Speaking and Listening

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 – STEM Week 2022 ‘Growth’

Year 3 – STEM Week 2022 ‘Growth’

Children focused on the theme of ‘growth’ for STEM Week. Children learned how the actions of humans, such as transport, heating and electricity, and food, can have a huge consequence on our planet. We focused on climate change and global warming. Children learned about the term, ‘Greenhouse Effect’ and discussed ways in which we can… Continue Reading

Year 3 – Safer Internet Day 2022

Year 3 – Safer Internet Day 2022

Year 3 children designed a poster for Safer Internet Day 2022, and focused on ‘All fun and games? Exploring respect and relationships online’. Children learned about gaming and chat, streaming and video, and how young people are shaping the interactive entertainment spaces they are a part of. Children also looked at how Safer Internet Day… Continue Reading

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

Year 3 – Willy the Wimp

Year 3 – Willy the Wimp

For anti-bullying week, Year 3 children participated in a number of activities – one for each day of the week. On Friday, children read Willy the Wimp by Anthony Browne. The story is about Willy, a diminutive chimp, who wouldn’t hurt a fly. It’s no wonder the suburban gorillas call him Willy the Wimp… until… Continue Reading

Wellbeing Ambassador Blog

Wellbeing Ambassador Blog

Wellbeing Ambassador Blog  –  Friday 1st October This week posters have been going up along the corridors showing everyone in school the children’s version of our Wellbeing Vision Statement. The Wellbeing  Ambassadors have also spoken to their class about it, asking them to try their best to live out the statements on it. There are… Continue Reading