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The Water Cycle

In Geography we are learning all about rivers. Today we learnt about the water cycle and how rivers fit in. We found out that it is a naturally occurring process and the way water moves around our planet. Without this cycle of water, plants would not grow and humans and animals would not survive. Year …

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River walk!

For our Geography entry point we walked down to our local river, the River Colne. During this half term in Geography, we are going to learning all about rivers, therefore it only felt right to go and visit a real river! We walked through the village and down to the river.  At one point we …

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Year 3’s Welly Well-being Week

What an exciting week to come back to after the Easter break! This week’s activities had a focus on being outdoors to help promote a healthy mind and body. We undertook a number of activities outdoors but also created items indoors which will enhance our allotment and sensory garden area. Year 3 had a really …

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Lockdown Learning in Year 3

This half term,  Year 3  have been working extremely hard to complete their remote learning and be independent learners. Take a look at all the different things we have been learning about during lockdown. We have been extremely busy……. English – The King Who Banned the Dark, Book Look and Spelling         …

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Anti-Bullying Week

As it is anti-bullying week, we have been undertaking a number of anti-bullying activities. Today in Year 3,  we undertook the anti-bullying toothpaste activity.  We were told to squeeze all the toothpaste out of the tube onto a plate. When we were done, we were told to try and  the toothpaste back into tube using …

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A Day in Antarctica!

For our Geography entry point we had a day in Antarctica. During the half term in Geography we are going to learning all about our wonderful world. We are going to be exploring all the different continents and key countries.  We explored where it is in our wonderful world and what the climate is like. …

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ART WEEK!

Last  week our school have been completing one of our annual art weeks across the school. This year we have focused on the impressive collections of art created by famous black artists. Year 3 chose to complete work inspired by the artist Kara Walker. We explored how Walker often expresses her political views through her …

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World Science Day!

To celebrate World Science Day, Year 3 completed a fun and scientific filled day in class. We had the opportunity to speak to a STEM representative (Victoria – Environmental Chemist) about her work in the STEM industry. We learnt a lot about what a environmental Chemist does and what it might mean for our society. …

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Stone Age Day!

On the last day of half term in Year 3, we had a Stone Age themed day to end our topic. We dressed up and cavemen and cavewomen! We travelled back in time and undertook a number of activities that Stone Age people would have had to complete. First, we created a piece of Stone …

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Year 3’s prehistoric fossils!

Year 3 have been learning all about rocks, soils and fossils this half term.  Today after we explored what fossils are and how they were made, we made our own fossils! First, we mixed flour, salt, instant coffee and water together. Then we had to knead the dough for about 4 minutes to make sure …

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