Author Archives: Mrs Skelton

Wonderful, wildly windy, wet walk!

Well, it might have been wild weather but we were all calm and happy as we enjoyed this afternoon’s end to children’s mental health week.  What a pleasure it was to take 13 children from Year 2 and 15 from … Continue reading

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Year 3, Spring 1, Week 5

The children have had a lot to think about this week as the school has celebrated children’s mental health week.  On Tuesday they enjoyed a wonderful assembly from Mrs Bonsignore, which has given them great pointers about a healthy mind … Continue reading

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Year 3, Spring 1, Week 4

After completing our long pieces of writing last week about volcanoes, this week we have written some poetry.  The children have clapped and counted syllables, which has helped them to write haiku and tanka poems. In maths, we have continued … Continue reading

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Year 3, Spring 1, Week 3

It’s been a busy week of writing this week as we worked on completing the unit on non-chronological reports.  Our reports were titled ‘Volcanoes’ and the children did a lot of research on volcanoes as well as examining all the … Continue reading

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Year 3, Spring 1, Week 2

It’s been a slightly quieter week this week – no volcanic eruptions and no earthquakes.  However, we have still been busy. In English we have practised making notes from a text, summarising the main ideas and using comparative language to … Continue reading

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Year 3, Spring 1, Week 1

Happy New Year to you all and welcome back! Year 3 had a very exciting topic launch morning today when they came in to find that the mountain on the English working wall was actually a volcano and had erupted … Continue reading

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Year 3 Christmas

Our last class news of the term and it’s quite a short one.  The last couple of weeks have been incredibly busy with assessments and then Christmas preparations.  The children worked really hard practising for the carol service and had … Continue reading

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Year 3, Autumn 2, Week 4

This week in English, we have continued our work on newspaper reports.  The children have been examining headlines, looking at word play, alliteration and what makes a good headline.  They also started planning their own newspaper reports which we will … Continue reading

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Choir News

Last minute information for choir as there seem to be a few children who didn’t get the final letter on Friday: Just a couple of last minute arrangements and reminders about Monday’s trip to the Royal Albert Hall. The concert … Continue reading

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Year 3, Autumn 2, Week 3

The weeks are whizzing by! This week in English, we have continued our work on paragraphs.  We have summarised paragraphs in reports that we have read and we have started putting our own writing into paragraphs, using the True Story … Continue reading

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