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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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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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