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Welcome to Year 3!!

 

It is so lovely to be back at school and to see everyone working so hard!

This half term we are going to learn about the Stone Age in history, rocks, fossils and soils in science, aboriginal journeys in art and much, much more, On our resources page you can find links to some websites that will help you with your learning. 

 

Rocks, Soil and Fossils

 

This half term we will dive under the earth to investigate the different types of rocks such as sedimentary, igneous and metamorphic . We will identify them and be able to explain how each rock type is formed and the different processes needed to create them. By looking at the fossils, we will find out what we can learn about other periods of history and where in the layers of soil and the earth these intriguing treasures are found. 

 

 

The Stone Age 

 

The Stone Age is a period in prehistory during which early humans began to use tools made out of stone to aid them in their everyday lives. This advancement in technology paved the way for the Bronze Age and Iron Age in which early humans learnt the limitations of their tools and how to improve them. Migration of humans from nomadic tribes allowed for the migration of trade, materials and resources across the time period. We will learn all about how the early humans communicated through their cave paintings, lived in and built their homes, hunted their food and developed their lifestyles to face the ever-changing climate. 

 

Week beg 9/3/20- In science we have completed an investigation about water transportation. Using celery, food colour and water. We are going to monitor this for 3 days.

Week beginning 2/3/20 - This week Class 8 went to visit Dippy the Dinosaur and Touchstones Museum- We had lots of fun and learned new exciting facts.

Week beginning 3/2/20 - Year 3 trip to Manchester Cathedral - The children in class 8 really enjoyed sketching the architecture from the Cathedral for their Art project.

Week beginning 20/01/20 - This week Class 8 attended a Chinese New Year workshop - The children had lots of fun dancing to traditional Chinese music.

Week beginning 18/11/2019 - Class 8 - Learning about body parts - In science, we drew around a chosen pupil in our group and labelled the parts of the body.

Class 8 - Anti Bullying - Emotions colour line

Week commencing - 28th October. This week in DT Class 8 discussed and rated on a scale the four main jobs that packaging required and explored the packaging nets.

To finish the rocks, soil and fossils topic class 8 created their own fossils out of clay.

Week beginning 7/10/19 - Class 8 - This week we have had our Learning together where we created cave art using different techniques.

Week commencing 30/09/19 - In science this week class 8 created their own wormery.

Week commencing 23/9/19

We have been experimenting with mark marking and textures in their art lesson. We used paper sticks and fingers to paint and draw in our sketchbooks.

 

    

Week commencing 9/9/19

This week we have been looking at special groups in our RE lesson. We then worked in small groups to create posters about different charities.

 

    

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