Year 3 Blog
For our science learning this week, we investigated which rocks let water soak through and which ones don’t. Enjoy your weekend and for those of you receiving the sacrament of reconciliation for the first time, it is a special time for you and another step on your faith journey. I will be thinking of you. […]
Is it a coincidence this week that as year 3 were learning about Nasa (National Aero-nautics and Space Administration ), it was announced that they have detected seven roughly earth sized worlds orbiting a dwarf star in the system? Perhaps Mrs Joyce has contact with extra – terrestrial beings and inside knowledge! Apparently they are […]
Well done for your amazing home learning projects on our rocks topic. Our classroom is full of a variety of volcanoes, fossils, rocks, posters and even a power point presentation! It was lovely to hear the children talk about other family members who have rock collections at home and have developed their interest in this […]
For a class act of worship this week, we read a story called “Have you filled your bucket today?” It explained that we all carry an invisible bucket around with us which fills with moments of happiness and can be empty when we are sad. We can be bucket fillers of other people when we […]
Year 3 have begun their study of rocks and soils. We examined a variety of different rock types using magnifying glasses and sorted them into different groups. This got us thinking scientifically and asking questions. Why are there so many different types of rocks? Where in the world do we find them? Why are diamonds […]
During our P.E. lesson this week, we demonstrated how we can work together well in teams. We were able to draw on the strengths of the group to make gymnastic sequences.
This week we have followed the story of “The Mousehole Cat” which is a story inspired by the old Cornish legend of Tom Bawcock. We have written wonderful descriptions of a storm, using the image of an animal in our writing. “As the boat set off, the great storm wolf pushed its paws into the […]
Year 3 designed, made and evaluated their Christmas themed bread based products. We all enjoyed making them and we invited our parents in to taste our products. We evaluated our products and next time we would think about how much butter is needed on our bread and where to place the cutters so as not […]
Year 3 held auditions in class to choose two acts to go forward to enter the “Pope Paul’s got talent” competition on Wednesday. Here are a selection of our acts.
We are well on our way in our Advent Preparations in Year 3. On Wednesday we represented the school at the Advent Carol Service at Westminster Cathedral and on the same evening we took part in our own Advent service in OLSV church. Well done Year 3 for telling the story of John the Baptist, […]