Year 3 Spring Term 2

May The Force Be With You

Inspiration

  • We’ll be creating parachutes and racing cars and flying paper aeroplanes

Maths

In Maths, we will be:

  • Converting mm to cm to m
  • Calculating perimeter
  • Adding and subtracting lengths, weighs and capacities
  • Improving our times tables knowledge and recall
  • Learning to tell the time to o’clock and quarters

English

In English, we will be:

  • Reading non-chronological reports
  • Building our inference skills
  • Identifying key features of non-chronological reports
  • Writing in paragraphs
  • Using sub-headings
  • Writing and polishing a non-chronological report

Science

In Science, we will be:

  • compare how things move on different surfaces
  • 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.

Art & Design

In Art, we will:

Learn about great artists, architects and designers in history

Computing

In Computing, we will:

  • design, write and debug programs that accomplish specific goals, including controlling or simulating physical systems; solve problems by decomposing them into smaller parts
  • select, use and combine a variety of software (including internet services) on a range of digital devices to design and create a range of programs, systems and content that accomplish given goals, including collecting, analysing, evaluating and presenting data and information

Design and Technology

In Design and Technology, we will:

  • 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
  • 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
  • select from and use a wider range of tools and equipment to perform practical tasks [for example, cutting, shaping, joining and finishing], accurately
  • 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

Geography

Geography is not covered in this topic

History

History is not covered in this topic

Languages

Languages are not covered in this topic

Music

Music is not covered in this topic

Physical Education (PE)

In PE, we will:

  • Swimming for all children to achieve 25 m
  • use running, jumping, throwing and catching in isolation and in combination  

Personal, Social & Health Education (PSHE)

In PSHE, we will be:

Going for goals

Religious Education

In R.E, we are following the Lincolnshire syllabus and covering:

  • Inspirational people: figures from whom believers find inspiration
  • Beliefs in action in the world: how religions and beliefs respond to global issues of human rights, fairness, social justice and the importance of the environment.
  • Religion, family and community: how religious families and communities practice their faith, and the contributions this makes to local life;