Art week – Making our mark!

Art week – Making our mark!

Year 3 were extremely lucky to welcome a very special visitor to launch our Art Week.  Local artist and mum to Gracie, Mrs. Parkyn was the perfect visitor to inspire us in our experimental art session. BLOG Using a range of materials (charcoal, pastels, chalk, ink,...
We’ve had a blast!

We’ve had a blast!

Year 3 have had a blast this summer term. It ended with a fun water fight to celebrate all of the hard work and achievement this year. We also enjoyed making our own bags for life. Lots of us got to use a sewing machine for the first time and had a go at screen...
A special visitor!

A special visitor!

Year 3 had a very special person visit us today, Sherlock Bones! In science, we have been learning about our bones – not quite all 206 of them though! Our skeleton visitor looked sort of creepy, but we learnt that without it, we’d be little more than a pile of jelly....
Geometric Art

Geometric Art

Mathematics and art are related in a variety of ways. Some artists make artwork about shape. Geometry is used in everything, canvases, buildings, people and other structures. In art we have been using shapes inspired by our learning in Maths. We have been learning...
Precious Plants

Precious Plants

The rainforest is a truly tropical greenhouse. We have learnt that more than two-thirds of the world’s plant species are found in the tropical rainforests: some are colourful and small, some are plain but impressively tall. Each and every single plant has a...
Terrific Top Trumps

Terrific Top Trumps

Year 3 have been very busy researching different animals for the rainforest and have created some amazing Top Trump cards about them. Will the Leopard beat the Strawberry poison dart frog on ‘bite’ or will the caiman beat piranha in ‘deadliness’? We’ve had lots of fun...