This week we welcomed ‘5 Live’ to Holland Park School, encouraging children to learn an orchestral instrument through observing, listening and playing various instruments. Next week we are looking forward to developing our musical notation skills during our Stage 1 glockenspiel course in Charanga. Mrs Stephens.
Year 3 celebrated History Day this week by sharing their knowledge of life in Stone Age times, making models of Stonehenge, designing their own cave paintings and ordering time lines of the main chronological events. Next week Year 3 is looking forward to studying how volcanoes happen and how they have effected the rocks around […]
We have been celebrating Science day this week, culminating our study on rocks, fossils and the palaeontologist, Mary Anning. We are looking forward to a history day next week and celebrating everything we have learned about the Stone Age – with lots of practical activities.
This week we have been learning about the amazing palaeontologist Mary Anning who discovered her first fossil, Ichthyosaur, at the age of 12. After half term we will discover how fossils are formed. Mrs Stephens.
This week in Maths we have been practising more formal ways of addition using the columnar method, by partitioning numbers. In English we have been writing stories using powerful adjectives to entertain the reader. Next week we are looking forward to be able to use the columnar method of addition, in Maths, using exchange. We […]
In Year 3 this week we have been celebrating Harvest and its importance around the world be designing posters collaboratively. Next week we will be preparing for our Year 3 visit to St Paul’s Church as part of our RE study into places of worship.
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]