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Highlees Primary School

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Year 3

Welcome to the Year 3 page for J.K Rowling and Jacqueline Wilson class!

This page will be updated with details of our learning journey throughout the school year. Please read our Year 3 blog to find out about all the exciting things we've been doing!



Tribal Tales


Gods and Mortals



Stig of the Dump – Clive King

The Sheep Pig – Dick King-Smith

Greek Myths for Young Children – retold by Heather Amery

Swallows and Amazons – Arthur Ransome

Memorable Experience

Visit a prehistoric site

Animal experience

Meet Zeus

Visit a local stream or river

Innovate Challenge

Construct a monument

The ultimate predator

Pandora's box

Investigate a pollution outbreak

English genres

Information texts; Adventure narratives; Fact files; Letters; Poetry

Recounts; Leaflets; Poetry; Dilemma stories; Speeches

Character profiles; Diaries; Instructions; Myths and legends; Character descriptions

Newspaper reports; Poetry; Journals; Debates; Instructions


Fieldwork; Human and physical geography; Using maps and aerial images

Fieldwork; Using maps

Ancient and modern day Greece; Geographical features; Using maps

Using maps; Fieldwork; Water cycle; Human and physical geography; Rivers of the world; Counties and cities of the UK


Algorithms; Flow diagrams; Online research; Using logical reasoning; Graphics software; Presentations

Using presentation software

Online research and communication



Neolithic art; Clay beakers; Iron Age jewellery

3-D models

3-D sculpture; Greek art and design



Designing and making tools; Building structures

Selecting and using materials

Moving parts; Making models

Mechanical systems; Structures


Prehistoric Britain – Stone Age to Iron Age


Ancient Greece





Plants; Light; Working scientifically

Food chains; Fossils; Plant parts and functions; Water transportation in plants; Skeletal systems; Working scientifically


Soil; Plants; Working scientifically