We all had a fabulous time on our long awaited World Book Day celebrations. Everyone’s costumes looked amazing and a special thank you to the parents that joined us in our reading at the beginning of the day.
in our geography lessons we have been making salt dough maps of the United Kingdom. By examining relief maps we have been able to add key mountain ranges and label the countries and seas. Our next step is to look […]
A fabulous time was had at the Jewish Heritage Centre learning about aspects of the Jewish faith. We put all our learning into practice on our return to school when we wrote fabulous recounts about our trip.
As part of our Maya civilisation topic we have been identifying the foods that Maya people would have eaten. As well as tasting and smelling these foods we had a go at making two foods that use these ingredients, corn […]
Year 3 have been learning how to measure the volume and capacity of objects. To do this they have had to make their own measuring bottle with a scale in ml and l. Their approach to problem solving was outstanding […]
We are at the start of writing our own stories where our main characters go through a tunnel and find themselves in the Stone Age. Our first step was to make a tunnel and we then drew our settings. We […]
This week in science we have been exploring how fossils are made by using bread and gummy bears. The bread acted as sedimentary rock layers and the gummy bears were animals trapped inside the rocks. We then applied pressure to […]
As part of our European Day of Languages year 3 were given the French speaking country of Belgium to explore. We started with a fact finding game where we learnt about all about the country including that the dreaded Brussel […]
We have been testing different types of rocks to see which one we would choose to use for a statue. We tested the durability, permeability and density of each rock. Overall the class voted for granite or marble as their […]
To launch our new topic Stone Age to the Iron Age all of year 3 experienced one of the ways that history is discovered, by digging up and carefully cleaning artefacts from our school grounds. The objects raised questions for […]
Our first session in animal club saw us meeting Penny the tortoise who normally lives with FS1. luckily for us one of our club had looked after Penny over the school holidays so she was able to share her knowledge […]
Here are some of the activities that year 3 have been getting up to in healthy schools week so far. Tasting herbs to help us understand how they can create flavour in our food. We we have looked at the […]
We are writing character descriptions of evil grannies inspired by Roald Dahl’s description of the grumpy grandma in George’s Marvellous Medicine. In our writing planning lesson we were so creative sharing our ideas about what to write. I can’ t […]
Our new science topic is rocks and soils. We have started by identifying if rocks are man made or natural. We then sorted rocks classifying them as igneous, metamorphic or sedimentary. If you have any interesting rocks at home please […]