This term in DT Year 3 have been designing a healthy sandwich. We tasted bread to help us decide what to use then we talked about the fillings that would be healthy or unhealthy. The children designed their own sandwich and yesterday Maple had a go at making them. First the children buttered the bread, then … Read more Making sandwiches for DT
Elm class performed their class Assembly to the rest of the school on Wednesday 5th February. They showcased the Bollywood dancing they have been learning in their PE lessons this half term. The children all spoke their lines clearly and danced beautifully. The colourful costumes really added to the performance. Here are some photos.
On Tuesday 4th February Elm class visited the Botanic Gardens in Cambridge as part of their Science work on plants. Throughout the morning they took part in three activities – planting a seed, learning how plants adapt to their environment and taking part in a scavenger hunt. After lunch the children had a go at … Read more Elm Class visit Cambridge Botanic Gardens
Year 3 have been looking at patterns in Art this half term. Elm class produced a lovely display, showing off their pattern work. We looked at the work of abstract artist Wassily Kandinsky. We talked about the primary colours and how we could mix them to make secondary colours. The children in Maple had a … Read more Pattern work in Art for Year 3
Year 3 are making sandwiches in their DT lessons this term. They began by trying a variety of bread types to see which they liked best. This included white bread, wholemeal, pitta bread, baguette, multi seed and flatbread. The children rated the bread according to their preference. The baguette and white bread were most popular … Read more Bread tasting in DT
Carl from the Wildlife Trust visited Year 3 over the course of 4 weeks to talk to them about the nature and wildlife in Britain. They learned many interesting facts about local wildlife and how the children can do their bit to look after and protect these creatures. Below are some photos of Elm class … Read more Wildlife Trust visit Year 3
To finish their work on the Stone Age, Year 3 had a go at recreating Stonehenge using Wotsits! They had to build the structure by making the ends of the crisps wet and sticking them together to form mini ‘stones’. The children really enjoyed this activity and created some realistic structures.
Year 3 have been learning about friction in their Science lessons. They had to carry out an investigation to understand the effects of friction. They used toy cars and a variety of different surfaces to see which would create the most and least friction.