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Year 3

Academic Year 2018/19

   

  Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer.   

(Romans 12:12)

 

 

Welcome to the Year 3 class page. Here you will find out about all the great things we have been up to at school. We look forward to your support throughout the school year.

 

Mr Farrell, Mrs Murphy and Mrs Erinaugha.

 

 

P.E. will be on Wednesdays and Fridays.  Your child's kit needs to be kept in school till half term.  Please ensure that all items are clearly labelled to avoid confusion.

 

Reading books will be changed on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.  Please ensure that your child's book is in their bag everyday.

 

Please hear your child read at home.

 

Please check your child's bag for letters and other communication.

 

w/c  4 November 2018

 

Welcome back everyone.  We hope you are all feeling refreshed and ready for a busy half term!!

 

 

REMEMBRANCE DAY 2018

 

Year 3 have been working hard as a team to produce a lovely classroom display, commemorating those who have died in war and a 100 years since the guns fell silent on 11 November 1918.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

w/c 4 November 2018

 

DIWALI

 

Diwali is celebrated today Wednesday 7 November 2018.  It is a festival of lights and Hindus celebrate it with joy.

 

The children enjoyed listening to the story about Rama and Sita.  Afterwards they made a start on their Diwali artwork.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Watch this space for pictures of the finished artwork!!!

 

International week

 

This week we have been learning about Lithuania.  A big THANK YOU to Daniels mum and Aurelia/Vilas mum.  They both very kindly, gave us some traditional Lithuanian food to try in class.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Grandparents day

 

Year 3 had an enjoyable morning on grandparents day.  They all spent the morning making harvest crafts.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

In Science we are studying the growth, pollination and reproduction of plants. We disected a tulip so we could see first-hand the male and female parts of a plant.

Erupting Volcanoes!!! We made some volcanoes in Art then recreated a volcanic eruption through a chemical reaction.

In Geography we have been studying the more extreme side of our planet. We have looked closer at the planet and the different layers that are under our feet.

In Science we have been looking at the different push and pull forces that act upon us in everyday life. Here are some of our freeze frames of forces in action.

As part of our Geography topic of Western Europe, we have studied the differing cultures. We sampled some of their culinary delights.

Other Faith Week - Judaism

As part of Other Faith Week, Year 3 visited the Beth Hamidrash Hagadrol Synagogue in Meanwood.We learnt lots of interesting things about Judaism. In class we attempted to make our own paper dreidels - a traditional game played during Hanukkah.

Year 3 have had their baking heads on. We have created some egg-less cookies.

Year 3 Class Mass

 

Year 3 took part in the first class Mass of this school year. Fr. Gerrard led the service providing the children with the opportunity to reflect upon the gifts they all have. The reading from St Paul's letter to the Romans emphasised this point by stating:

'All of us, in union with Christ, from one body, and as parts of it we belong to each other. Our gifts differ according to the grace given to us.'

 

Year 3 were reverent throughout and are looking now to the new year when they will be making their first Sacrament of Reconciliation.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

International Week! We studied the country of Iraq and learnt lots of interesting information. Here are some pictures from our assembly.

Year 3 have been exploring the scientific topic of rocks and soil. As part of this we became paleontologists and went on a fossil hunt!

Year 3 have been in the kitchen this week, cooking up some tasty snacks. We created some Mexican cuisine by making turkey enchiladas!

Maths Challenge 25.09.17

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In R.E. we looked at how Jesus wants us to behave as part of the Christian family.

Year 3 are studying rocks and soil in Science. We found some of the rocks are around us everyday and discovered their uses.

Maths Challenge 18.09.17

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