Category Archives: Year 3

Y3 Liturgy: The Final Few Weeks Of Jesus’ Mission

Y3 Liturgy: The Final Few Weeks Of Jesus’ Mission

Year 3 took the holy objects they have shared during our stories leading up to and during Holy Week and created a moving liturgy that ends with Jesus’ death on the cross.

“…it seemed like the end of everything…”

The following day, they chose their own selection of holy objects (reverently used during our liturgy) to describe the meaning behind each one, and how they represent Jesus’ total giving during the final weeks of His Mission.

 

Y3 Reasoning Like Pythagoras

Y3 Reasoning Like Pythagoras

Last week, we all took part in some Pythagorean challenges and investigated square numbers, then triangle numbers later on in the week, just like the ancient Greek, Pythagoras.  Following these investigations, we looked at a variety of statements by ancient Greek thinkers and had to prove whether they were correct or incorrect.  Come and take…Read More

Y3 Helps Archimedes Investigate Water Displacement

Y3 Helps Archimedes Investigate Water Displacement

As part of our Ancient Greece Creative Curriculum topic, Y3 have been learning about that great inventor, scientist, mathematician, philosopher and astronomer, Archimedes and how taking a bath led to Archimedes’ great idea – Eureka! For the story of how he used this idea to help the King of Sicily solve the problem of his…Read More

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.                   Read More

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