Y3: Gallery

Y3 Language Detectives!

Date: 29th Nov 2023 @ 9:33am

Our Y3 class have been doing really well in developing their French language skills! Here they are sharing the instructions song they have learned this week. 

Inter Faith Week Assembly

Date: 23rd Nov 2023 @ 3:27pm

Today, Years 1 to 6 have participated in Inter Faith Week Assembly.

Inter Faith Week occurs every November (for 8 days following Rememberance Sunday).  The children have thought and reflected on:-

* Friendships amongst different faiths - what this means and how they could be a better friend.

* Social and Community Action Projects - the children watched a video about the creation of the Watford Peace Garden.

In conjuction with the Rights Respecting Team and Miss Evans, the children have been asked to think about:-

What could we do as a school to make to make our community a better place for people of all faiths and religions?

The children have been asked to send their ideas to Miss Evans and the RRS Team before Monday 11th December, 2023.

Y3 and Y4 Diversity Education Workshop

Date: 22nd Nov 2023 @ 12:19pm

This morning, year 3 and Y4 have participated in a Diveristy Workshop - organised by the charity Diversity Role Models.

The children have thought about :-

* What is diversity?
* What is bullying?
* A family is ...
* Different types of families
* What is identity? 
* Our unique identity 

Year 3 Learning

Date: 23rd Oct 2023 @ 7:55pm

Year 3 have had a very busy half term ... take a look at some of our Learning Walls.

RE: How and why have some people served God?
PSHRE: How can we be a good friend? 
History: Would you prefer to live in the Stone Age, Bronze Age or Iron Age?
Science: Where do rocks and fossils come from?
Computing: Coding 
English: The Iron Man 
Maths: Place Value and Addition 

Stone Age Art - Part 2

Date: 23rd Oct 2023 @ 4:13pm

Today, we have been experimenting with a range of techniques to create natural paints.

We have then added details to our Cave Walls (that we created in the previous lesson).

Finally, we added colour to our Cave Wall paintings.

Stone Age Art - Part 1

Date: 16th Oct 2023 @ 4:08pm

This afternoon, Year 3 have been on a nature walk to collect natural materials for our Stone Age Art - just like people from the Stone Age would have done.

Then, we practised our art skills - seeing what colours these natural materials would make.

Also, we used lentils and pulses to create our cave wall backgrounds - ready for our final pieces next week.

It was fun ... if a little messy! 

Science - The Layers of the Earth

Date: 6th Oct 2023 @ 4:40pm

Today, in Year 3, we have had lots of fun ... making a dirt pudding to represent the different layers of the Earth.

Ginger Biscuit - for the top soil
Chocolate Mousse - for the sub soil
Apple - for the bedrock
Orea Biscuit - for the Earth's crust
Strawberry Sauce - for the mantle

It was super and the best part was getting to eat the pudding once we had made it! 

Unit: What is it like to play in a band?

Date: 27th Sep 2023 @ 3:21pm

In Year 3, we have been thinking about : What is it like to play in a band?

We have listened to a range of music including:-

Disco - Love What We Do
Jazz - Oh When The Saints Go Marchin' In
Folk - My Bonnie Lies Over The Ocean

We have learned to sing these songs and then we have used the glockenspiels to show our musical talents.

It has been fun performing these songs. 

Y3 Photography workshop

Date: 18th Jul 2023 @ 11:43am

During Arts Week, Y3 enjoyed a photography workshop with Henry Iddon. They had the opportunity to think about something they want to achieve - they then made a plan, took photographs, printed the images and added extra details using sharpies! 

Y3 Food: Vegetable Tarts

Date: 18th Jul 2023 @ 11:36am

This term, Y3 have found out about seasonal vegetables in the UK and chosen which ones to include in a vegetable tart design. They have improved their peeling, slicing and cutting technique to make their finished products.

Y3 Textiles: Cross stitch and applique

Date: 18th Jul 2023 @ 11:23am

Y3 have enjoyed designing and making their own bookmarks in Design Technology this term. They have used running stitch to attached their applique design and cross stitch to enhance the appearance of their finished product. 

Y3 - The Joe Wicks Challenge

Date: 15th Jun 2023 @ 4:41pm

As part of our Sports Week - the Year 3 children have been watching some of Joe Wick's (The Body Coach) videos.

We have then discussed the importance of being healthy and having a fitness routine.

Today, we worked in teams to create our own Joe Wick's style routines and shared them with the rest of our class.

It was fun - but the exercises were tricky - especially in the heat! 

Y3 Learning Walls - Summer Term 1

Date: 6th Jun 2023 @ 8:30am

Another very busy half term for Y3 - answering learning questions such as:-

RE - Why are the Gurus important to Sikhs?

PSHRE - Why should we eat well and look after our teeth?

Science - What does a plant need to survive?

Maths - Fractions

English - The Firework Maker's Daughter

Take a look at some of our work. 

School Nurse Visit to Y3

Date: 19th May 2023 @ 2:30pm

Today, we have been visited by the school nurse to help us learn a little more about our Learning Question:-

Why should we eat well and look after our teeth?

We learned all about the differnt types of teeth, when our baby teeth start to come out and the importance of a healthy diet for our teeth.

We also got to practise how to brush our teeth correctly - using a large scale model of a set of teeth. 

It was fun!



Reading Ambassador Meeting

Date: 26th Apr 2023 @ 11:14am

Our Scholastic book fair raised £381.11 for school.  We can now use this money to buy some new books for our school library.  Our reading ambassadors asked their classes about the types of books that they would like.  During our meeting today we shared ideas, searched the Scholastic website to find exciting, new books and completed an order form. 

We look forward to reading the new books once they arrive. 

Y3 Learning Walls Spring Term 2 2023

Date: 29th Mar 2023 @ 3:37pm

Another busy half term for Y3 - take at look at our Learning Walls.

RE: What do Christians mean by the Holy Spirit?
PSHRE: What makes a community?
Geography: Would you like to live in North America?
Science: How do we stand tall?
Computing: How and why do we stand tall?

Y3 Science Investigation: Does the length of your arm/leg affect how far you can jump and throw?

Date: 18th Mar 2023 @ 3:05pm

This half term, Year 3 have been learning about why we have a skeleton and the names of the bones in our bodies. We were asked to investigate the following questions:

*Do people with longer legs jump further?

*Can people with longer arms throw further? 

We worked in small groups to plan and carry out our investigation. Next week we will be using a spreadsheet on Purple Mash to create a graph of our results and then writing our conclusion in an email to Mr. Leather (our PE Leader).

Performance Poetry in Year 3

Date: 5th Mar 2023 @ 5:38pm

This week, Year 3 have learned the poem 'Onomatopoeia' by Joseph Coelho. They have investigated rhyme and onomatopoeic words and used them to write their own version of the poem in pairs. Watch their super performances!

Tom Palmer visit

Date: 3rd Mar 2023 @ 2:24pm

Tom Palmer visited Lyme today. 

Tom is an award winning author and has sold over half a million books.  He met with Year 5 and 6 today to answer their questions and tell them all about how he became an author.  Tom even did a book signing session and lots of children have started to read his books already. 

Thank you Tom for inspiring us to read and write our own stories. 



World Book Day in Year 3

Date: 2nd Mar 2023 @ 12:24pm

We have all really enjoyed World Book Day in Year 3! Using the words we dressed up as, we designed the front cover of our own book. We have also listened to different authors reading stories and talked about our favourite books.

Y3: French Carnival

Date: 2nd Mar 2023 @ 12:16pm

This week in French, Year 3 have used their learning from last half term to talk about the French nouns for different animals. Then they made animal masks as part of developing their understanding of French traditions, such as carnivals. 

Y3's Class assembly: The Romans

Date: 23rd Feb 2023 @ 10:40am

Our Y3 children shared their history learning with their families today by performing a play all about The Romans. They tried so hard with learning and delivering their lines; developing thier drama skills and performing several songs - including one with sign language.

They have thoroughly enjoyed this topic - especially the unusual parts, for example using vomit rooms and shared baths! All the children can now answer the key learning question: 'What did the Romans do for us?'

Y3 Number Day

Date: 20th Feb 2023 @ 1:21pm

For NSPCC Number Day, Y3 took part in different activities: 

*We listened to a 'number story' and a maths poem by Valerie Bloom.

*Talked about 'needs' and 'wants' linked to our rights-respecting work.

*Took part in a problem-solving challenge.

*Continued with our learning of our timetables through song and on TT Rockstars - we now LOVE going on this at home too!

Y3 Mental Health week

Date: 20th Feb 2023 @ 1:11pm

During Children's Mental Health week, we took part in lots of different activities to promote positive mental health. We enjoyed an outdoor scavenger hunt which encouraged the children to look for things which made them feel happy/relaxed in the natural environment; we talked about the benefits of being outside on our mental health. During Reward Time, we made 'breathing wands' which can be used to support us when we have uncomfortable feelings, decorated biscuits and did 'scribble art' - all activities to support positive mental health. 

Y3 learning this half term

Date: 20th Feb 2023 @ 1:05pm

Our Y3 children have been very busy this half term!

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