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Christmas Week

For the last week of term we did some lovely Christmas activities. During this week we...

  • created calendars
  • made Christmas cards
  • made some tree decorations from wood cookies that we made in Forest School
  • made some Christmas baubles using the green scree
  • experimented with shading and tone in our Art lessons
  • learnt about places in Western Europe in our Geography lessons
  • sang lots of Christmas songs and carols
  • enjoyed the pantomime 'Robin Hood and his socially distanced men' 
  • watched the St Rose Carol Service
  • watched the Christmas film 'The Nativity' 
  • played some party games

 

This week was a lot of fun and we have made lots of memories to add to Year 3's memory book. Year 3 you deserved to have some fun from all the hard work you have put in recently! Well done! Merry Christmas one and all! laugh

Friday 27th November 2020

Today was the last day for Eli as he goes to another school. He shall be a very missed member of Year 3 as he was such a great friend to everyone and kind to anyone he met. We gave him a good send off and this is what the children had to say about him. All the best Eli, good luck! Your school are very lucky to have you! 

 

Eli's goodbye video

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The children, myself and Mrs Hawkins are really going to miss Eli being in our class so we wanted to let him know what a great friend he has been. This is what the children said...

Tuesday 17th November 2020

In PE today we were looking at how we can make different shapes with our body and the gymnastics skills that we have learnt so far; pike, straddle and shoulder stand. 

Look at what we were able to do...

 

Children in need day

 

To celebrate Children in Need Day we raised money for the charity by wearing our own clothes and some of us even had Pudsey ears on. We completed the Joe Wicks 24hour workout for the last 30 minutes and this was a lot of fun. We also took some time to stop and think about the charity and the people that it helps while also thanking God for what we are grateful for. 

 

 

Monday 9th November 2020

Today we took the time to PAUSE, REFLECT and REMEMBER the soldiers that fought for us in all wars especially World War I as we remember them on Remembrance Day. To show our respects we made a poppy wreath, poppies, prayers, poems and pictures to reflect on how they gave their lives. We shall take a 2 minutes silence on Wednesday at 11am to remember them. 

 

Thursday 22nd October 2020

 

In History we are learning about Ancient Greece and today we looked at the life of a Spartan. We even had a Spartan come and visit us in the classroom to tell us all about their life and what it is like being a brave warrior. We learnt so much and had lots of fun.

 

Thursday 22nd October 2020

 

Today we printed using our polysterene tiles and looked at how the lines are printed onto the paper. We used a variety of colours, primary colours mostly, but some children were able to create secondary colours by mixing. Have a look at our creations!

Wednesday 21st October 2020

 

Today in Art we created polysterene printing blocks by carving lines into the blocks. This was inspired by the art work of Henry Moore. We used stencils and free hand drawing to create our tiles. Tomorrow, we shall be printing with them. 

Tuesday 20th October 2020

Today we did some art and we were looking at how we can use lines to create drawings. We used straight, curved, wavy and zig zag lines. We had a challenge where we had to try and draw a dog in 60 seconds and then our next challenge was to draw a dog in 60 seconds but without taking our pencil off the paper. We worked really hard and this is the result we got. 

Thursday 15th October

Today we used our crafting skills to create a sock pumpkin. We used socks, polyester stuffing, thread and a needle along with a marker pen to draw our Pumpkin's cool faces. We really enjoyed making these sock pumpkins and we were following a set of instructions as this is what we were learning about in English. 

 

In RE, we have been looking at Belonging and Reconciliation so we acted out the Baptism ceremony. We found this to be enjoyable and we looked at all the different stages of a Baptism and the religious symbols.

In our plants topic in Science, we have looked at how seeds are dispersed and we used lots of different objects and props to help us to explain this. 

The 7 ways that seeds can be dispersed are:

  1. Dropping
  2. Carrying
  3. Shaking
  4. Eating
  5. Wind
  6. Water
  7. Bursting

 

 

We have also looked at how water can move through plants and through the stem. We conducted an experiment where we used some roses and carnations along with some water and blue food colouring to investigate how well the stem would suck up the water based on different temperatures. 

These temperatures were:

- room temperature

- warm temperature (by the radiator)

- cold temperature (outside)

 

We found that all of the petals of the flowers turned blue but the flower in the warm temperature changed colour really well. Have a look at the experiment here...

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