2006, 2017

House Rounders – Year 3 and 4

Today was the start of the House Rounders matches for Year 3 and 4.  These will continue throughout this week and next so no results can be published yet.  The girls in Year 3 have improved so […]

1705, 2017

A Special Treat For Year 3.

Year 3 had some special visitors today. Alfred Hough introduced his school friends to his chicks, who hatched out a few weeks ago. The children handled the chicks very well and we all remembered to […]

1505, 2017

Year 3 Meeting Our Pre-Prep 2 Buddies

Year 3 had a wonderful time meeting their Year 2 buddies for the first time. Here at D.C.P.S.  the buddy system is a very special tradition that demonstrates the caring nature of our pupils.

Year 3 […]

1505, 2017

Magnet Mazes.

Year 3 produced some fantastic Magnet Mazes to help develop our understanding of Magnets and Springs. The children used their imagination to create some wonderful mazes. All staff were amazed at the brilliant work the children had […]

2704, 2017

Aztec Come Dine With Me!

Mrs Wason and I ‘treated’ Year 3 to some Aztec food delights, as part of our History lesson. We were very impressed at how the children tucked into a selection of Aztec fruits including avocado and […]

2203, 2017

Ernie’s Incredible Illucinations

Wow!  Mrs Betham has worked hard with the cast of last night’s show to produce an amusing and fun Junior Play. The children did so well remembering their lines, where they should be and what they should be doing.  […]

703, 2017

Year 3 Visit To Cadbury World.

What a fantastic day we had at Cadbury World today! We learnt lots about the Aztecs and how important chocolate was to them. We also got to sample some lovely chocolate. The children were a […]

103, 2017

Mr D’Arch Smith our Rainforest Explorer

Mr D’Arch Smith visited Year 3 today to tell us all about his rain forest conservation work.  The children enjoyed listening and looking at the sometimes strange, but wonderful, creatures and plants. The highlights included lemurs, […]

2901, 2017

Year 3 Science: What makes objects shiny?

Mrs Davies set Year 3 a Science challenge, to investigate what makes objects shiny?  The children held each object up and asked whether or not it was shiny. They decided that the shiny ones are not sources of light, since light is reflected off them and […]

2301, 2017

Year 3 Explore the Globe!

In our Geography lessons, Year 3 have discovered the continents and oceans of world. With our learning partners, we explored the globes and an atlas to locate and record our findings. For fun, each group then used the interactive whiteboard […]

1701, 2017

Forest School in the Snow.

Year 3 enjoyed a fantastic forest school lesson in the snow. First they explored the snowy Cedars looking for animal tracks. Then, of course, a snowman had to be built. Year 3 enjoyed […]

1312, 2016

Year 3 Christmas Hats.

After a beautiful Christmas dinner and chocolate dessert, Year 3 enjoyed the tradition of showing off their Christmas hats. What a creative bunch! Well Done to Devon who won the prize for the best hat!

712, 2016

Year 3 Victorian Christmas Assembly.

What a fantastic performance 3D gave this morning. They all worked so hard on their lines. In the process the children also learnt alot about the experiences of Victorian children, that we will build upon […]

112, 2016

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. […]

2811, 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 […]

1411, 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, […]

1011, 2016

Happiness!

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 […]

3110, 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 […]

1310, 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 […]

1310, 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 […]