States of Matter
Today we launched our 'States of Matter' topic in Science. There are 3 states of matter we have been learning about:
Materials in a solid state keep their shape unless a force is applied to them.
Solids can be cut, squashed or twisted. They will not change shape…
What parts of a plant do we eat?
Well, that completely depends on what type of plant it is. Today Class 3 have been classifying plants, according to which part is eaten. There are 6 categories:
- Stem and shoots
- Nuts and seeds
This afternoon Class 3 have been identifying and describing different parts of flowering plants, including the roots, stem/trunk, leaves and flowers. The children took their time, carefully drawing the plants, then labelled and annotated their drawings from their close…
Plants - Roots and Shoots!
This afternoon, we set up an investigation to find out how important the requirements for plant life are. We are going to see if our sunflowers can grow healthy without each requirement. They are:
Elephant Art Work
Linking to our English book 'The Firework Maker's Daughter,' in Art we produced some amazing elephant watercolour art. We are very proud of our wonderful work!
World Book Day!
This Thursday marked World Book Day and Class 3, alongside the rest of Aberford Primary School, came to school dressed as their favourite book characters.
Reading is one of the main areas of focus for our learning in Class 3, with the children taking home reading books on a…
We have had an exciting first week back. Here are some of the things we have enjoyed the most.
"I have enjoyed my writing this week and making sentences up about the astronaut Bob."
Lincoln. Year 1
"I have enjoyed Science this week. We are looking at space, it is very…
Wow, what an amazing morning - Class 3 went to visit Nellie's Tree, voted UK's Tree of the Year!! The tree is a beech tree grafted into an N-shape to woo a sweetheart named Nellie. Almost 100 years ago, Vic Stead grafted a sampling between two others to form the letter N as he…
Today we have been looking at the 5 different food groups that make up the Government recommended Eatwell Plate;
- fruit and vegetables
- sugars and fats
We have been learning about what each food group does for our bodies and what…
Children around the world week - India
Wow, we have had an amazing week learning all about India. From researching about the physical and human Geography, different religions, native animals, cultures and celebrations, to making chapattis and tasting India food, from making and decorating…