2019 - 2020
Volcano Day- End of Term 3
Term 3 - Tremors
Gold book writing in Scarlet Class.
All of the children were quiet and engaged trying to apply all of the skills that they have learnt.
We were exploring soil using senses and found out that it was made up of organic matter and broken up rocks.
KungFu tables - celebrating success and personal achievement
STEM Day - How sturdy is your house?
The children were challenged to build an earthquake proof structure. In groups they designed a structure using their newly learnt knowledge of cross-bracing and base isolation. Then we made and tested our structures to see who could withstand a 10 second earthquake.
We took part in the RSBP bird watch this week and linked our learning with data collection in bars. We made a bar chart outside to show the number of birds that we saw.
Group problem solving in Maths.
The weather didn't put us off this week from doing our sport. We practiced our Hockey skills indoors.
As an introduction to our topic this term, we were geologists and went on a rock hunt.
Week beginning Monday 11th November
Today was the start of Anti-bullying week and also Remembrance. We celebrated both of these in assembly. Then, in the classroom we practised and revised multiplying and dividing by 3.
Week beginning Monday 4th November
In Science we are investigating magnetic forces this term. We started by finding things that are magnetic around the classroom.
Keep up the KungFu work!
Week beginning Monday 14th October
We have come to an end of our Graffiti topic! The children have thoroughly enjoyed their learning over this term. We explored our surroundings searching for areas in Minster that were appropriate for graffiti and those that were not. We discussed lots of positives and negatives over the term. From our trip around the village we used pictures to create backgrounds for our graffiti art to be displayed on.
Week beginning Monday 7th October
Science - What would we do without light?
Due to the weather this our sports lesson was in the hall. We played a new game from the Paralympics which enhanced our listening skills too realising that anything is possible.
Week beginning Monday 30th September
Year 3 have been busy preparing art for the Minster Art show for all to enjoy. The children used observational skills, recreated sketches and used techniques of Vicent Van Gogh to create a painting.
RE – we discussed things that we could change and things that we couldn’t change. The children understood that change starts with them.
Week beginning Monday 16th September
Year 3 joined KS1 and enjoyed harvest festival at Minster church sharing songs and work created by them with both parents and children.
Over this week we have been and will continue to explore place value and secure our knowledge of number using a range of different techniques.
Week beginning Monday 2nd September
Christian Values are now Christian Foundations. This week we have revisited our foundations to revise and remember there meaning. Creation, Justice, Love, Peace and Forgiveness