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Year 3


Explore a range of extracts from popular fiction, non-fiction and poetry texts to focus on; vocabulary, inference, prediction, explanation, retrieval and summarising.

Use actions and story maps to recall, sequence and identify key features in the texts. Take a closer look at nouns, pronouns, prepositions, conjunctions and direct speech.  Use the features of Peter Pan to inspire own versions and story writing.

These will be sent out every two weeks.


Number Sense:
Read, write, order and compare numbers to 100. Calculator known facts mentally and derive new facts from what they know.

Place Value:
Read, write, represent and order 3 digit numbers. Find 10 & 100 more or less. Round to the nearest 10 and 100.

Collect, interpret and present data using charts and tables.

Addition and Subtraction:
Use mental calculation strategies and show/demonstrate methods.

Length & Perimeter:
Measure, draw, compare and calculate lengths.


Scientific Enquiry:
Ask and answer questions through scientific enquiry. Make systematic and careful observations using equipment and taking measurements. Identify similarities, differences and patterns, using results to draw simple conclusions.

Animals, Including Humans:
Know that animals & humans need the right type & amount of nutrients, obtained from the food they eat. Know that skeletons and muscles have their own functions to support and protect movement.


Understand the location of Biggleswade in relation to the rest of the UK using geographical skills and place knowledge. Explore UK counties using ordnance survey maps, compass points (N,E,S,W) and human & physical features.


Why Biggleswade:
Learn how archaeology and excavations in and around Biggleswade have given information on settlements over time.  Discover facts about the Great Fire of Biggleswade and the origin of place names. Design own coat of arms.


Music - How Does Music Bring us Closer Together:
Learn and explore notation through singing and playing the recorder.  Listen and respond to pitch, keep a steady beat & improvise rhythmic patterns.

Art - How do Self-Portraits Look Unique:
Use guidelines to learn about the proportion of a face.  Explore and discover different pencil and shading techniques. Find out about Frida Kahlo and other great artists.

Design Technology - Packaging:
Explore existing packaging products to design and make own packaging for chocolate truffles. Food technology: learn techniques and methods to successfully make own chocolate truffles.


Connecting Safely Online:
Know the range of ways concerns about content & contact can be reported. Develop skills to use search engines effectively, evaluate digital content, design and create a range of digital resources using text and graphic tools


Greeting others, feelings, numbers, French vowels and everyday classroom instructions.


Devise simple sequences and further develop basic skills, being introduced to new equipment.

Tag Rugby:
Develop handling and running skills, working effectively as a team.

Teamwork, problem-solving, map skills and instructions in a physically active manner.

Sports Hall Athletics:
Applying endurance, speed, techniques and skills in athletic tasks.

Explore control, possession, attack and rules.


Discuss experiences of belonging. Learn about the Amrit ceremony.

Recognise that the meaning of Christmas can vary for others.


Being me in my world:
Why rules are needed and the relation to responsibilities. Care about others feelings.

Celebrating difference:
Know that families can be different but all important. Recognise harmful words and distinction of bullying. Identify compliments and know how these impact feelings.