Lower 3


Lower 3 is an exciting year. More subjects are entered into the curriculum and many clubs are open up for pupils to join.


The curriculum includes:

  • Regular reading, comprehension, grammar, spelling and writing sessions
  • Independent reading
  • Developed use and understanding of different genres
  • Formal talks and developed range of presentation skills
  • Mental addition and subtraction
  • 2,3,4,5 &10 times table
  • Measurement, fractions & 3D shapes, time and properties of shape
  • Introduction of French taught by a specialist languages teacher
  • Science, Geography, History and RME taught through the International Primary Curriculum.
  • Computer Science developed through the International Primary Curriculum
  • Music and PE with specialist teachers


Topics covered:

  • ‘Shaping up’
  • ‘What’s on the menu’
  • ‘Water- On Tap’
  • Experiments relating to the body, food and water
  • Buddhism and Hinduism


 Trips and activities:

  • Deeside Activity Park
  • Aberdeen Sports Village
  • Techfest
  • Farm visits
  • Macduff Aquarium
  • By L3, clubs and activities are start to open up to pupils including a variety of sports, Bookbusters and the Lower School choir

*The topics, trips and activities may change from time to time

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"All Lower School pupils are allocated to Clans which they will remain in throughout their time in Albyn School.”

- Admissions