Olympic Firsts

This week is sports week and so for our maths lesson, we focused on looking at Olympic firsts. We looked at the beginning of the Olympics and some of the records which were set by the first athletes to compete. We then compared these to the world records we currently have. It was then our turn…

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Welcome to the Bronze Age!

Today in Topic, we moved into the Bronze Age! We learned about how bronze started to replace stone, to make things such as weapons, as it was much stronger! We discovered that bronze is made from mixing copper and tin, and the process they used to do this was called 'smelting'. We then had a…

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Our Class Treat!

This half term, year 3 have been working incredibly hard and have managed to get all of their marbles into their class jar. The children decided they would like to watch a movie, and have some smores! We all toasted our marshmallows on the barbeque, before squishing them between 2 biscuits- they…

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Fruits of the Holy Spirit

This week in RE, we looked at 'The Fruits of the Holy Spirit', which are the fruits which grow inside us with the help of the Holy Spirit. They are love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control. 

We had the outline of various fruits and had to use…

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Growing our own plants!

Over the past few weeks in Science we have been investigating plants, looking at different parts of plants and designing the 'perfect conditions' which help them to grow. Today, we all planted our own seeds that we will be watching grow over the next few weeks!

We were also asked if we…

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Class Dojo Information

What parents can expect from the St. Francis Teaching Team in the coming weeks.


As always, the staff at St. Francis will work as a team to support and guide your child’s learning.

This will be a different way of working for us all.


We will use Class Dojo to keep in touch about…

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Trojan horse

Over the last couple of weeks, Year 3 have been working on recreating the Trojan horse. We used our DT skills to design and make a jinx frame with wheel axels. Then we used a net to create the cube to hold the horse. After that we used the hot glue gun to strengthen the jinx frame. They turned out…

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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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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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