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Year 3 Trip to Sudbury.

Year 3 enjoyed a fabulous day out at Sudbury’s Museum of Childhood to support our work in History on the Victorians. The Victorian school teacher was very strict, as you can see from the photographs. We also discovered an old Denstone College cap on display from Victorian times.


December 1st, 2016|

Year 3’s Own Assembly.

This morning most of Main Prep were getting ready for exams. Our Monday morning assembly usually takes place in the school room with the whole of Main Prep. However, the school room was set up  with examination desks.  So in Year 3, we decided to hold our very own Monday morning assembly in […]

November 28th, 2016|

We Will Remember Them.

In History today Year 3 had a very special visitor, Mrs Edmonds, who  spent the morning with us speaking about the Roll of Honour and the significance of the poppy, amongst lots of other things. The children discovered wonderful objects from Mrs Edmond’s special box, took it in turns to make a poppy and were enchanted […]

November 17th, 2016|

Year 3 Science. Animal Detectives.

Today we looked very closely at different animal skulls in our Science lesson. We were particularly  interested in the animals teeth. We worked out what diet the animals ate, if they were herbivores, carnivores or omnivores? This information then helped us decide what animal the skull belonged too. Can you guess? Ask the […]

November 14th, 2016|


In PSHCE we been considering our school value of the month Happiness. We have created a display for the rest of the school to view whilst waiting for lunch. Each day a Year 3 pupil adds a new image which illustrates what makes them happy. We hope it makes everybody happy!

November 10th, 2016|

Year 3 Make A Food Pyramid.

This morning Year 3 got straight back to work after the half term holiday, organising food into the different food groups during our Science lesson. We then made our own food pyramid. We discussed how the food pyramid is designed to make healthy eating easier. The children explained how healthy eating is about […]

October 31st, 2016|

Year 3 Handwriting Competition

The Year 3 handwriter winner is Charlotte Rees, with runners up Emily Hurst and Isabella Furness.  The standard of handwriting in Year 3 is so good, that Mrs Davies has decided to enter Year 3 for the Cambridge University Press handwriting competition in April.





October 13th, 2016|

The Mysterious Midnight Man

This week in English Year 3 have had a special visit from a Mysterious Midnight Man.  He left us a number of his precious possessions in his glittering bag. First out of the bag was his dark, soft cape, which the children tried on. There were lots of magical, twinkly stars as well as a […]

October 13th, 2016|

Zapper The Alien Lands At DCPS

In English today Year 3 continued our work on writing instructions.

In our pairs and step-by-step, we wrote a set of instructions explaining to Zapper the Alien how to put on a Denstone College Prep School jumper.  We found out that it is more difficult than you think!

The children produced some super instructions and Zapper successfully […]

October 4th, 2016|

History in the Making for Year 3

This week the pupils have shared my love of History. We started our History lessons making a ‘pupil timeline’ covering historical events. The pupils were given the task of arranging the events in chronological order, which they did brilliantly using teamwork.

September 22nd, 2016|
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