YEAR 3 2020-2021
CLASS 7 TEACHER:MRS KELLY
CLASS 8 TEACHER: MISS TARLOWSKI
Do you love science?
If you do you are in for a real treat this term!
We will be looking at inventors inventions, investigating magnets and looking at light.
Prepare to be amazed!
We enjoyed investigating and exploring the magnets, look at some of our amazed faces!
Our New Story Front Cover!
If you want a sneak peek of what is to come, have a look inside to see what is in store.
ASSISTANT HEAD TEACHER 'ALWAYS CHILD' OF TERM AWARD GOES TO...…
Huge congratulations to Sarah, who have been awarded by Mrs Tee (Assistant Head of School and Year 3 & 4 Leader) as the Year 3 ALWAYS CHILD of the term.
ASSISTANT HEADTEACHER 'ALWAYS CHILD' OF THE TERM
YEAR 3 ACHIEVEMENT ASSEMBLY - END OF AUTUMN TERM 2020
A huge well done to all of the following children who have achieved this term over 100 Proud Points, meaning they have been awarded their OBS Bronze Badge and Certificate for Year 3!
We know lots of the children were very close, and we are certain will achieve this award early in to the Spring Term.
We are very PROUD of you!
BRONZE PROUD ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS - YEAR 3
Merry Christmas from Year 3!
We had fun making a huge paperchain for a
whole school competition!
YEAR 3 - 2020-2021
A BIG WELCOME FROM ALL OF US TO YOU!
We can't wait for you to make your mark in year 3! Like the rest of the school, we have some amazing work planned on the theme of COLOUR. After that, our topic will be The Stone Age to the Iron Age.
We really can't wait to have a new beginning with you all.
Year 3 have worked really hard writing their non-fiction information texts about Stonehenge this week. Well done! We are especially proud of the following selection.
Y3's anti-bullying posters.
They look brilliant and we will display them to remind us of all that we learned in our anti-bullying week.
Design and Technology - Stone Age Dwellings
We have been learning to answer…
How did the dwellings change from the Stone Age to Iron Age?
We are now looking at as a learner…
As a designer I will create and evaluate a model of a dwelling from our prehistoric past.
Today we have been researching the following questions:
How will you make it stand?
What is the best way to attach objects?
Which material will represent what Stone Age materials?
After making our plan we got straight to work on our team dwellings!
The Finished Dwellings!
We are sorry that some of you have been having problems on Spelling Shed. We have investigated, tested with a few children's accounts and we now hope that everything is ok. To find the spellings that your children are learning, please see the pictures below. This will take you straight to the spellings list that your children are learning.
If you are still having problems please feel free to ask one of us.
Thank you the Year 3 team
Winter Curling Olympics in Y3 at OBS!
Two sports teachers from Ellis Guilford visited Y3 this morning and we played curling in the hall. Each class were organised into teams and we pretended to be a competing country in our own Olympics. It was great fun!
A huge congratulations to the new Year 3
School Eco Councillors
Phoebe and Jaxon
Isabelle and Blake
Max and Caitlyn
Evie and Jacob
Black History week linked to Music
This week we have been learning all about musicians from the past. We have looked specifically at the following stars...
The Kenneh-Mason Family
listened to various pieces of music
reflected on the meaning of the lyrics
produced comic strips
searched and recorded facts about the artists
engaged in dance
But most importantly had lots of fun!
Facts about me!
Aretha Franklin Facts
Please take a look at our Stone Age to Iron Age knowledge Organiser to find out what we will be learning.
Our WOW Day in Year 3!
We had a fantastic day and fortunately the weather was very kind to us! In the morning, we were archaeologists and we unearthed a variety of bones which we sketched and described. We also learnt about cave paintings from around the world. In the afternoon, we pretended to live in the Stone Age and recreate our own cave drawings … under our desks! We finished our day by combining a bit of physical activity alongside team work to find out even more about cave paintings. Here are a few highlights!
Design and Technology
The children have been exploring how to make sliders and levers. All in preparation for designing their own...watch this space!
The Day the Crayons Quit!
After designing their own crayon the children wrote Duncan a letter. The children recorded their letters, listen to a few that were chosen for the best voice and expression!
A note to Duncan
A note to Duncan
Monday - Outdoor PE - PE uniform required
Tuesday - Indoor PE - PE uniform required
Reading at home - Our new 'Rainbow Reading' reward scheme
Please watch this video to find out more about our new 'Reading Rainbow' reward scheme:
Diary check day is…Tuesday
We will be checking all diaries each Tuesday.
This means we will be counting your reads from the previous Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday.
Snuggle up with a book.
We hope that children in Year 3 will do lots of reading at home so that they may complete their rainbow challenge. Some children will be bringing home more than one book, depending on the colour and its length. Children can exchange their books any day of the week.
Returned books will be stored for 3 days before being returned to the reading shelves.
Our Memories to treasure from
We all had so much fun creating our magnetic fish games today. All the children were really engaged and loved the process of making, playing and evaluating!
We have really enjoyed our Shakespeare week. The play we have focussed on was 'The Merchant of Venice' here is a few photos from our brilliant day of drama!
Do you like experimenting? Are you keen to find out how things work? Do you like carrying out investigations?
If so, you'll love our next topic...
Coming soon to Year 3
The topic for this Half Term is going to be 'What Makes Britain Great'. We are going to be learning about the 4 different countries of the UK, their traditions and famous landmarks. We will shortly be sending home an exciting homework project in which all the children will be given a city from the UK to research. We will then collect all of them in and create a year group book about cities in Great Britain.
What an awesome parent workshop we had this week. We created some great volcanoes and then made them erupt. Here are some pictures.
VOLCANO FORTUNE TELLERS
STONE AGE AND IRON AGE CELEBRATION DAY
We would like to welcome Miss Ryan who is a Year 4 Trent Student and is completing her final teaching practice at Old Basford. She will be working with some of the Year 3 children until mid December.
FLYING HIGH AT 50 AT OBS
YEAR 3 ARCHAELOGICAL DIG
What a Wonderful Wow day we have had. We discovered lots of artifacts on the Trim trail this morning which we brought inside to take a closer look! We think they might be from the Stone Age! Here are some pictures of us examining these interesting artifacts.