Life in Ancient Greece

In our Humanities lesson this week, we explored how people in Greece used to live, there were some very interesting facts! We learnt about what jobs the rich and the poor would have had, their homes, clothes and food. 

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Castles Through Time

This half term, our topic in humanities is Towers, Tunnels and Turrets. Today was a history-based lesson. We were given a pack showing different castles and we had to identify them in order from oldest to newest. Once we had identified the order, we had to discuss the changes that have been made…

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Researching famous people from Greece

In our Humanities lesson this week, we delved into some Greek myths including Icarus and Daedalus. We thoroughly enjoyed reading this myth and wanted to know more! We discussed the moral of the myth and why we thought it had been created. Then we did some research on some famous people who…

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Ancient Greece Galore!

Year 3 had an amazing day today! We invited a special guest in to carry out lots of amazing activities and give us lots of information about Ancient Greece. We learnt a lot and had so much fun; dressing up as Greek Gods, going into battle- everyone got involved and we all had our own roles,…

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Ancient Greece introduction

Our Humanities topic for this half term is all about Ancient Greece and the impact it has had on today's society. We have started off this topic by doing our own research exploring where Greece is and what countries it is near as well as the human and physical features within Greece. We found…

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Designing, Making and Evaluating a Beach Bag!

As part of our Topic we had to design, create and evaluate a beach bag. We first made our designs. We decided that because they were a beach bag, we wanted to put coastal features or coastal-themed things onto them. Once we had our designs, we practiced a running stitch on binka, turns out that…

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Hot seating with the Romans

Our last Topic lesson involved recapping the work we had covered over The Stone Age, Bronze Age and Iron Age. We learnt how at the end of the Iron Age, the Romans invaded. We explored why the Romans wanted to invade Britain and after doing some research, in groups we performed a hot seat using…

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Building bridges

As part of our topic, we designed and built structures that were fit for purpose; carrying cars over a river. Once built, we tested our bridges with weights to see if they were solid structures. Well done to Jacob and Serena, whose bridge held 3kg!!

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Mountains and map skills

Locating the world’s most famous mountain ranges. 

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Farming in different climate zones

Today we learnt about the different climate zones in the world, researching them and what makes them distinct. We then created our own climate zone world maps using a key. We then spent time researching different produce that are farmed outside the UK. We explored what they needed to grow and what…

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Sketching produce

Today our art lesson linked to our farming topic. We spent time sketching  fresh produce grown in farms across the UK. Our focus was to create depth and make our drawings as 3D as possible using different shading techniques. We also spent time trying to create shadows in order to make them look as…

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Imaginative Explorers!

This week in Topic we learned about Captain James Cook, an explorer who set out on a voyage and discovered the east coast of Australia. We decided we were going to be creative and imagine we were explorers. We imagined we had traveled the world in search of new land and eventually found some! We…

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