Year 3

Mrs Docherty / Mrs Gaukrodger

Welcome to Year 3

 

Couleur

In French, Year 3 have been learning colours. We practised saying the colours and then matched the colour to the...

Pulleys

In Design Technology, Year 3 have made pulleys.  We then tested our pulleys to see how much weight they could...

Adam Bushnell Visit

Today, Year 3 took part in a writing workshop with the amazing author Adam Bushnell. We travelled back to Viking times and found out all about their clothes, weapons and way of life. We made labelled drawings and added facts to help us tell our own Viking tale....

Mindfulness Monday

In Year 3, we spent the afternoon learnIng about mindfulness. We took part in a yoga lesson and then an art of chocolate tasting activity. We enjoyed both of these activities and felt very relaxed afterwards....

Water Safety Training!

Year 3 were learning all about how to be safe in the water at their swimming lesson. Julie and Janet, the swimming coaches talked to the children about how to help themselves if they are cold in the water. They talked about when it is safe to swim in the sea and what...

Our Amazing Adventure

Today Year 3 and 4 had a fun filled day of outdoor adventure at Gibside National Trust. We completed a den building challenge, where we had to work in teams to construct a secure structure using tree branches. Each den was certainly impressive and it was great to see...

Catapults

Year 3 have been exploring catapults and how they were used in the Roman army. Today, we have made and tested our own catapults using wooden skewers and marshmallows. We tested our designs and made modifications to see if we could improve...

Scooter Session

Today, Marcus from Cycling Generation came to Year 3 to teach us scooter safety. We had great fun going around the course. We also completed the course whilst trying to balance a hoop on our heads. We improved our skills on a scooter and also learnt how to keep safe...

Our Amazing Shields

As part of our Roman topic, we made Roman shields for homework. Our teachers think they are amazing and were impressed with all our hard work. We used the shields to make a defensive battle formation called The Tortoise which was used by the Romans.          ...

Brilliant Boudicca

We have been learning the story of Queen Boudicca who lived in Britain two thousand years ago. When her husband king Prasutagus died, she took over as ruler of the Iceni tribe. The Romans, recently arrived from Italy, were hungry for more land where Boudicca lived....

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