Year 3 Weekly Update – 16/07/21

Dear parents, This week in Year 3 we will be going on our school trip on Wednesday for 3F and Thursday for 3W. Please remember to send your child in with a packed lunch and water bottle on that day. The children should also wear their P.E kits. We have been advised by the Barnet Environmental Centre that the […]

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Year 3 Weekly Update – 09/07/21

Dear parents, This week in Year 3 in English/topic the children are looking at persuasive leaflets. They will be looking at a variety of different leaflets and seeing what these are trying to persuade us to do and how they are trying to persuade us to do these things. They will also be looking at what paired or correlative conjunctions are […]

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Year 3 Weekly Update – 02/07/21

Dear parents, This week in Year 3 in English/topic the children have been pretending they are Roald Dahl and writing an autobiography about his fascinating life. They have used our class reader ‘Boy’ by Roald Dahl to help them write their autobiographies about all the different periods of his life. Maths: This week the children will be recapping the number of […]

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Year 3 Weekly Update – 25/06/21

Dear parents, This week in Year 3 in English/topic we have begun reading Roald Dahl’s ‘Boy’. The children have been finding out lots of facts about Roald Dahl. Later on this week, they will be learning about the difference between writing in the third person (he/she/they) and writing in the first person (I). They will practise being able to change the […]

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Year 3 Weekly Update – 18/06/21

Dear parents, This week in Year 3 in English/topic the children have been writing their own free-verse poems about the city for our new topic ‘Urban pioneers’. Later on this week, they will be editing and performing their poems. They will also be using primary sources to look at what life used to be like in Barnet in 1930 and thinking […]

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Year 3 Weekly Update – 11/06/21

Dear parents, This week in Year 3 in English/topic the children have begun by reading some free verse poetry. They have been looking at the poem ‘Last night I saw the City Breathing’ by Andrew Fusek Peters and have been learning about what free verse poetry is and what personification is. Later on this week, they will be beginning to write […]

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Year 3 – Volcanoes

This half term, Year 3 have been researching and exploring the different parts of volcanoes and understanding why we have natural disasters such as earthquakes in our world. The children have been busy designing and making their own volcanoes using papier-mâché to make a strong structure. The structures were then painted and decorated with volcanic colours. This […]

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Year 3’s Historical Narratives

In Year 3 the children have been working so hard to produce some wonderful historical narratives. They have been using the Alan Peat sentence types to improve their writing and trying their best to use interesting, descriptive vocabulary to describe the eruption of Mount Vesuvius. Thank you to Maria, Lewis, Alexandra, George and Ava for these examples of […]

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Year 3 Weekly Update – 21/05/21

Dear parents, This week in Year 3 in English/topic the children have been finishing their historical narratives, editing and peer reviewing these. We are so proud of the children’s wonderful writing and hope to put some on the website soon. Later on this week, the children will be learning more about life in Pompeii during Roman times and […]

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Year 3 Weekly Update – 14/05/21

Dear parents, This week in Year 3 in English/topic the children have been learning about verb, person sentences and how to write descriptively. They have been coming up with ideas to describe a volcanic eruption and later on this week will be writing their own historical narrative, as the character Tranio from our story, describing what happens to […]

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