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Woodbridge Junior School

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Year 3 Long Term Plan - 2021-2022

Autumn 1


This half term, we will exploring the question, 'how can we support wildlife in our local area?', focusing on where we live in Alfreton. To help us do this, we will be answering a mini-question each week:


Week 1: What types of wildlife exist in our local area?

Week 2: How can we explore the geographical features of our local area?

Week 3: How do animals move around their environment?

Week 4: How can we record and present geographical data?

Week 5: How can we use Art to portray our local area?

Week 6: How can we support the habitats of local wildlife?


As part of our learning, in Geography will be develop of geographical knowledge using maps, atlases and digital maps. We will also be exploring the physical and human geographical features of different types of settlements, including cities, towns and villages. In Science, we will be focusing on our 'Animals including humans' topic, where we will look at the nutritional needs of animals, as well as exploring how skeletons and muscles help animals move around their environment. In Design and Technology, we will be designing, creating and evaluating a bird houses, which we will donate to a local wildlife reserve. 


Here is the topic plan and sticky knowledge organisers that we will be using. The sticky knowledge organisers contain all of the key learning information that the children will gain over the course of this topic. 

Medium Term Plan

Sticky Knowledge Mats

Geography Sticky Knowledge Mat

Homework - Autumn 1