Year 3 - Birch and Willow


Our Year 3 team

Our curriculum

Autumn 2

Topic: The Romans

Science: Rocks and soils (part 1)

ICT: Internet research

PSHE: British Values - Justice

Design Technology: Shields, coins and clay pots

History: Celts and the Roman invasion

Geography: Maps - Roman style

Music: Singing

PE: Rounders and Roman Gladiator dance

Autumn 1

Topic: Fit for fun

Science: Animals including humans

ICT: Presentation of instructions in Word

PSHE: Keeping yourself healthy

Design Technology: Building skeletons

RE: Rituals

Art: Guiseppe Archimboldo

Geography: Human and physical features

PE: Athletics, speed, stamina & strength


Spring 2

Topic: What the Dickens!

Science: Light and dark

ICT: Programming

PSHE: Anti-bullying

Design Technology: Shadow puppets and theatre

RE: Images - angels (2)

Music: Non-tuned instruments

PE: Hockey and gymnastics

Spring 1

Topic: Any old iron!

Science: Forces and magnets

ICT: Online safety and design project evaluation

PSHE: Recycling

Design Technology: Making robots

RE: Images - angels (1)

Art: Impressionists and futuristic art

Music: Creating a sound track

PE: Football skills


Summer 2

Topic: Cafe Français

Science: Plants

ICT: Researching regions in France

PSHE: Fairness and equality

Design Technology: Gardening and cooking

RE: Identity - Purim

Art: Matisse and Monet

Geography: Europe

PE: Tag rugby 

Summer 1

Topic: A stones throw

Science: Rocks and soils (part 2)

ICT: Online safety and research

PSHE: Protecting the environment

Design Technology: Lift the flap book

RE: Creation

Art: Cave painting, Anthony Goldsworthy

History: The Stone Age

Geography: Local geography, chalk and flints 

Music: Percussion

PE: Tennis and multi-skills