This week Year 3 enjoyed an amazing trip to Stonehenge. We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves and learnt lots of things, as well as making bracelets from reeds. All the children were well behaved and participated well in all the activities and … Continue reading →
Children in Year 3 have been focusing on teamwork this week and working really well together.
In Science they’ve been learning about three different types of rocks – sedimentary, metamorphic and igneous – and having a go at recognising them. Then in English, they’ve been looking at catchy and exciting headlines in newspaper articles and picking out their best, ready to write their own article.
This half term Year 3 are learning about the different types of rocks, how they are formed and the rock cycle. We used Mars Bars to show the different types of rock, sedimentary, igneous and metamorphic.
Last Tuesday, Year 3 enjoyed an interesting and inspirational visit from local Fordingbridge artist Anthony Dobson. The children were shown a variety of styles of painting and presented with a variety of artists, with some of our children recognising artists form pieces of art they have at home.
Our favourite paintings were of cows and had been painted by Anthony. The children were also able to present their own seascape paintings and have taken ideas in order to add depth and texture to their future works of art.
It was a very valuable learning experience for all and has helped to inspire us to carry on creating some great pieces of art.
After a term of practising the ukulele, Year 3 did a fantastic performance this week in front of their parents and Year 4. They sang a total of 5 songs, which included Yellow Submarine and Mamma Mia using various chords. They’ve come a long way since February and with only 5 lessons too!
Year 3 had great fun dressing up for World Book Day and we really enjoyed sharing our favourite books with each other. Our visitor Chris Connaughton gave us some great inspiration for our myth writing this term. We were able … Continue reading →
On Tuesday 26th February Year three and four were lucky to have a visitor from the New Forest. She spoke about the effect plastic has on our environment and we were able to suggest things we can do to reduce our plastic use.