Author Archives: Mrs M. Whitelaw

Y3 Science: Magnets

Y3 Science: Magnets

Last week, Y3 created their own magnet ‘Go Fish’ maths games to inspire the accurate use of the scientific vocabulary associated with magnetism: ‘force’,  ‘attract’, ‘repel’, ‘north pole’, ‘south pole’, etc.

                  

Ancient Greek Myths and Drama in Year 3

Ancient Greek Myths and Drama in Year 3

Last week we were ready to investigate the features of ancient Greek myths after sharing more than ten different ones.  Here is what we found out:   We then worked on character descriptions in order to create our own myth heroes/heroines:     We used a myth map to plan our own myth stories:  …Read More

Investigating Right angles in Year 3

Investigating Right angles in Year 3

Yesterday, we took part in a really challenging investigation into right angles in Year 3 to test our knowledge and skills.  We started off with 2 straws and were asked to make one right angle, then could we make two, then could we make 3 right angles with 2 straws (mmm…), then four…  We looked…Read More

Celebrating The Epiphany in Y3

Celebrating The Epiphany in Y3

On Monday 7th, on returning to school, we completed our RE topic on Visitors with our final learning focus on the visit of the Wise Men to the infant, Jesus. First of all we looked at Matthew’s gospel to see what we could learn about the Wise Men.  It said “Some Wise Men came from…Read More

Y3 reflect on their Judaism topic

Y3 reflect on their Judaism topic

Y3 have been learning many things about the Jewish Synagogue – and many new words in Hebrew!  Not only is the synagogue a place of worship, but it is also central to the lives of Jewish people.  Today we have been reflecting on all that we have discovered and respected over the course of our…Read More

Y3: Stone Age Eras with Dr. Jo Bath

On the 24th Sept we had a workshop day on Stone Age Eras with Dr. Jo Bath.  We studied the Paleolithic Era, the Mesolithic, the Neolithic, Iron Age and Bronze Age.  We tried our hand at many different Stone Age activities: cave painting, weaving, and fire-making.  We were happy to survive in the hunter-gatherer games…Read More