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Redditch, Worcestershire, B96 6EH
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Year 3 Curriculum Autumn 2018

  • RESILIENCE means not giving up/persisting; having a positive view of oneself as a learner, managing distractions
  • RESOURCEFULNESS means using your initiative and a range of strategies; being independent
  • REFLECTION means thinking about your own learning; planning your work; assessing your own work
  • RECIPROCITY means both giving and taking in a group situation to help you learn effectively
  • Magnets and Forces

    Magnets and Forces

    During this science and DT topic we will ask: How do magnets work? Which force is in action here? How strong is my magnet? Which materials are magnetic? We will use all of this new knowledge to create our own magnetic mazes.
  • ICT

    ICT

    ICT is intergrated into our daily learning. We also learn specific skills such as coding, word processing and making e-books using iPads. 
  • French

    French

    Locate France and other French-speaking countries. Greetings. Numbers 1-10. Personal information: name, age and family. Traditional French playground games and songs. Christmas in France.
  • Islam

    Islam

    We will be learning about the Islamic faith. What do they believe? Do they have a special book? Do they have special festivals?
  • Swimming

    Swimming

    In year 3 we have the important and exciting lesson of learning to swim. Some children will perfect their swimming strokes and others will develop their confidence in the water.
  • Myths and Legends

    Myths and Legends

    We will listen to a variety of myths and legends. We will look at the different sentence openers each author uses and consider the varied length of the sentence they use. We will identify interesting words and consider why the author has included these words. Finally we will innovate a myth to create our own story.