Year 3 Collective Worship

This week's focus for collective worship is the poor. As a class we discussed who the poor are and what they may be in need of. On Tuesday it was World Toilet day and we linked our collective worship them to it. The children came up with some beautiful prayers asking God to help those who don't…

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Perimeter

For maths, the children were learning more about perimeter. As we class, we estimated the perimeter and then used the trundle wheel to see if our estimation was correct. Some of the children's estimations were so close! Turns out the perimeter of that part of the field is 40…

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Year 3 Knowsley Safari Park Trip

Wow! What an amazing first trip. We went to Knowsley Safari Park to learn more about our predators topic. There were lots of animals  such as rhinos, camels, sea lions and lions. We even got to see some tigers! The children really engaged in the tiger workshop and the guided tour around the safari…

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Marvellous mirrors

In Year 3 we have been learning about light and dark. The class have carried out different investigations to find out more about what dark is, the different light sources and what reflection is. Today the children were using the mirrors to discover what happens when you look in a…

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A whole heap of "thank yous"!

As part of our Collective Worship this week we were looking at Caritas Theme 6. This is all about the different people in our community. We spent time thinking about all the people who help us in our community of St Francis School. We thought about our teachers, teaching assistants, office staff,…

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Drumming showcase

Year 3 Djembe Drummers in action! Year 3 showcased their drumming to the whole school. They were excellent.

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Rocks

We had loads of fun investigating rocks and answering these questions; Which rocks are permeable? Which rocks have the highest density? What rocks are the most durable?

We had to decide our equipment, plan our investigation, find out the answers, present our data and share it with the class. We…

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Picnic in the sunshine!

Year 3 had a lovely treat this lunchtime-a picnic on the grass. Linda made them all sandwiches and they had ice lollies too. They played games and had music to dance to. I bet they would love to do this every day.

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Blossom

We have absolutely loved the beautiful view out of our classroom window this Spring Term. There is nothing as pretty as a carpet of pink blossom! 

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Hillforts

We have been learning all about the Stone Age and Iron Age. We have learnt: how people lived, what they eat and what their settlements were like. As part of our art and DT skills, we worked in partners to create our very own hillforts! 

 

Take a look at our designs. We are super proud of…

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Art Gallery visit

Year 3 had a wonderful day visiting both the Central Library and Manchester Art Gallery. They went behind the scenes at the Library and thought about the use of photography as a  way to help people to find out about the library. They also went to the Art Gallery and spent time looking at pictures…

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Pandora’s Box

Year 3 worked together beautifully to create this performance of a poem called Pandora’s Box by Paul Perro.

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