3D Shapes

Year 3 have been making some fantastic skeleton models of 3-D shapes using straws and plasticine. This has really helped the children to develop their language about the properties of shapes.

























Green Fingers in Year 3

Year 3 are currently involved in a community project to learn about growing flowers and vegetables. This linked with our science topic on plants perfectly! Earlier in the month we carefully planted some seeds and then placed them on the windowsill in the classroom. We have watered them and now have a jungle of plants…Continue Reading

Roman Invasion!

Year 3 recently had a great morning learning all about the Romans as part of our history topic. We were able to handle lots of different artifacts, dressed in togas, wrote with a stylus and ink and played the Roman game of rota. We even learnt some Latin commands and the names of different parts…Continue Reading


At the end of November, KS2 worked with a worship band called Expedition. All the children enjoyed working out to ‘praise aerobics’ and singing worship songs. The children learned that prayer can happen at any time: while washing the dishes, walking the dog or when you’re doing your homework! The band helped the children to…Continue Reading

Armstrong House Visit

Year 3 were recently invited to visit Armstrong House. They met and worked with some of the residents making a variety of Christmas crafts and decorations. We received a lovely welcome and the children really enjoyed chatting with the old folk! We will be returning with the other half of the class on Tuesday December…Continue Reading

Year 3 try Stone Age cave painting

The children have really enjoyed our humanities topic about the Stone Age. To finish off our work, we have been learning about how and why Stone Age people decorated their caves with paintings of animals. We will use our wonderful pictures to make our own cave painting display.Continue Reading

Year 3 get green fingers!

Year 3 have been working with a social and therapeutic horticulturalist over a number of sessions to find out how to plant bulbs, sow seeds and take cuttings from plants. The sessions are taking place here in school and also in three local care homes where the children will meet and work with the residents.…Continue Reading

Year 3 Visit Arbeia

On Friday, Year 3 had a fantastic trip to see the remains of a Roman fort in South Shields. The fort, called Arbeia, was a supply base for Hadrian’s Wall which ended just across the river Tyne in Wallsend. As you will see from the photographs, there was a lot to see and do. First…Continue Reading