Solving word problems in groups

We worked in small groups to read, understand and solve addition and subtraction word problems. We have been working hard this half term to solidify our knowledge of number and how to apply written methods to problem solving. 

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The Festival of Holi

Year 3 celebrated the Hindu Festival of Holi this term, which is also known as the "Festival of Love", the "Festival of Colours", and the "Festival of Spring". They read the ancient story that celebrates the eternal and divine love of Radha and Krishna and created an art piece linked to…

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Easter art and design project

Behind the scenes of the hard work and creativity of Year 3 working on their Easter project of recreating the Last Supper. 

The children made salt dough to create the plates of food, used clay to make the disciples and Jesus and built the table out of wood and materials. They had so much fun…

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Investigating magnets

In Year 3 this half term, we have been busy investigating magnets. The children have conducted an experiment using a variety of magnets (bar, horseshoe, ball and lodestone) to discover which magnet has the strongest magnetic force. They then went on to explore whether magnetism was able to pass…

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Den building

In Science, we have been studying light and shadows. Last week, we thought about which materials would make the best den and discussed transparent, translucent and opaque materials that we could use. One group cleverly decided to use our class tables, turned on their sides, as they realised that…

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Coding: unplugged

Following last week's coding lesson with Robot Ramsey, we wrote our own clear and precise step-by-step instructions to follow for how to get ready for school. We had some giggles at some children forgetting to add a 'getting dressed' instruction, but we are finally understanding how simple each…

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Music lessons - glockenspiels

In Year 3, we are very lucky as half of the class have African drumming lessons and the other half have music lessons in class, and this half term we have been learning to play the glockenspiel and listening to the beat of the music to understand how the song fits…

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Changing shadows

In our science lesson this week, we used torches as our light source to experiment with changes the shape of shadows. 

 

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Music and ICT

For our music lesson, we used the glockenspiel app on the iPads to follow the beat of the music and create a group song in two parts using the note E. 

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Unplugged coding with Robot Ramsey

Year 3 enjoyed an unplugged coding lesson today for their ICT lesson. They had to give clear, concise and simple instructions to the class robot to make a jam samdwich. Harder than it sounds. This made us understand the importance of how to input simple code into our espresso coding…

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Light and shadow

In our science lesson this week, we have been studying our shadows and how the position of the sun can change the size of our shadow. More investigation to follow.

 

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Timetables royalty

Our King and Queen of timetables today: Emily and Jason.

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