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24Jan

Evidence from the past

        In Year 3 we have been learning about different types of evidence that can help us understand the past. We understand that fossils are great evidence from the time of dinosaurs and we learned about how they were formed over hundreds of millions of years. In class we made our own fossils out of play dough and Plaster of Paris.       Like this:Like Loading...

22Jan

Reception Stories

This week the children wrote stories as a class. Everyone got to add a sentence or two to the story, and then they came up with the title of their stories together. We loved what they wrote so much we thought we’d share their stories with you. Sit back and enjoy! The Castle Story – by Reception Baobab One day there was a queen who saw a bear at the castle. The bear got scared when the witch came in. Then the...

20Jan

We are learning about Instruction Texts

In English we have started a new non-fiction unit about Instructions and Explanations. We have written definitions and explored the key features of instruction texts. The children especially enjoyed developing their understanding that instructions must be ordered correctly. They were thoughtful while ordering a set of instructions about how to make a model aeroplane and then had great fun following them to check their accuracy and make their own plane.   Like this:Like Loading...

17Jan

Book Reviews

In year 3 we have been writing book reviews using persuasive language and paragraphs. Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls by Elena Favilli and Frencesca Cavallo  Review by Elise Leal This book is about women and how they’re famous for amazing things they have done. They’re many short biographies about women. It is fun to read because I like hearing amazing stories. It makes me feel proud that I am a girl. My favourite person is Alicia Alonso because she is blind and...

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