Curriculum Forcast
Autumn (1) 2017

Year 3


This half term, the children will be learning to:

  • Count from 0 in multiples of 100; find 10 or 100 more or less than a given number.
  • Recognise the place value of each digit in a three-digit number.
  • Compare and order numbers up to 1000.
  • Identify, represent and estimate numbers using different representations.
  • Add and subtract numbers with up to three digits mentally.
  • Estimate the answer to a calculation and use inverse operations to check answers.
  • Interpret and present data using bar charts, pictograms and tables.
  • Measure, compare, add and subtract: length
    mass, volume and capacity.
  • Add and subtract amounts of money, to give change, using both £ and p in practical contexts.
  • Solve one-step and two-step word problem


This half term, the children will be learning about:


  • Read and compare a range of fables, traditional tales and stories.
  • Discuss common features and themes within a text.
  • Plan and write a story with description of beginning, middle and end. 
  • Expand ideas through grammar punctuation and structure.

Non Fiction:

  • Read, listen to and discuss a wide range of texts.
  • Understand the purpose of an information text.
  • Recognise the structure and language features of a non- fiction text.


  • Listen to and discuss a wide range of poetry.
  • Identify how language, structure, and presentation contribute to meaning.


This half term our topic is 'Stone Age’

Could you please read daily with your children, learn weekly spellings and Maths facts daily using ‘Times Tables Rockstars’ and complete the spell zoo activity weekly.  Maths homework will be allocated online on a Thursday and will be expected to be finished by the following Thursday.

Spelling Test:
The children will be given their new Spellings on a Thursday and they will have their spelling test on the following Thursday.

We may be doing PE outside throughout the year, therefore would you please provide warm jogging bottoms, sweat tops and trainers. For indoor PE, your child will need navy shorts, a plain white top and plimsolls. Please could you make sure that everything is labelled with your child’s name. No earrings are allowed to be worn in school.

If you have any concerns relating to your child, please feel free to see the class teacher:
Class 10 – Mrs Patel, Class 11 – Miss Gentle, Class 12 – Miss Coard
or the phase leader – Miss Coard