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Dogsthorpe Academy

Year 3

Our Team:

Juniper Class: Miss M Hoyles, Miss B Hicks

Chestnut Class: Mr S Baines

Lilac Class: Mrs K Pistorious

Additional teacher: Mrs K Smitheringale

Teaching Assistants: Miss T Bewick, Miss G Yakan, Miss M O'Brien      


Autumn Term

Autumn 1 Topic: Pioneering Peterborough. 

In this unit we will be learning about the city we live in.  


Autumn 2 Topic:  Food Glorious Food

Children will enjoy a juicy journey of discovery, tasting fruits, vegetables and other treats.

Spring 1 Topic: A step in Time 

Children will learn about three different periods of British prehistory: the Stone Age, Bronze Age and Iron Age. 

 Spring 2 Topic: Mother Earth

Children will learn about the different layers of the Earth, plate tectonics and the effects they have on the Earth's surface.  

Summer Term  


 Summer 1 Topic: Fangs and Fur

Children will learn about predators and prey.  We may even have a visit from some exotic animals. 

 Summer 2 Topic: Who ruled the world? 


Ever wondered what the Romans did for us? In this unit the children will discover what we need to thank the Romans for, including the legacy they left in our own local area.  


In school, we use the following websites:

Bug Club ReviewsDuolingo - The world's best way to learn a languageMathletics (educational software) - Wikipedia

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