A seed is adventurous

A seed is adventurous

‘A Seed is adventurous….. ….it must strike out on its own in search of a less crowded place to put down roots….’ Inspired by the book ‘A Seed is Sleepy’ by Dianna Hutts Aston, Year 3 have been investigating seed dispersal and adaptation, through discovery, in their...
Dance to Rio

Dance to Rio

Year 3 are all in a flap getting ready! This Celebration of Dance we will bring the colours, sights and sounds of Brazil to Ottery. Making links with geography we have enjoyed being introduced to Brazilian Carnival dance culture through lots of fun and engaging dance...
Layers upon layers…

Layers upon layers…

Year 3 Layers of the rainforest collage challenge. We have been looking at the layers of the rainforest,  finding out out exactly what the layers of the rainforest are and learning about the animals and plants that live in each of them. To develop our understanding of...
The power of ‘yet.’

The power of ‘yet.’

Year 3 have been learning how the brain changes when we learn something new and how neural pathways get stronger the more you do something. We have been talking about how we feel when we can’t do something at the first attempt. Sometimes we might feel frustrated, even...
Year 3 Home Learning

Year 3 Home Learning

Dear Year 3, We know how keen Year 3 are to further their learning so we are setting a few activities to keep you busy as the school is closed. -Complete the new activities on Mathletics linked to our next unit – fractions. -Continue to practice telling the time,...