Successful Learner Top trumps!

Successful Learner Top trumps!

Year 3 are learning about how we learn and how we can make ourselves better learners. This term we will be learning about the characteristics of a successful learner. We have discussed what characteristics that help us learn and those that stop us from learning. To...
Ranger Russ brings learning to life!

Ranger Russ brings learning to life!

Today Year 3 were lucky enough to have a few special visitors to provide some hands-on learning  about habitats and adaptations. Linked to our new Science topic of Animals Including Humans and our Rainforest topic too, ‘Ranger Russ’ bought in some weird and wonderful...
Growing our brains.

Growing our brains.

This term in ReflectED Year 3 have been learning about Growth Mindset. We have learnt that our brains are like a muscle and grow the more we use it. We have been trying to embrace challenges, persist in the face of obstacles, learn from our mistakes and see effort as...
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...