1210, 2017

Year 3 – Money In Maths

On Wednesday 11th October, some of Year 3 were introduced to money by our Acting Deputy Head, Mr Cook.  He talked with the children about the difference between pounds(£) and pennies.  Some children made us […]

1210, 2017

Main Prep Disco Gets Underway!

The children were full of excitement and fun prior to actually going into the gym for their school disco.  Dave Dee was ready and the time had come for the hair brushing, waxing, spraying to […]

2509, 2017

Year 3 PE

Year 3 today have been practising their balance, co-ordination and communication skills during PE.  Mr Kelly has been with the children helping them to catch, run and score during various games of Bench […]

1509, 2017

Wonderful Wands and Wishes

Our Game:  After break today Years 3 and 4 got together again to work with their buddies.  They played a great warm up game of “1,2,3 Where Are You?”  This is where the children scatter themselves all over […]

709, 2017

Buddy Time!

Year 3 and Year 4 caught up with each other today for a buddy session after break.  They sat in the outdoor classroom and had some special time sitting with with their buddy and working […]

509, 2017

Year 3’s Welcome to Main Prep!

Its been a busy day for our new Year 3 class.  Miss Hart has given them a tour of the building and given them lots of information to help them settle into their new environment.  […]

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. […]