Please find attached this terms class newsletter and homework menu for your convenience.
This half term, we have been learning about the lives of Victorian children. We were lucky enough to visit Armley Mills and spend the day at Victorian school. We enjoyed seeing genuine Victorian artifacts and gaining a first hand experience of life as a Victorian child, even though the teacher was a bit scary!
During World of Work week, Year 3 talked about what they wanted to be when they grow up. We had lots of different aspirations such as, an astronaut and a vet. We had a visit from one of our school governors, Joanna who is a vicar. She told us about her daily routines and showed us her scarves for different occasions. We also went to the kitchen to visit chef Graeme. He explained about his responsibilities as a school chef and we had an opportunity to prepare some of our own food.
This half term, Year 3 took part in a production of 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory' put together by Quarry Mount Musical Theatre Club. (Script by Miss Meiklejohn) The children loved acting out some of their favourite characters and learning a selection of songs and dances. They performed for their parents and the rest of the school. The children were wonderful and we were all very proud of them!
It was lovely to see so many of the children dressed up on Thursday 7th March to celebrate this years world book day. We loved hearing about the children's favourite stories and favourite characters.
This half term, to support learning on our topic ‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’ Year 3 visited York’s Chocolate Story. We enjoyed a workshop in the morning retelling Roald Dahl’s much loved novel. In the afternoon, we went on a tour of the Chocolate Story. We learned all about the history of chocolate and the importance of the factories in York for the local community. We also enjoyed seeing some sights on our walk from the coach, particularly York Minster!
During Autumn 2, Year 3 learned about Ancient Egypt. The children really enjoyed the topic and were even lucky enough to have a Pharaoh come to visit! We went on a journey back through time to find out what it was like to be a king or queen of Ancient Egypt. Throughout the term we; wrote our own myths, built our own shadufs and made papyrus. We were certainly ready for Christmas break! Here are a few photos:
Thank you to everyone who took part in this years Spooky Dress Up Day, you all looked great!
It has been a busy first term for Year 3. Here is a selection of photos showing just some of the activities we have been up to over the past 8 weeks. I am very proud of the start the children have made to the year making huge effort in all subjects across the curriculum including art and DT. Children have also enjoyed some well deserved Golden Time in which they developed their teamwork and chose to undertake their own research about our topic, Black History.
This half term the children have enjoyed learning about Black History. We have focused on the story of Ruby Bridges, one of the first African American children to be permitted to attended a previously segregated school. The children have explored Ruby’s story and her impact on the Civil Rights Movement through books, poetry and drama. The children created some frozen pictures retelling the main events leading up to her starting school.