Year Group Blog

Do you want to taste the most amazing sandwich?

In English this week we put our instruction knowledge to the test! First, we came up with our perfect sandwich. Next, we wrote detailed instructions on how to make it. After that, our partner made our sandwich to test whether …

Interesting inventions!

Welcome back to Spring 1!

Our Topic this term is Inventions and we started it by finding everyday inventions around the class. We then had to persuade each other about the best invention, this was a challenge!

In Maths we …

Let the Year 3 light shine!

We have reached the end of a busy and creative term. There has been so much learning and we have developed as an energetic and compassionate Year 3 community.

This week, we explored the meaning of light and focused on …

Hot chocolate and marshmallows!

We had our final session of forest school this week and we definitely went out with a bang! The title of the blog says it all really, and we even had a few fire starters! We’ve had an amazing time …

Knowing our way around in Kensuke’s Kingdom

This week we have really challenged ourselves with our learning!

In Maths, we continued column addition with regrouping and started thinking about the most efficient strategies to solve addition equations.

In English, we started focusing on the book Kensuke’s Kingdom …

Universal Children’s Day!

What seemed like a short week was full of creative and compassionate learning.

We celebrated Universal Children’s Day and thought about the rights of children all over the world. We had a special guest, Jacob Warn, who is part of …

Be a friend not a bully!

This week we focused on the power of kindness and how it can be the best weapon to prevent bullying. On Friday, we took part in an energetic exercise session for Children in Need.

We thought about the difference between …

Virtue or vengeance?

This week we immersed ourselves in The Tempest and became real Shakespeare experts! Many of the children reflecting on the week explained that they loved it because: “We got to do lots of acting and take part in telling the …

What does it mean to be free?

We started our new topic Survival with a powerful story: The Journey by Francesca Sanna.  Throughout the week, we have immersed ourselves in the story by considering the refugees’ journey and trying to understand what feelings they might experience.

In …

Delightful Diwali

What a busy and inspiring half-term! In Year 3 we are really proud of the way we have engaged in our learning and started building our collaborative skills during our art sessions, playful enquiry and classroom learning.

This week we …

Playful performances and passionate learning.

This week, we all proudly performed our LAMDA poem ‘Did you ever play tag with a tiger?’ , some of us were so brave that we presented in front of everyone during assembly.

In English we have been busy exploring …

Adverbs, additions and autumn adventures

This week we continued exploring Ancient Egypt and found out about the mysteries of Tutankhamun’s tomb. Some of the children have been so inspired by our topic that they asked us to put the link to the Tutankhamun London exhibition. …

The creative wonders of Year 3

We can’t believe how quickly the weeks are flying by! This week we have been inspired by our trip to the Fitzwilliam Museum and have immersed ourselves in learning about Ancient Egypt during playful enquiry! Year 3 have particularly loved …

Egyptologists!

We’ve had a great week in year 3 beginning our journey to become Egyptologists! All three classes had a brilliant time on their trip to the Fitzwilliam museum. We had a great guided tour around the Egyptian section of the …

Back to school!

We’ve had an exciting start in Year 3 and dedicated ourselves to learning about the school’s values in interactive and playful ways.

 

In English, we met some interesting characters and thought about how to create a brilliant character ourselves. …