World War 2 Evacuee Day


Class 3 have had an amazing day today! We came to school dressed as WW2 evacuees and had great fun completed lots of learning around WW2. Today, we baked using WW2 rations, wrote letters home to our parents to let them know that we were safe, packed our suitcases, made gas masks and…

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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…

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Geometry - 3D modelling


Take a closer look at our photos in our photo gallery!



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Science - Plants

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
  • Leaves
  • Roots
  • Flowers
  • Fruits
  • Nuts and seeds

Take a closer…

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Science - Plants


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…

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Easter Cards

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Science - Sunflowers

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:

  • water
  • sunlight
  • soil
  • air
  • warmth
  • space


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Elephant Art

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! 

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World Book Day!

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…

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Class Two's Quotes of the Week

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…

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Nellie's Tree

Nellie's Tree

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…

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Keeping Healthy

Eatwell Plates

Today we have been looking at the 5 different food groups that make up the Government recommended Eatwell Plate;

  • carbohydrates
  • fruit and vegetables
  • proteins
  • dairy
  • sugars and fats

We have been learning about what each food group does for our bodies and what…

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