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Author Archives: Miss L. O'Hare

Mechanical Animals in Year 3

We were inspired by the mechanical animals in the story of ‘Leon and the Place Between.’ We designed and created our own versions. We chose either a lion, tiger, bear, horse or elephant to bring to life. We used cardboard templates, paint and split pins to bring our creations to life. We used black felt tip pens to add detail to our creations.

Year 3’s Wall of Fame wc 11.01.21

Year 3 have been producing some superb work this week from home! We have been looking at telling the time in maths, different word families in literacy, practising our 2s, 5s, 10s, 3s and 4s times tables and produced some imaginative writing about snowy and icy weather.Well done, Year 3! Click on the link below… Continue Reading

Amazing Angels in Year 3

On Friday we made our Angel of the North replicas. to finish off our Geography topic comparing the North East to London. We designed the replicas last week, thinking about the intent of our models and how someone might buy one for decoration or how a smaller version could be made even as a Christmas… Continue Reading

Advent 2020 in Year 3

Yesterday was the beginning of Advent and so we decorated our Prayer Area in purple cloths. Each child received a Travelling Crib to take home for the whole of the festive period. This is an opportunity for children and their families to reflect over this festive period of Advent and take part in activities at… Continue Reading

Great Geology in Year 3!

In Year 3 we are exploring ‘Rocks and Soils’ in Science this term. Today we investigated the strength of rocks (hardness test) and also how much water they can absorb. We worked as a class, deciding on a scaled system to judge the strength and water absorption levels. We looked at rocks of all types;… Continue Reading

Spreading Kindness in Year 3

We have had a wonderful week in Year 3 raising awareness of Anti-Bullying Week through our whole school Friendship Week. We have two appointed Friendship Squad members who will help out anyone feeling lonely on the yard. We celebrated Odd Socks day on Monday by wearing odd socks, designing our own pair of odd socks… Continue Reading

Remembrance 2020 in Year 3

Today Year 3 displayed excellent behaviour and respect during our Remembrance Service lead by Mrs Maxwell with music from Miss McDonnell. We also enjoyed making our own poppies this week which we decorated using oil pastels. They will be part of a whole school display! Miss O’Hare brought in a special painting of her great… Continue Reading

Whizz, Crash and Bang in Year 3!

Today we looked at comic strips to learn about how onomatopoeia can be used to bring a piece of writing to life. We then acted out our own scenarios using onomatopoeia speech and effects bubbles – like we were living in our own cartoon or comic strip! Onomatopoeia are words that are also sounds eg.… Continue Reading