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  • 08/10/18

    Chill Study Visit

    Year 3 had a really interesting morning when the Chill Study scientists visited Stopsley. The children took part in a workshop where they learned about pollution and those taking part in the study were issued with their monitors.
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  • 19/09/18

    Newsflash in year 3

    A Chinman newsflash about mysterious objects appearing in the Stopsley area (and a request for their help in solving this mystery!) was how Year 3 were introduced to their new text for English lessons. The children then went on a hunt to find some of these mysterious objects themselves - along with...
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  • 15/07/18

    Chocolate Factories

    For their last learning log this year, the children were asked to design their own chocolate factories. All the adults in Year 3 were amazed by what they came up with and their work provided a great display for our classrooms on our 'meet the teacher' evening. The children have als...
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  • 15/07/18

    Bonjour from year 3!

    Year 3 were busy on French day. They created their own French passports and recorded information about themselves in French. They then enjoyed a French breakfast of croissant and brioche, learned about Paris, created a model of the Eiffel Tower, wrote a postcard to people at home describing the...
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  • 15/07/18

    Science Day

    Year 3 had a great time on science day. They learned about the important work botanists do investigating plants and how this information is then used in many different ways. They then become botanists themselves; dissecting a flower head to identify its different parts,  conducting an...
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  • 29/06/18

    Rounders

    The children in year 3 have been making the most of the sunshine and have been outside developing their ball control, batting and catching techniques. They have used these skills to play some excellent games of rounders. Well done to everyone who has shown their team player skills too.
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  • 29/06/18

    Quentin Blake Watercolours

    Year 3 have been working really hard in art, reproducing Quentin Blake's illustrations from Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. They have traced images to recreate Blake's 'light box' technique and then used watercolours very effectively to complete their pictures. Next they will draw...
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  • 12/06/18

    Chocolate!

    What a 'choc' full of fun day year 3 had at Cadbury World. The children learned all about the origin of chocolate in the Aztec jungle, were told the Cadbury story in a very interactive way and discovered how chocolate is manufactured -  including quality control as you can see in the pi...
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  • 25/05/18

    Superheroes Shadow Puppet Theatre

    To round off our Superheroes topic, year 3 have ben combining their learning for a grand finale. Using their understanding of light from science, their brilliant writing skills from English and their creativity in DT; they wrote scripts, created puppets and performed confidently to their class mates...
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  • 06/05/18

    Year 3 Monsters

    Things got pretty scary in year 3 when the children designed their own moving monsters. They learned about how pnuematic systems use compressed air to make things move. They then applied this understanding by housing a pneumatic system inside their monsters. The moving monster was then able to blow...
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  • 13/04/18

    RE Day

    Year 3 had a real treat when Mrs Fretwell lead our RE day on Judaism. The children learned the story of Esther which gave them an understanding of fasting, celebration, courage and standing up for what you believe in. To be really involved in the story the children made shakers to drown out Haman...
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