In science this term, we have been investigating rocks and soils. We have learnt how sedimentary rock, igneous rock and metamorphic rock form. We also investigated different types of soil and found a few friends in the process!
In art, we have been investigating parallel lines. We first made pencil drawings, then used strips of paper.
In maths, we have been learning about how to find the perimeter of different shapes. We began by making shapes with matchsticks and counting them before moving onto measuring with a ruler.
In the first week back after Christmas, the whole school took part in International Week. In Chestnut Class, we learnt all about Argentina.
We tasted some Argentinian food, learnt about an artist, watched some Tango dancing and studied a small part of Buenos Aires called La Boca, then recreated one of its famous streets. It was a fun week!
Healthier Pizza Toasties
As part of our topic Science topic 'Food and Our Bodies' we made delicious pizza toasties. A healthy snack that we can easily make at home with adult help.
Christmas Jumper Day
On Friday 13th December, it was wear your Christmas jumper day in aid of Save the Children.
In science this half term, we have been learning about food groups, healthy eating and our bones. We looked carefully at some real bones, then drew and labelled them.
On Thursday 28th November 2019, Year 3 visited St Clement's church to find out about their preparations for Christmas.
In music this term, we have been investigating different percussion instruments. We have learnt their names and tried to find different ways to make different sounds. We have then used these sounds to help us tell a story.
Our topic in the Autumn term was Ancient Egypt. History off the Page came in to help us explore life in Ancient Egypt. We took part in different activities in the morning including making ink, carving soap and shaping bread. In the afternoon we prepared and served a feast for the king and queen and found out that Mrs Abraham was plotting against the king!
We have been working hard in maths, understanding the place value of two and three digit numbers. We have used lots of different equipment and worked together to solve problems.
Year 3 put together a Harvest celebration that we presented to our parents. The children did an amazing job acting and singing and informing the school and parents about harvest. We also collected food and donated it to a local women's refuge. Well done Year 3!