Pupil Blog - Greek Pottery

Weekly blog by William and Beth

Ancient Greek artists created paintings and sculptures, but one of their most famous inventions is the black and orange decorated pot. These were both practical objects that could be used for wine or water, and beautiful works of art. In Class 3 we have started…

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Science - Forces and Magnets

Magnetism

Last week we looked at forces and how they can make an object slow down, speed up or change direction. This week we explored magnets and magnetic forces.

We learnt that magnetism is an invisible force that acts between two materials that do not have to be in direct contact. You…

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Leo's Diary

Tilly

Leo was lucky enough to go home with Tilly this weekend, it looks like they had a fantastic weekend! (I'm glad he survived playing with Herbie!)

 

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Homework Hero

Homework Heroes - Week 2 

Wow! What another fantastic week of homework pieces, I am yet again very impressed by the variety and quality of homework. Well done Class 3 - keep up the good work.

Our homework heroes this week are Bethany, Chloe D and William. 

Bethany 

spoilt the Class…

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R.E - What do creation stories tell us about our world?

The Jewish Creation Story

Today we studied the Jewish beliefs about creation, and considered what the story tells us about the world. We sequenced the story and created storyboards in our books. Throughout the lesson we suggested meanings for the different parts of the story and recognised…

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History - Ancient Greece

Ancient Greek Olympics 

In History today, we travelled back in time to 776BC, when the first Olympic Games took place. They were held in honour Zeus, and took place every 4 years at Olympia. At this time any wars going on between City states were stopped so all could take part.

In groups, we…

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Pupil Blog - Forces in Action

Weekly blog by Caden and Chloe S

This week we have being learning about forces in Science. In groups we carried out an investigation to find out how much force is needed to move a toy car on different surfaces.

Prediction: it will take more force to move on a rough surface

Equipment:…

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Leo's Diary

Leo the Lion!

Here in Class 3, we have an extra member of our class! Our class pet, Leo the Lion. 

Leo is lucky enough to go home with a member of Class 3 every weekend for an action packed adventure. The children take home his weekend dairy and write about all the wondeful things they got…

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Homework Hero

Homework Heroes - Week 1

I was blown away today by the effort and creative work put into this week’s homework pieces by all children! I would like to say a huge well done as I am extremely proud. It has been very hard to choose but our homework heroes for this week are: Liberty, Jessica and…

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Junior Jam

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Class 3 were thrilled to welcome back Mr Freeman today, our Junior Jam teacher.

Today, our task was to produce an exciting, innovative, eye-catching advert using everyday classroom objects. We selected our objects and gave them a makeover – they received new magical powers,…

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Ancient Greek Murder Mystery

There's been a murder!

Today Class 3 have taken part in an Ancient Greek murder mystery challenge and worked together in groups as serious crime investigators in order to bring Agathon’s killer to justice. There were five main suspects of this murder:

  • Baltar – Agathon’s greatest rival in…
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Science - Forces and Magnets

Pushes and Pulls

Today we started our 'Forces and Magnets’ topic by talking about different types of forces. These included:

  • Pushing
  • Pulling
  • Twisting
  • Magnetic force
  • Gravity
  • Air resistance 
  • Upthrust
  • Spring force
  • Friction

We discussed examples of pulling and pushing and…

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