Year 3

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Welcome to Year 3

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Sports Day

Everyone had a fantastic sports day Thorp Academy. On behalf of all of the children, staff and parents we would like to thank the fantastic sports leaders for running the event so...

Art Workshop with Lesley Rose 

Last Friday, an animation artist called Lesley Rose visited Blaydon West Primary School to work with our children and their parents. They worked together to create some wonderful animation artwork. First of all they created their very own characters and setting out of...

Year 3 visit Jorvik!

Today Year 3 have been on a very exciting trip to the Jorvik centre! To begin their day, Year 3 had the fantastic opportunity to travel on the train from Newcastle to York. The children thoroughly enjoyed this as it was the first time many of the children had ever...

Year 3 and 4 love visiting Blaydon Library!

This morning, Year 3 and 4 enjoyed another fantastic visit to the library! We enjoyed a preview of a brand new book which hasn't yet been released- how exciting! We then had the opportunity to draw, describe and create some designs for our very own tree houses based...

It’s all Greek to me!

Last Tuesday, Year 3 had a Greek Day! Their day was based all around their D and T project - to design and make their very own Greek salad. The children worked extremely hard to choose and prepare their own fresh ingredients ready for their salads. They learned how to...

Sampling and tasting healthy foods!

Last week in Year 3, we looked at a range of salads which could already be purchased in supermarkets. After that, we tasted a range of different foods that we could put into our very own Greek salad. We tasted and rated each ingredient based on its colour, taste and...

Spectacular Spelling Fun!

In Year 3, we have been having great fun practising our spellings using a range of different activities. This week we have been using the rocket game to help us practise how to add the 'ly' suffix onto a range of different root words. Check out how much fun we...

Live Tales Workshop

This morning Year 3 and Year 4 enjoyed a fantastic workshop at the Live Theatre in Newcastle using their creative writing skills! During the workshop they worked as a team to write the beginning of a story with the title - The Rise of the Epic Fat Man. They all worked...

Spring Flowers Art Competition Winners

Mrs Storey our art coordinator asked the whole school to paint some spring flowers to display in our school art gallery. All of the children thoroughly enjoyed working extremely hard to produce their best work and Mrs Storey found it really difficult to choose a...

Prepositions, prepositions, prepositions! 

In Year 3, we have been learning all about what prepositions are and how to use them to enhance our writing. To do this, we had pictures of imaginary dreamscapes and we used view finders to help us to focus on key areas to describe. This helped us to produce some...

Movement Mechanisms!

In Design and Technology, Year 3  have been designing, making and evaluating their very own robot with movement mechanisms. They were inspired to design their very own robot while we were reading our class novel 'The Iron Man'. We started by looking at a range of...

Preparation for the Dance Festival

Year 3 have been working extremely hard with their dance coach, in order to develop and practise their very own dance routine! They have been working tirelessly to think of innovative and unique dance moves to incorporate into their dance. Over the next few weeks,...

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