Year 3- Autumn Term

This term many exciting learning experiences await you!

As scientists, you will learn about types of nutrition and identify the diets of different animals including birds. You will learn how nutrients, water and oxygen are transported within animals, be able to explain the importance of skeletons and make comparisons between animals and humans. You will also learn about muscle and joints.

As artists, you will explore the use of shape and colour through abstract artwork linked to different artists such as Kandinsky, creating a piece of abstract art in the style of the artist.

As historians, you will explore who the Romans were and where they fit along the timeline. We will find out about famous Romans such as Caesar, Claudius and Boudicca and the impact that they had, alongside how they influenced our lives today through their legacy.

Within Design and Technology we will be looking at levers and linkages. We will design, make and evaluate different mechanisms to enable us to create our product with moving parts.

PSHE is an important strand that runs throughout all of our curriculum. This term our focus is upon how to keep ourselves healthy, thinking about the importance of mental and physical health, keeping our brain and bodies healthy, exercise and sleep.

Within PE, we will working with DanceNK linked to our history theme, alongside key skills and daily active blasts. We will also be developing our football and gymnastics skills.

We will be inspired Spartucus, a Thracian gladiator, to develop our team work and perseverance skills, alongside our LEAD values through Commando Joe challenges!

We will also cover a range of writing opportunities to write to entertain, persuade, and inform which link to our class texts. In poetry, we are writing diamante poems.

Our topics this term are Place Value, Addition and Subtraction as well as Multiplication and Division.


This term with have an RE visitor ‘Sunita’ linked to Hinduism.  We also visit The Collection and Roman Lincoln.

We love to read and together we will be reading a variety of exciting and irresistible books.  This term, our main class texts will be: Planet Omar by Zanib Mian and Charlotte’s Web by E.B White