Year 3

Varjak Class

This term will be writing newspaper reports of giant sightings. Next term we will be reading Mr Benn books and watching the TV episodes, we will then create our own Mr Benn adventures.

Next term our topic is Extreme Earth. We will begin by researching different natural disasters: how / why they occur, where they usually occur and how we can predict and prepare for them. We will create information texts for different types and will end the term creating pieces of art based on The Great Wave, a woodblock print by the Japanese ukiyo-e artist Hokusai.

In Science this term our topic is Plants in which we will be learning to identify the different parts and the main stages of the life cycle of flowering plants. And in maths this term will be focusing on multiplication and division, both mentally and using written methods. We will also begin to study fractions.

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