Year 3

Forest School

Forest School

Most of the Forest School sessions during November were dedicated to making poppies using a variety of mixed media including glass, clay, wood, wool, plastic, wire & stone. The completed work was displayed in school as part of our Remembrance Week. The children also completed work related to their topics including leaf colour matching, measuring rain water, decorating clay shabti & making Anglo Saxon brooches. A lot of the children also had the opportunity to work with wood learning new skills including sanding, whittling & drilling.

 

Forest School

Forest School

The children have produced an array of creative work during October in Forest School. Hand made instruments, bird feeders, natural art inspired by Andy Goldsworthy, rainbow leaf mobiles, clay men, Autumn leaf wreaths, leaf animals, Stone Age bread & jewellery, natural pyramids, Anglo Saxon dwellings, wire weaving, autumnal art and weaving with sticks & wool. The… Continue Reading

Forest School

Forest School

Forest School sessions were up & running as soon as the school year started in September. Our new Reception class were introduced to Forest School where they became Kings & Queens for the afternoon after making their very own nature crown. During their next session the children used sticks & grass to decorate the first… Continue Reading

National Poetry Day

National Poetry Day

As part of National Poetry day we planned and wrote our own Stone-Age Kenning poems. We also took turns to read Kenning poems we had written as homework to see if anyone could work out what was being described using the clues. Continue Reading

Cave paintings

Cave paintings

Our first topic in Year 3 is about the Stone Age. To start our topic we explored cave paintings, we learnt about how Stone Age people created cave paintings using charcoal and other natural materials, then had a go at being Stone Age artists by creating our own cave paintings in class. Continue Reading

Forest School

Forest School

Forest School has been full of exciting and engaging creative topic based activities during June. The children have used a wide range of skills to explore, design and make a selection of quality pieces of work in various forms such as woodwork, art, cooking, D&T and drama. Reception have identified features on a map of… Continue Reading

Maths Games Club

Maths Games Club

This week our Year Three children were challenged to three new games. The first was called Grab and Group, the children had to grab a handful of counters and then try to group them without any reminders. They had to group them in 2s, 3s and 4s. The next game was called Nearby Facts,the object was… Continue Reading

The Romans and the Celts – Forest School – Year 3

The Romans and the Celts – Forest School – Year 3

Year 3 had an amazing time as they got into character and took part in an epic battle between the Romans and the Celts as they invaded Forest School. The Romans constructed a road from bricks and marched into Celtic territory. The Celts fought valiantly, defending their land but they were defeated after a monumental… Continue Reading