ST CYPRIAN’S GREEK ORTHODOX PRIMARY ACADEMY CURRICULUM MAP YEAR: 3 Dates English Maths Greek Autumn 1 7 sept – 12th Oct 15 Stories with familiar settings Report Number place value and rounding Addition and subtraction Multiplication and Division Fractions Measurement Geometry: Properties of shapes Geometry: Position, direction and motion Statistics Autumn 2 2 Nov – 30th Nov Authors and letters Information texts 1. Our School: School, Class and teachers names, Subjects ( Greek/English), class tools, uniform , colours, instructions, key verbs 2. Myself: asking others their name and saying mine, age, gender, body parts, I am (not), I have 3. My family: family members, names, ages, I love 5.Key Autumn Term dates: - The Virgin Mary’s birth (8/9) -Elevation of the Holy Cross (14/9) - St. Cyprian (2/10) - Cyprus Independence Day (1/10) - Harvest (4/10) - Remembrance day (28th October- Ohi Day) - The Virgin’s entry to the th nd Number place value and rounding Addition and subtraction Multiplication and Division Fractions Measurement Geometry: Properties of shapes Geometry: Position, direction and motion Statistics Spring 1 4 Jan - 8th Feb Myth and legends Instructions Poems to perform Number place value and rounding Addition and subtraction Multiplication and Division Fractions Measurement Geometry: Properties of shapes Statistics Number place value and rounding Addition and subtraction Multiplication and Division Fractions Measurement Geometry: Properties of shapes Statistics 1. Home: sizes, some parts/rooms of the house, what my house has 2. Carnival / Clothes: School uniform (revision), Carnival Clothes, I wear, we celebrate, Making masks 3. Festivals: Lent/Clean Monday: Fasting food, Customs & vocabulary, Lady Lent body parts, Key verbs 5.Key Spring Term Dates: -The lights (Christ’s Baptism 6/1) -The 3 Hierarchs (30/1) -Presentation of Christ to the temple (2/2) -Carnival (21/2) -Clean Monday (14/3) -Annunciation of the Virgin & Greece Independence Day (25/3) -Cyprus Independence Fight (1/4) th Spring 2 29 Feb – 4th April th Summer 1 9 May – 30th May Adventure stories Persuasive texts Shape poems Number place value and rounding Multiplication and Division Fractions Measurement Summer 2 20 June - 11th July Dialogue and plays Language play 1. Animals: pets, farm and forest animals, their body parts, describing words, related verbs 3. Key Summer Term Dates: th 2. My neighbourhood: Neighbourhood key places, What is it? Where is it? Adverbs (near-far), Connectives th Number place value and rounding Multiplication and Division Fractions Measurement -Saints Constantine & Helen (21/5) -Ascension (9/6) -Pentecost-Holy Spirit (1920/6) -Saint John the Baptist (24/6) 4. Christmas: the story in simple words, customs, making a Christmas card temple (21/11) - St. Andrew (30/11) - St. Nicholas (6/12) Science What do rocks tell us about the way the Earth was formed? (Rocks) 28th Sep – 15th October Computing Design & write a program that accomplishes a specific goal, e.g. making a character move. How can Usain Bolt move so quickly? (Living things and their habitats) 2nd Nov – 20th Nov 3 weeks Design and write programs that accomplish specific goals, including controlling or simulating History Ancient Greece 7th September – 25th September Geography DT Music What makes the Earth angry? (Volcanoes & extreme weather) 23rd Nov - 4th dec 2 weeks ENVIRONMENT Musical focus: SOUNDS Musical focus: Exploring 4. Festivals: Easter: (revision) week days, Easter customs & vocabulary, making our Easter candle, key verbs Use sequence, selection and repetition in programs; work with variables and various forms of input and output. Why has Greece always been in the news? (Ancient Greece) 4th Jan – 22nd Jan 3 weeks Are you attractive enough? (Magnets) 29th Feb – 18th mar 3 weeks How did that blossom become an apple? (Plants) 9th May – 27th may 3 weeks To detect and correct errors in algorithms and programs. Work with variables. How far can you throw your shadow? (Light) 20th June – 1st July 2 weeks Who first lived in Britain? (Early Britons) 30th may – 10th June 2 weeks How did the Victorian period help to shape the Croydon we know today? (Victorians: influence that shaped Croydon) 4th July – 15th July 2 weeks HUMAN BODY Musical focus: Structure ANCIENT WORLDS Musical focus: Structure Why do so many people choose to go the Mediterranean for their holiday? (European Country) 21st Mar – 8th Apr 3 weeks Linked to the current topic learning CHINA IN THE PAST Musical Focus: Pitch Musical focus: Pitch Art PE RE PSHE Cultural EnrichmentGreek Mythology Composition The children explore songs and poems about places. They accompaniments and sound pictures to reflect sounds in their local environment. BUILDING Musical focus: Beat The sights and sounds of a building site provide the inspiration for exploring and rhythms. The children play games, sing and compose music to build into a performance. sounds How are sounds produced and classified? The children explore timber and structure through musical conversations in music from around the world. POETRY Musical focus: Performance Three contrasting poems are explored and developed. The children use voices, body percussion, instruments and movements to create their own expressive performances. Sports hall athletics Cross country Dance – linked to topic Athletics Love means obeying rules 1. Mythology: (Ancient Greek Heroes) The life and 12 labours of Hercules. We will listen to the myths, look at small videos and talk about them. We will see pictures of ancient greek art and draw our own. We will compare the old heroes to our new super heroes, and find different plots/endings to the myths. The children explore the pentatonic scale and ways of notating pitch. They listen to traditional Chinese music, sing, read, and compose music, ending in a musical celebration of the Chinese New Year. TIME Musical Focus: Beat The children develop their understanding of beat, metre and rhythm. They combine melodic and rhythmic patterns, and use staff notation as part of a final performance. The origins of pitch notation are introduced as the children make hand signals and compose three-note melodies. They learn basic dance steps and prepare a performance. COMMUNICATION Musical focus: Composing The children learn to make music inspired by technology and computing. They explore and compose sounds for earcons, emoticons, mobile phones ringtones, computer games and apps. Linked to the current topic learning Gymnastics Mini Tennis Netball Basketball Skeleton dances and songs teach the children about the human body. Percussion instruments are used to improvise, create word rhythm, and build a final skeleton dance. SINGING FRENCH Musical focus: Pitch Un, deux, trois and away we go to enhance language learning through songs. Children are introduced to French greetings, vocabulary and numbers as they play lively singing games. Explore ancient Greece with music inspired by Orpheus, Echo and Theseus. The children perform a song cycle and a round, and compose their own ostinato. FOOD AND DRINK Musical focus: Performance A feast of chants, songs and performances. Composing word rhythms, singing a round, and creating musical recipes will develop the children’s skills from breakfast through to dinnertime. Tri golf Rounders Sports hall athletics Athletics Love means being respectful Anti-bullying We all need love Love in church Love means serving others SRE 2. Culture : We will learn our class – island song, the Greek topics songs and a traditional dance (Syrtos sta tria- Zeuyi) 1. Mythology: (Ancient Greek Heroes) Theseas and the Minotaur, from the beginning of the story (Daidalos and Icaros) to the end (the return and death of king Aegeas) and to its extensions (Dionysos and Ariadni). We will listen to the myths, look at small videos and talk about them. We will see pictures of ancient greek art and draw our own. We will 1. Mythology: (Ancient Greek Heroes) Jason and the Argonauts: From the tragic beginning (the golden fleece) to the epic adventures of Jason in Colchis and the equally tragic end (Medea). We will listen to the myths, look at small videos and talk about them. We will see pictures of ancient greek art and draw our own. We will compare the 2. Culture : We will learn the Greek topics songs, one traditional and one modern greek song and a traditional dance (Syrtos) Love at home Drug education 2. Culture : We will learn the Greek topics songs, religious and national celebrations songs and a traditional dance (Karagouna) compare the old heroes to our new super heroes, and find different plots/endings to the myths. old heroes to our new super heroes, and find different plots/endings to the myths.