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​Iford and Kingston CE Primary School

 

Year 3

Term 1 & 2

Egypt

Term 3

Who do you think you are?

Term  4

Open your eyes

Term 5 & 6

Farming

Early Civilisations- Egypt

the achievements of the earliest civilizations – an overview of where and when the first civilizations appeared and a depth study of one of the following: Ancient Egypt;

 

Locational  Knowledge –

locate the world's countries, using maps to concentrate on their environmental regions, key physical and human characteristics, countries, and major cities

Skills and Fieldwork-

use maps, atlases, globes and digital/computer mapping to locate countries and describe features studied

 

Animals including humans

identify that humans and some animals have skeletons and muscles for support, protection and movement.

 

Word Skills

understand computer networks including the internet; how they can provide multiple services, such as the world-wide web; and the opportunities they offer for communication and collaboration

use search technologies effectively, appreciate how results are selected and ranked, and be discerning in evaluating digital content

Typing

e-Safety Internet use

use technology safely, respectfully and responsibly; know a range of ways to report concerns and inappropriate behaviour

Aurasma

 

Wax Resist

to create sketch books to record their observations and use them to review and revisit ideas

to improve their mastery of art and design techniques, including drawing and painting with a range of materials (e.g. crayons, paint,)

Sewing Christmas calendars

 

Diwali

 

Netball

use running, jumping, throwing and catching in isolation and in combination

play competitive games, modified where appropriate, such as netball, and apply basic principles suitable for attacking and defending

 

Dance- Diwali

perform dances using a range of movement patterns

compare their performances with previous ones and demonstrate improvement to achieve their personal best.

Skills and Fieldwork-

use maps, atlases, globes and digital/computer mapping to locate countries and describe features studied

 

Locational  Knowledge –

locate the world's countries, using maps to focus on Europe (including the location of Russia) concentrating on their environmental regions, key physical and human characteristics, countries, and major cities

name and locate counties and cities of the United Kingdom, geographical regions and their identifying human and physical characteristics, key topographical features (including hills, mountains, coasts and rivers), and land-use patterns; and understand how some of these aspects have changed over time

 

Working Scientifically

asking relevant questions and using different types of scientific enquiries to answer them

setting up simple practical enquiries, comparative and fair tests

making systematic and careful observations and, where appropriate, taking accurate measurements using standard units, using a range of equipment, including thermometers and data loggers

gathering, recording, classifying and presenting data in a variety of ways to help in answering questions

recording findings using simple scientific language, drawings, labelled diagrams, keys, bar charts, and tables

reporting on findings from enquiries, including oral and written explanations, displays or presentations of results and conclusions

using results to draw simple conclusions, make predictions for new values, suggest improvements and

raise further questions

identifying differences, similarities or changes related to simple scientific ideas and processes

using straightforward scientific evidence to answer questions or to support their findings.

Magnets

notice that some forces need contact between two objects, but magnetic forces can act at a distance

observe how magnets attract or repel each other and attract some materials and not others

compare and group together a variety of everyday materials on the basis of whether they are attracted to a magnet, and identify some magnetic materials

describe magnets as having two poles

predict whether two magnets will attract or repel each other, depending on which poles are facing.

 

Film Making

select, use and combine a variety of software (including internet services) on a range of digital devices to accomplish given goals, including collecting, analysing, evaluating and presenting data and information.

 

Modroc masks

to create sketch books to record their observations and use them to review and revisit ideas

to improve their mastery of art techniques, including sculpture with a range of materials (e.g. modroc)

Digital collage

 

Hindu festivals Holi

 

Gym-forwards roll, rolling and travelling

develop flexibility, strength, technique, control and balance,

compare their performances with previous ones and demonstrate improvement to achieve their personal best.

Pop up books

Design-

use research and develop design criteria to inform the design of innovative, functional, appealing products that are fit for purpose, aimed at particular individuals or groups

Making-  

select from and use a wider range of materials and components, including construction materials, textiles and ingredients, according to their functional properties and aesthetic qualities

Technical Knowledge

apply their understanding of how to strengthen, stiffen and reinforce more complex structures

Evaluate-

investigate and analyse a range of existing products

evaluate their ideas and products against their own design criteria and consider the views of others to improve their work

 

Programming Logo

design, write and debug programs that accomplish specific goals, including controlling or simulating physical systems; solve problems by decomposing them into smaller parts

use sequence, selection, and repetition in programs; work with variables and various forms of input and output

use logical reasoning to explain how some simple algorithms work and to detect and correct errors in algorithms and programs

 

Pencil, paint watercolours

to create sketch books to record their observations and use them to review and revisit ideas

to improve their mastery of art and design techniques, including drawing, with a range of materials (e.g. pencil,)

about great artists,

Michelangelo

Georgia O'Keefe

Andre Derain

 

Easter- Decoration

 

Yoga

develop flexibility, strength, technique, control and balance,

 

 

Stone age to Iron age

  • This could include:

    late Neolithic hunter-gatherers and early farmers, e.g. Skara Brae

 

Locational Knowledge-

  • name and locate counties and cities of the United Kingdom, geographical regions and their identifying human and physical characteristics, key topographical features (including hills, mountains, coasts and rivers), and land-use patterns; and understand how some of these aspects have changed over time

    Skills and Fieldwork-

  • use fieldwork to observe, measure and record the human and physical features in the local area using a range of methods, including sketch maps, plans and graphs, and digital technologies.

    Human and Physical Geography

    human geography, including: types of settlement and land use, economic activity including trade links, and the distribution of natural resources including energy, food, minerals and water

 

Animals including humans

identify that animals, including humans, need the right types and amount of nutrition, and that they cannot make their own food; they get nutrition from what they eat

Light-Stonehenge

notice that light is reflected from surfaces

find patterns that determine the size of shadows.

 

Plants

identify and describe the functions of different parts of flowering plants: roots, stem, leaves and flowers

explore the requirements of plants for life and growth (air, light, water, nutrients from soil, and room to grow) and how they vary from plant to plant

investigate the way in which water is transported within plants

explore the part that flowers play in the life cycle of flowering plants, including pollination, seed formation and seed dispersal.

Rocks

compare and group together different kinds of rocks on the basis of their appearance and simple physical properties

describe in simple terms how fossils are formed when things that have lived are trapped within rock

recognise that soils are made from rocks and organic matter

 

Cooking and Nutrition

understand seasonality, and know where and how a variety of ingredients are grown, reared, caught and processed.

 

Programming- Lego Wedo

design, write and debug programs that accomplish specific goals, including controlling or simulating physical systems; solve problems by decomposing them into smaller parts

use sequence, selection, and repetition in programs; work with variables and various forms of input and output

use logical reasoning to explain how some simple algorithms work and to detect and correct errors in algorithms and programs

 

Charcoal

to create sketch books to record their observations and use them to review and revisit ideas

to improve their mastery of art and design techniques, including drawing, (e.g. pencil, charcoal,)

 

Hindu Gods and ways of life

Hindu Symbolism

 

Stoolball

use running, jumping, throwing and catching in isolation and in combination

play competitive games, modified where appropriate, and apply basic principles suitable for attacking and defending

Athletics

Running, Javelin, standing jumps

use running, jumping, throwing and catching in isolation and in combination

develop flexibility, strength, technique, control and balance,

compare their performances with previous ones and demonstrate improvement to achieve their personal best.