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Class 3 

Welcome to our class page!  Read on to find out what we have been doing in class 3.  At the bottom of the page, you will see our curriculum newsletter and our parent information session PowerPoint.

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SCIENCE    10/2/22

Mrs Tait has been teaching us about light in science, and we today we really enjoyed measuring shadows.

SAFER INTERNET DAY   8/2/22

The whole school were involved in Safer Internet Day and this year the theme was 'Relationships and Respect'.  We looked at different examples of online chat, and the children suggested how they would have responded if somebody was unkind to them.  The main message we learnt was to speak to a trusted adult if we are worried or upset about anything online.

CODING 7.2.22

We've really enjoyed learning how to code using Scratch on the laptops this week.

AUTHOR EVENT    2/2/22

On Wednesday, we joined a live author event with Georgina Stevenson, author of Climate Action.  We enjoyed learning about the impact of our actions on the planet and changes we can make to improve the environment.

A WELL DESERVED TREAT!   28/1/22

This week, class 3 managed to achieve their 10th and final medal, meaning they had reached their class target!  The class decided they wanted to watch a movie and eat popcorn.  Most children voted to watch 'Early Man' which we all enjoyed.  We turned the lights off and tucked into delicious popcorn - it felt like we were really at the cinema!  We are now working towards our next class target.

YORKSHIRE WATER ONLINE WORKSHOP 26/1/22

Today, we took park in an online workshop, to find out all about water.  It was fascinating and we learnt lots of facts:

 

70% of our planet is covered in water

97% of the water on our planet is salt water that we can't drink

3% of the water is drinkable but:

2% of this water is in the polar caps (frozen), which means only:

1% of the water on our planet is in our water cycle - this is the water that the dinosaurs drank, and the water that the Romans bathed in!

 

We learnt how our water is cleaned and how we can save water.  Thank you to Victoria and Emma from Yorkshire for a really interesting morning.

 

SPEECH MARKS

This week we have been learning how to add speech marks into our writing.  We found using pasta shapes really helped!

HAPPY NEW YEAR!  7/1/22

I hope everyone enjoyed the Christmas holiday.  Click on the link below to find out what we will be learning this half term.

CHURCH SERVICE 9.12.21

Today we took part in a beautiful church service at St Mary's Church. Class 3 acted out the Nativity story and did such a fantastic job. 

RUDOLF  13.12.21

We are really getting into the spirit of Christmas this week! We hope you like our Rudolf artwork.

STONE AGE ART 18.11.21

In our art lesson this week, we looked at Stone Age art and found out how and why they created them.  Then it was our turn to have a go!  We made our own caves under the tables and really enjoyed using chalks - it was much more difficult than we anticipated!

THESAURUS WORK 16.11.21

This morning, we learnt how to use a thesaurus to find synonyms of common words.  We tried to find ambitious alternatives to make our writing even better!

TRIP TO YORKSHIRE SCULPTURE PARK 4/11/21

We had a fantastic day!  The sun was shining and the beautiful autumnal leaves were falling from the trees.  We saw some very interesting and thought provoking sculptures, including those of Barbara Hepworth.  There were lots of tired children on the coach home!

HAVE A GREAT HALF TERM! 22/10/21

You've all worked extremely hard this half term. Enjoy the rest at home and I look forward to seeing you all on Tuesday 2nd November.

BARBARA HEPWORTH 21/10/21

We have all thoroughly enjoyed finding about Barbara Hepworth's life and work.  We can't wait to visit the Yorkshire Sculpture Park to see her work in real life.

MATHS GAMES  13/10/21

In maths we are learning about addition and subtraction.  We have been working with numbers up to 100 and we've learnt about different methods to solve our problems.  There are some great games at www.ictgames.com. Click on the link if you would like to do some extra practise!

MARVELLOUS MAGNETS!  11/10/21

In science we have been learning about magnets.  Today, our challenge was to make our paperclip float. We were given a bar magnet, some fishing wire, Sellotape, Lego and a paperclip.  We learnt that when the paper clip is suspended in mid-air, the magnet is pulling it upward and gravity is pulling it downward. 

ONLINE RIVERS WORKSHOP 04/10/21

Earlier this week, we took part in an online workshop with Claire from the Rivers and Canals Trust.  We learnt about well-known rivers in the UK and the world, many of which we had already heard of.   The focus of Claire's workshop was to discuss flooding and why it occurs.  We even looked at a map of our school and we were relieved to see that the risk of flooding is low.  Thank you Claire for an exciting session, the knowledge you shared with us will really help us with the rest of our rivers topic in geography.

#HELLOYELLOW 8/10/21

Today was World Mental Health Day. We all wore yellow and donated money to the charity YoungMinds.  

CLIMBING WALL 7/10/21

Everyone had a go on the climbing wall this afternoon.  We all cheered each other on, encouraging one another to climb a little higher.  Well done to everyone.

HARVEST WORSHIP 1/10/21

We hope you enjoyed watching our Harvest Festival.  We had so much fun singing "Riding Tractors is Fun" whilst creating our watercolour pictures.  Here are a few pieces of artwork. 

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