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  • 19/09/19

    News Flash!

    An urgent news report in year 3 informed children of mysterious items being found in the Stopsley area. Of course the children investigated immediately by scouring the school grounds. They found there were fossils everywhere! It was a great way to introduce our new PWP text, Stone Girl Bone Girl.
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  • 19/09/19

    Good friends in year 3

    For the start of our school year the children have been thinking about what makes a good friend and how they can be good friends to each other. If their fantastic ideas and examples of good friends are anything to go by, we’re going to have a great time in year 3.
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  • 17/07/19

    Wild Summer Flowers

    Inspired by the beautiful wild flowers on Hitchin road and the work of Yvonne Coomber, some year 3 children have created their own wild flower pictures. Using the techniques of Yvonne Coomber they had lots of creative, messy fun.
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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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