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This page will keep you up to date with current topics and activities taking place in P.3. We change our topics every half term and will upload any pictures, tasks or websites related to our work. We would be happy to include any ideas you might have so, keep us posted!


Retelling the story of Little Red Riding Hood.

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Armagh Museum trip

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Literacy games:




Traditional Tales


http://www.lancsngfl.ac.uk/curriculum/literacy/lit_site/html/fiction/fairytale2/goldilocks/goldicontents/goldilockstest.htm insert from drop down




http://www.lancsngfl.ac.uk/curriculum/literacy/lit_site/html/fiction/fairytale2/redriding/startower/starpunc/files/newspeech.htm speech marks


Numeracy Games:

Odd and Even

Mr Odd says:

1 3 5 7 9

I love odd numbers all the time

Mrs Even says:

0 2 4 6 8

even numbers they are great.





Number Bonds to 10


Numbers to 100

http://ictgames.com/sasNumberSort/index.html sequence 100.


http://www.topmarks.co.uk/ordering-and-sequencing/caterpillar-ordering - 100-1

http://www.softschools.com/math/hundreds_chart/games/ - What number comes….?


10 more than/less than


http://www.ictgames.com/football2.html 10 less


Totals to 10, then 100

http://www.primarytopics.co.uk/maths/calculating/mental/year1/interactive/quizzes/make10.htm totals to 10

http://primarytopics.co.uk/maths/calculating/mental/year2/interactive/quizzes/make100m10q.htm totals to 100



http://www.ictgames.com/mostlyPostie.html - weigh the parcels













Our topic this term - Hot and Cold Countries

Children will know and understand:


  • How to use structures from poems as a basis for writing – extend, substitute, invent own lines

  • To expect patterns of rhythm, rhyme and other features of sound in poems

  • When the reading aloud of a poem makes sense and is effective

  • The terms ‘poet’, ‘poem’, ‘verse’, ‘rhyme’ and ‘rhythm’ and use when discussing favourite poets and poems

  • The concept of alphabetical order

  • That dictionaries and glossaries give definitions and explanations

  • How to locate words

  • How to make a class dictionary/glossary

  • The distinction between fiction and non-fiction

  • The term “explanation” and have experience of flow charts and cyclical diagrams that explain a process

  • How to produce simple flow charts or diagrams that explain a process

  • Consolidate term 2 - sense of audience, commas in lists, past tense, traditional stories/Easter poems/stories and info texts


  • How to investigate and recognise a range of other ways of presenting texts – speech bubbles, enlarged, italicised print, captions, headings and sub-headings

  • How to use verb tenses with accuracy in speaking and writing e.g. see/saw

  • How to use past tense consistently for narration

  • That commas are used to separate items in lists


  • How to identify and categorise common representations of the same sound – boat, tow, no

  • How to use word endings – s, ed, ing

  • How to identify, segment, blend syllables

  • How to read and spell multi-syllable words 1/1

Talking & Listening:

  • How to read, memorise and recite poems

  • How to use intonation when reading and reciting texts


In Numeracy, this term, children will know and understand how to:


  • Begin to organise own work

Mental Competences:

  • Use and begin to read vocabulary of estimation and approximation

  • Estimate a given quantity

  • Round numbers less than 100 to the nearest 10


  • Deal with numbers halfway and between two given numbers

  • Estimate a number from its position on a number line

  • Calculate all subtraction facts to 10

  • Use and apply subtraction facts to 20

  • Subtract as the inverse of addition


  • Set o’clock and half past times on analogue and digital clocks

  • Set quarter past times on analogue and digital clocks

  • Recognise fractions - halves and quarters

  • Link fractions to doubles and halves of numbers

  • Link fractions to quarter past and half past on clocks

  • Solve a given problem by sorting classifying and organising information in simple ways in a list or simple table/diagram


In World Around Us, this term, we will be learning:

  • About some animals including how they grow, move and use their senses (I)

  • That we are responsible for looking after our world (I, P)

  • About the variety of ways in which humans create waste (I, P)

  • How the weather in other places differs from that in our own area and can affect the lives of the people e.g. homes (P)

  • That a world map and globe can be used to locate places (P)

  • To observe seasonal changes in the landscape e.g. trees or animals (COT)

  • To identify obvious differences between the past and present (COT)







P3 Information Booklet 2018-19