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  • 12/06/19

    Quentin Blake

    Year 3 have been busy creating amazing artwork for sale at the summer fete. Linked to our PWP text, the Chocolate room from Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, the children have been learning all about Quentin Blake; his light box method and using watercolours. We think you’ll be amazed by the...
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  • 12/06/19

    Chocolate!

    Year 3 have had a delicious start to their new topic of Chocolate! The children were given the task of looking, feeling and tasting chocolate to support their descriptive writing. Their writing and editing work was something they should be really proud of.
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  • 23/05/19

    Let there be light!

    Year 3 children have been investigating light this half term. They have shown great curiosity and collaboration when working in groups to; identify reflective materials, understand how mirrors work and how shadows are formed. They have then applied this understanding to create a superhero shadow pup...
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  • 13/05/19

    Anglo-Saxon Day

    Year 3 travelled back in time to experience Anglo-Saxon life for Anglo-Saxon Day. They made butter, used clay to create an Anglo-Saxon pot, spun wool using a drop spinner and wrote in runes. They then became designers creating their own illuminated letters and finally designed their own Anglo-Saxon...
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  • 24/04/19

    Superheroes!

    Some extraordinary masked strangers appeared in year 3 on our first day back. To launch our new topic, superheroes, the children created their own superheroes, including a fabulous mask to shield their true identity. With these super beings around, the summer term is bound to be very exciting!
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  • 23/04/19

    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 they believe in. To be really involved in the story, the children made shakers to drown out Haman...
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  • 23/04/19

    Monsters in Year 3!

    It seemed like things were getting pretty scary for a while in year 3 when the children designed their own moving monsters. They learned about how pneumatic systems use compressed air to make things move. They then applied their understanding by housing a pneumatic system inside their monster. The m...
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  • 06/03/19

    The Coming of the Iron Man

    Year 3 had a surprise visitor to help launch our new PWP text. As he is too tall to fit in the class, the Iron Man peered through the window to challenge year 3 to build an Iron Man whose body parts wouldn't fall off. The year 3 children worked really hard and by collaborating and being ver...
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  • 23/01/19

    Roman Day

    Meet Caligula! This was just one of the interactive ways year 3 learned about the growth of the Roman Empire and Roman Britain on our fantastic Roman Day.  They took part in role play, handled Roman artefacts, were very entertained by our Roman visitor and did it all wearing brilliant...
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  • 11/01/19

    Music to our ears

    Year 3 have got 2019 off to a musical start by beginning trombone lessons. The children were very excited when they were introduced to this instrument and are already developing some great techniques.  We look forward to hearing what they will be able to play by half term. 
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  • 20/12/18

    Astonishing Animals

    Year 3 have had a great time this half term learning about astonishing animals. They have written some amazing stories in English about how two animals became friends, have learned about the nutrition animals (including us!) need to stay healthy, how bones and muscles allow movement and in DT h...
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  • 05/11/18

    Safari Stu's Animal Roadshow

    Year 3 were visited by the Animal Roadshow and were able to hold snakes, tortoises, chameleons, tamarans and even hissing cockroaches. The children had a brilliant time and were then inspired to write some excellent non-chronological reports. 
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