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30 January 2024

Persuasive Devices

Today we looked at a range of persuasive techniques in letters. We learned what they were and then found examples to help us in our writing this week. 

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19 January 2024

Year 3 Citizenship

Today we ticked off one of our citizenship activities by taking part in team building activities. We had to travel from one end of the hall to the other using the mats. We had to help each other pass the mats to make sure nobody touched the floor. 

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11 January 2024

Which material is the best reflector?

Today we became scientists today and investigated the question ‘Which material is the best reflector?’ We tested materials such as foil, plastic, glass, card and fabric. After testing using torches we discovered foil is the best at reflecting because it reflected the most light as it was smooth,…

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22 December 2023

Authors at work!

Today we became real authors, publishing our non-chronological reports on our iPads. We used our computing knowledge to make subheadings, making the texts bold and underlined. Using our draft, we improved our writing and made sure it included all of the year 3 skills. 

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20 December 2023

Juggling Balls

We enjoyed making our own juggling balls, here are a few examples of the finished products. Well done Year 3! 

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20 December 2023

Design and Technology

Today we took part in a DT day, with the aim of creating our very own juggling balls. We researched existing products, designed our own patterns and decorated our socks ready to sew. 

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13 December 2023

Feature Finders

Today we started a new genre! We’re focusing on writing a non-chronological report. We looked at lots of examples and made our own checklist of the features we need to include. 

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30 November 2023

Latin Learners

Today we used roleplay to act out a storyboard in Latin! We used what we already knew to build on our knowledge to translate and practise in our pairs. 

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28 November 2023

Sensational Sewing

Year 3 tried something new today - we used a needle and thread to add to our seascapes in art. Using white, blue and green thread we created patterns to add to our wonderful artwork. We found it tricky and a little bit fiddly but we showed determination and made great progress. Well done! 

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21 November 2023

Canvas Painting

Today we began creating our art inspired by textile artists by painting our sea inspired background on fabric. We found it tricky at first but the results were great! 

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16 November 2023

Latin Fun

Today we looked at the link between feminine and masculine nouns and adjectives in Latin! I’m so impressed with how well we’re doing at learning this tricky language. 

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15 November 2023

Hedgehogs, bugs and mud!

Year three, had great fun exploring for bugs, we had some wonderful discussions  about why we are now finding less bugs, we all agreed that now it’s getting colder the bugs are hidden or underground to keep warm for the winter.

We got messy with mud, making our paint and made some hedgehogs…

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