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Welcome to Year 3

Teacher: Miss Wilmer

Teaching Assisstants:  Mrs Entwistle, Mrs Alderson and Miss Hogan.

 

Click on the link below to have a look at this year's curriculum overview.

Year 3 Curriculum Overview 2018-2019 

Iron Man

At the beginning of this topic we spent two days learning all about Earthquakes and Volcanoes in Geography.  We then moved on to basing our learning on the book The Iron Man.  In Design Technology we learnt how to make moving mechanical systems involving linkages and levers.  The posters we created are amazing!!!

In Science we explored forces and magnets.

What the Romans Did for Us

This topic has been very exciting for Year 3.  We had an excellent day with the Roman Visitor who came in to demonstrate to us what life in Roman Britain was like.  (See the pictures below.)

In our science topic we learnt about skeletons and muscles.  Below are some examples of the skeletons we created out of cotton buds.

Rock and Roll

Throughout this topic we learnt about life in the Stone Age.  We created our own Cave Paintings based on historical examples that we had studied.

In Science we learnt about the different types of rocks and soils.

Below are some images of our Cave Paintings and one of our science lessons exploring the structure of the three different rock types.

Multicultural Arts Week

Learning the basics of weaving inspired by the Moroccan tradition of carpet weaving. 

Below are some images of us learning the technique and our finished products.

 

 There's No Place Like Home

During this topic about our local area and linking this to local history - the Accrington Pals and their part during World War 1.

On Tuesday the 6th November we went on a trip to Gawthorpe Hall to learn about different aspects of World War 1.  We made postcards, wrote a poem and learnt what life was like for a soldier.

Below are some images from our trip to Gawthorpe Hall and Poppy Making in school.