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Year 3

World football day 


To celebrate The World Cup today we had a Football Day which consisted of World Cup comprehension, football skills and watching some of the England matches! 

Take a look at what we’ve been up to. 



Road Safety 


This week we were visited by the PCSOs who taught us all about road safety and the green cross code. 

Have a look at some of the posters we made showing how to stay safe when crossing the road. 


Year 3 Marble party – Thursday 5th July

As Year 3 have filled their marble jar, children have chosen to have a party/disco afternoon as their reward, this shall be happening Thursday 5th July after lunch.
Please still send children in sports gear as they shall be participating in sports activities in the morning but, if you would like to send some party food in for the class to share in the afternoon this would be greatly appreciated.

Thank you,
Miss Browne and Miss Southall

Making 3D shapes
In Maths this week we have been learning all about shape. 
Today we had a go at making our own 3D shapes using straws. 

Our trip to the ThinkTank
On Friday 15th we visited the ThinkTank in Birmingham. 
We took part in a planetarium show where we learnt all about the planets, stars and galaxies and also explored the museum.
Take a look at some of the things we got up to! 

Cooking Week!
This week has been cooking week at school, today we all had the chance to work with Mrs Poole to make and cook some Scones!
We then ate them after lunch with cream and jam. They were delicious!

Phases of the Moon!
This term we are investigating Space!
Today we learnt all about the 8 phases of the moon and even recreated the waxing/waning cycle using Jaffa Cakes!
Take a look at our work below. 

Homework 25th May

Over half term we would like the children to keep a diary for a day. They will need to write about their day using descriptive language, conjunctions and sentence openers. They can also add the time that they did each event in the day to practise writing the time digitally, including AM and PM.

Due on the 8th of June. 

This week in Year 3 we have been learning all about time. 
We recreated a giant clock and practised using the correct hands to make different times. 

Homework - 18/05/18
Our new topic in maths is time, we would like children to practise telling the time at home as much as they can!
Thank you

Blocking Magnetism

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This week we investigated which materials blocked magnetism. We used a magnet and paperclip to conduct a fair test of whether the paperclip was still attracted to the magnet through different materials! 

The last 2 weeks in Art we have been focusing on sketching and using different line types and tone to produce an image. 
Today we moved on to collage. We used different materials including paper, card and fabric to fill our pictures and create tone and texture. 

Homework - 11/5/18
Using the learning your children have done in Science this week, we would like the to find 5 to 10 objects around the house or garden and predict whether they are magnetic or non-magnetic. If they wish, the children can then test these predictions using magnets at home or using the internet. 
Please write down the material of the object and your predictions for us to see!
Homework is in for Friday 18th May. 
Thank you :) 

Magnets in Science

This term we are learning all about magnets and forces in science. Last week we investigated which materials are magnetic and which are non-magnetic. We tested lots of materials, including different types of metals, wood, cardboard, plastic and rubber bands! We were surprised to find that not all metals are magnetic. 



Last week we carried out an investigation to see which magnet was the strongest! We used paperclips and a ruler to see how far the magnet could pull the paperclip from. 






This week in maths we are learning to find fractions of amounts. We started today using lots of different resources, including counters and cubes, to help us find a fraction of an amount. We  learnt that to do this, we need to divide the whole into equal groups, depending on the denominator. Well done Year 3!


British values day 

Last week we celebrated St George's day.
In class we learnt all about democracy and how we all have to follow and are protected by the same laws (even the Queen!) 
Throughout the week we completed some British Values based art, looking at Lady Justice in the style of Picasso and created some collage inspired by British soldiers.
Have a look below at our wonderful display!  

Welcome to Year 3!


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