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English

Jack and the Baked Beanstalk - Tradition Tale, Fiction Unit. 
  • Use of time adverbials to open sentences
  • Use of dialogue and how to punctuate it
  • Use of adjectives to describe characters
  • Use of traditional story telling language and structure
  • Three 'ed' sentences 

Maths

  • Addition and Subtraction
  • Multiplication and division
  • Place value 

Topic - Term 3a

Scented Garden

The Scented Garden is a science based topic involving growing plants. We will be visiting Austerfield Study Centre to link Scented Garden and the Wriggle and Crawl topic. 

In Science the children will be learning about plants, the National Curriculum objectives that will be covered are: 

  •         To observe and describe how seeds and bulbs grow into mature plants.
  •         To find out and describe how plants need water, light and a suitable temperature to grow and stay healthy.

 In Computing, the National Curriculum objectives that will be covered are: 

  • To use technology purposefully to create, organise, store, manipulate and retrieve digital content.

In Art, the National Curriculum objectives that will be covered are:

  •  To develop a wide range of art and design techniques in using colour, pattern, texture, line, shape, form and space.


In Music, the children will:

  •         Use their voices expressively and creatively by singing songs and speaking chants and rhymes.
  •        Listen with concentration and understanding to a range of high-quality live and recorded music.
  •        Experiment with, create, select and combine sounds using the inter-related dimensions of music.
  •        To use instruments to play a song as part of a performance.     

PSHE

In PSHE, the children will:

  •        Identify the different members of my family, understand my relationship with each of them and know why it is important to share and cooperate.
  •        Understand that there are lots of forms of physical contact within a family and that some of this is acceptable and some is not.
  •        Identify some of the things that cause conflict with my friends.
  •        Understand that sometimes it is good to keep a secret and sometimes it is not good to keep a secret.
  •        Recognise and appreciate people who can help me in my family, my school and my community.
  •        Express my appreciation for the people in my special relationships.
PE

In PE lessons, the children will be doing volleyball, covering master basic movements including running as well as developing balance, agility and co-ordination, and begin to apply these in a range of activities. In addition, the children will participate in team games, developing simple tactics for attacking and defending.


English

The Adventures of Mrs Pepperpot - Non-Fiction - Recounts. 
  • Use of the past tense
  • Use of time adverbials to open sentences
  • Use of dialogue and how to punctuate it
  • Extending sentences with the who clause

Maths

  • Position and Direction
  • Numbers within 1000
  • Measuring - Capacity and mass

Topic - Term 3b

Beach Combers.

This has a geography and history focus as we explore the coast in the past and present. We are bringing the seaside to Sandringham with a seaside theme day at the start of the topic. 

In Science the children will be learning about plants, the National Curriculum objectives that will be covered are: 

  • To identify and name a variety of plants and animals in their habitats, including micro-habitats. 
  • To describe how animals obtain their food from plants and other animals, using the idea of a simple food chain, and identify and name different sources of food.
  • To observe changes across the four seasons
  • To observe and describe weather associated with the seasons and how day length varies.

 In Computing, the National Curriculum objectives that will be covered are: 

  • To understand what algorithms are; how they are implemented as programs on digital devices; and that programs execute by following precise and unambiguous instructions. 

In Art, the National Curriculum objectives that will be covered are:

  •  To develop a wide range of art and design techniques in using colour, pattern, texture, line, shape, form and space.

In History, the National Curriculum objectives that will be covered are:

  • To learn about changes within living memory. Where appropriate, these should be used to reveal aspects of change in national life. 

In Geography, the National Curriculum objectives that will be covered are:

  •         To use geographical vocabulary to refer to key physical features, including: beach, cliff, coast, forest, hill, mountain, sea, ocean, river, soil, valley, vegetation, season and weather.
  •         To use aerial photographs and plan perspectives to recognise landmarks and basic human and physical features; devise a simple map; and construct basic symbols in a key. 
  •         To complete a local geography survey to look at the local area to understand the physical and human features that can be found. 
  •         To use simple fieldwork and observational skills to study the geography of their school and its grounds and the key human and physical features of its surrounding environment. 

In Music, the children will:

  •         Use their voices expressively and creatively by singing songs and speaking chants and rhymes.
  •      Experiment with, create, select and combine sounds using the inter-related dimensions of music.

PSHE

In PSHE, the children will:

  • I can recognise cycles of life in nature
  • I can tell you about the natural process of growing from young to old and understand that this is not in my control
  • I can recognise how my body has changed since I was a baby and where I am on the continuum from young to old
  • I can recognise the physical differences between boys and girls, use the correct names for the parts of the body and appreciate that some parts of my body are private
  • I understand there are different types of touch and can tell you which ones I like and don't like. 
  • I can identify what I am looking forward to when I am in Year 3

PE

In PE lessons, the children will be doing volleyball and practising for sports day, covering master basic movements including running as well as developing balance, agility and co-ordination, and begin to apply these in a range of activities. In addition, the children will participate in team games, developing simple tactics for attacking and defending.