Mrs Bainbridge, Mrs Carter, Mrs Smeatham and Mrs Drummond teach in Year 3
Children in Year 3 are in Lower Key Stage Two. Find out what has been happening in our class.
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Today, we used fraction walls to help us find fractions of £1. We had to find which coins would fit in the fractions. This helped us answer questions like ‘what are two tenths of £1?’
We have finished our Ancient Egyptian topic now and to celebrate we had an afternoon full of Egyptian craft. We made mummies and then designed sarcophagi for them to be buried in. We also made clay lids for the canopic jars that they used when they mummified the body….
We have published our biographies about Eugenie Clark. We have enjoyed learning about her life and creating a biography to share.
On Tuesday morning, Y3 visited the Great North Museum to see the Egyptian exhibition. We got to see a real mummy, journey through the afterlife, see a replicate of the Rosetta Stone. We even got a chance to visit the Stone Age exhibit and the gems and fossils too.
Today our Year 3 and Year 4 classes performed at the Gateshead Schools Dance Festival. They opened the show with a fantastic dance to Believer. All the effort that has gone into each PE lesson was worth it for every child to have this experience. We are so proud of…
We were inspired by Eugenie Clark, a female scientist who loved sharks, to create these wonderful pieces of art.
We have been learning about the River Tyne. We have drawn maps, identified settlements along the river and looked at the uses of the river. We have published our work in the form of a double page spread.
It is so important to look after our own mental health. This week, we have completed a Mood Booster and learnt a line dance, meditated and had a go at some yoga. This all helped us feel happy on the inside!
Today we had a visit from Miss Bell who told us all about birds. We became bird experts, identifying their features, colours and their song. We even got the chance to use binoculars to help spot any birds in the school field.
Last week, as part of our Technology work, we made Stone Age stew! We learnt how to chop the vegetables carefully with a knife. Some of them were a bit tough. Once it had cooked in the slow cooker we finally got a taste!