Y3 took on an investigation that introduces the concept of algebra, with coloured shapes representing numbers. Many of the class went on to set their own algebraic problems for their partner. What a class!Read More Crack the code
Thanks to St. Matthew Academy for a brilliant afternoon of football in glorious sunshine. Everyone in the Wasps team played with a superb attitude and determination and particular mention has to go to Maxton for some superb work as a striker, and Albion, for some brilliant goalkeeping. The Hornets were equally impressive, with a great […]Read More Y3 Hornets & Wasps in action
Today, classes came together in a special assembly to share their learning from our Black History Week activities. It was an amazing showcase of learning which included artwork, writing, poetry, cooking, small world play and an amazing collaborative collage of Nelson Mandela from Year 5. It was clear from the children’s enthusiasm, what a great […]Read More Black History Week Assembly
Joe Wicks (the body coach) replied to my message via instagram! He put up a post urging schools to do more exercise during the school day. So, I messaged him telling him all about our brilliant school fitness scheme that Mr Wilson put in place, and is so passionate about. And to my surprise I […]Read More Wicks gives Wilson the thumbs up!
May the force be with you… It’s all about forces in Year 3 this half term. How much force will it take to make a toy car move on different surfaces? How do magnets work? How strong are they? Can you turn them on and off? Are all metals magnetic? These questions, and many more, […]Read More Year 3 feel the force!
We’ve had such a busy start to the year, we’ve barely had time to tell you about it! We had our first trip last week, to Crofton Roman Villa, in Orpington, where we looked at the remains of a Villa which had lain buried underground for hundreds of years. We made mosaics, did brass rubbings, […]Read More Year 3 visit Crofton Roman Villa
On Thursday Year 3 had a great trip to The British Museum. They learnt about the Rosetta Stone and investigated the languages inscribed on it. From this they designed their own hieroglyphics and coded them using modern day techniques.Read More Year 3 visit The British Museum
In July and October, we hire Colfes swimming pool and two coaches to provide two series of intensive swimming lessons. The total time spent in the pool for each child is roughly five hours across the week, equating to 10-11 regular swimming lessons. The advantages of this approach to swimming lessons are that: We have […]Read More Y3 intensive swimming!
Well done to Year 3 and Mr Brown for a fantastic recorder assembly. We all thoroughly enjoyed the performance.Read More Year 3 Recorder Assembly
Year 3 have finished their fabulous oil pastel pictures in the style of Henri Rousseau. They are now on display in our classroom. Here is an example of some of the pictures on display.Read More Henri Rousseau Art