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YEAR Three: Outline Curriculum Framework

English

Topic
theme

Narrative

Write stories set in places pupils have been

Write stories that contain mythical, legendary or
histroical characters or events

Wrtie stories of adventure

Wrtie stories of mystery and suspense

Write letters

Write plays

Write stories, letters, scripts and fictional
biographies inspired by reading across the
curriculum

Dangerous Planet The Perfect Party

Non-fiction

Write instructions

Write recounts

Write persuasively

Write explanations

Write non-chronological reports

Write biographies

Write in a journalistic style

Write arguments

Write formally

Going
Underground

Poetry



Green Fingers

Learn by heart and perform a significant poem
Write haiku
Write cinquain
Write poems that convey an image (smile, word
play, rhyme and metaphor)

Chocolate

Holidays

Charlie and the
Chocolate Factory
Other Roald Dahl

Oscar and Hoo
Meerkat Mail

Literacy Key
text

Jumanji
Volcanoes
and
earthquakes

Visit

Grimm’s
Fairy Tales
Cinderella

Party Venue
Hilton Hotel

Science
Working
scientifically

Rocks

Light

Harry and the Dinosaurs
Mungo and the dinosaur
island
Tyrannosaurus Drip
Archaeology Project
Manchester Museum
Outdoor learning
classroom
Cliffe Castle:
Rocks and Fossils
Fossils

Dinosaurs and all that
rubbish
Michael Recycle
Litterbug Doug
Outdoor learning
classroom
Allotments

Plants

York Chocolate Factory
Science Lab

Animals, including
humans

Forces and magnets

History

Scavengers
And Settlers
Geography
Stone Age to the Iron
Age, including:
Hunter gatherers
Early farming
Bronze Age, and
Iron Age

Volcanoes, Earthquakes
and Tsunamis
The power of the Earth
Focus
questions

What makes the Earth
angry?

Art

Who lived before me?
How are fossils formed?

IPC unit
Celebrations

Additional
support

Computing
Ongoing

How far can you throw
your
shadow?

Presentation
Can they create a
presentation that moves
from slide to slide and is
aimed at a specific
audience?
Can they combine text,
images and sounds and
show awareness of
audience?

Where does your garden
grow? (origins of
different fruit/veg)

How does a flower
grow?

Programming

Can they input data into a
prepared database?
Can they sort and search a
database to answer simple
questions?
Can they use a branching
database?

Can they experiment with
variables to control models?
Can they write more complex
programs?

Stop-motion films
Animations
Multi-media presentations

Can you make a stone
shelter? A stone sculpture?
A model of Stonehenge?
Cliffe Castle
Rocks
Working Landscapes

European Country
holiday destination
famous cities
What would happen if
we only ate chocolate?
How can Usain
Bolt move so quickly?

IPC unit
Let’s Plant It

Databases

Shadow puppets

Scavengers and
settlers
Eco Warriors – How can
we make Bowing Park a
green school?

Flower pressing
Printing (natural
materials)
Sketching (still life)

IPC unit
Chocolate

Why do so many people
go to the Mediterranean
for their holidays?
Creating a healthy
Mediterranean meal

Data retrieval

Using the internet

Can they review images on a
camera and delete unwanted
images?
Can they use photo editing
software?

Can they find and save
relevant information and
images on the internet?
Do they begin to use note
making skills to decide what
text to copy?

Robotic Hand
Puppets
Reflective skeleton dance
assembly
X rays

Magnetic travel game
Can you fly a plane to New
York?

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