Category: year3

William Turner Inspired Painting

This term we looked at William Turner’s paintings and had a gallery experience in the school hall.  We then found out about him and his style and made a knowledge page all about him and his artwork. We have built on our colour mixing skills, we recapped some of the things we did last year and …

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This term we have been looking at some new areas of science. We have practised identifying different types of rocks and having a go at describing them. We have also tested the hardness of different rocks samples. We tested the hardness by scratching the samples using different tools and seeing what happened. We have also …

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Where the Wild Things Are

This term we had used the book Where the Wild Things Are to inspire some of our work.  In Year 3 we used this to inspire some writing.  When reading the book, we came up with the question: where are the wild things?  After work in literacy, geography and science we planned a setting description.  …

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In Literacy we looked at a range of fairy tales and what they contain. We discussed that they usually contain good and evil characters. There is often some magic involved in them and they often contain a moral. We acted out some well-known fairy tales with our groups before writing our own fairy tales. Can …

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In PSHE we have been developing our team working skills. We had to find our teams by finding out who had the missing pieces to our puzzle in order to complete our picture. We then were given a plate, piece of foil, Pritt stick, scissors, a lolly pop stick and two pieces of Sellotape and …

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In Science we have been investigating plants. We looked at the roots and the different parts which make up a plant. We used a magnifying glass to help us investigate. We then had to draw a detailed picture of what we had seen.

Building Towers

In PSHE we worked on our team work. We learnt all about the importance of good communication and working together. We learnt about listening to each other and taking it in turns to share our ideas. We had to build the biggest tower we could from six sheets of paper and Sellotape. The tower had …

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Year 3 Parent Activity

During our Parent Session we used our atlas to locate places in Ancient Greece.  We discussed why they settled in Greece and where Greece is located in Europe.  We identified which seas surround Greece and which countries borders it.

Year 3 Celtic Harmony Camp

We visited Celtic Harmony Camp.  We took part in a range of activities such as making bread and weaving.