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PE Timetable

Class 7 and Class 8

Monday – Outdoor PE (both classes)
Wednesday – Indoor PE (Class 8)
Thursday – Indoor PE (Class 7)

Please ensure that the children have their PE kit
with them on the days when it is needed.

HOMEWORK

In Year 3 the children have homework to complete each week.
They can choose what they would like to do from a list given at the
beginning of the term in their homework diary. Homework needs to
be handed in every Friday morning.

1. If possible, find a quiet place for your child to complete
homework
2. Make sure they have the necessary equipment. Ask a
teacher if you need any additional resources.
3. Remind them to name and date their work.
4. If your child has any difficulties completing homework,
please tell the classroom teacher either by contacting
school in person, by telephone or via the homework diary.

Please remember you are very welcome
to visit your child’s classroom!

Hexthorpe Primary
School
Year 3
Curriculum Information

Summer Term 2015

This term we are learning…
English
We are looking at different non-fiction texts including:
instructions, chronological reports and balanced arguments.
These will be based on the Ancient Egyptians. Also, we will
be writing our own stories with a moral, based on the ‘carryon-cats’ characters which is linked to behaviours for
learning.
Mathematics
In Maths, we will be revisiting formal methods of
multiplication, division, addition and subtraction as well as
learning how to solve different problems involving these
operations. Later on, we will construct our own bar charts,
interpret different data and learn about the properties of
2D and 3D shape.
Science
We are learning about living things
including plants and animals. The
children will be carrying out their own
science investigations to look into the
best conditions for growth and how pollination happens.
History–
In History, we are learning all about the Ancient Egyptians.
We will be studying mummification, the pyramids, the River
Nile, Tutankhamun and Howard Carter’s search.

French:
We will be learning the names of different
school subjects, recreational activities and
how to say what we like and don’t like doing.
PE – Children will experience a variety of athletics and
gymnastics.
Art –
Some of this will be linked to our history topic. We will
learn how to replicate different Ancient Egyptian artefacts
using clay and other materials.
The children will create landscapes using
water colours and carry out observational
drawings.
RE
We will be looking at Sikhism, including the importance of
different symbols, the role of a Guru and how this religion
was formed.
PHSE:
The PSHE theme for Year 3 this term is, ‘It is good to be
me’.
ICT – The children will learn how to make comics online and

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