Take a look at our Year 3 curriculum:
Number and place value
- Numbers to 1 000
- Number patterns
- Counting in fours, eights, tens, fifties and hundreds
- Addition and subtraction
- Multiplication by 3, 4 and 8
- Multiplying two-digit numbers
- Division by 3, 4 and 8
- Word problems
- Drawing and reading picture graphs
- Drawing and reading bar graphs
Fractions, decimals and percentages
- Counting in tenths
- Adding and subtracting fractions
- Comparing fractions
- Sharing more than one
- Finding the fraction of a number
- Right angles
- Making turns
- Finading angles
- Perpendicular and parallel lines
- Two-dimensional shapes
- Three-dimensional shapes
- Lengths in cm, m and km
- Reading mass from scales
- Volume and capacity in ml and litres
- Measuring and calculating perimeter
- Telling the time
- Measuring and comparing time in seconds, minutes and hours
- Changing minutes to seconds
- Changing seconds to minutes
- Finding number of days
- Application of growing knowledge of prefixes, suffixes and root words
- Extension of sentences with more than one clause by using a wide range of conjunctions, including when, if, because, although
- Use of conjunctions, adverbs and prepositions to express time and cause
- Use of the present perfect form of verbs in contrast to the simple past tense
- Use and punctuation of direct speech
- Continuation of use of nouns (proper and common)
- Focus on root words with prefixes and suffixes as well as commonly misspelt words including homophones
- Spell words that are commonly misspelt
- Identification of main ideas from paragraphs and summarising
- Formation of opinion of motivation
- Retrieve and record key information from non-fiction texts
- Articulation and justification of answers, arguments and opinions
- Read exception words, noting the unusual correspondences between spelling and sound and where these occur in the word
- Use of intonation, tone, volume and action in spoken dialogue
- Speak audibly and fluently with an increasing command of standard English
- Use diagonal and horizontal strokes to link letters, understanding which letters are best left not joined
- Increase quality, legibility and consistency of their handwriting
- Draft and write by organising ideas around themes into paragraphs, subheadings and headings.
- Draft and write narratives using characters, settings and plots
- Progressively use a varied and rich vocabulary and increasing range of sentence structures
Unit 1 – Plants
- Plants are living things.
- Life cycle of plants.
- Parts of a plant – Roots, Stem, Leaves.
- Seed Germination.
- Growth in plants – Favourable and unfavourable conditions.
- Plants we grow for food.
Unit 2 – Life Processes
- What is living?
- Alive, not alive or Never been alive.
- The Life Processes- Movement, Growth, Nutrition and Reproduction.
- Sorting living things.
- Life cycles.
Unit 3 – Keeping Healthy
- Balanced Diet.
- Vitamins and Minerals.
- Food and Health.
- Active and Inactive.
- Keeping your heart healthy.
Unit 4 – The senses
- The human senses.
Unit 5 – Material Properties
- Describing properties.
- Sorting materials: Venn diagrams and Carroll diagrams.
- Reflective Materials.
- Magnetic Materials.
- Absorbent and waterproof materials.
- Hard and soft materials.
- Materials for a purpose.
Unit 6 – Forces and Motion
- Push and Pull.
- Weight, mass and force.
- Measuring Force.
- Moving objects.
Greetings and name
- Say hello and goodbye.
- What you are called and take part in a French poem.
- Say what you are called.
- Ask others what they are called and identify a question word in French.
- Use some French greetings.
- As how someone is.
- Say how you are and take part in a French rap.
Numbers 0 to 12
- Count up to 12 in French.
- Sing a counting song.
- Recognise some family words.
- Introduce your own family.
- Read phrases describing family.
- Say your age and ask others how old they are.
- Who were Ancient Egyptians
- What was life like?
- Egyptian Gods
- Class museum
- The Invaders
- Place Names
- Village Life
- Artefacts and Culture
- Anglo-Saxon Gods
- Conversion to Christianity
- Who were the Ancient Greeks?
- Ancient Greek democracy
- Battle of Marathon
- Greek Gods and Goddesses
- The Trojan War
Land Use and Maps
- Sketch Maps
- World Maps
- Egypt Map
- Using a key
- Using a grid and co-ordinates
- Where are Rainforests?
- The Rainforest Climate
- Layers of the Rainforest
- Life in the Rainforest
- The Amazon
- Protecting the Rainforests
- Under Our Feet
Unit 1: Starting Text
- Using Microsoft Word
- Selecting and inserting images
- Cut and paste
- Setting font, size and colour
- Writing a story and a letter
Unit 2: Starting Graphs
- Store and classify information
- Present information in charts or graphs
- Use charts or graphs to answer simple questions
- Draw simple conclusions from charts or graphs
Unit 3: Coding with ScratchJr
- Moving characters on a backdrop
- Setting backgrounds
- Positive attributes and Strengths
- What makes a good friend?
- Understanding and managing conflict
- Building Empathy
- Ways to be a Friend
- Reflecting on Friendships
- Respect ourselves and others
- Topical issues, problems and events
- Rules and laws: why different rules are needed in different situations
- Consequences of anti-social and aggressive behaviours, such as bullying and racism, on individuals and communities
- Different kinds of responsibilities, rights and duties at home, at school and in the community
- Reflect on spiritual, moral, social, and cultural issues
- Healthy lifestyle, including the benefits of exercise and healthy eating
- Bacteria and viruses can affect health and that following simple, safe routines can reduce their spread
- Risks in different situations: including sensible road use, and judging what kind of physical contact is acceptable or unacceptable
- How to ask for help and use basic techniques for resisting pressure to do wrong
- School rules about health and safety, basic emergency aid procedures and where to get help.