Category Archives: Year 3

Y3 Tynemouth Trip!

Y3 Tynemouth Trip!

We had the most wonderful time on our trip to Tynemouth on Wednesday 10th July.  We visited the park (where the monks of Tynemouth Priory kept their gardens), North Shields Fish Quay (where we saw the superb sculpture commemorating all the fishermen lost at sea), Admiral Collingwood’s monument, Tynemouth Priory, and King Edward’s Bay.  Thank you to all the parent and grandparent helpers who made our day extra special!

                           

Y3 Geography: Comparing Chile and England

Y3 Geography: Comparing Chile and England

We are very lucky that Alice in our class is from Chile and would like to say a huge thank you to her Uncle Luis for giving up his time this morning to share his knowledge about the country in which they were born.  Take a look at all the work we have been doing…Read More

Y3’s Prehistoric Pottery

Y3’s Prehistoric Pottery

Last Wednesday we had a visit from Sarah Lord, an iron age woman who taught us all about the history of pottery from the Palaeolithic era to the Iron Age.  We made our own Prehistoric pots using natural objects and tools that Prehistoric people would have used.  You can see it all here!  What a…Read More

Y3 Science:  Investigating Dispersal of Tree Seeds

Y3 Science: Investigating Dispersal of Tree Seeds

Using models of different tree seeds that Mother Nature had designed to disperse far from the parent tree (in order to have space, more light and more water to grow), Year 3 investigated the design of 8 different seeds.  Each Year 3 scientist, with the help of our Work Experience volunteers, pretended to be the…Read More

Y3 Design And Technology:  Tynemouth Priory

Y3 Design And Technology: Tynemouth Priory

Y3 were given card, double-sided sticky tape, scissors, crayons and felt-tips, as well as some great techniques for designing (such as scoring, joining hinges, standing feet, etc.) to creat a replica of Tynemouth Priory that would stand alone.  Just look at what they accomplished independently!          Read More

Do You Want To Build And Program Machines Y3? – Yes, WeDo!

Do You Want To Build And Program Machines Y3? – Yes, WeDo!

Year 3 have been building a series of mechanisms (gearing mechanisms, cam mechanisms, etc.) using LEGO.  They then learned how to program these mechanisms to move using WeDo.  They learned so much that they were able to apply their computing knowledge to building windmills, jumping boys and drumming monkeys!  Check it out!                            Read More

Y3’s Clean Up Challenge With The Waters Of Tyne!

Y3’s Clean Up Challenge With The Waters Of Tyne!

Yes, we’ve been learning our local song, ‘Waters Of Tyne’, but we have also been using our science skills to see how clean we could get our river water!  Using beakers, funnels, sieves, filter paper, etc., we set to work:                   Lucy did the best job of cleaning up our water!  Well done Lucy!Read More