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Year 3 Teacher - Mrs. Teehan & Mrs. Kehoe

Teaching Assistants - Mrs. Plumbley & Mrs. Wellard

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Our topic this term is 'Temples, Tombs and Treasures'.


               Westwood Class


The big idea

Topic Activities

In Music we’ll be finding out:

About the instruments used in Ancient Egypt and Ancient Sumer

How to create our own music to retell a story from an ancient civilisation


In Art, we’ll be finding out:

How to plan and create our own tomb wall painting

How to make an Ancient Egyptian headdress


In International, we’ll be finding out:

How to plan an Ancient Egyptian celebration to share with friends and family

This term, we will be learning temples, tombs and threasures.

The people who helped create the first great civilisations were not unlike you and me. Today we can learn a lot about these people and their way of life through the things they left behind – from everyday objects to magnificent and rare treasures.


In History, we’ll be finding out:

Why rivers were important to ancient civilisations

What daily life was like in Ancient Egypt

How to write using Egyptian hieroglyphics

About the different rulers of Egypt

About Ancient Egyptian religion and burials

How the Ancient Egyptians might have built the pyramids

About the treasures discovered in Tutankhamun’s tomb

How to use different sources to find out about Ancient Sumer

How to compare life in Ancient Sumer with life in Ancient Egypt

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