Archive | Year 3

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Egyptian Day

Year 3 have enjoyed having Robert and Hilary in today to enhance their Egyptian learning. We have learnt about farming around the Nile, eating habits, burial habits, pyramid building, glyphs and hiroglyphs as well as handling original artifacts. It’s been a very ‘hands on’ day and like a day in the life as a real […]

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This Week in Year 3

In Year 3 this week we have been focusing  on our wonderful Egyptian stories and English and learning new strategies for solving long multiplication and division. We are looking forward to practising for the KS2 Sports Day  next week.

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Year 3 News

As part of their Hungry Humans project, this week Year 3 have been working on finding out the names of bones in the human body and how our muscles work. We have also been sampling our wonderful Greek meals, after writing instructions and preparing  our delicious delicacies. After the holidays we will be beginning a […]

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Fire Safety

Today Year 3 had a special visitor. Her name was Louise Curtis and she was the Education officer from the Essex County Fire and Rescue Service. Louise spoke to the children and showed them some videos regarding fire safety and how to stay safe and prevent fires around the home. The children listened and contributed […]

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Year 3 Geometry

This week our practical maths activity involved exploring 3D shapes. In Year 3 we need to be able to recognise 3D shapes in different orientations and be able to identify how many vertices, edges and faces they have. We used cocktail sticks for edges and sweets for vertices!

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Year 3 Fraction Museum

In Year 3 we set up our own fraction exhibits and we became curators of our museum. We made models to show different fractions and equivalent fractions. We also made a mystery exhibit so the children visiting our museum had to answer a question about our model. We invited the other Year 3 class in […]

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Cereal Boxes

A reminder for Year 3 children to bring in an empty cereal box to school tomorrow. We would also be grateful if you have any extra spare boxes at home you could bring in for anybody without one.   Thank you

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What’s been happening in Year 3…

This week we have been looking at how to write a recount using our trip to Tesco as our starting point on what to write. In Maths we are looking at more complex addition and subtraction sums and how to estimate the answer by rounding up or down to the nearest multiple of 10. We […]

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Farm to Fork Trail at Tesco

Class 3ET had a great morning visiting Tesco on Tuesday. We learned that we should not only eat 5 portions of fruit and vegetables everyday but to also make sure they are different colours. To start the visit off we explored the fruit and veg department to see what different colour options are available to […]

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Coastal School with class 3ET

3ET have made an excellent start to their four coastal school sessions. Both groups have embraced outdoor learning and are acquiring new skills and knowledge of our coastline. So far we have built sandcastles, dug holes and measured them, identified shells and seaweed, experimented with rocks, built dens and much more besides.

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