Position and Direction board games

We’ve been using a map-style board game to practise our work on position and direction. We have a town plan and a series of challenges: placing things on the map; locating different landmarks; using points of the compass to describe location and describing quarter, half, three-quarter and full turns to navigate from place to place.

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Window artwork

I’m a bit behind with sharing Year 3’s wonderful artwork. As well as writing poetry inspired by Jeannie Baker’s Window, we used collage to create a view that we would like to see from our window, were we one of the characters in the book. Interestingly, there wasn’t a car, lorry or building site to […]

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Brazilian Art

Not everyone had the chance to see our fantastic International Day Art based on the pop art picture ‘Children of the World’ by Brazilian artist Romero Britto, so here is another chance. The children made brilliant use of pattern and colour and the results are fantastic.

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Lights, Camera, Action! Fitness Films

The final stage of our PT project has been making a video for our clients in order to demonstrate exercises and stretches and to help inform them about the muscles being used. The children have come to appreciate quite how much work is involved before you go anywhere near a camera! Casting, scriptwriting, storyboarding, blocking, […]

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Creativity in Year 3

It may be miserable outside but it was quite literally fun and games in Year 3 this afternoon. We finished the first stage of our ‘view from my window’ artwork based on Jeannie Baker’s beautiful picture book then got the games out for more creativity whether playing Lego or a high-tension game of Connect 4!

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Sharing with Sikhism

We finished off our learning about Sikhism with one of the most joyful lessons ever! We have been thinking about how important sharing is in Sikhism and focused on one of the most visible aspects of this, the Langar. The Langar is the communal kitchen and dining room in a Gurdwara (the Sikh place of […]

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Personal Trainers at your service

Year 3 have spent this term’s Science lessons learning about the human body – more specifically, diet, nutrition, exercise, skeletons, muscles and movement. We have approached our learning as a project, by acting as Personal Trainers. Every group was allocated a client, each of whom had specific goals to achieve and we were tasked with […]

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