Types of farming

Today we explored the different types of farming in the UK. We learnt all about pastoral, arable and mixed farming. We learnt why different farms are located in different places and what different farms require. We learnt all about climate, topography and soil and how these are key factors in…

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Stonehenge

We learnt about Stonehenge and Skara Brae. We did our own research on the laptops and learnt how these places have taught us about life in the Stone Age and why they are so important. We have been so interested in this topic, lots of us have even gone home to research even more facts to share…

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Physical Features of a Coastline

This week in topic, we continued to look at coastlines. We sorted features of a coastline into human and physical. This lesson we were learning about physical features such as the beach, arches, caves, stacks, stumps, and cliffs. We learned all about how many of these features are caused by a…

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Land uses in the UK

Today we were introduced to the different land uses in the UK. We watched a video, took notes and discussed it as a class to inform us on the different types of land uses. We used our knowledge to create a glossary of terms  and flip book to explain different land uses. After that, used google…

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Ancient messengers

In our Topic lesson this week,  we looked at some cave paintings together and discussed what we thought they were trying to tell us. We analysed some in our groups in our own caves, under the tables and used post it notes to write ideas down such as who we think drew it and what the artist…

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The Journey of a River

We have been exploring how rivers are formed and the journey they take from the source to the sea. Today, we created rivers, including tributaries, confluences, main channels and an estuary. 

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Stone Age experience

In our Topic lesson, Dr Hill visited our classroom to teach us all about the Stone Age. He took us on a journey through the different times within the Stone Age. We learnt how humans have evolved and the different tools used. We were able to ask him questions we had in addition to listening to…

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ID - new topic

This week, we began our new topic 'ID'. This is a science based topic based around our identity. We will be looking at concepts such as: DNA, genes, characteristics, inheritance. We will also be looking into social reformers and how they brought about change to daily life in their way. This…

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Coastlines

This term our new topic is 'Coastlines'. Today we recapped all the previous learning we have done in geography, such as the name of the continents, countries in the UK, the name of the oceans, etc. We then learned that a 'coastline' is an area where land meets the sea. We found that some countries…

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Making our own timeline

We used research we had carried out and sheets of information to inform us of the different parts of The Stone Age in addition to The Bronze Age and The Iron Age. In groups, we read the sheet and created a 3D page with things we had learnt about the age. For example we built caves, or small…

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Year 3's debate

 

Using all the information we have learnt over our Topic lessons, we had a debated the question, 'Do you think we should only buy fruit grown in Britain?'. Working in groups, we discussed our different ideas and came up with an argument for and an argument against. We voiced our opinions…

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Our Trip to the Lowry

As part of our topic this half term, we have been learning about people who are significant to our local area. We learned about LS Lowry and looked at some of his work. Today, we had the chance to go to the Lowry art gallery in Manchester and see some of his artwork for ourselves. We had fun…

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