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Year 3

Welcome to Year 3:

Super Squirrel Class!

 

 

We are really looking forward to welcoming all our 'Super Squirrels' into the juniors.

Please keep checking this page to see what exciting things we have been up to in Year 3.

Remembrance Day

 

We have extended our learning of Remembrance Day during our Shared Reading sessions this week.

Mrs Robinson showed us a presentation which her friend Patrick had helped her with. It taught us about his time in Afghanistan as an Army medic.

He also drew us this picture which we have each filled with a poppy.

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Sentence Stacking

 

We have finished out 'Sentence Stacking' work based on.....

 

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We then enjoyed 'walking' through the story.

We discussed the main plot points and added in the 'Fantastic' symbols to link with our sentence stacking work.

Science

 

During our work about food groups in the first autumn term, we had some great discussions about sugar.

We have extended our learning of this by looking at the hidden sugar content in different drinks.

We made our predictions first, before measuring out the correct amount of sugar for each drink.

Art and Designer Week

 

We were so lucky to have Sophie Edwards in our class today.

Sophie is a portrait artist from Derby - she shared her incredible work and then helped us with our own drawings of David Beckham.

 

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We tried so hard to follow Sophie's step-by-step drawing instructions.

We learnt so much about drawing portraits too.

Designers

 

We have been looking at the work of Gary Harvey - a designer who makes clothes from recycled materials.

We worked extremely well, in small groups, designing and making our own amazing outfits out of newspaper!

Healthy Human Homework Projects

What super effort you have put into your homework projects - well done Super Squirrels!

I can't wait to see the rest next week.

Science

We have had great fun learning the scientific names for different bones in the body.

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PE

Great mini target games in PE.

It is getting rather chilly out there! Please make sure your child has outdoor trainers and a suitable outdoor PE kit for these colder days.

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More Super Problem Solving Work

More great work today, solving visual puzzles using match sticks.

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Problem Solving

We really have been getting to the 'root' of our maths work this week!

We have done lots of work solving visual puzzles, identifying relationships between numbers and working out rules for patterns.

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Hot Seating

 

We thought of some great questions to ask 'Goldilocks' as part of our Literacy work based on Fairy Tales.

 

 

What would you ask her?

Sentence Stacking

 

We have finished our first sentence stacking piece - some wonderful poems about 'Happiness.'

 

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We worked so hard to create this beautiful squirrel for the hall display.

We looked carefully at different examples of patterns, before creating and colouring our own.

Some of us drew our patterns onto the squirrel and some of us worked together to colour in patterns to collage onto the squirrel.

We are all very proud of the final art piece which represents our Year 3 class as 'Super Squirrels.'

Numeracy

We have been working hard, using the place value counters, to complete our addition sums.

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We then moved onto subtraction sums.

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Science Topic - Healthy Humans

We are looking forward to starting our first topic.

We have thought carefully and discussed what we would like to find out during our learning and have created some excellent title pages too.

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Our Class Web

We had great fun getting to know each other with this settling in activity. We threw the ball of wool to someone else in the class if they had the same interest or fact. We created this beautiful woollen web which shows that we are all connected!

 

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