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Year 3

Adults in our class this year are: Our class teacher is Mrs Silverstone Our Teaching Assistant is Mrs Dykes Our PE days are Wednesday and Friday. We hope you enjoy reading our weekly blog below.

Week Ending 25/9/20

Today in P.E we practised our football skills.  We practised dribbling slowly and quickly and we practised stopping the ball.  We also played a dribbling game where we had to keep the ball inside a square.

Week Ending 2/10/20

Our History topic at the moment is the Stone Age.  This week we learned about what people ate during the Stone Age and how they got their food.  We went out into the school field and took it in turns to be  hunters and gatherers looking for animals, nuts, leaves and berries to eat. The gatherers had to be careful by making sure they only gathered food that was safe to eat by reading the information provided.

Week Ending 9/10/20

Our Art topic is linked to our History topic.  As we are learning about the Stone Age we will be making our own cave painting in Art.  We found out that people in the Stone Age used natural materials mixed with water to make paint.  In our Art lesson this week, we made paint using berries and turmeric.  We had a lot of fun!

Week Ending 16/10/20

This week in Science, we started our topic Rocks, Soils and Fossils.  We began looking at the properties of rocks.  We discussed the words hard, soft, cleavage( breaks), friable (crumbles), streak test, colour, lustre (shine) and crystals.  We had a fantastic lesson of looking at and sorting different types of sweets that demonstrated the properties of rocks.  We then recorded our observations.

This week we also looked at sedimentary, metamorphic and igneous rocks.  We made a sedimentary sandwich which helped us to see the different layers of sedimentary rocks.  We also used chocolate chips to make metamorphic and igneous rocks.

Week Ending 23/10/20

This week Christmas arrived in Year 3 as we were busy designing our Christmas cards.  They all look fab.

We also cheered Mr. Mellor on as he ran around the field to raise money for the school.

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