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2020/2021

Lost City - April 2021

 

We have been inspired this week by stories of a lost city. We explored the lost city and found abandoned buildings like temples. In drama we created these buildings and left coded messages for future visitors to find, explaining why the lost city had been abandoned. Some amazing writing and drama this week from Year 3!

 

  

 

  

Rainforests - March 2021

 

3L have been finding out all about deforestation of the world's rainforests. They worked together in teams to create these amazing 3D Amazon rainforests! They showed great teamwork.

 

 

 

  

 

  

Explorers - March 2021

 

3L have been researching famous explorers. We used our research to create these eye-catching information pages about each explorer. We are proud of our writing and glad to be back in school together! #wellbeing #backtoschool

 

  

 

  

Remote Learning - March 2021

 

In Year Three we have been celebrating all of the wonderful remote learning that the children did at home. We chose a small selection to display at school so we could all share it together. Well done Year Three!

 

 

Print Blocks - February 2020

 

Year three have been printing using their own print blocks. We were inspired by objects in the natural world and created our own hand-printed wallpaper. We are so proud of how they turned out!

 

Plants - February 2021

 

Year three found lots of creative ways to show their plant knowledge!

 

  

Year 3 Christmas Performance 2020

Egyptian Day - December 2020

 

 3L really enjoyed their Egyptian day exploring lots of exciting questions such as How did Ancient Egyptians get water out of the River Nile? and Why did they take statues of servants with them to the Afterlife?

 

A debate was held to decide whether or not Howard Carter should have left the treasures in Tutankhamun's tomb or not. We all learnt a lot and had great fun too!

 

  

 

  

Magnets - December 2020

 

In our science sessions Year three have been exploring magnets. We found out all about the poles and we investigated which materials were magnetic. We explored the forces involved. we love being scientists!

 

Quest - December 2020

 

Great excitement today as a present arrived for Year three to open! We were so pleased to unwrap it to find that it was a set of 'Quest' books! This is the sequel to the 'Journey' book we have been exploring. We were so excited and dived into the book immediately! We had so many questions to ask and to answer. We loved this book. You could feel the excitement in the room!

 

 

Magic Carpets - November 2020

 

Year 3 have been enjoying exploring the Journey book. They designed and made their own magic carpets to go on a journey around the world!

 

  

 

 

The forest beyond the door - November 2020

 

Year 3 have been looking through the door into the forest in the 'Journey' book. They have created some beautiful paintings of the forest beyond the door.

 

  

Children in Need - November 2020

 

3L had fun on Children in Need day with some Pudsey maths challenges and we raised lots of money for Children In Need.

 

 

 

 

 

  

Journey - November 2020

 

We explored forces in science using the aquaducts and canals from the ‘Journey’ book.

 

  

 

  

 

 

Ancient Egyptian Art - November 2020

 

Year Three have been exploring Ancient Egyptian Art. Look at our amazing display!

 

 

 

  

Mummification - October 2020

 

Year three had great fun finding out about mummification. We set up an investigation to mummify a tomato. We are going to leave them over time and observe what happens to the tomatoes. We can't wait to find out what happens.

 

 

 

 

 

Matball Club - October 2020

 

Our Year 3 Matball Club taking part in the NorthSuffolkSG In-school competition. The children completed all 4 for the challenges set with some fantastic passing/moving and scoring.

 

  

BSL - October 2020

 

Class 3L have been learning some BSL (British Sign Language) every week. This week we learnt the signs for families. Here we are signing brother, sister, father and mother.

 

We also really enjoy learning signed songs.

 

Flags - October 2020

 

Class 3L have really enjoyed taking part in Miss Lane's flag challenges. Can you guess what this week's and last week's flags were?

 

Edgar Degas - October 2020

 

Year Three looked at Edgar Degas 'Dancing Girls' paintings and were inspired to create some collages showing movement. They moved their bodies in different ways before making their masterpieces! We were all very impressed with the results!

 

  

 

  

 

  

The Human Body - October 2020

 

Year three have had great fun learning all about the human body. We found out how muscles work and learnt the names of all of the bones in our skeleton. We asked lots of scientific questions about bones and muscles and we used the laptops to research the answers to our questions.

 

Ancient Egyptian Writing - September 2020

 

Year 3 had fun exploring Ancient Egyptian writing. They wrote their names in hieroglyphics and decoded some Egyptian writing. They made their own cartouches using real papyrus. 

 

  

Egypt - September 2020

 

Year three went on a flight to Egypt. They flew on a five hour flight to Cairo. They made their own passports and enjoyed an in flight movie!

 

It was great fun!

 

 

The Magic Box - September 2020

 

The Year three children have been reading The Magic Box. A poem by Kit Wright.

 

We loved the rich language and imagery in the poem and particularly loved the line about 'The swish of a silk sari on a Summer's day.' We swished a real sari to see what sounds it made!

 

 

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