Y3: Gallery

Exploding Volcanoes

Date: 25th Oct 2019 @ 4:29pm

To end our topic on natural disasters, today we exploded our own volcanoes. The children were amazed and loved the effects.

Place Value

Date: 22nd Sep 2019 @ 9:42am

Year 3 have settled into the juniors well. In Maths, we have been looking at Place value and number lines to 1000. The children worked in pairs, finding numbers to 1000 on a number line.

They used place value cards and counters to understand the value of each digit.

On Thursday and Friday, we added and subtracted 1, 10 and 100 to a 2 and 3 digit number. 

Martin Mere

Date: 17th Jul 2019 @ 4:34pm

We had an amazing day today at Martin Mere Wetland Centre. The children saw a variety of wildlife and we even managed to feed some of the birds in the Waterfowl Gardens. After our walk, we were taken by the guides to the Wild Walk were the children identified different species of plants. We even walked to the Wetland area to look out over the wetlands. At the end of the day, the children enjoyed a play on the play area.


Date: 9th Jun 2019 @ 10:21am

The year 3 and 4 children had lots of fun in their science workshops this week. They have been creating their own digestive systems and making lava lamps; which has helped them develop their understanding of the human body and the properties of materials. Lots of fantstic results through their hard work!

The James Roby 'Tag' Rugby festival.

Date: 3rd May 2019 @ 3:50pm

Some Children were selected today to represent Lyme at the James Roby 'Tag' Rugby trophy at Newton Storm RLFC. Team Lyme did us proud scoring lots of tries and making some fantastic tackles. The children then got to meet St.Helens rugby legend James Roby and Saints Mascot Boots. Great team work Lyme!

Would you rather live in the Med?

Date: 29th Apr 2019 @ 8:27am

To begin our Learning Challenge this term 'Would you rather live in the Med?' the children in Year 3 took part in a Mediterranean food tasting. We tasted food from Italy, France, Greece and Spain. The children enjoyed the afternoon and some children found new foods that they like.

Stone Age Assembly

Date: 18th Feb 2019 @ 9:23am

To complete our topic on the Stone Age, year 3 performed an assembly in front of the school and their parents and carers. The performance was a great success. Well done to everyone.

Stone Age Day

Date: 12th Jan 2019 @ 9:36pm

To introduce our new topic on the Stone Age, we had a special visitor come into class and tell us all about the Stone Age. The children learned lots of interesting facts about Stone age people and how they survived. We even got to hold a Mammoths tooth. 

Learning Challenge Finale

Date: 20th Dec 2018 @ 3:46pm

For our final WOW on Natural Disasters, we exploded our own volcanoes. At the end of last week we made volcanoes and today we had fun watching them erupt.

Learning Challenge display

Date: 19th Dec 2018 @ 4:21pm

Well done to all those children who have brought in home learning projects this term. There were some fantastic models and art work of natural disasters.


Tree Planting

Date: 10th Dec 2018 @ 4:56pm

On Friday, Year 3 were lucky enough to be asked to plant trees in our school field. The Mersey Forest organisation and one of St Helens Park Rangers came to help us. We planted many saplings which will grow to help our environment.

Art Day

Date: 29th Oct 2018 @ 9:38pm

Year 3 looked at the famous artist Claude Monet. We found out lots of interesting facts and then created our own version of Monet's garden using finger prints and a range of colours. We produced some very effective pieces of art.

What did the Greeks do for us?

Date: 1st Oct 2018 @ 10:02pm

To introduce the start of our Learning Challenge 'What did the Ancient Greeks do for us?' we held our very own Greek day. The children came in dressed as Ancient Greeks and throughout the day we had lots of Greek activities. To start the day we learnt the Greek alphabet, made a Greek crown and then had our very own Greek Olympics. To end the day the children tasted some Greek food. Here are some photos from the day.


Date: 13th Jun 2018 @ 4:05pm

There were some fanatstic performances from our Year 3 children on our sports day and the team spirit they showed was fanatstic! Thank you to all our parents for their support!


Date: 8th Jun 2018 @ 3:43pm

Year 3 had a fantastic time today looking at different plants in the local area with Scott the Ranger. We learnt some new plant names and how plants spread through seed dispersal.


Date: 27th Apr 2018 @ 4:03pm

The Year 3 children enjoyed trying a variety of Mediterranean foods last week from Brioche from France and Chorizo from Spain to Ricotta cheese from Italy. They loved tasting and describing all the different foods, though they weren't so sure about the olives!

Stone Age Stewed Fruit

Date: 9th Feb 2018 @ 1:29pm

As a 'Final Ta Dah' to our LCC on the Stone Age the children made stewed fruit as they would have eaten at that time. They used lots of lovely berries, nuts and honey and then wrote instructions on how to make it. Most of them thoroughly enjoyed it; others were not so sure as seen in the pictures below!

Chef Academy

Date: 9th Feb 2018 @ 1:19pm

Year 3 had a fantastic time when the 'Chef Academy' visited our school. They showed lots of enthusiasm and their cooking skills were fabulous! They made sweet chilli noodles which looked delicious and I am sure they tasted it too!

Stone Age Day

Date: 14th Jan 2018 @ 8:04pm

Year 3 had an absolutely fantastic time when Clud came in to see us for our Stone Age day. They took part in lots of fun activities and games and learnt so many interesting facts. They got to hold a tooth of a woolly mammoth (which was the size of an ipad!) and feel some reindeer fur as well as learning how to make fire. The children all looked fantastic, a big thank you to all the parents for producing some great costumes. 

Erupting Volcanoes

Date: 18th Dec 2017 @ 3:44pm

Year 3 thoroughly enjoyed erupting their volcanoes on Wednesday with some fantastic results! Some children even went and had another go at home! All the children have loved this Natural Disasters Learning Challenge and especially the exploding finale!

Making Volcanoes

Date: 11th Dec 2017 @ 4:07pm

The Year 3 children have been busy making volcanoes as part of our Learning Challenge on Natural Disasters. They will be erupting them later in the week so look out for the videos!


Date: 22nd Nov 2017 @ 9:05pm

The children in Year 3 had a fantastic time practising their estimation skills. These skills are so important for maths; to help them identify errors and make sensible guesses about what calculations will equal. The children worked in teams to estimate a variety of things; from letters on a page to pockets in the class. They showed an excellent understanding and used some fantastic strategies!


Date: 19th Nov 2017 @ 2:49pm

We had a fantastic time on our Ancient Greek day.

The children took part in lots of activities such as making Greek headressess, writing their name in Greek letters, creating their own mosaics, tasting some Greek food and taking part in an Ancient Greek Olympics.

Maths Board Games 2

Date: 19th Jul 2017 @ 11:32am

Y5 children have been busy making Maths Board Games for the Y3 children in the past week. 

Keibhy Powell in Y5 said, " First we looked at different types of board games which gave us inspiration and ideas for our own. We then planned our board games in our books and wrote down the instructions. After that, we looked at the Y3 maths curriculum and this was how we found out questions to ask the children. We then made it in real-life and made 3d touches to them to make them look more appealing."

Joel Thompson in Y3 said, "I really enjoyed the board games. They are really fun and no one is playing unfairly. I've been learning a lot of things like 6 X 50 is 300 and it was easy to work out!"


The children have all worked very hard and had a great time this morning.

Yoga Club

Date: 31st Oct 2016 @ 12:28pm

Y3 and Y4 have enjoyed taking part in the Yoga Bananas technique yoga sessions this Autumn half term. They have been learning about the different yoga asanas (poses) and breathing techniques through story, songs, games, partner activities and relaxation activities. They practiced using all they had learnt in the last session completing the Yoga Olympic Games.

Lyme Community Primary, Lyme St, Newton-le-Willows WA12 9HD