Year 3

The document below contains all of the statutory requirements of the National Curriculum for each subject.  There are supporting appendices that should be read and used alongside this.

The statutory requirements within this document inform the long, medium and short term planning to ensure full coverage and progression.

National Curriculum Statutory Requirements for Year 3 

Spelling Appendix for Year 3 and 4

Vocabulary, Grammer and Punctuation for Year 3

 

Please click here to see our summer term newsletter and here for our curriculum overview.

In Year 3 this term, we are learning how to read and write a range of non-fiction, fiction and poetry. We will be continuing to explore a range of texts, including those written by Pie Corbett. This includes descriptive pieces and wishing tales. It would help your child enormously if you could support their learning by encouraging them to read a selection of fiction and non-fiction books. The children are allowed to borrow two books at a time from the Active Learning Library and we are also fairly close to both Britwell and Slough libraries. There is also a wealth of resources on the internet.

In Maths we will continue to develop quick recall in times tables (3, 4, 8) as well as number bonds up to 100. We are learning how to tell the time to the nearest minute, as well as looking at measurement and money. It would be helpful if you could support your child to tell the time and to use money when out in real life situations, as little and often is the best approach for these topics. If you would like to know what methods your child is being taught, please do not hesitate to come into school and ask.

In other subjects, we’re investigating forces and magnets and rocks and soils in Science. In Geography, we are learning about the water cycle, which links to our local History topic of the River Thames, where we will be looking at the changes in our local area over time. In RE, we are learning about Hinduism and in PSHE we will be exploring how we grow and change throughout our lives.

Many thanks for all the support you give your child.  It is very important that we continue to work in partnership with you to ensure they make the most of their learning opportunities.