Welcome to Year 3 and 4!
We have five classes in Lower Key Stage 2 and our teachers are Mrs Allin, Mrs Watson, Mr Blake, Mrs Pearce and Mrs Jones.
You will find us situated on either side of our fabulous library, enjoying our learning; having fun, exploring new things and developing as life-long learners. Throughout the year we will be investigating the rampaging Romans, Shackleton’s Antarctica and enterprising Egyptians. It's an action packed journey filled with exciting and memorable learning opportunities.
“I like meeting friends and learning new things” – Lewis
“I have a wonderful teacher who helps me” – Jena
To see the planning for this year group, please look at ‘curriculum’ in the information pages of this site.
Year 3 got off to a stunning start last week with their Ancient Egyptian topic. After understanding where, who, when and why, they dressed like an Egyptian and made collars fit for Kings (or Queens!).
Classes also calculated like an Egyptian by solving the pyramid problem to introduce the idea of square numbers.
Finally, Friday was for feasting like an Egyptian where classes made bread, hummus and tabouli before ending the day with everyone's favourite Tiger Nut Sweets!
After learning how to measure and convert metric measurements this week, Year 3 took to the playground to mark out the real lengths of polar animals. They worked out the conversions before mapping out the animals in groups.
Once they were all drawn, we compared them to our own length by lying along side them.
Did you know you can fit two and half 'Josh's in a walrus!
Year 3 are studying the Iron Man by Ted Hughes as part of guided reading this term. This week we used charcoal and chalk pastels to create the Iron Man from the text description.
Hopefully you can see them when you pop in at the topic celebration evening...
To begin Science week, Year 3 took a trip to the wildlife area. They pond dipped, hunted for mini beasts and identified trees through their leaves. We saw newts, frogs and lots of spawn ready to hatch... now onto slime making!
To celebrate World Book Day Year 3 had the theme of Alice in Wonderland. They read the story, cooked tarts, bubbled up potions (using subordinating conjunctions!) and played different card games. Why not see what will happen to you by reading their potion labels on display in the Year 3 area?