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Welcome to Year Three’s blog page.  We will keep you updated with the fun and exciting things we get up to everyday via our Twitter feed and blog.  We would really appreciate you commenting on our posts and letting us know what you think.

Here is our learner profile for what a Year 3 child will be able to do by the end of the year.

Year 3 Learner Profile

Year 3 news...

The Race to Make Mr. Potato Head continues…

The results so far are very close with 4 classes all having 6 pieces each, and the other classes not far behind. This could be a close run race!
Make sure you are all in school everyday for your class to be in with a chance to win!

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Marvellous mapping

Boys and girls, you’re making so much progress with your mapping skills this year! The children in Year 3 have planned out 3 routes so far and learned over 15 of their OS Map symbols. I’m super impressed!

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Making mummies

We’ve had a fabulous afternoon making mummies!

1. Remove the organs.

2. Rub natron salt into the skin.

3. Wash the body and cover in oils.

4 Wrap in cloth and place in sarcophagus.

5. Put on the death mask!

First, we mummified Ishra, then we made our own mini mummies!

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Parallel circuits in Year 3

Can a 7 year old build a working parallel circuit? These ones can!

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Electrical conductors and insulators

Year 3 have been testing materials to find out if they are electrical conductors or electrical insulators.  They investigated their materials first and tried to make predictions based on what they already knew.

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Photo Frame Project – DT

Our DT project has been great so far! The children have investigated and analysed a range of photo frames. They looked at the designs and what technology had been used to make the stable and strong.

Year 3 have started investigating ways to make materials stronger.  They began by folding, laminating, twisting and layering paper, then tearing it to see which method made the paper strongest.  What did you discover Year 3?

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Static electricity

We’ve had so much fun learning about and playing with static electricity. It’s all about positive and negative charge, and children were able to make toys by transferring electrons from one item to another. Take a look at us playing with the Van De Graf generator and check out this awesome video!

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RE assembly – “Welcome”

Thank you to everyone who came to or contributed to our lovely assembly this morning. Children from all classes were proud to show what they had been learning about Baptism and Confirmation. We are looking forward to learning about Islam next week, which will end in another special assembly next Friday. Do come and join us!

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Meet the Mummy!

We had a great afternoon at the World Museum! History was brought to life…( or should I say death?) when the children helped to mummify a real pharo! What did you have to do class 3?

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Collective worship in Y3

We love our peaceful collective worship time. Have a look at some of our photos… soon the children will be ready to plan their own sessions for the class.

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