Minibeasts

This week we have been learning about Minibeasts and have learnt lots about them. We worked at five different stations, the caterpillar station, the painting minibeasts station, the bug hotel station, the bug hunt station and the sorting station. In the caterpillar station we observed our caterpillar and drew our Read more…

Minibeasts

This week we have been learning about different minibeasts. We have been learning to identify them, name them, notice the differences and similarities between them and recognise their microhabitats. On Thursday we went on a bug hunt around the path. We stopped at different locations, such as at Forrest school, Read more…

Animals and insects

This half term we are looking at different types of animals and insects. When we arrived to school on Tuesday we had some caterpillars in our classroom. 🐛  We talked about the caterpillars and discussed what they might need to survive. After reading the story ‘Monkey Puzzle’, we knew that a caterpillar Read more…

National Fieldwork Week

Year 3 have been improving our geography skills by branching out into field work. We used mapped out and mapped a route around key areas of school and used a trundle wheel to create an arcurate map of our school.  Here are some pictures of our learning

The Queen’s Jubilee

This week we have celebrated the Queen’s jubilee in school. We started the week off by completing some crafts all to do with the jubilee. We got the chance to look at some old items which were 50, 60 and 70 year old items. We enjoyed looking and touching the Read more…

Porridge Tasting

This week we have been looking at Goldilocks and the Three Bears. This afternoon we have been taste testing different flavours of porridge. We discussed which flavours and toppings Goldilocks would like and then we tried the different ones for ourself. We tried plain porridge, porridge with jam, porridge with Read more…

The Three Little Pigs

This week we have been reading the story ‘The Three Little Pigs’. We started the week off by reading the story and talked about the different characters from the story. In our topic afternoon we talked about the different materials used to build the pig’s houses and discussed the properties Read more…

Easter

This week, we have celebrated Easter and learnt about the Easter story and Palm Sunday. Yesterday we were very busy on an Easter hunt. Everyone had an Easter hunt checklist and we had to find the objects around the Reception area. We found lots of Easter pictures around our classroom, Read more…

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