Magnetic Madness!

What is attracted to a magnet? Metal? Is all metal attracted to a magnet? These are some of the questions that Year 3 have been investigating in their science lessons. We’ve had lots of fun starting to learn about our new topic of magnetism this week. The children...

Year 3 Poetry Festival

Year 3 have been busy this week practising their poem for the Poetry Festival.  This is a big thing for Year 3, they are performing as individuals in front of the class whilst being assessed so there are quite a few nervous children.  They have been brilliant whilst...

Year 3 Midnight Man

Year 3 have been working on their letters to the Midnight Man (an imaginary mysterious character who “visited” the classroom leaving a box containing stars, a horse shoe, a cloak and an explanatory letter.)  They have been considering how to improve their letter...

Linguascope News

Year 3 visited the ICT room for their Spanish lesson this week where they used our Linguascope subscription to practice their colours vocabulary. The beauty of Linguascope as a learning tool is that it allows all pupils to access games for their own level of Spanish...

Year 3 Day Out to Treak Cliff Caverns

Miss Hart organised Year 3 a special trip to the Caverns at Treak Cliff as part of their work on rocks.  We walked and took in the beautiful scenery, looking at the sedimentary rock and seeing if we could see the change in terrain resulting from the Mam Tor Landslide...

Orienteering

The year 3 children had great fun applying their knowledge of map skills.  They used a key to help them locate different landmarks and successfully completed an orienteering course around the games pitches.

Year 3 – Outdoor Guided Reading

After a long morning of Maths and English, Year 3 were happy to move on to their Guided Reading lesson.  It was made even more exciting as these lessons were outside today, how lucky to have such beautiful grounds to sit and work in! This little group were reading a...

Main Prep Readopoly

Our new reading challenge has arrived! Can you win the challenge? Read on to find out what you need to do….. Over the next 7 weeks, we would like you to attempt as many of the challenges on the Readopoly board game as you can. You need to move around the board in...

Year 3 Car Design

Year 3 have had fun developing their engineering skills this half term. The task was to design, build and test an elastic band propelled car, which is precisely what they have managed to do! From the beginnings of the design stage, through to the final stages of...

Using the Force!

Year 3 have been investigating the link between the size and strength of magnets by using paperclips to compare the strengths of different magnets. We looked at a variety of different metals: aluminium, mild steel, stainless steel, copper, lead, cast iron, zinc, brass...