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We have been learning about earthquakes in Geography and we had lots of fun creating our own with jelly and 3-d houses!

Welcome to Class 8!


Welcome to class 8! Our teacher is Miss Joyce and Learning Support Assistants are Mrs Colley and Miss Cox. We are looking forward to a very exciting year in Year 3, with lots of things to fit in! As a Year 3 team, we will look to support and challenge the children throughout the year. You can keep up to date with everything that is going on in our class on this page.

 

 

Important information for parents

 

PE - We have PE on a Monday afternoon. Please make sure your child has their full PE kit.

Homework - English and maths homework will be given out on Mondays and due in the following Monday.


Spellings - Spellings are given out on Mondays and we have a spelling test on Fridays.


Home Reading - Children must read at least four times per week. Please sign your child's reading record each time they read.

 

 

Please see our curriculum pages for more information about what your child will be learning in the different areas of the curriculum this year.

 

If parents or carers ever want to discuss anything regarding their child's happiness and/or progress, Mrs Colley or myself will always be happy to help ensure your child gets the best attention they deserve. We also check reading records daily, so you can address any concerns you may have in this way, if you do not get chance to catch us!

 

 

Thank you for all your support, we look forward to a great year!

Class 8's Reading Champions!

Class 8's Reading Champions! 1
Class 8's Reading Champions! 2

Class 8's Maths Champion!

Class 8's Maths Champion! 1

Class 8's School Councillor!

Class 8's School Councillor! 1

Class 8's E-Cadet Representative!

Class 8's E-Cadet Representative! 1

We have set up an experiment to investigate whether plants need water, light and nutrients!

Class 8 made delicious chicken noodle soup today!

Look at two of our gymnasts!

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Our gymnastics skills are getting better and better each week!

We made George's Marvellous Medicine to learn about capacity in maths!

In Geography, we learned about the Earth's layers and how volcanoes are formed!

In Geography, we learned about the Earth's layers and how volcanoes are formed! 1

Class 8 used their mapping skills last week to locate mountains in the different continents.

We went on a plant hunt around our school!

We perfected our travelling, balancing and jumping skills in gymnastics!

We had lots of fun in Geography today, learning about the five different mountain formations.

We loved our gymnastics lesson yesterday. We learned lots of new shapes, jumps and balances!

Massive well done to our Spring2 100% attenders!

Massive well done to our Spring2 100% attenders! 1

We really enjoyed our Silly Science Workshop!

Year 3 really enjoyed showing off their basic skills to their parents in Maths Morning!

We are coding experts now, look at one of our maze games! (yet to be finished)

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Year 3 and 4 went on a trip to Liverpool Philharmonic today!

We programmed our own space game in computing!

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A group of children from Class 8 made this fantastic presentation to introduce Julia Donaldson to Year 6!

We have been focusing on Julia Donaldson in preparation for World Book Day and we presented our work to Year 6!

We had some fantastic costumes for World Book Day today!

Class 8 programmed a shark attack in computing!

Class 8 really enjoyed learning about the formation of different types of rock using starburst!

We have been programming using scratch in computing today!

Our number of 100% attenders increased last half term! Well done for all of your hard work, they really enjoyed the attendance reward afternoon! Let's try to get even more next half term!

Our number of 100% attenders increased last half term! Well done for all of your hard work, they really enjoyed the attendance reward afternoon! Let's try to get even more next half term! 1

A fantastic presentation made at home by a member of Class 8!

We started football in PE today and really enjoyed it!

Maths at the Movies! Year 3 went to the cinema to watch Early Man (which also links in with our history topic) and we considered what maths is involved in going to the cinema. We came up with distance travelled, timings, prices and many more!

Maths at the Movies! Year 3 went to the cinema to watch Early Man (which also links in with our history topic) and we considered what maths is involved in going to the cinema. We came up with distance travelled, timings, prices and many more! 1

Class 8 have had lots of fun at maths breakfast this morning!

Class 8 have been doing drama on how to stay safe online!

Year 3 did a huge portrait in the style of Guiseppe Acrimboldo!

We played magnet football in Science! We learned about attracting and repelling.

We have a brilliant gymnast in Class 8!

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We have been perfecting our travelling skills in gymnastics today!

In Science today, we explored which items around our classroom were magnetic!

Year 3 had a visit from an archaeologist yesterday! He brought lots of artefacts from the Stone Age, Bronze Age and Iron Age and we learned a lot!

We did another experiment in Science. We explored whether magnets work underwater and we found out that they do!

Our computing topic this half term is 'Creating an E-book'. We have started to create an E-book based on the Stone Age!

Our new Science topic is forces and magnets. We did an experiment to compare how our shoes move on different surfaces!

Well done to the 100% attenders for last half term! Hopefully we can get more in Spring term!

Well done to the 100% attenders for last half term! Hopefully we can get more in Spring term! 1

We enjoy reading for pleasure in Class 8. We like to read different genres!

Class 8 have been uploading documents and pictures onto their blog as part of their communication topic in computing!

Massive well done to this member of Class 8 for winning the 'Golden Spoon Star Chef' award in cooking! We are so proud!

Massive well done to this member of Class 8 for winning the 'Golden Spoon Star Chef' award in cooking! We are so proud! 1

Class 8 enjoyed Christmas Bauble Day today! We decorated edible Christmas tree decorations and we can't wait to eat them!

1st December can only mean one thing...

We are going to be experts at cooking in no time!

What a fantastic morning we had doing maths activities with our parents! Thank you to everyone that came!

We have been using our mapping skills in Geography to locate which countries we import food from!

Ready, steady, COOK! We made delicious pizzas in D&T this week!

Class 8 are now tax experts after our workshop yesterday!

We used our perimeter skills to solve an investigation yesterday!

Class 8 enjoyed their first cooking lesson!

We really enjoyed our money topic last week!

Well done to Class 8's 100% attenders for Autumn 1! Let's try and get more 100% attenders next half term!

Well done to Class 8's 100% attenders for Autumn 1! Let's try and get more 100% attenders next half term! 1

Class 8 mummified two of their classmates today as part of our Ancient Egypt topic!

We have been learning how to mummify!

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Have a look at some of our fantastic Pharaoh artwork!

We took maths outside today! We were ordering 2 and 3-digit numbers!

We have been using Base 10 in maths to help us partition numbers!

Maths Year 3 Long Term Plan

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