Year 3 – Class 8

Mr Lunec

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!

Staying Safe on the Internet!

The children have learnt a lot in PSHE about how to stay safe on computers and when using the internet. We have discussed; Who you should tell if something happens on the computer and you don't know what it is, whether you should give out personal information or not,...

Magnificent Magnets!

Class 8 have started learning about magnets in their new science topic. They carried out a 'scrap yard challenge' last week to work out which materials were magnetic and which weren't - they learnt that magnetic materials are made of metal, but that not all metals are...

Telling a story through pictures…

We have been reading a story called ' -Li'. This is a myth based in China and features a dragon who lives in a volcano but is terrorizing the nearby village. To help us remember the main points in the story we have created a story map using pictures and 'stolen'...

Our Human Timeline

We have been starting to learn about Ancient Greece this week. We have been reading Greek myths, have learnt where Greece is in the world in comparison to the United Kingdom as well as where Ancient Greece fits into the history of the world. We have also discussed...

Year 3 – Creative Movement Festival

Year 3 attended the creative movement festival at Morpeth Leisure Centre last Wednesday. They all took part in four different activities; judo, dancing, juggling and French skipping. The children loved it and were really enthusiastic to join in with each activity....

Marvellous Mandir

Class 7 and 8 had a fantastic trip to the Mandir. They learnt about the different Hindu Gods and the daily worship. Since Year 3's behaviour was so fantastic we were invited to watch the closing ceremony.

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,...

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...

Super Scientists – Experimenting with Rocks!

The children have been learning about different kinds of rocks and how they are formed. They have learnt about igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic rocks. They have also been learning about the properties of rocks. To discover if rocks are permeable (absorb water),...