Year 3

Mrs Docherty / Mrs Gaukrodger

Welcome to Year 3

 

Year 3 Church visit.

On Thursday 19th April, Year 3 visited Birtley Methodist Church. We enjoyed learning about how Easter was celebrated in a Christian church. We found clues hidden inside coloured eggs to sequence and order events from the Easter story. We had fun exploring the church...

Super Spellathon

Year 3 had an exciting morning taking part in a variety of spelling activities. We had so much fun unscrambling words,completing word searches and other fun spelling games. The morning ended with a finale with the two highest scorers from each house taking part in a...

Healthy Cooking with Nick the Chef

Year 3 really enjoyed helping to prepare a healthy meal of sticky chicken and rainbow rice with Nick the Chef. We talked about food groups and what makes a healthy balanced diet. We all agreed our food tasted amazing! [gallery...

Feeling Worried?

In PSHE we have been talking about feeling worried. If we are feeling worried about something and it is making us feel bad, we need to try to do something about it. This could be talking to a friend or a grown up. In the story Silly Billy by Anthony Browne, Billy's...

Fantasy Poems

As part of their English work, Year 3 have been writing poems based on the fantasy story, ‘Leon and the Place Between’. In the story, Leon is transported to a mysterious, exotic world, called the Place Between. Using their own ideas, the children wrote their version...

Inspiring Inventions

Today, the children in Year 3 have been the inventors of tomorrow. Their imaginative designs were impressive and certainly met the criteria of The Little Inventors North 2030 challenge. The winning design was both practical and environmentally friendly. Richard’s...

World War One Posters

Year 3 looked at how posters were used during World War one to recruit lots of soldiers and encourage people to work together. We designed and painted our own posters to encourage Belgian refugees to come to work in the National Projectile Factory in Birtley. [gallery...

Family Maker Workshops

As part of our STEM week, we offered free family maker workshops with Luke (from NUSTEM). In these sessions, parents/carers and children worked together to follow instructions to build a catapult. Once built, the catapults were tested. How far would they fire a...

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