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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Storm music

For our English experience day, we created our own storm using a variety of instruments. Some children took on the role of different animals to try to imagine how they might feel in the midst of a storm. 

 

 

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The Crow's Tale experience day

In Year 3, we launched the start of our new book 'The Crow's Tale' by sorting out woodland animals, creating descriptive word banks and making our own representations of woodland animals using natural materials.

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Bonfire night

Year 3 celebrated Bonfire night with a fire and toasted marshmallows to make s'mores. It was fantastic!

 

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Year 3 Spanish introductory conversations

In Year 3 have we been working very hard in our Spanish lessons this term.  We have been using the introduction and greetings vocabulary that we have learnt and putting it into conversations with a partner. Have a look at the video below to watch us meeting a friend and asking their name and how…

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Amazing magnets!

This week Year 3 started their science topic Forces and Magnets. During this lesson the children had the challenge of connecting the magnets together.

 

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