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Week beginning 11th January

Year 3 Home Learning – Week 2 Booklet The Way Back Home

Week beginning 4th January

The Fox and the Star booklet

Happy Holidays!

Wow, what a term!

To all of our Year 3 children, we want to say how PROUD we are of you and all that you have already accomplished this term! Each one of you is amazing and we have loved …

Story time!

This week in English we have been working on a story about the character we created last week. This character was alive during the time of the British Empire in India and we discussed and researched how Indian people’s lives …

I went to market and I bought…

As you may have noticed on Monday, we dived into this week by travelling back in time to a market in colonial India. After debating about Britain’s treatment of India last week, this week we wrote the opening to a …

I call this house to order!

For the past two weeks Year 3 have been honing their debating skills, with increased confidence and articulate speech. We have investigated two topics of debate: School is where you learn best and Was Britain right to invade India? These …

The Proudest Blue

After two weeks back in school, it really feels like we’ve never been away. Children from Oak, Redwood and Maple are truly back in the swing of things and are showing us some amazing work.

We’ve enthusiastically continued our “Power …

Diversity and Discrimination

It’s been a super week back after our half term break!

We launched our new topic ‘Power and Invasion’. We played ‘Capture the Flag’ to experience what it was like when our ‘safe’ area was invaded and felt the injustice …

Healthy Living Week

This week the whole of UCPS has been thinking about healthy living, with a particular focus on exercise. Each class in Year 3 has taken on the daily mile challenge to see how many miles we could accumulate during the …

We’re poets and we didn’t even know it!

How can there only be one more week in Autumn 1? Everyone from Maple, Redwood and Oak has continued to work hard this week, striving to maintain the school values and collaborate with their peers.

We’ve now moved on from …

The Lost Chapter…

We have been so impressed by the children’s writing this week. They have been incredible authors, writing ‘The Lost Chapter’ to the story of Odysseus, imagining that before his journey home to Ithaca, he encounters one final challenge in the …

Odysseus and the Scylla

We are well into the swing of things this term and have been thoroughly enjoying immersing ourselves in the story of Odysseus. One of the ways that we bring the story to life is through ‘active storytelling’ where the children …

It’s all Greek to me…

25th September 2020

Wow, where have the last three weeks gone? We are now well into our first half-term and year 3 are proving themselves to be very courageous and adaptable learners. All three classes have adjusted well to being …

All Things Great and Greek…

Well, what a FABULOUS week of learning we have had! We continue to be blown away by how quickly the children are settling into their new routine; we are so very proud of them all.

We have loved launching our …

Welcome back to school!

We were so excited to welcome the children back to school after such a long time away. It has been a fantastic start to Year 3, with all pupils living out our school values during this first week back. We …