Year 3

Term 1

Text:
The Iron Man

Unit Title:
The Iron Man

Engage/Hook:
Treasure hunt, to find parts of the iron man and put him together

Additional Experiences:
Visit to the scrap yard
Visit to local amenities

Outcomes (including published work):
History – Design a robot that does human jobs
Science – Create a game using the skills learnt.
Y3 clothes recycle and litter pick events
Iron Man Show to Parents

Term 2

Text:
Bubble and Squeak

Unit Title:
Pets and Us

Engage/Hook:
Gerbils in the classroom

Additional Experiences:
Bring your own pets in Day

Outcomes (including published work):
Pupils presentations about them and their worlds/lives

Term 3

Text:
Charlie and Chocolate Factory

Unit Title:
Scrumdiddlyumptious

Engage/Hook:
Tasting Session

Additional Experiences:
Cadbury world

Outcomes (including published work):
Cafe event for parents


Term 1

Spoken Language:
Listening and responding

Drama:
Link to literacy

Reading:
Retrieval
Summarising
Inference

Writing:
Poetry, Dairy entries, Newspaper Reports, Stories

Mathematics:
Number Sense
Place Value
Graphs
Addition and Subtraction
Length and Perimeter

Science:
Forces and Magnets
Light

Art and Design:
Drawing
Embossing
Pop up (discrete)

Computing:
Algorithms and Programming
Data retrieving and organising

DT:
Mechanisms – Levers
Stiff and flexible sheet materials

Geography:
Earthquakes
Volcanoes ( Discrete)

History:
Timelines
Comparing then and now- looking how things have changed over time

Foreign Language:
Body Parts
Who am I?
Greetings
Numbers

Music:
Band Stomp, metal, junk band, Music from Trinidad and Tobago, calypso, yellow bird, learn about variety of percussion instruments both orchestral and non-orchestral. History and origin of steel pan band. Steel pan music. London – Steel pan fusion. Playing and reading/ instrument study: Steel Pan band – reading notes, learn to play, Composition: Using percussion instruments made by children.

Physical Education:
Dodgeball
Basketball
Football

Dance:

PSHE:
Being me in my World
Celebrating differences

Religious Education:
Believing

Global Citizenship:
Concern for the environment and commitment to sustainable development

Term 2

Spoken Language:
Use of language

Drama:
Link to literacy

Reading:
Vocabulary in context
Prediction
Authors use of vocabulary

Writing:
Persuasive writing
Adverts Stories
Non- chronological Reports

Mathematics:
Multiplication and Division
Time
Fractions
Angles and Shape

Science:
Animals including Humans
Rocks, Soils and Fossils (Discrete)

Art and Design:
Painting
Digital Art

Computing:
Email /Internet Safety (internet bullying)
Touch typing /Graphing

DT:
Textiles

Geography:
Local knowledge and Map Skills
Mediterranean and Europe
(Linked to History (Discrete)

History:
Stone age to Iron age (Discrete)

Foreign Language:
Birthdays
Animals
Days months

Music:
Songs that explore family relationships and dynamics. Create soundscapes for certain sections in the story. Explore dynamics terminology. Explore songs from Matilda musical. Dynamics, music theory elements.  Playing and reading – Instrumental percussion too create soundscapes.  Composition – creating themes for a story.
Production: Beauty and the Beast

Physical Education:
Athletics
Orienteering
Cricket

Dance:

PSHE:
Dreams and Goals
Relationships

Religious Education:
Celebrations
Expressions

Global Citizenship:
Peace and Conflict
(Book- class- wider world)
Animal Cruelty

Term 3

Spoken Language:
Participating

Drama:
Link to literacy

Reading:
All

Writing:
Instructions/Recipes
Letter to inform
Stories

Mathematics:
Measures
Securing multiplication and Division
Calculation strategies

Science:
Food and Our bodies
Plants (DISCRETE)

Art and Design:
Printing

Computing:
Spreadsheets
Branching data bases

DT:
Cooking and Nutrition
Design, Draw, Evaluate  
Movable Materials

Geography:
Weather/climates/location of cocoa beans and location

History:
Aztecs and Mayans
The origin of chocolate/
How people ate differently in the past

Foreign Language:
Fruit
(Sports day) Sports
Colours

Music:
Explore songs from the musical – music theory. Compare and contrast.
We’ve got a golden ticket, Pure Imagination- Create a colorful, dance dream that could be a picture in Charlie's imagination.  I've Got A Golden Ticket- Do a larger production number. Use lots of the color gold and maybe have large gold tickets for props. Ommpa Loompa.
Term 3a – Performance showcase to families

Physical Education:
Athletics
Rounders

Dance:
Charlie and Chocolate factory numbers.

PSHE:
Healthy Me
Changing Me (Discrete)

Religious Education:
Living

Global Citizenship:
Global and interdependence (Fair trade)