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Year 3

Our topic this term will be “From Stone Age to Iron Age” and we will be thinking about all aspects of life from prehistoric times through to the Iron Age. Alongside the history element of the study we will also be including a DT focus on textiles.

Our science learning will start with a close look at forces, followed by learning about rocks and soils in the second half of the term. In our indoor PE lessons we will be learning a dance based on the solar system and then move on to following patterns and pathways.  In our outside lessons we will be beginning the year with an orienteering unit before moving on to working on striking and fielding skills. In art we will be exploring the skills involved in drawing and mark making, along with finding out about 3D form and creating sculptures.  In our music lessons we will be learning to play the glockenspiel and then move on to learning the recorder. Our RE units for the term will begin with finding out what Christians learn from the Creation story and then we will look at the importance of G-d for Jews. During our PSHE lessons we will be thinking about Beginning and Belonging and Family and Friends. We will begin our French lessons by looking at core vocabulary and phonics and then learn basic introductions and phrases. In computing we will look at the skills of coding, touch typing and also find out more about online safety.