New teachers in Year 3!

Year 3 have been treated to sessions with new teachers this morning – all of whom look rather familiar… Our awesome Year 6 students have been working really hard to plan lessons for other classes in the school. This select group have been lucky enough to investigate friction and forces under the expert eyes of […]

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Seed Dispersal – why and how?

As part of our Science work on Plants we have been looking at the role of flowers and seeds in the life cycle of a flowering plant. We talked about germination and remembered what our cress seeds looked like. Then we talked about growth, flowering, pollination, seed formation and finally, seed dispersal. There are many […]

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A letter from the Tate

As you may know, we are taking part in a once-in-a-lifetime art project with the artist and Oscar-winning Director, Steve McQueen, which you can read about here – www.tateyear3project.org.uk We had our photograph taken this week and had a workshop with Claire, our photographer. Afterwards, some of the children had more questions about the project […]

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Crumbs! Cooking in Year 3

We rounded off last week with a bit of D&T in the form of cooking crumble. The filling was never in question – it had to be peach! We used a recipe by Jack Monroe, famous for her website, cookingonabootstrap. Jack is a writer, journalist and activist who campaigns on poverty issues, particularly relating to […]

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Pests and Peaches Art Gallery

We thoroughly enjoyed our drawing lesson from Quentin Blake and I’m sure you’ll agree that the finished results are brilliant. We have a whole host of centipedes and a pile of flying peaches on the walls so do ask Mrs Peters if you’d like to come and have a look.

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