Welcome to Year 3
Hello and welcome to Year 3.
Year 3 is an exciting time for everyone as the journey through Key Stage 2 begins and the children really develop the skills of independent learning. We will, of course, be having lots of fun along the way.
Throughout the year we will be exploring many exciting, engaging and interesting cross-curricular topics which include: ‘Extreme Earth’, ‘It's All Greek to ME!’, ‘Stone Age Boy’, ‘Roots and Shoots’, and ‘Marvellous Mixtures’.
Some of the topics will have a Creative Homework project linked to them, giving the children the opportunity to showcase their interests, strengths and talents.
Regular reading at home, will reinforce the skills developed at school in order to ensure that children enjoy and understand the texts that they read.
Please ensure PE kits are in school all week. During the Spring term we enjoy getting active in our swimming lessons.
Mr Summers and Mrs Haywood and the children promise to work hard. So that we are able to be the best we can be!
Keep checking out our page to see what we get up to!
Journeys and Transport
The children in Foundation have been enjoying their topic on 'Journeys and Transport'. They have learnt about boats, helicopters, trains, cars, planes, maps and hot air balloons. They loved our 'Wheels Day' and next week will be making thier very own boats and testing if they float or sink...
A huge thank-you to the ladies at Ravenshead Library who put on a fabulous seaside art and craft morning for our Foundation children!
We love technology!
In F2, we love to explore different technology. We often use digital cameras, beebots, the interactive whiteboard, iPad, old mobile phones and talking whiteboards. We also use technology to help us with our baking, such as the microwave, popcorn maker and hand blender. However, today we did something even more...
The World Around Us
This half term, the children in Foundation have been learning all about the world around them. Last week, there was a VERY exciting event! 3 chicks hatched and we have been caring for them ever since. All of the children in F2 were able to watch the magical moment that one...
Foundation love reading!
The children in Foundation have been so lucky this week! We have started a grandparent story session on Wednesdays at 3pm, starting this week.It was a HUGE success. A reading dog called 'Max' has also popped in to see us and will be coming every Friday morning to hear...
Visiting the Park
At the start of their new 'Parks and Gardens' topic, Mrs Kitching asked F2 what they would like to find out. One answer was 'more about parks' hence our fun trip to the park this afternoon!
F2 enjoyed a spot of pond dipping this afternoon as part of their 'Parks and Gardens' topic. They caught water snails, dragonfly nymph, fly larvae, water fleas and pond weed!
Fun at Twycross Zoo!
On Tuesday this week, Foundation boarded a big yellow bus and set off for Twycross Zoo as part of their 'Safari' topic. They had a brilliant time looking at all of the animals, eating their lunch and having some hands on small animal experience in a workshop in the afternnon....
Snow is falling…
F2 have been having lots of fun exploring the snow today! They have built a snowman (Olaf, in fact), made snow angels and looked at their footprints on the ground. They even tried counting how many snowflakes were falling, but found it very tricky!
F2 did some AMAZING gymnastics yesterday! They worked hard on their tucks and star shapes and could not wait to show other people what they had learnt... They were also very brave with their climbing and did not give up when they were finding things tricky. Mrs Kitching is very...