Year 3

06 Sep

We are artists!

We became artists in Year 3 this week. After talking about old and young people and after gaining some inspiration from Rembrandt, Lautrec, Vermeer and other great artists from history, we created our own self portraits. We drew and painted half of the face as we are now and half of the face as we believe we will look when we are old ...

30 Aug

Photo Quiz!

For our Generation Game Entry Point the children had to try and work out who different childhood photos were of. This was super tricky with 58 photos to choose from and some including teachers children and grandparents from the class children. The funniest thing was seeing the children reacting when they found out one of the pictures was them as a baby! unn ...

23 Aug

Keep Your Brain Healthy!

We have had an exciting first week in Year 3! We looked into how our brains work and we discussed and researched the importance of healthy diet, exercise, water and sleep. Come talk to us if you would like to find out how to keep your brain fresh and alert! ...

13 Jun

Fabulous Puppet Show fun!

During club session 3, some of the children in Year 3 and Year 4 have been in Puppet Theatre Club with Teacher Sarah and Teacher Joseph. The children have had lots of fun making their own puppets and working cooperatively together to create a fabulous puppet theatre. The children also were put into groups to come up with their own stories and these were performed for parents at our final club. Thank you to all the parents who came along...

31 May

Rivers in Action!

3 Bunyonyi made rivers as part of their Geography learning. They made sure their river showed all of the features they had learnt about, including; source, meanders, tributaries, main channel, mouth and estuary. We even had some paper boats to float down the channel when the source began to produce water! We also increased our understanding about the importance of gradient, in the flow of water. ...

31 May

Our Islands

Year 3 Bunyonyi chose an island in the world to research and create. They made fact files about their island on Word, detailing the human and geographical features on the island. The children then made plans of their island to allow them to make a ‘true to life’ model out of a mixture of materials including mod rock. They then labelled the features and got ready to present their learning to Year 5 Karuma. We very much enjoyed this project...

10 May

Camping

Year 3 had the most wonderful camping trip over the last two days. For many of them this was their first night away from their parents and almost exclusively their first night in a tent which they had put up themselves. During the trip the children practices many of the personal learning goals, such as cooperation, adaptability and resilience. The children did team games, learnt volley ball, swam, obstacle courses, learnt about map reading for the IPC topic, celebrated birthday’s...

03 May

Island Life Entry Point

On Tuesday Mile Post 3 (years 3 and 4) had their new IPC topic Entry Point. The children had a taste of Island Life and partied among palm trees with tropical juice on the Ambrosoli Cruise Ship. Soon after starting the party a storm hit the boat and the children were left without possessions on a desert island. How would they find food and shelter? What survival skills would they need? If they were to send a message in a bottle,...

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 ...