Year 3 – Class 8

Miss Robinson, Mrs Blackhall, Mrs Leightley and Miss McLean

In class 8 we love learning new things and have very curious minds! We have fun reading books, writing stories and conducting exciting science experiments that help us learn. We are also a very artistic group and love creating beautiful artwork for displays. Finally, we really enjoy using the computers and iPads to help us learn!

Volcanic Eruptions!

Class 8 have been making paper mache volcanoes over the past few weeks to help them learn about what happens during a volcanic eruption. They used paper, water, PVA glue and a plastic bottle to make the basic shape of a volcano. Once they were dry the children painted...

Santa’s Workshop Continued…

The children have been continuing their Christmas bauble D&T project. Designs have been drawn and chosen, templates have been made, felt has been cut and the sewing has begun. They are currently stitching small objects to their felt such as ribbons pom poms, buttons...

Vicious Volcanoes!

The children have started their new topic and have learnt a lot about volcanoes so far! They have learnt what a volcano is, what happens when a volcano erupts, how volcanic eruptions have affected and continue to affect peoples lives and finally, they have created...

Santa’s Elves Preparing for Christmas! (Bauble designs)

We have designed three different Christmas baubles that we will be making in our D&T classes over the next few weeks. We learnt how to label our designs carefully, thinking about materials and equipment that we will need to make our baubles a success. We will be...

Maths Wizards!

Miss Robinson's maths class have been learning how to use the base 10 resources to help them add 1 and 2 digits to 2 digit or 3 digit numbers. This involved crossing over into the next lot of tens. Some children also used number lines to help with counting. Once the...

Year 3 visit the Centre for Life!

Year 3 visited the Centre for Life last week and expanded their knowledge of light, dark and shadows... We also had lots of fun in other areas of the...

Seeing in the dark!

Class 8 visited the Centre for Life and learnt that some opaque objects reflect light so that you can see them in the dark. They carried out an  investigation around this by putting a small light and different objects, one by one, into a dark box. Then they looked...

Super Scientists – How shadows change during the day!

Class 8 have been learning about how shadows are formed when light is blocked by an object. They have also been learning about how shadows change shape and size throughout the day as the Earth rotates - they now know that the sun does not move across the...

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