This term we will be travelling back in time to Ancient Greece. We will be looking at the role of the Parthenon in Ancient Greece, how gods and goddesses impacted every day life and the differences between Athens and Sparta. We will be making lots of cross curricular links with other subjects and will be writing our very own Ancient Greek myths.
Year_3 Summer 1 Curriculum Topics
This term we will be reading a text called 'Krindlekrax' and using this book we will be writing newspaper reports, wanted posters, descriptions and applying our knowledge of writing dialogue to describe events and characters. This is a fantastic book which will be used to develop our reading skills. We will be predicting, inferring the feelings of characters and sharing our understanding of the text.
Practising our times tables and recalling number facts to 10, 20 and 100 will continue to be our mental maths focus for this term.
In Spring 1, we will be covering the following units: fractions, telling the time, and measures. Please refer to the vocabulary sent home for further details.
What Do We Know About Ancient Greece?
The children will be answering the following questions through discussion, role play and reflection time

Do sikhs think it's important to share?
Science - Light
We will be continuing this topic to learn about:
- reflective surfaces
- mirrors
- sun safety
- making and changing shadows.
History and Geography
This term we will be looking at the following:
- Location of Greece and comparing the land use in Ancient Greece to the UK
- Identifying important places using an atlas
- Greek life including democracy, olympics, beliefs etc.
Computing-Controlling on Screen
PE-Orienteering and physical skills
Art-Ancient Greek art-pottery and sketching
PSHE - healthy relationships