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Gorseybrigg Primary School and Nursery

 

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Autumn Learning

  

This term year three will be learning about natural disasters. The children will be investigating where natural disasters occur, why they happen and the impact they have on communities. 

The children will studying the geography of  Italy, designing and making pneumatic operated volcanoes, making pizzas, writing fact files and many other related activities. 

In class we will be reading some of these titles.

                      

 

                                

In maths, the children will be learning about the following:

  • Place value to 1000
  • Comparing and ordering numbers to 1000
  • Finding 1, 10 , 100 more or less than a number to 1000
  • Counting in multiples of 50 and 100
  • Add and subtract multiples of 100
  • Adding and subtracting a 1-digit from a 3-digit number
  • Adding and subtracting a 2 and 3-digit number from a 3-digit number
  • 3, 4 and 8 times tables

Spring Learning 

This term year three will be learning about the ancient Egyptians and the Stone Age. The children will be investigating the achievements of these early civilizations focusing on religion, work, celebrations and  farming using a range of historical sources. 

The children will have the opportunity to plan and celebrate an ancient Egyptian festival, make Egyptian food, create a shaduf and design an ancient Egyptian temple. 

 

These are some of the books we will be reading this term. 

 

                 

In maths, the children will be learning about the following:

  • 3, 4 and 8 time tables
  • Multiplying a 2-digit number by a 1-digit number
  • Dividing a 2-digit number by a 1-digit number
  • Counting money -£ and pence
  • Convert pounds and pence
  • Add and subtract money
  • Find change
  • Measure length using mm, cm and m
  • Find equivalent lengths
  • Compare lengths
  • Add and subtract lengths
  • Measure and calculate perimeter
  • Fractions-half, quarter, three quarters, thirds of shapes and amounts
  • Equivalent fractions e.g. one half = two quarters