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Year 3 - IPC - Gateways to the World

Welcome to Year 3's Homepage.

Our topic for this half term is 'Gateways to the world.' This will cover air travel and how to get to and from another country. We will be looking at everything and everybody that is involved within an airport. In addtion to this, we will be looking into airport design and the future of airports as well as looking at the pros and cons of living near an airport. 


International Mindedness

Our country for this half term is India. We will be looking at the different states in India, the different cultures and religions that make up India and its similarities and differences to our own country. 

International Mindedness


During this half term year 3 will be reading the power of reading  book Varjak Paw by SF Said. The story is about a young cat shunned by his own family for being to adventurous and looking different from them. He ventures out in the unknown world where he has to fend for himself. Using this we will be looking at character perspective, setting description, suspense writing and poetry.  



This half term in Math's we will be focusing on calculating using fractions and then applying this knowledge to worded problems. We will also be focusing on the area of time and measurement and will specifically be lookin at capacity.



During this half term our topic is 'Light' will we be looking at the differences between natural and artificial light. Understanding  how light travels, looking into how different materials effect light and how shadows are formed.


Topic Letter

Please find attached below our Topic Letter for this half term. It highlights what your child will be learning.

Please find below our previous topic letters to show what we have been learning this year.


Homework will be given out on a Monday and should be completed forThursday.  If you have any questions or difficulties do not hesitate to ask your teacher before it is due back in!

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