On Tuesday 7th November, we had a very special visitor join us in school and he taught us how to play African drums. We followed along with the rhythm and songs and created some beautiful music. The session ended with a lovely lullaby that was sang for our mothers. Such a wonderful experience that we enjoyed thoroughly.
On Thursday 2nd November, we had a great time meeting Paralympian James Ball! Here are some photographs of the children taking part in fitness circuits led by James. Well done to everyone who raised money and those who gained a gold, silver and bronze award. Such a great achievement.
Year 3 Autumn 2 Newsletter
Year 3 Autumn 1 Newsletter
W.C. 11th September 2023
On Wednesday 13th September, Year 3 went on a very exciting adventure. We were very lucky to have the only dry, sunny day of the week for our walk at Running Hill Pits in Uppermill! When we arrived at the quarry site, after an uphill walk in the open countryside, we saw cave paintings, a camp fire with wooden drying racks and some Stone Age weapons! We explored the area and discussed what life would have been like for people living in the Stone Age. We discussed how the camp fire and drying racks would have been used for keeping warm, cooking, drying meat and scaring off animals. We explored two pages from the book ‘Stone Age Boy’ which explained the many different tasks that needed to be carried out by people in the Stone Age village, including sharpening flints, making clothes from animal skins and collecting berries to eat. We enjoyed listening to the story ‘The First Drawing’ and drawing onto the rocks ourselves. Then, it was time to walk back down the hill to head back to school.
W.C. 4th September 2023
We had a wonderful first week in Year 3. The children began the week being clue finders and archaeologists. They excavated artefacts in their own dig and explored important historical language. In maths, we have dived into place value and have begun representing numbers in different ways: base 10, partitioning, place value coins and more. In RE, the children wrote their own prayers for different situations that we may face throughout the year; we discovered the importance of prayer and communicating with God. We have had a super week!
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