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Author Archives: Mrs L. Garforth

Investigating water transportation in plants in Year 3

This week we have been investigating how water travels through plants. We put white roses into beakers filled with water, and added strong gel food colouring to the water, red, blue and purple. We placed one flower in the fridge, one in a sunny place and one just in the classroom. We thought about how… Continue Reading

The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Celebrations in Year 3

We have really enjoyed learning all about the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee in Year 3. We have took part in lots of activities to learn about this special event. We looked at the Queen’s reign so far since 1952 and we learnt about the immediate Royal Family. We also zoomed in on the Queen’s reign during… Continue Reading

Easter Baskets Design and Technology in Year 3!

We really enjoyed designing and making Easter baskets! We will use them to carry home our Easter chocolate treats. We used basket cut outs as a base and used tissue paper and coloured pencils to decorate our baskets. In addition to this, we added paper flower buds, pearls, diamantes, buttons, ribbons and Easter shapes. We… Continue Reading

Year 3’s trip to East End Library!

What an exciting afternoon we had! We visited East End Library on Shields Road. Our lovely librarian read a fantastic picture book to us, ‘One Button Benny,’ by Alan Windram. We then decorated our own robots like Benny. We then got the opportunity to look around the children’s section and to choose our own library… Continue Reading

Big Quiz 2022 in Year 3

What an exciting morning we had today! We took part in our first ever Big Quiz. The Quiz involved working in teams to answer key questions from our previous History, Geography and Science topics. The topics covered included: The Stone Age, Newcastle and London and Animals Including Humans. There were also some bonus rounds which… Continue Reading

Year 3 trip to Beamish 2022

Today we had a wonderful trip to Beamish Museum! We were transported back in time to the Victorian era, as we dressed up as Victorian school children. We experienced a Victorian lesson in the Beamish Board School where we had to work completely in silence! Next we walked into the town and visited the terraced… Continue Reading