Year 3

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YEAR 3

Welcome to Year 3

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Spooktacular Science week mix-up morning!

As part of our Spooktacular science week we took part in a mix up morning. Each year group was split up and mixed with other year groups in KS2. In our activity with Mrs Brown we researched the question : What makes bats spookily clever in the dark? We all had lots of...

Amazing Alliteration!

Year 3 had a fantastic morning at Blaydon Library! We listened to an extract of Fantastic Mr Fox and discussed alliteration. We then found some interesting alliteration that matched our names and used it to write a story in our groups. We each took turns to write a...

Super swimmers in Year 3!

Last Thursday, Year 3 had their first swimming lesson at Blaydon Leisure Centre. They learned all about the rules of the pool, how to stay safe in the water and discussed what they are going to be doing over the next year. As a result, they were all so excited to go...

Jorvik Viking Centre

Year 3 had a fantastic Friday travelling to York, by train, to visit the Jorvik Viking Centre. The children's behaviour, enthusiasm and attitude was impeccable and they were all excellent representatives of our school. First, we had the opportunity to explore the DIG...

Playtime Fun!

During playtime we have lots of fun with our friends playing on our timber trail, playing with different equipment and relaxing with our friends on our bean...

Technology Tom at Blaydon West!

What a wonderful and exciting morning for all of our children! Technology Tom had an array of different objects and machines which he demonstrated using our children to show many different theories. Air, gravity and water power were all shown through a series of...

Musical Books

Year 3 had a fantastic visit to Blaydon Library this morning! The librarian read an extract of a book, Arctic Hero, and explained to the children that this was a bibliography. We then talked about the features of a biography - the children were intrigued and wanted to...

Triad Patterns

In their recorder lesson this afternoon, Year 3 have been learning to play different triad patterns and were focusing on recognising G, B and D on the stave. They were also thinking about which fingers move from B to D and identifying G, B and D as low, middle or high...

Investigating Friction

In our science topic of forces and magnets we have been investigating friction. We experimented by changing the surface on a ramp and measured what height the ramp needed to be lifted to for the car to travel down. Some of the surfaces we used were a whiteboard, some...

Silver Award

Year 3 have been learning to play the recorder since September and have received their Silver Award. The children have been working extremely hard refining their skills and have shown excellent perseverance with playing a new...

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