Year Group Blog

Sports Day and Summer Challenges

Sports Day

Monday was a very busy and active day for Oak class as we ran the Reception Sports Day and then took part in our very own.

All of our planning paid off and we have been inundated with …


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Oak class have been studying the story of Weslandia, which tells of a boy who is treated like an outcast in the real world so he works to create his own.

We have been thinking really carefully about what …

Graphing and Redrafting

Statistics and data have been at the centre of our Maths learning this week. We used our recently revised measuring skills to analyse the hand spans of people in Oak class (as well as some Year 1 visitors). Here is …

UCPS Race for Life 2017


For the past few weeks, Year 3 have been planning and preparing the Race for Life in aid of Cancer Research UK. This afternoon, 100 children ran 3km for the charity event – here we all our proudly displaying our …

A surprise visitor joins us for Snuggle with a Story

On Wednesday, Oak class were joined by a very special little visitor – our honorary class mascot Ashton! To help us with our PSHE learning about Change and Growing Up, Mr Drane’s sister and nephew were kind enough to visit …

Gravel Hill Farm

We’ve had a lovely first three days back after half term. The highlight of the week may have been our trip to Gravel Hill farm, where we worked together to create ‘tea houses’ out of lots of incredible materials (more …

What a performance!

We started off this week by editing and publishing our poems, which we were able to show to Tony Mitton!




He performed some of his poetry for us, which inspired performances of our own written pieces…





We’ve also had …

Rhythm and Rhyme

Creativity has been flowing through Oak class all week, and what a great time we’ve had!

The ArtScapers were back – Gravel Hill Farm was a no-go due to the rain, but we put our architect hats back on as …

ArtScapers and Tepee Makers

Art has played a big part in our learning this week, thanks to a visit from the ArtScapers. We entered a world as prospectors and researchers, imagining we hadn’t visited our surroundings before. We sought out key artefacts, examined, labelled …

Oak visit the Scott Polar museum and Botanic Gardens

What a busy 4 day week we have had in Year 3.

It all culminated in our wonderful, sunny trip to the Botanic Gardens.


First of all, we had to catch the bus.


Then we explored the differences between the …