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Vicar's Green Primary School

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Year 3

Welcome to Year 3 



                        Nightingale                                                              Nuthatch


Narrative: We will be exploring the features of adventure stories.

We will be writing our own, creating tension and excitement.

We will also be looking at film narrative using a short film.

We will make deductions about characters’ feelings and personality

based on their actions in the story.

We will make judgements about their actions and be able to defend our viewpoint using evidence.

  Non-fiction: We will be exploring texts about the  rainforest and identifying the main issues threatening the survival of the rainforest.

We will use our research to write chronological and non-chronological reports.

Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar
Write using present perfect form of verbs instead of the simple past.

Introduction to inverted commas to punctuate direct speech. Choosing nouns or pronouns appropriately for clarity and cohesion 

and to avoid repetition.
Endings which sound like …, spelt – tion, -sion, -ssion, -cian

Words with the ei sound spelt ei, eigh, or ey

Poetry: We will be exploring shape poems and calligrams. We will also design our own. 




Fractions: To compare and order unit fractions. Recognise and show equivalent fractions. Add and subtract fractions with the same denominator.

Measures: Measure, compare, add and subtract volumes, capacities and masses. To add and subtract amounts of money to give change, using both £ and p in practical contexts.

Statistics: Interpret and present data using bar charts, pictograms and tables.

2D and 3D shapes: Identifying right angles and perpendicular and parallel lines.



Year 3 Spelling List

We would like to wish all our families a happy and healthy summer holiday - school will re-open on Wednesday 6th September at 8.55am.