Herne Bay Junior School
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Year 3


Terms 5 & 6

Virtual Journey!

In Term 5, Year 3 will be taking a virtual journey around the UK! Children will discover the rivers, seas and mountains that make up the physical geography of the UK, as well as prominent towns and cities. In Science, children will be making the most of our forest area to learn all about plants, leading onto sketching different trees and plants in Art. In Term 6, children will discover who the Anglo-Saxons were and their impact on Britain.


Terms 3 & 4

Rocking Romans!

Have you ever wondered what it was like to live in Roman Britain? In terms 3 and 4, Year 3 will be exploring the ancient Roman world. In History lessons, children will discover why the Romans wanted to conquer Britain, what they brought with them, and learn about famous figures such as Julius Caesar and Boudicca. In Term 4, children will explore the fiery world of volcanoes, using 'Escape from Pompeii' as a stimulus for their writing.

In the Box

Terms 1 & 2

Throughout Term 1, our topic will be In the Box. As part of this, the children will:
• Design and make worry boxes, using and experimenting with different materials
• Write a set of instruction on how to use worry boxes
• Read and discuss texts relating to worry, such as Silly Billy
• Make worry dolls.

 At the start of Term 2, children will begin to learn about the Polar Regions. This will lead into our Term 2 topic - ‘Life in the Freezer’. They will be locating the Arctic and Antarctic on a variety of maps and exploring the people and animals that inhabit these extreme environments. We will also be creating some wonderful artwork inspired by the Northern Lights, Arctic animals and the countries that make up the Polar Regions. In English, the children will be studying a range of texts such as the fantastic ‘Lost and Found’.​

Year 3 have been working hard at home these past two terms on their home learning projects. We have really enjoyed seeing their efforts and how creative each child has been! It was also brilliant to see so many confident children present their project in front of their classes. A huge well done to every child who brought in a project this term.