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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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17 January 2024

Pantomime Success

A huge well done to one of our Year 3 pupils who has performed on stage in a Cinderella pantomime. She showed courage by performing to an audience and ticked off one of her citizenship activities. What a superstar! 

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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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9 January 2024

Red2Blue inspired Writing

After reading the story ‘Small Things’ we created our own storyboard and diaries as if we were the main character. We spoke about how he might be feeling and gave him advice on what to do to become happier and calmer. 

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9 January 2024


Today we lauded our Red2Blue initiative in school. This is about recognising when we’re in a ‘Red head’ feeling stuck, pressured or worried and how to get back into the ‘Blue head’ feeling content, determined and confident. We looked at the story ‘Small Things’ and created our own art based on the…

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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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