Year 3 - Harris Primary Academy Orpington

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20/07/18

Wishing all our Year 6 leavers and families a wonderful summer. Good luck at Secondary school. We are so proud of each and every one of you. https://t.co/J0mtLYea1i

20/07/18

Retweetd From Mike Noyes

Thanks for my son's leavers assembly today & for all the learning and development in the years leading up to it.

20/07/18

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Last week we had Round 13 of Boxing4Schools Primary Skills and Fitness Competition 2018 we had 7 schools in attendance with a total of 45 yr 5+6 students, the skill skipping event was outstansing won by 🥇🥊🥇 https://t.co/6k53MBVa9w

20/07/18

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After 12 very hard wkd events our young yr 10 judge had the scores in!! 3rd place was tied with and 2nd 1st who showed great team wk🏆 great wk to

04/07/18

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Hermosa Escuela Spanish day at our lovely school. Children dressed up and smiles all around. The commitment and hard work from the staff can only be described as exceptional! Disfrutar del dia! https://t.co/d0N1f3Ddy3

02/07/18

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Here it is the GOLD MEDAL PERFORMANCE in the KS2 Talented and Gifted competition This performance had it all a high level of 🥇🤸‍♀️👏 👌 https://t.co/7pAa5hzJLo

02/07/18

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Looks like we everyone last week during Well done to all those medal winners 🥇🥈🥉 in assembly this morning! https://t.co/7bWTBzyRlX

29/06/18

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With World Cup fever gripping the nation 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 This afternoon was the perfect time to host our Talented & Gifted Football Competition for Years 3,4,5 & 6 at Lots of and on show https://t.co/x7JsvFZ01W

29/06/18

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Talented and Gifted Gymnastics Competition for Reception and Years 1 & 2 was also this morning 🤸‍♀️ 🤸‍♀️🤸‍♀️ And wow can they preform! So brave to get up and preform on their own and the support they showed for each other was amazing! https://t.co/y9sHXrxTBq

29/06/18

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KS2 Talented & Gifted Competition this morning was out of this world! Coaches were blown away by all the talent on display 🤸‍♀️🤸‍♀️🤸‍♀️ Results announced Monday morning at assembly. https://t.co/6GIux4NZ3y

28/06/18

And teachers! 🤣

28/06/18

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Sports Day 2018 !! 🏆🥇🥈🥉 So proud of each and every child that took part and performed at their personal best! 👏 https://t.co/58v4vBv8pa

26/06/18

It is fitness week! This morning, before school, children, staff and families all ‘walked to Moscow’ by completing a mile course. https://t.co/XaP2n2QmL7

25/06/18

Year 1 are learning about religious festivals and visited a Hindu temple today. They were praised for their exemplary behaviour. Well done Year 1! https://t.co/DL1a0KUBrD

25/06/18

It is fitness week! Year 3 have scooted to school and are now having a scooting on the playground before lunch. https://t.co/o42fdjgn7l

25/06/18

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Get to school nice and early tomorrow morning and join us on the school field for our Golden Mile Challenge Orpington to Moscow Target 1,755 miles https://t.co/fMWF9scmN3

21/06/18

As part of their superhero topic Reception have been having flying lessons - improving their jumping and landing skills! https://t.co/SZdKkiM5Y9

19/06/18

Time for a read and a snack. Thanks for the ‘godfrey’ biscuits! https://t.co/6qipyONGG3

19/06/18

The children are mesmerised by and her creation story https://t.co/2V2RC2vDbn

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Year 3

At HPAO we have a thematic approach to teaching the curriculum based on 'The Power of Reading' and 'The Literacy Tree'

In Year 3 we will be teaching sequences and themes based on the following texts:

 

Term 1

Term 2

Term 3

Term 4

Term 5

Term 6

Line of enquiry

What was it like to live in prehistoric Britain?

What is beneath our feet?

What is the difference between a cave man and a mummy?

How many London sights have you seen?

Does the forest rain?

What message would you put in a bottle?

Hook

Visit to Knole Park

Visit to Natural History Museum

Cave man and mummy dress up

Art gallery of London sights

Jungle experience at Hall Place

Pirate Dress up Day

Texts

Dave’s Cave

Ug: Boy Genius

Pebble in my pocket

Weslandia

A walk in London

Great Kapok tree

Gregory Cool

Oliver & the Seawigs

Flotsam

Science

Animals including humans

Rocks and soils

Inventors

Light

Plants

Forces and Magnets

Humanities

Stone age to iron age

Volcanoes and earthquakes

Ancient Egyptians

Local history study – London

Amazon Rainforest

Whitstable

Computing

We are programmers

We are bug fixers

We are presenters

We are vloggers

 

We are communicators

We are opinion pollsters

 

E safety

Use technology safely, respectfully and responsibly; recognise acceptable/unacceptable behaviour; identify a range of ways to report concerns about content and contact

DT

Textiles – cave clothes

Papier mâche volcanoes

 

 

 

Product for a pirate

Art

Cave painting

The great wave – Hokusai

Death masks

Canopic jars

Lowry

Collage

 

Music

Use and understand staff and other musical notations

Play and perform in solo and ensemble contexts, using their voices and playing musical instruments

Use and understand staff and other musical notations

Play and perform in solo and ensemble contexts, using their voices and playing musical instruments

Appreciate and understand a wide range of high-quality live and recorded music drawn from different traditions and from great composers and musicians

Appreciate and understand a wide range of high-quality live and recorded music drawn from different traditions and from great composers and musicians

Develop an understanding of the history of music. Listen with attention to detail and recall sounds with increasing aural memory

 

Improvise and compose music for a range of purposes using the interrelated dimensions of music

 

PE

Play competitive games, modified where appropriate, and apply basic principles suitable for attacking and defending

Develop flexibility, strength, technique, control and balance

 

Perform dances using a range of movement patterns

 

Use running, jumping, throwing and catching in isolation and in combination

 

Swim competently, confidently and proficiently over a distance of at least 25 metres

Use a range of strokes effectively

MFL
Spanish

Listen attentively to spoken language and show understanding by joining in and responding

Explore the patterns and sounds of language through songs and rhymes and link the spelling, sound and meaning of words

Appreciate stories, songs, poems and rhymes in the language

Develop accurate pronunciation and intonation so that others understand when they are reading aloud or using familiar words and phrases

PSCHE

Developing good relationships and respecting the differences between people

 

Developing good relationships and respecting the differences between people

Developing confidence and responsibility and making the most of their abilities

Preparing to play an active role as citizens

100 things

Explore a cave

 

Hunt for fossils and bones

Experience an earthquake

Walk like an Egyptian

See Big Ben

See a Red phonebox

See a Black Taxi

Perform in a concert

Learn to swim

Keep a plant alive

Catch a fish with a net

Be a Pirate for the day