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23 April 2024

Celery Success

Today Year 3 have learned about how water travels through a plant from the roots to the leaves. We then investigated this by using celery and food coloured water to observe the plant absorbing the colourful water. Look at our results and a fantastic example of the work that was produced! 

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10 April 2024

Edible Garden

Today we enjoyed visiting Nursery to begin our Edible Garden topic in DT. We observed parsley, rosemary, mint and thyme growing in the garden and enjoyed comparing their appearance and smells. 

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9 April 2024

Plant Dissecting

This week in Science we dissected a plant and recapped on our prior knowledge of parts of a plant. We discussed in detail what the different functions where and had a discussion on what we thought was most important and why. 

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15 March 2024

Science Day

We enjoyed a Science assembly as part of our celebrations for British Science Week. The Science Boffins wowed us with some exciting demonstrations, including chemical reactions and the how different forces act upon objects. We all participated brilliantly and it was so lovely to see the children's…

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23 February 2024

Change4Life Excel Academy Event

This week Year 3 and 4 took part in School Games ‘Change4Life’ event that took place at Excel Academy. We had so much fun taking part in a range of active activities putting our skills to the test. We took part in activities we have done in school such as fitness, multi skills, parachute games. We…

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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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