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Football Day!

We Saw the Seven Wonders of the World!

Shadow Drawings

Filey

 

We had a super time in Filey. We had a picnic, played on the beach,  painted pictures of the coastline, went shopping and we saw Filey's lifeboat.

 

 

Cousteau Day!

 

We had a brilliant day celebrating Cousteau's birthday! 

We wrote descriptive writing about diving under the sea, we painted underwater pictures using water colour, we played French games, learned some French and we tasted some delicious French food!

 

It was a brilliant day! 

As our year draws to a close, we are inviting children to watch the film Early Man after school until 5pm on Wednesday 13th June.  This will take place in the school hall and children will be collected from their classroom door as normal. The viewing will be £1 and we will provide juice and popcorn during an interval.

 

 

To celebrate Cousteau's birthday we will be having a special day on Monday 11th June.

 

Children can dress up with a French theme or perhaps even as a diver! 

 

We will be tasting French food, playing French games, learning French and having a fabulous time!

 

 

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We hope you had a wonderful break and we are looking forward to a fun and action packed Summer 2!

In our topic lessons this half term, we are learning all about rocks and soils.

The children have shared what they already know and thought about what they would like to learn more about - we came up with lots of great questions to investigate further and we have started to do our own research. 

We have looked closely at different types of real rocks using magnifying glasses and we have started to look at the properties of these rocks. 

This week, we further looked into properties and we classified the different rocks using an identification key.

 

Keep your eyes peeled for further updates on what our budding scientists have been up to!

We had a fabulous day during Saint George's day!

 

We thought about British values and what it means to be British. We then thought about our class values and we created class shields to represent our values. 

 

In English, we acted out the story of Saint George and the Dragon - it was a lot of fun!

 

Have a look at our pictures below.

 

 Welcome back to a fun filled and exciting Summer term.

 

We have lots of wonderful learning for you to do this term! 

 

Our topic this term is rocks and soils and we will be venturing into the garden to look at local rocks. 

 

In English, we will be writing riddles, a news report and letters.

Also, we will have a free write every Friday - this will give us the opportunity to write in exciting, new styles!

 

In Maths, we will be continuing our work on fractions before furthering our understanding of telling the time.

 

Swimming will be every Tuesday and we will arrive to school at 3:30pm.

 

Spring Term

 

It has been a brilliant Spring term, full of exciting learning and new experiences.

Use your home learning as an opportunity to look back and celebrate all the fantastic things you have learned this term.

We hope that you have incredible time during your two week holiday and we look forward to seeing everyone refreshed and ready for an action pack Summer term!

 

Thank you,

Miss Marston and Mrs Moyles

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Science Week

 

We have had a brilliant week celebrating Science Week! 

In class,  we drew the human skeleton, then we created bones out of salt dough and labelled the names of the bones in our skeleton. 

We voted for a member of the Green Team - a child who is in charge of recycling for our class.

 

 

World Book Day

 

We had an absolutely fabulous World Book Day!

During the day, we had a Charlie and the Chocolate Factory theme.

We created synonyms for 'delicious' in order to create our own advertisement for Willy Wonka.

We made some fantastic chocolate and we even debated the working conditions of Umpa Lumpas.

We also read with year 5!

 

It was a great day!

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Calling for Year 3 singers.

We would like as many children as possible to help Year 4 with their production on Tuesday 27th March at 5.30pm.

 Our class assembly is on 16.03.18.

 

 We would love to see you there at 1:35 in the main hall.

 

 

Thursday 15th March is World Book Day. 

We are very excited to see everyone in their costumes!

 

This week is National Science Week - keep your eyes peeled to see the exciting activities that we have done this week!

 

 

English

In English, we have started a new unit based on Fantasy Tales! We have been working hard to learn our text 'Elf Road' we did a fantastic drama activity where the children acted as characters or furniture in the story. We even voted for our favourite act!

Next week, we will continue to learn how to punctuate direct speech and start to write our own Fantasy Tale!

 As part of World Maths Day, we worked on our rapid recall of multiplication and division facts. 

We played lots of fantastic maths games and we had a great day! 

 

 

Spring Two Newsletter

 We had a fantastic time during Make Your Heart Bounce Day!

 

The bouncy castle was great fun and we also made games for our classmates to play.

 

 

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Stone Age Fun!

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Spring 1 Newsletter

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What a very busy half term we have had!

 

This half term in English we developed our writing skills by looking at different description techniques we can use in our writing to have an impact on the reader. We used these skills when innovating a journey tale based on a story from another culture. We have learnt to write sentences of 3, use similes, write a 'show, don't tell' sentence and use adjectives and adverbs effectively. 

 

In maths this half term, we have learnt written methods for both multiplication and division. We worked our way through different steps where we started very practically using equipment, then reviewed written methods learnt from last year before introducing new methods which are taught in Year 3! We all did really well moving on to our next step in learning and challenging ourselves.

 

In topic, we have really enjoyed finding out about South America, especially the Amazon. The children used the Geography skills to locate different countries and continents on maps. We have explored the human and physical features of different parts of South America and made comparisons to our own country.

 

In PE, the children wanted to learn the haka as they felt this linked to the tribes which lived in the Amazon. We focused on learning to dance in unison! In computing we have been using textease to create a slideshow using all of the facts we have learnt about South America. 

 

It has been a very busy but exciting and enjoyable half term. It is great to see so many of the class progressing with their learning and building their confidence.

 

We would like to take this opportunity to wish you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

 

Mrs Watkins, Miss Askew and Mrs Moyles

Cousteau Class really enjoyed singing at Asda today!

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Wow! Look at some of our homework this week which was to do a labelled drawing for a carnival costume linked to our topic learning about celebrations in South America!

Wow! Look at some of our homework this week which was to do a labelled drawing for a carnival costume linked to our topic learning about celebrations in South America! 1
Wow! Look at some of our homework this week which was to do a labelled drawing for a carnival costume linked to our topic learning about celebrations in South America! 2

In English this week, we have started to learning about persuasive writing. We have identified the structure and features of a persuasive text and created a word bank of boastful language which is part of our toolkit. In maths we have started to focus on division and are now learning written methods for this.

In English this week, we have started to learning about persuasive writing. We have identified the structure and features of a persuasive text and created a word bank of boastful language which is part of our toolkit. In maths we have started to focus on division and are now learning written methods for this. 1
In English this week, we have started to learning about persuasive writing. We have identified the structure and features of a persuasive text and created a word bank of boastful language which is part of our toolkit. In maths we have started to focus on division and are now learning written methods for this. 2

This week we have been busy using descriptive techniques in our writing and learning written methods for multiplication in maths.

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This week we have been busy using descriptive techniques in our writing and learning written methods for multiplication in maths.  3
This week we have been busy using descriptive techniques in our writing and learning written methods for multiplication in maths.  4
This week we have been busy using descriptive techniques in our writing and learning written methods for multiplication in maths.  5

Year 3 - Autumn 2 Newsletter - Find out what we are up to this half term!

We have loved starting our new topic this week and finding out all about the Amazon!

We have loved starting our new topic this week and finding out all about the Amazon! 1
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WOW! Look at our Learning Log homework challenge!!

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Cousteau Class have been busy learning our new Talk 4 Writing text this week called 'Beware of the Iron Man!'. In Maths we have been looking at different ways we can represent number. In topic, we have identified different forces which act on objects causing them to move.

Cousteau Class have been busy learning our new Talk 4 Writing text this week called 'Beware of the Iron Man!'. In Maths we have been looking at different ways we can represent number. In topic, we have identified different forces which act on objects causing them to move. 1
Cousteau Class have been busy learning our new Talk 4 Writing text this week called 'Beware of the Iron Man!'. In Maths we have been looking at different ways we can represent number. In topic, we have identified different forces which act on objects causing them to move. 2
Cousteau Class have been busy learning our new Talk 4 Writing text this week called 'Beware of the Iron Man!'. In Maths we have been looking at different ways we can represent number. In topic, we have identified different forces which act on objects causing them to move. 3
Cousteau Class have been busy learning our new Talk 4 Writing text this week called 'Beware of the Iron Man!'. In Maths we have been looking at different ways we can represent number. In topic, we have identified different forces which act on objects causing them to move. 4
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Autumn 1 Newsletter

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