Black History Month in Year 3

We’ve learned an awful lot about Black History this month – the origins of Black History Month, why it is so important, what it means for us all as citizens of the world and how we can learn from lessons of the past. Together with Year 4, we have focused on Black sportspeople and their […]

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Investigating with dominoes

We’ve used lots of Maths investigation skills this week. Firstly, we had to come up with a way of checking that we had a full set of 0-6 dominoes. Patterns and counting were the key to being successful, though lots of us were baffled until we worked out that dominoes can be used two different […]

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Sculpture enrichment

On Friday afternoon, sculpture enrichment group have been using clay to create pieces inspired by Niki de saint Phalle. Firstly, we moulded our animal sculptures out of clay, and once it had dried we used a glue and paint mix to add a glossy colour to our wonderful creations.

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The colour wheel and colour mixing

We’ve learned about the colour wheel this week and used primary colours to creat secondary and tertiary colours. After that we used black and white to create tints and shades. We also studied some paintings by Van Gogh and Picasso to see how they used contrasting colours (colours opposite each other on the colour wheel) […]

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Holy Communion and what it means

Continuing our work about the Christian faith, we learned about Holy Communion last week – why it is celebrated, what it means to Christians and what happens during the service. We split into groups to read the words from the service and to re-enact what happens, using blackcurrant juice and cream crackers in place of […]

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Alexander Calder

In Sculpture enrichment, we have made sculptures inspired by Alexander Calder. First we had to make a wire sculpture with a delicate balance point, and then we covered some shaped parts in tissue paper. Check them out …

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