School News

Year 3 May 2018 blog

The children are really enjoying our new topic this term – ‘Cracking contraptions’.  In English we have used a video of how a shirt machine works to inspire our explanation writing. We have been adding cause and effect conjunctions and time conjunctions as well as thinking about how we lay out our writing to make […]

Year 3 March 2018 blog

In English this half term we have continued to focus on our countryside theme, writing non-chronological reports about different countryside animals.  We had to decide which subheadings to use and how to organise our facts  to make it easy for the reader to follow. We have also written a piece of persuasive writing based on […]

Year 3 January 2018 blog

In English this half term, we have been writing stories based on ‘The Happiest Woodlouse’ by Dick King-Smith. We drew a story map to help us learn the story, then wrote our own versions using a range of countryside creatures as the main characters. We used expanded noun phrases to describe the setting and characters […]

Year 3 December 2017 blog

Wow! What a busy month we have had! In maths, we continued working on time, moving on to digital time, working out intervals of time and solving problems. We also learnt the “30 days has September” rhyme and used this to do some work on calendars. As it was almost Christmas, the children also had […]

Year 3 November 2017 blog

We have all been really busy over the past few weeks. The children are working really hard rehearsing for our Christmas play and are really excited about it! In Maths we have been working on subtraction using column method and have recently started working on time.  First telling the time on an analogue clock, then […]

Y3 October 2017 blog

We have had a very busy few weeks in year 3 to finish off the half term! In English we finished off our escape from Pompeii stories and then used the structure of it to write our own adventures. The children had some very imaginative ideas! We then learnt about the features of recount writing and included these in a […]

Y3 September 2017 Blog

Hi, What a busy first month we have had in Year 3! In English we have been reviewing and writing our own shape poems about volcanoes. Then we read ‘Escape From Pompeii’ by Christina Balit, which is a historical story about two roman children who escape the eruption of Mount Vesuvius. We will be using […]

Year 3 first week back

  What a week we have had! It has been lovely meeting my new class and getting to know you all; you’re all as mad as I am! I would like to say well done for having such a fantastic first week and settling in so well to your new class and environment. Keep up […]