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This week in Year 3

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In year 3 the children will be learning about Rainforests. In this topic, children take a closer look at the mysteries of tropical rainforests. From the layers of the forest and its animal inhabitants, to the unique climate found in the tropics. They compare a British forest with the Amazon rainforest and begin to explore some of the observation issues surrounding the destruction of rainforest habitats.


Week 6


  • To draft, edit and write a balanced argument.



  • Recognise and show, using diagrams, equivalent fractions with small denominators.

  • Compare and order unit fractions, and fractions with the same denominators.

  • Add and subtract fractions with the same denominator within one whole.

  • Solve problems that involve all of the above.



  • Identify that humans and some other animals have skeletons for support, protection and movement, by focusing on skeleton types.