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Year 3 Class of 2016 - 2017

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smiley Welcome to Year 3 smiley

Spring term overview, Light wonderful light.

Some of the Year 3 pupils took part in a football festival at Meadowfield. Everyone had a great time, thank you for the parents that helped us with transport. Please see link below for our photos.

Skipping Festival 2017

 

Bronze awards: Year 3 class (Skipping Dance)

 

Silver awards: Patrick Hamill (Double bounce boy), Lillyanne Bage (Double bounce girl), Edward Dodds (Side swing boy), Holly Emerson (Side swing girl), Keep the pot boiling team (Molly Summerson, Ben Lawton, Ross Johnson, William Neal, Aidan Green, Oliver Hood, Lucy Hodgson, Jake Kemp, Cara Moody.)

 

Gold awards: Evan Dibb (Cross over boy), Oisin Martin (Pretzel boy.)

 

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Dance Festival 2017, 'What a feeling.' We all had a great time learning and performing this dance. Thank you for all the parents who supported us and came to see one of our performances.

We had fun doing Judo.

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Painting Christian symbols, we found at the Church, onto pebbles.

Painting Christian symbols, we found at the Church, onto pebbles. 1
Painting Christian symbols, we found at the Church, onto pebbles. 2
Painting Christian symbols, we found at the Church, onto pebbles. 3
Painting Christian symbols, we found at the Church, onto pebbles. 4
Painting Christian symbols, we found at the Church, onto pebbles. 5
Painting Christian symbols, we found at the Church, onto pebbles. 6

Puppet week 2017!

 

Day four: Recieving our puppet certificates

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Day four: Recieving our puppet certificates 7
Day four: Recieving our puppet certificates 8

Day three: Performing our shadow puppet shows

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Day two: Writing our play scripts and making our string puppets.

Day two: Writing our play scripts and making our string puppets. 1
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Day two: Writing our play scripts and making our string puppets. 8

Day One: Learning about shadows and designing our puppets.

Day One: Learning about shadows and designing our puppets. 1
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All Saints visit: This half term year 3 have been looking at Christian symbols. As part of this topic we visited All saints church with some adult helpers. We found lots of symbols including: the cross, fire, a dove, a boat and we talked about the symbol of the lamb. We all had a great afternoon and learned new things about Christianity and the stories from the Bible.

All Saints visit: This half term year 3 have been looking at Christian symbols. As part of this topic we visited All saints church with some adult helpers. We found lots of symbols including: the cross, fire, a dove, a boat and we talked about the symbol of the lamb. We all had a great afternoon and learned new things about Christianity and the stories from the Bible. 1
All Saints visit: This half term year 3 have been looking at Christian symbols. As part of this topic we visited All saints church with some adult helpers. We found lots of symbols including: the cross, fire, a dove, a boat and we talked about the symbol of the lamb. We all had a great afternoon and learned new things about Christianity and the stories from the Bible. 2
All Saints visit: This half term year 3 have been looking at Christian symbols. As part of this topic we visited All saints church with some adult helpers. We found lots of symbols including: the cross, fire, a dove, a boat and we talked about the symbol of the lamb. We all had a great afternoon and learned new things about Christianity and the stories from the Bible. 3

Young Enterprise:Our Community

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Over the past two weeks year three have been learning about our community with Young Enterprise. In week one we learned about the services are community provide and the importance of everyone who is apart of it. We then voted, using voting slips, on what our empty shop should be. We decided we needed a Police Station. In week two we looked at money. We all were given a job and paid for them. However, the government workers did not get paid. We all had to pay our taxes so the government workers were paid. We all enjoyed learning about our community, thank you to Mr Davis for coming into school.

Autumn term Overview, The Stone Age to the Iron Age.

Adam Busnell spent a day with us. He taught us a lot of things including that we are all brilliant writers.

See all our Fossil experiments here. We really enjoyed them and learned about two different types of fossils.

The countries of the world! Click to watch!

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Click above to watch Year 3 singing the 'Countries of the World' song!

We have been learning about Advent and Christianity. Here is our class Advent calendar.

We have been learning about Advent and Christianity. Here is our class Advent calendar. 1

Design and Technology Day 24th November. We learnt all about structures, the power of the triangle and made photo frames to take home. Thank you for all the parent helpers who joined us.

3rd November, we classified rocks into 4 groups.

3rd November, we classified rocks into 4 groups. 1
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3rd November, we classified rocks into 4 groups. 4

We experimented with different printing techniques and we then individually evaluated which printing technique we thought was the best for our cave art.

 

We voted on all the printing techniques and Tile printing and Hand printing were the most popular.

 

We designed our tiles and created them before printing in earthy colours onto our paper.

 

We finished our cave art of with our hand prints and drawing images with our fingers.

 

We are very proud of our cave art just as the Stone Age people were proud of their art!

Year 3's Cave Painting!

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Quicksticks Hockey 18th October 2016

Making 3D models with Playdough!

European Day, we learnt a new French Song about our bodies.

European Day, we learnt a new French Song about our bodies. 1
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European Day, we learnt a new French Song about our bodies. 3
European Day, we learnt a new French Song about our bodies. 4

In Science we have been learning about the nutrients we get from all the food groups and why we need these nutrients to stay healthy.

 

We learnt that we need carbohydrates as they give us energy. They give us energy as our bodies turn the carbohydrates into sugar which is then used as energy.

 

We did an experiment to test this. As homework we chewed a piece of white bread for 3 minutes, as bread is a carbohydrate. Most of us found that the bread started to taste like sugar in our mouths as our saliva was turning the carbohydrates into sugar.

 

Some of us even thought it tasted like Candy Floss!

 

We had a lot of fun learning about nutrients and conducting the experiment at home with our families!

 

Why don't you try it?

We took part in Hoopstarz and learnt alot of new tricks!

We looked at the timeline of the Stone Age to the Iron Age outside. We realised our topic covers 500,000 years!

In the first week of term we made name badges and pledged to follow the Finchale School Rules.

In the first week of term we made name badges and pledged to follow the Finchale School Rules. 1
In the first week of term we made name badges and pledged to follow the Finchale School Rules. 2
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