# St Joseph`s RC Primary School Curriculum Map 2014-2015

```St Joseph’s RC Primary School Curriculum Map 2014-2015 - Year 3
Autumn Term
English
Maths
RE
Spring Term
Summer Term
Themes: Autumn 1– Gods and Warriors
Autumn 2 - Scrumdiddlyumptious
Spring 1 – Mighty Metals
Spring 2 – Heroes and Villains
Summer 1- Predators
Summer 2- Tribal Tales
Class Texts – Ancient Greek Myths
Charlie and the Chocolate
Factory
Stories with familiar settings; stories with
dialogue, poetry, instructions, character
descriptions, diary extract
Drama
Spelling, punctuation and grammar rules
 Reading, writing and ordering two
and three digit numbers
 Addition and subtraction of two and
three digit numbers
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Recall and use multiplication and
division facts for the 3, 4 and 8
multiplication tables
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Multiplying two digit numbers by
one digit
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Measure using mm, cm and
metres
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Recognising, describing and
drawing 2D shapes and making 3D
shapes
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Fractions: representing,
comparing and ordering unit
fractions of shapes and numbers
 Estimate and read time from an
analogue clock to the nearest
minute
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using pictograms, tables and bar
charts.
Class Texts – The Iron Man
Robin Hood
story openings (action, to create atmosphere
etc.), traditional stories, riddles, letter writing,
list poem, biography, newspaper report
Spelling, punctuation and grammar rules
Class Texts –The Jungle Book- fiction
Stone Age - Non-fiction texts
Narrative, diary extracts, persuasive writing
arguments, fables, stories with morals, stories from
other cultures, playscripts, poetry
Spelling, punctuation and grammar rules
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Place value
Using columns, add and subtract two
digit numbers
Multiplying two digit numbers by one
digit number
Practical and informal mental and
written methods of multiplication and
division
Measuring using grams and
kilograms
money to give change
Identifying right angles and whether
other angles are greater or less than
a right angle
Recognise and show equivalent
fractions with the same denominator
Using information presented in
scaled bar charts, pictograms and
tables to solve questions
Journeys; Listening and sharing – the
Eucharist; Giving All – Lent; Islam
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Read, write and order numbers up to 1000
Mental addition and subtraction of three
digit numbers with 1s, 10s and 100s
Using formal written methods, add and
subtract numbers up to three digits
Use inverse operations to check answers
Written methods of multiplication and
division
Using multiplication and division to solve
problems, including missing number
problems
Measuring using millimetres and litres
Shape: identifying horizontal and vertical
lines and pairs of perpendicular and parallel
lines
Add and subtract fractions with the same
denominator
Read and write time using 12 and 24 hour
clock
Using information presented in scaled bar
charts, pictograms and tables to solve
questions.
Gifts of the Holy Spirit; Promises-Baptism; Special
Places for Christians
Science
Plants
Animals, including humans-nutrition
Rocks; Light
Forces; Properties of Materials
Working scientifically
History
Ancient Greece
Heroes in history
Geography
Climate types
Computing
E-Safety
Research
Combining text and graphics
E-Safety
Research
Combining text and graphics
Art
To design a Greek pot using patterns and
images from research
Sculpt a fruit using clay
To design a ‘Wanted’ poster for character
from Robin Hood novel
Cartoon strips
DT
To use sculpture for mask making
Homework Project -To design and build a
To design a wrapper for a chocolate bar
model of the Iron Man
Learning to play the recorder
Learning to play the recorder
To compose a sound track for Charlie and
To use standard and invented symbols to
the Chocolate Factory
represent sounds
Quick Sticks Hockey
Swimming
Dance
Gymnastics
Athletics
Hockey Festival
French
French
French
Viva Anti-Bullying
Visit to Newcastle Synagogue
Blue Reef Aquarium – Predators topic
Theatre Space North East
Visitor into school-‘Real-Life’ Hero (Fireman)
Durham Museum of Archaeology – Tribal Tales
Visit to the Supermarket
topic
Sacrament of Reconciliation
World Book Day
Sports Day
Anti-Bullying Week
KS2 Music Concert
Music Concert
My World day
First Holy Communions
Launch of reading Challenge – Harry
Potter theme day
Carol Service
In all subjects and lessons, pupils will be taught to listen to each other, respect the individual and have their voices and opinion heard. In RE they
will learn about Judaism and Islam, which will help pupils to understand difference and develop tolerance of other faiths and beliefs. Through the
weekly ‘Statement to Live By’ they will be given a code of conduct for their daily life and how to treat others.
Music
PE
Languages
Visits/Visitors
Special Events
British Values
Forces and Magnets; Habitats, Food-Webs and
Food Chains; Predators, Producers and
Consumers; Revisiting specific, identified scientific
topics
Prehistoric Britain from the Stone Age to Iron Age
Local Fieldwork,
Human and Physical features, using maps and
atlases
E-Safety
Research
Use sequence, selection and repetition in
programmes
To make a 3D scale model.
To improve their mastery of art and design
techniques with a range of materials (Iron age
jewellery)
To create a fabric collage of a favourite predator
Building structures
Learning to play the recorder
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