We are delighted to welcome children, parents and carers to Year 3 and Key Stage 2. It is sure to be an amazing year with lots of fun and learning. This year Mrs Kirley will be with the children on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, and Mr Davies will be in class on Thursday and Friday. If you have any questions regarding any aspect of your child’s education do not hesitate to contact us either directly at the start or end of the day or via the school office. In addition to this we are delighted to be joined in class by Ms Dutton and Mrs Deane who will be able to assist you with most queries.
We will also be joined by Mr Pugh on Monday mornings, and he will also be leading a PE session on Tuesdays.
The children will be having swimming lessons at Henbury Leisure Centre which we are sure they will enjoy enormously. We would really appreciate it if the children were not wearing earings on a Thursday and that long hair is either tied in a plait, ponytail or that a swimming cap is worn.
Term 5 – Thinking Skills
This term we will be looking at different ways of thinking. Our class I cans are;
- I can draw simple conclusions from results and information.
- I can select relevant information from a range of sources.
- I can contribute to a group brainstorm.
Dates for the Diary
26th April – PCSO visit
1st May – Deaf Awareness Week
24th May – Year 3 class assembly
26th May – INSET Day
This morning year 3 took a trip to the local train station to introduce our new Enquiry focus- What Can You See From A Railway Carriage? The children sketched the view from the station.
Some members of Year 3 had a great time learning new bicycle skills on the playground. Despite the wet weather, a fun time was had by all.
Last term year 3 worked really hard to design their own chocolate products, packaging and adverts. This week they have made their chocolate products. Don’t they look delicious?!
Year 3 and 4 had a great day at Cadbury World. We learnt about the journey from cocoa bean to chocolate bar, went on a tour of the factory, visited the 4D cinema, tasted lots of delicious chocolate and bought souvenirs in the shop.
A great day was had by all. Malachy described the day as ‘epic’!
Our next step is to design and make our own chocolate products.
Term 3 Maths Week
Henry’s mum came in to talk to us about how she uses maths every day in her hairdressing business. She talked about using percentages of liquids to make hair dye, calculating costs and taking payments and calculating the time needed when booking in customers.
Year 3 were amazed by how much maths is used every day!
Sophia has discovered some interesting pieces of pottery. During our Enquiry lessons, which are based on invaders, we will try to identify which time period they date back to. Well done Sophia for showing so much interest in our topic!
Year 3 created thoughtful questions about Sophia’s discoveries.
– Have you tried to put the pieces together?
– Are the pieces from the same pot?
– Did you find similar colours in the same place?
– Which country are the pieces from?
– How do you know where to look?
Term 2 WOW Day
Here are year 3 celebrating their Enquiry WOW day! Our new topic has a history focus and is about invaders of Britain. Today, we had a Romans focus and made mosaics, baked Roman honey, spiced cakes and marched like soldiers to Latin commands.
Displays and Children’s Work
Take a look at some of our work and sometimes us in the classroom. You are always welcome to come into school and take a closer look. You can see from the displays in our classrooms the variety of topics we cover. As the year progresses, the displays change. By July, you will be able to see the whole range of subjects we have covered. Our Working walls help us learn – the content builds as the term progresses.