Category Archives: Year 3

Year 3 Shake, shake, shake

Year 3 listened to a song called “Earthquakes”.  We discussed why it was so catchy and what about it made it stick in our memories.  Then we tried to write new versions that were just as memorable.  I think you’ll … Continue reading

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Year 3, Spring 2, Week 5

The children have worked extremely hard this week on their assessments.  They’ve completed assessments in reading, writing and maths so it’s been a tiring week. Other than that, we’ve had time to learn a few other bits! In maths we … Continue reading

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Year 3, Spring 2, Week 4

The week has, as usual, been incredibly busy and has flown by. In English, we have continued looking at persuasive texts, this week concentrating on sentence building and using different conjunctions.  On Wednesday, we built compound sentences using short sentences … Continue reading

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Year 3, Spring 2, Week 2

This week has really flown by! Today was World Book Day and our class entered into it with gusto!  We had all sorts of characters from traditional tales to modern stories.  We enjoyed a quiz based on books with pictures, … Continue reading

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Year 3, Spring 2, Week 1

Year 3 really enjoyed Science Week this week.  Our session was on Light and Dark; the children learned a lot from this session and worked really well in their groups.  In class, we also looked at the density of different … 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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