Primary 3 Scheme of Work

The Primary School 3 (Basic 3)  Unified Scheme of Work in Nigeria Schools serves as a guideline for educators to plan and execute teaching activities according to the Nigerian standard

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The Lagos State Government Ministry of Education’s Unified Scheme of Work for Primary Schools is the source of this unified scheme of work for primary 3. This scheme aims to guide educators in  planning engaging and thorough exercises as well as learning goals for the pupils.

The primary goal for the creation of this scheme is to assist teachers in lesson planning. All educators need to do is adhere to the subjects and learning objectives framework, which is already laid out in terms of weeks and includes the objectives. It will also hel0 the educators  see to it that every topic is covered before the term or academic session ends.

This scheme will also function as a guide for conscientious parents who wish to track their kids’ academic progress. It is also going to serve as a follow-up to review the subjects that were taught in class.

Primary School 3 Subjects

The Lagos State Unified Scheme of Work has 12 subjects. Nonetheless, there are two broad subjects, three of which are fused to create an individual subject.They are;

1. Basic Science and Technology: (Basic Science, Information Technology, and Physical and Health Education),
2. National Values Education: (Civic Education, Security Education and Social Studies).

In essence, the Unified Scheme of Work requires students to take 17 topics, with home economics and agriculture as optional subjects. The subjects covered in Basic Primary Classes are listed below:

  • English Studies
  • Mathematics
  • Basic Science and Technology(Basic Science, Information Technology and Physical and Health Education)
  • National Values Education(Social Studies, Civic and Security Education)
  • Yoruba
  • Hausa
  • Igbo
  • Christian Religious Studies
  • Islamic Religious Studies.
  • Arabic
  • History
  • Cultural and Creative Arts
  • Agriculture(Optional)
  • Home Economics(Optional)

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Lagos State Unified Scheme of Work for Primary 3?

The Lagos State Unified Scheme of Work for Primary 3 is a pre-planned guide designed by the Lagos state Government for teachers outlining the topics, learning objectives, and activities to be covered throughout the academic year in Primary 3. It ensures all subjects are taught and helps teachers plan lessons efficiently.

What are the benefits of using a scheme of work?

The benefits of using a scheme of work are numerous, some of them are; they provide a clear structure and organization of learning activities for educators, they ensure that all curriculum objectives are covered for the academic year, they also help with lesson planning and saves teachers time, these are the few benefits among others.

What are the subjects offered in the primary 3 schemes of work?

The subjects offered  are English Studies, Mathematics, Basic Science and Technology(Basic Science, Information Technology and Physical and Health Education), National Values Education(Social Studies, Civic and Security Education), Yoruba, Hausa, Igbo, Christian Religious Studies, Islamic Religious Studies, Arabic, History, Cultural and Creative Arts, Agriculture(Optional), Home Economics(Optional).

Who should I contact if I have questions about the scheme of work as a parent?

The best person to answer any questions you have about the scheme is your child’s class teacher. The teacher will be able to breakdown the progress of your child and how to follow up from home.

Is there room for flexibility in the scheme of work?

The scheme serves as a guideline to aid teachers in the classroom. The educators should study their pupils and devise a learning method that best suits them using the topics outlined in the scheme.

How does the scheme of work incorporate National values on the pupils

The scheme uses subjects like National Values Education and Cultural and Creative Art to create a sense of civic responsibility in them.

What happens if the scheme is updated during the school year?

The scheme is usually updated before the school year, but if it is updated during the school year, teachers will be informed of any update and they will adapt their lessons accordingly.

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