# Year 3 Curriculum Jigsaw

```Year 3 Curriculum Overview – Drayton CE Junior
English
* Writing
&gt; Use knowledge to read ‘exception’ &gt; Use prefixes &amp; suffixes in spelling
words
&gt; Use dictionary to confirm spellings
&gt; Read range of fiction &amp; non-fiction &gt; Write simple dictated sentences
&gt; Use dictionaries to check meaning &gt; Use handwriting joins appropriately
&gt; Prepare poems &amp; plays to perform &gt; Plan to write based on familiar
&gt; Check own understanding of
forms
&gt; Rehearse sentences orally for
&gt; Draw inferences &amp; make predictions writing
&gt; Retrieve &amp; record information from &gt; Use varied rich vocabulary
non-fiction books
&gt; Create simple settings &amp; plot
&gt; Assess effectiveness of own and
others’ writing
Art &amp; Design
* Grammar
&gt; Use range of conjunctions
&gt; Use perfect tense
&gt; Use range of nouns &amp; pronouns
&gt; Use time connectives
&gt; Introduce speech punctuation
&gt; Know language of clauses
* Speaking &amp; Listening
&gt; Give structured descriptions
&gt; Participate activity in conversation
&gt; Consider &amp; evaluate different
viewpoints
Mathematics
* Number/Calculation
&gt; Learn 3, 4 &amp; 8x tables
&gt; Secure place value to 100
&gt; Mentally add &amp; subtract units, tens
or hundreds to numbers of up to 3
digits
subtraction
&gt; Solve number problems, including
multiplication &amp; simple division and
missing number problems
&gt; Use commutativity to help
calculations
Science
* Geometry &amp; Measures
&gt; Measure &amp; calculate with metric
measures
&gt; Measure simple perimeter
context
&gt; Use Roman numerals up to XII; tell
time
&gt; Calculate using simple time
problems
&gt; Draw 2-d / Make 3-d shapes
&gt; Identify and use right angles
&gt; Identify horizontal, vertical,
perpendicular and parallel lines
* Fractions &amp; decimals
&gt; Use &amp; count in tenths
&gt; Recognise, find &amp; write fractions
&gt; Recognise some equivalent
fractions
&gt; Add/subtract fractions up to &lt;1
&gt; Order fractions with common
denominator
* Data
&gt; Interpret bar charts &amp; pictograms
History
* Ancient Egypt – achievements of the earliest
* Working Scientifically – asking relevant questions,
civilizations, when and where they appeared
setting up simple practical enquiries, making systematic
observations, gathering, recording, classifying and
* Ancient Greece – a study of Greek life and
presenting data, recording findings, reporting on
achievements
and their influence on the western world
findings, making conclusions and using scientific
evidence
* Plants
* Animals, including humans
* Rocks
* Light
* Forces and Magnets
Template created by Michael Tidd 2013
* Colour Mixing
* Guiseppe Archimboldo
* Fruit and Vegetable faces
* Patterns, pots and masks based around the topic of
Ancient Greece
*Local Landscapes
Design &amp; Technology
* Moving Monsters – Pneumatic systems
* Photo Frames
* Torches
* Cookery
* Alarms
Modern
French
Languages -
* Multi-Skills
* Dance
* Gymnastics
* Athletics
* Football skills
* Handball
* Hockey
* Cricket/Rounders
* Swimming
* Using the VLE/ General ICT Skills
* Introduction to Gmail
* Word Processing
* Web Research
* Algorithms
* Branching Adventure Stories using Powerpoint
* E Safety
Geography
* Mapwork – locate Uk and Ireland on maps, use maps
to locate countries within the UK and Ireland, examine
counties within East Anglia
* Cromer – contrasting localities
* Norwich – use fieldwork to consider the human and
physical features in the local area
Music
* Descriptive Music - describing animals through music
*Performing – rehearsing/performing xmas production
* Composing – Writing raps, understanding
accompaniments
*Scale work – Understanding and performing
pentatonic scales
* Performing own Compositions – using percussion
* Singing and Composing – playground songs
* Locate France on Map
* Greetings/Name/Age/Family
* Numbers 1-20
* Instructions
* Body Parts
* Colours
* Days/Months/Birthday
* Goldilocks/Animals
Physical
Computing
Education
Religious
Education
* Christianity – story and art through Christianity
* Special times in religion – where, why, how people
worship
* Multicultural Festivals – how do communities practice
their faith/beliefs?
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