Year 3

Persuasive writing

Persuasive writing

Another brilliant session at the Laing learning about persuasive writing. We thought of positive and negatives points about art works, then used these points to hold a debate.

Rosary Club

Rosary Club

During the month of May, children from across KS2 joined together in prayer for Rosary Club. As well as learning about and praying the Rosary, the children enjoyed exploring the various names and attributes of Mary through a range of Arts and Crafts activities                         .   Continue Reading

St. Cuthbert’s Fair

St. Cuthbert’s Fair

During Lent, children were made aware of two charities that we would be supporting as part of our work around social justice. The children were encouraged to ‘Give It Up’ as part of the CAFOD campaign to support their work overseas in countries effected by poverty. Children listened to the story of Rabiul from Bangladesh… Continue Reading

Are we as fast as Usain Bolt?

Are we as fast as Usain Bolt?

In year 3 we have been investigating how quickly we can run 100m to explore how our times compare to the great Usain Bolt. To make sure it was a fair test we measured a 100m track on the yard using a trundle wheel and timed our selves accurately using a stop watch app. We… Continue Reading

Shine Time Cookery Club

Shine Time Cookery Club

This week the children in cookery club were decorating biscuits. They made their own icing making sure it was not too runny, then they decorated the biscuits with sweets and chocolate. The older children helped the younger children and they even added food colouring to change the colour of the icing. The children decorated extra… Continue Reading

Shine Time Cookery

Shine Time Cookery

The children who chose to join Shine Time Cookery Club had a great time this afternoon making pitta pizzas. The children watched a short video explaining the instructions on how to make the pizza then they worked in small groups to design their own vegetarian pizza. The children first spread tomato puree on pitta bread… Continue Reading