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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Year 3 Number Day Activities

Mathematical investigations: We are learning to find the information needed to solve a problem. Today in class, the children took part in Number Day 2021. We spent time investigating possible answers to questions using the information given and deciding on the most effective way to answer each question. The children really enjoyed participating in a quiz called ‘Who wants […]

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Year 3 Weekly Update – 07/05/21

Dear parents, This week in Year 3 in English/topic the children will be learning about the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in AD 79 and how it affected those in Pompeii. They will be reading different fictional accounts of what happened and collecting interesting phrases used to describe the eruption. They will also be looking at […]

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Year 3 – Making Volcanoes

In D & T Year 3 have been creating a structure of a volcano using papier-mâché. They researched and developed a design criteria and then went on to make the structure. In the coming weeks the children are looking forward to painting their volcanoes and making them erupt. Throughout the process they have been very […]

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Number Day

We are delighted to be supporting the NSPCC by taking part in their Number Day on Friday 7th May.  The NSPCC believes that all children deserve a childhood free from harm but, sadly, that is not the case for many children. That’s why the NSPCC is fighting for every childhood and working to help keep […]

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Year 3 Weekly Update – 30/04/21

Dear parents, Thank you for all the resources you have sent in to help with building our volcanoes. Last week in D & T the children planned what they will be doing and this week we will be starting to build our volcanoes. In English/Topic the children have been learning about the different parts of […]

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