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Year 3

Welcome to Year 3

Layer Marney Tower


What a magnificent trip Year 3 had to Layer Marney Tower last week. Everyone learnt so much and we can't wait to practise our weaving in school!

Thursday 12th May 2022


Today in Art we sketched a portrait of King Henry VIII using a grid to help us make sure that everything was in proportion. 

Tuesday 3rd May 2022


What a brilliant afternoon we've all had today in French. We video called Miss Glynn's auntie who has lived in France for 35 years and she asked us lots of questions in French. Here are some of the questions that she asked us?


  • What is your name?
  • How are you?
  • How old are you?
  • Who is in your family?
  • What items do you have in your pencil case?

She taught us a lot about correct pronunciation and told us to keep up the hard work in French lessons so that she can ask us lots more questions next time. She seemed very impressed!

Friday 29th April 2022


What an exciting morning we've had learning all about Islam and Ramadan today! Miss Khan taught us why Muslims fast for a month, when they eat during the day, why they eat dates when they open the fast, how they pray and what clothes they wear. We even got to try a tasty date. We found it funny watching Miss Glynn and Ms Druce struggling to put their headscarves on!



In Science this term, we're learning all about plants. Today we began our investigation to explore which conditions a plant will need in order to grow. We discussed what would make a fair test and made predictions. 

Monday 25th April 2022


Circuit training is in full swing in PE in Year 3. We enjoyed practising lots of different skills today. 

Tuesday 22nd March 2022


We have been celebrating nature in our local area as part of our Save the Planet Week. We explored the woods, had lots of fun in the park and then helped out in our community by picking up any litter. 

Friday 18th March 2022


We've been having fun investigating lung capacity today in Science today! 

Friday 25th February 2022


We've got an exciting term ahead in Maths as we're learning about statistics. This week we've been creating and interpreting tally charts and pictograms. Today we asked our friend's what their favourite book was.

Tuesday 23rd February 2022


World Book Day preparations are in full swing. We loved meeting our book swap partners and can't wait to write a personalised story for them!

Friday 11th February 2022


Did you know there are 206 bones in the human body?

Wednesday 9th February 2022


Performance poetry of 'I am a Roman Soldier' is well underway in Year 3!

Friday 4th February 2022


We've been learning about different types of skeletons this term and have started to name the bones in the human body. In Science today, we investigated whether people with longer femurs jump further than those with shorter femurs.

Wednesday 2nd February 2022


We had lots of fun in our Music assembly with Billy's Band today. We learnt about different musical instruments and had fun making music. 

Friday 14th January 2022


Today in Science we learnt about eating a balanced diet. We learnt that there are two different types of fats and that unsaturated fats are the healthiest because they provide us with more vitamins and minerals. We can't wait to rummage through the kitchen cupboards over the weekend!

Thursday 13th January 2022


Today in Year 3, we have been learning about life in Roman Britain, The Roman Army and Boudicca and the Iceni Rebellion using Now>Press>Play.  Maybe you could ask your child some questions and see what they can tell you?

Friday 7th January 2022


We've been learning about food groups today and why we need to eat a balanced diet with food from all of the different food groups. 

Thursday 6th January 2022


We've been reading a myth called 'Romulus and Remus' this week in English and today we all got into character and acted out the main events. Can you tell who the twin baby brothers Romulus and Remus are and who is acting out Rhea Silvia being imprisoned?

Thursday 16th December 2021


What a tasty roast dinner that was! We're certainly in the Christmas spirit!

Friday 10th December 2021


Year 3 have had a fantastic couple of days designing and building robots for DT Day.

Wednesday 8th December 2021


Year 3 having been investigating magnetic forces in Science. Today they have been looking for magnetic and non-magnetic objectives in the class.


Tuesday 23rd November 2021


Today we were sent on a special mission to planet Earth to collect some good rock samples before the Firebreathers got hold of them! We tested the durability of different rocks with sandpaper, witnessed sedimentary rocks forming at the bottom of the ocean, extracted igneous rocks from a quarry and learnt about mining for metamorphic rocks-all in a day's work!

Friday 19th November 2021


This term we've been learning about forces and today we investigated friction. We placed a toy car on different surfaces and measured the height of the ramp when the car started moving. We tested wood, bubble wrap, sandpaper, sponge, plastic, fabric and cardboard. We had lots of discussion about which surface created the most friction and why. 

Monday 15th November 2021


Year 3 have been creating movements to fit in with the stages of a volcanic eruption. They used high levels and low levels, creating their movements in unison or in a canon. Can you tell what stage of the volcanic eruption we are showing in the pictures?

Monday 1st November 2021


Check out our push throwing technique that we learnt in PE!

Friday 22nd October 2021


Yesterday, a visitor from Rhythm Connections came to teach the children Samba drumming. Some of the children attended an assembly while others attended a workshop. They experienced drumming from Brazil and the rhythms used within a carnival. The children learnt how to memorise the rhythms, using sentences, and how the band leader communicates with the other musicians as they’re marching, dancing and playing.

Samba workshop - Class 7

Year 3 took part in a Samba workshop on Thursday 21st October.

Samba workshop - Class 8

Year 3 took part in Samba workshop on Thursday 21st October.

Wednesday 20th October 2021


Year 3 have been developing their skills in Computing lessons over the last few weeks. They’ve added tables to a Word document, saved online images, inserted the images onto a Word document, toggled between two programmes and have saved their work. 

Friday 15th October 2021


Today we've explored our Stone Age topic in our Art lesson. We created a mixed media piece, exploring texture and line. 

Wednesday 13th October 2021


Today, we followed instructions and then wrote out our own set of instructions on how to make a chocolate cake. We made sure to use 'time words', imperative ('bossy') verbs and lots of adverbs. It was delicious! 

Friday 8th October 2021


We created our own 'cave paintings' today based on the drawings that the Stone Age people would have made. We created our own paint using berries, mud and water and used natural resources in our environment as tools to paint with. 

Thursday 7th October 2021


Year 3 have been learning about instructional writing this week. Today, they followed instructions and made their own strawberry milkshakes in class.

Wednesday 6th October 2021


We've been following a set of instructions today on how to make an origami fish. It was really tricky but we helped each other, persevered and all showed excellent growth mindsets!

Friday 1st October 2021


Year 3 were very busy this morning cooking and tasting Stone Age fruit stew.

Monday 27th September 2021


What an exhausting day it's been! We've been to Stone Henge, hunted a woolly mammoth, cooked it on the fire, gathered some berries and made some tools using antlers and bones. It certainly wasn't easy living in the Stone Age period!

Friday 17th September 2021


'Feel Good Friday' was in full swing today. The children gave each other special messages to put a smile on their faces and thought of lots of reasons as to why they are all so amazing. 

Thursday 16th September 2021


Year 3 have been little tricksters this week and have been re-enacting the chapter 'The Wormy Spaghetti' from a book called The Twits by Roald Dahl. Mrs Twit played a devious trick on her husband. Can you guess from their facial expressions who played the role of Mr Twit and who was Mrs Twit?