Art

Dragon Art

In class, 3 the children have been researching and painting dragon's eyes, exploring the use of colour and texture of the skin and if they can achieve this through using watercolours. The effects were amazing and we look forward to sharing their finished pieces of work next week.

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Science

Forces in action

This week in science, we have been looking at different forces in action. We have learnt about;

  • pushing
  • pulling
  • gravity
  • friction
  • upthrust
  • air resistance

Which car will need the greatest force (push/pull) to move?

Why do you think that?

In groups,…

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Computing

Touch Typing

Out computing unit for this half term is Toch Typing, which used 2Type and is designed to help the children learn the basics of quick and efficient typing. 

So far, we have learnt the correct way to sit at a keyboard, how to use the home, top and bottom row keys. We have…

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English

The Boy Who Grew Dragons

Class 3 have been enjoying their new book by the author Andy Shepherd, 'The Boy Who Grew Dragons'.

A Guide to Growing Dragons

Things you should know before growing your own dragon:

  • Dragons are A LOT more trouble than cucumbers.
  • It is very hard to keep a…
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Primary Diversity Day

Primary Diversity Day

In Class 3, we started the day by looking at what diversity means. 

It means understanding that each individual is unique, and recognising our individual differences. These can be along the dimensions of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, socio-economic…

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Easter Lego

Easter Fundraising

As part of our Easter fundraising, on Friday we sold Easter lego sets. Class 3 thoroughly enjoyed working as a team to complete the tricky sets. 

Well done Class 3!

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Our Easter Service

Our Easter Service

This afternoon we held our whole school Easter service in the playground. It was a wonderful, joyous service with each class contributing. We enjoying singing and sharing our experiences of Easter together. 

A huge well done to our Easter hamper winner! And a huge…

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Grammar

Commas in a list

We are learning how to use commas in a list. 

We watched a very exciting video on golden eagles. Thought by the ancient Greeks and Romans to be messengers of the gods, golden eagles are large, powerful and majestic birds of prey. They are formidable hunters. They are able to…

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Islam

Islam

Today, we learnt about Islam. Islam is a very important World Religious as 1.6 billion people around the world follow this religion. We learnt about what Muslims believe and the origin story behind Islam. 

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Explanation Texts

The Life Cycle of a Butterfly

This term, Class 3 are looking at explanation texts. Today, we began looking at the key features. If you haven't completed this lesson yet, click here to complete it

Explanation texts include:

  • Title
  • Introduction
  • Technical vocabulary
  • Pictures or…
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Recommended Reads

 

'A journey of a lifetime starts with the turning of a page.' - Rachel Anders

 

Why you should read books

  • Books improve your brain
  • Books improve imagination
  • Books develop critical thinking
  • Books reduce stress
  • Books motivate you
  • Books build self-esteem
  • Book improve…
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KS2 Christmas Dinner

Christmas Dinner Day

KS2 thoroughly enjoyed their Christmas dinner today, thank you very to our amazing kitchen staff!! 

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