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Leighton Primary School

Year 3

Here you can find out the curriculum expectations for Year 3 and learn about what they will be doing this term.

Autumn term

This term, our main topic is Ancient Britain, from Stone Age to Iron Age. We will be learning how archaeologists find out about the past, including a visit to our local Bronze Age archaeological site at Flag Fen, and will be exploring how early people lived.  We will be trying ancient techniques for painting, pottery, weaving, building and cooking.  Our science topics for the term are Rocks and Soils, and Forces and Magnets.  Our first author of the month is Roald Dahl, and we will start by reading Danny Champion of the World.  We will also be covering a wide range of skills in Music, R.E., computing, PSHE and P.E.