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Year 3 – Pentecost

Year 3 – Pentecost

Children have been learning about Pentecost in our R.E. unit this term, and in today’s session, children focused on the power of the Holy Spirit. Pentecost is the festival when Christians celebrate the gift of the Holy Spirit. It is celebrated on the Sunday 50 days after Easter. Children retold the story of how the Holy Spirit descended on Jesus’ followers, arriving like a strong wind and looking like tongues of fire.

Year 3 – Reading

Year 3 – Reading

Year 3 celebrated World Book Day with a variety of different tasks that included: a special visit from Icky Doo Dah author and illustrator Simon Murray; a book review of their favourite book; a reimagining of a book cover for their favourite book; a book quiz featuring a variety of fiction and non-fiction books; and… Continue Reading

Year 3 – Writing Experience Day

Year 3 – Writing Experience Day

In literacy, children have been listening to and reading the Incredible Book Eating Boy by Oliver Jeffers. Children have been developing their writing skills using the Write Stuff scheme of work and have so far focused on synonyms, onomatopoeic words, alliteration, adjectives to describe nouns, and adverbs. As part of the scheme, today’s lesson focused… Continue Reading

The Lighthouse Keeper’s Lunch

The Lighthouse Keeper’s Lunch

Reception have enjoyed lots of learning and play opportunities inspired by the collection of stories about Mr and Mrs Grinling and their lighthouse.   They liked Mrs Grinling’s clever plan to stop of making mustard sandwiches to stop the seagulls pinching Mr Grinling’s picnic lunch. Everybody tried some mustard, they thought it was “spicy” “hot”… Continue Reading