Category: year3

Year 3 – Amber and Vermilion

Be Internet Legends!

This afternoon Years 2 to 6 had a live assembly with Google and Parent Zone learning about how to be legends online! We learned a lot about how to be internet sharp, alert, secure, kind and brave. They tested our knowledge about how to make good choices online. In school we will continue to talk …

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X-ray machines and poster making

It has been an extremely busy week in Year 3 with lots of discussions and learning of new skills. 5 Ways to Wellbeing: Connecting  This week we connected with each other by writing down special facts about ourselves on a piece of paper. After rolling it up into a snowball, we threw them into a …

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Them Bones Them Bones

It has been a tremendous week in Year 3! In maths, we have continued to practise our written addition using  the column method. We now understand regrouping and how to add 3 digit numbers togethers. Next week we will begin to look at written subtraction using the column method. Here is a challenge some of …

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Be Internet Legends: The Family Adventure

” Join The Internet Legends with this new family adventure at home. Learn about online safety together from Google and Parent Zone. This family challenge is a three-part animated series following a family of Internauts through Interland. “ Once you have finished watching the films, why not download and complete the accompanying activity packs? There …

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What’s under our skin?

This week we started our new science topic about the human body. Year 3 were asked to think about: if our skin was removed, what would we see? We discussed why we needed bones and muscles. Some children were even able to share some of the names for our bones and muscles. We also discussed …

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The first half term has been completed!

We in Year 3 can’t quite believe that it’s half term already! Although it was a long one, it has flown by and the children have made some fantastic progress. This week in English we finished our non chronological reports on Rocks and Fossils. We included facts on the rock cycle, fossils and how they …

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Rocks, Fossils and the Stone Age

Year 3 have learned so much about the Stone Age and rocks over this half term. As the final week of this half term approaches, the children are starting to share all of their new knowledge and skills in various forms including cave style paintings, mono-chrome printing and report writing. The children are using some …

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Stone Age stories, cherry models and World Mental Health

Today we celebrated World Mental Health day which was a lovely end to a great but busy week! It was nice to take a step back and think about ourselves for the afternoon. We read a book called Ruby’s worry, all about a girl who has a worry which grows until she talks about it …

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What did Stone Age people eat?

We’ve been extremely busy and messy in year 3 this week.   In science we used our knowledge of different rocks to help us understand how fossils are formed and why dinosaur fossils are extremely rare. We are using lots of scientific vocabulary like sediment, fossils, organism and erosion. We created drawings to show each …

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Exploring the Stone Age

Another great week in Amber and Vermillion! In English, we began looking at a new unit – story writing. We are focussing on the book ‘The Stone Age Boy’. Together, we looked at retelling the story, describing the settings and also writing a character description. We used expanded noun phrases and prepositions in our work. …

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