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Year 3

http://www.relishrunningraces.com/resources/1139882291.jpgFrom Roundhouse to Roman

Year 3 will embark upon an exciting journey from the Stone Age through to the Romans. Prepare for battle as we delve into the life of Roman warriors and prepare to go back to basics as we discover how very different lives in the Stone Age were!

Science

We will be learning to (skills)

  • Ask relevant questions and use different types of scientific enquiries to answer them.
  • Set up simple practical enquiries and make sure our tests are fair
  • Make systematic and careful observations
  • Report on findings from enquiries, including verbal and written explanations, displays or presentations of results and conclusions
  • Identify differences, similarities or changes related to simple scientific ideas and processes

We will be learning about (content)

  • The different functions and parts of plants
  • The requirements for plants to grow and survive
  • Water transportation within plants
  • Plant life cycles
  • Fossil formation and different types of rocks

 

Religious Education

We will be learning to (skills)

  • Draw similarities between Christianity and at least one other religion

We will be learning about (content)

  • The Creation story
  • Christian beliefs
  • Different symbols of worship

 

History

We will be learning to (skills)

  • Understand the concept of change over a period of time studied and begin to use evidence to show this on a time line.
  • Use a range of sources to begin to ask relevant questions.
  • To collect evidence from a range of reliable sources provided to answer questions.
  • Compare different versions of the same event in history and identify the differences.

We will be learning about (content)

  • Changes in Britain from the Stone Age to the Iron Age.
  • How British society was affected by the Roman settlement.

 

Design Technology

We will be learning to (skills)

  • Use research and develop designs which meet a certain criteria
  • To generate, develop, model and communicate ideas through discussion and design drawings
  • To select from and use a range of tools and equipment to perform practical tasks
  • To select from and use a wider range of materials and components, including construction materials and textiles
  • To evaluate ideas and products against design criteria and consider the views of others to improve their work

We shall be learning about (content)

  • Roman chariots
  • Using wheels and axles.