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Planting Sweetpeas in Year 3

Today we all planted a sweet pea seed. We placed the seed in compost and made sure it had plenty of water to drink. Our seeds need sunlight, water and warmth to survive so we will make sure we look after our seedling every day. We also placed one seedling in a dark cupboard, one in the fridge and another will not have any water. From this we can observe what happens next.


Reception have been learning about patterns. They hunted for patterns in the outdoor area and found lots of repeating, stripes and shape patterns: We also looked closely at natural patterns in tree trunks and logs and created their own observational drawings as well as investigating patterns in honeycomb and representing the pattern using printing techniques.… Continue Reading


Reception enjoyed learning about Easter which is a very special time in the Church’s calendar! They created repeating patterns on Easter eggs: The Easter egg hunt was lots of fun: The children and families created wonderful egg designs for the school competition: Look at the wonderful cards we made in the creative area for our… 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

Whitehouse Farm Centre

Reception visited Whitehouse Farm Centre as part of their ‘Spring – New Life’ theme. The children had an amazing day and loved all the experiences on offer at the farm! The children saw and fed lots of different animals at the farm including cows, pigs, ponies and sheep as well as bottle feeding the baby… 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