What to Expect in Year Three
This half-term the children in Year 3 can look forward to learning about the history of the Titanic through a variety of texts and visual aids. Children will have the opportunity to create a postcard, letter and newspaper report. We will be using role play to explore who was to blame for the disaster.
In Mathematics we will be continuing to develop and apply our understanding of place value and written calculation methods. We will also continue to explore fractions and shape, space and measure in more detail and allow children time to build on their understanding with exciting resources and practical activities!
All our topic work this half-term will be based around transport. Children will have the opportunity to learn about the history of transport, discovering different ways of travelling around the world as well as investigating how to design, create and evaluate a travelling machine. Children will also learn how to create art which captures images of transport and create their own artwork based on this. During the topic, children will learn about significant individuals that have contributed to developments in transport and also how transport has changed the structure of our country. In conjunction with our Literacy focus on Titanic, children will also create a biography of Captain Edward John Smith. Finally, we will be inviting children to bring in their own forms of transport and spending time discussing road safety.