Year 3

20 Mar

Entry Point- The Nature of Life

Today we started our new Unit The Nature of Life by doing some Technology in groups. The children were challenged to build their own bird box in a group, using their cooperation, communication and resilience. They worked superbly well to support each other and respect each others opinions and ideas. We can’t wait to do some more learning for the topic! ...

20 Mar

Exit Point- Footprints From The Past

Year 3 celebrated their Exit Point for Footprints From The Past by sharing their learning with their parents, teachers and other classes within the school. They discussed the learning that they had done through various subjects and explained their learning journey. The day was finished off by baking eggless fossil cookies! IMG_5240 ...

11 Mar

The Return- by 3 Bunyonyi (class video)

During Book Week the children of 3Bunyonyi have been writing words to go with the picture book The Return. It is the third in the trilogy by Aaron Becker, and the children have looked at the first two during previous years. Each child wrote part of the story and they all had a chance to narrate our class video. We hope you enjoy our team effort!   ...

06 Mar

Fossil Designing

This week the children in 3 Bunyonyi have been experimenting with materials and methods as part of their Art and Technology skills learning. The children have been creating their own fossils for our Footprints From The Past IPC topic. They had great fun getting messy and learning from their mistakes.  ...

01 Feb

Descriptive Writing

This week we are practising our descriptive writing skills by doing a story opening setting description. Here are some of the children’s pieces; “Outside in the scary, dark forest the snow was falling deeply. The snow was drifting through the sparkling trees in the winds and a storm was blowing. The house was deep in the forest among the white, fluffy, soft snow.” – Aarush   “Outside the shimmering, white, glistening snow was drifting down towards the shamrock green tees and the dull brown...

31 Jan

Footprints From The Past!

This week we started out new IPC unit Footprints from the Past. For our Entry Point the children worked as palaeontologists to discover bones in an excavation site and pieced them together to make a dinosaur. We worked on our History and Science knowledge. The children are really excited to learn more about dinosaurs and what life on Earth was like during their time. Digital Camera Digital Camera Digital Camera Digital Camera Digital Camera Digital Camera Digital Camera Digital Camera   ...

31 Jan

Mini Football – Unit

In Year 3, our main focus has been football which has seen us learn and grow our ball skills especially in dribbling, passing, shooting and ball control. Our next target is to try and apply these skills in small and medium team setups of 5 and 6-aside players. We will cultivate this unit with the inter-house football competition where children will get a chance to showcase their skills at a competitive level in front of their peers, parents and teachers. ...

30 Jan

Swimming – Breaststroke

In Key Stage 2, our breaststroke journey is well underway. It is exciting to see the children’s eagerness to learn the correct breaststroke leg and arm movement. At the end of our journey, the timing of the stroke will help us learn when to kick, pull, breathe and glide to make the full stroke breaststroke. ...

24 Jan

Material World Exit Point at Paper Crafts Africa

The year 3 children did some hands on learning at Paper Crafts today!  They had the chance to reflect on their Science learning on how materials are made and saw glass being heated in a furnace. They were also able to get involved with some Art and Technology designing and creating their own picture frames from the recycled paper which they made. The children learnt about the local ladies who set up the business and asked some internationally minded questions....