Smoking

Living in the wider world

Who is part of our school/wider communities? Do people think the same as each other?

Christopher Winter - SRE

body parts

Fairtrade unit

Gingerbread baking

Indian spices

Visits

Book Fest

Museum of London (Romans)

Polka Theatre

Singing at Morden Baptist Church

British Museum (Anglo Saxons)

Morden Hall Park (Literacy link)

Viking Dave

Wandsworth recycling centre.

Morden Hall Park (Science link)