Year 3

9Jan2018

A strange clue landed in Year 3 today. The children followed the clues around the school to solve the mystery and find out which text they will be learning about in their English lessons. The clock had stopped at midnight and the pumpkin was waiting, can you work out what the story is?

8Jan2018

Year 3 have been learning about the Obelisks that the Ancient Egyptians built to honour their Pharoahs. Each child made their own obelisk. The children then wrote their name on the side in Heiroglyphs. they learnt that this was called a Cartouche. They look just like the real thing!

21Dec2017

The boys and girls in Year 3 had a fantastic time at their Christmas party this week. The children danced and ate and even received a gift from Santa. Everybody looked very smart in their Christmas outfits!

21Dec2017

Year 3 have been learning how to join fabric using running stitch and whip stitch. The boys and girls designed their own gift bag with a draw string closure which needed to hold chocolate coins. It was a tricky challenge but everyone persevered and succeeded in making a fabulous gift bag. Well done

19Dec2017

Also in science this term, year 3 have identified sources of light and investigated opaque, translucent and transparent materials. They particularly enjoyed investigating how to change the size and position of a shadow, and then using this knowledge to create their own shadow puppet show.

19Dec2017

In science this term, year 3 have enjoyed investigating magnetic materials, exploring how the poles on a magnet behave and in particular, had great fun making their own Chinese compasses.

8Dec2017

Year 3 have been making Collages. The children used the paper that they had previously painted with complementary colours. The collages were inspired by Paul Klee’s ‘Highways and Byways’.  

8Dec2017

The school choir visited Angel Court residential home to sing some Christmas carols. The children loved getting the residents to join in and sing along. The children and staff received a very warm welcome from everyone at Angel Court, including a very generous buffet and selection boxes. The boys an

1Dec2017

Year 3 have been learning about the use of colour theory in Paul Klee’s art. They have mixed complementary colours in preparation for creating a collage.  Watch this space for the finished artwork!