Articles by: Mr Chesterman

Another busy week in Year 3.

It has been another busy but productive week in Year 3. The children have been writing descriptions of settings based on our class book ‘The Hodgeheg’. The language and writing techniques used were amazing! We have also been looking at strategies to help us add two and three digit numbers […]

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Fitter Friday!

This week in Year 3 we have started our new class book ‘The Hodgeheg’. The children are engaging with the text very well and are looking forward to the coming weeks. To compliment our learning around the book, the children have been set the task of designing a hedgehog fact […]

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Year 3’s first week!

What an exciting first week back it has been in Year 3. As I have said to the children, it’s not just a new year, it’s a whole new key stage, new playground, new classroom and a new start. They have done tremendously well this week and have all shown […]

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Year 3 class blog – Pentecost

This week in Year 3, to prepare for the Pentecost service this Thursday, we have been creating our own ‘Special Prayers’ thanking God for the gifts of the Holy Spirit. The children have all produced a Prayer and they have been compiled into a class folder (pictured below). We will […]

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Science Alive!

What a busy week we’ve had in Year 3. The children did fantastically well on their trip to ‘Science Alive’ this Wednesday! They represented our school with pride and a passion for learning. The children enjoyed the activities and this was reflected in their ‘write ups’ when we returned to […]

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Year 3 class blog

It has been a very busy week in Year 3. In literacy we have been studying formal report writing and have looked at many examples of these to inform our own writing of some today. The children will be self reflecting and ‘up leveling’ these next week before we move […]

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Is this blog formal or informal?

This week in Year 3 we have been looking at letter writing in our literacy lessons. The children have explored a range of formal and informal writing styles, and over the coming weeks will be exploring a checklist and criteria for writing letters, finishing with creating some of our own. […]

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Year 3 class blog

What a great week it’s been in Year 3, we’re now half way through the school year too! This week in class we have been looking at multiplication facts to help us to work out some of the more difficult sums, like using the 2 and 4’s to help us […]

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Year 3 Class Blog

This week in Year 3 we have been researching about how fossils are formed, and wrote about the importance of the famous fossil hunter ‘Mary Anning’. We also looked at the huge influence she has had on what we know about the past. In Literacy, we have been learning how […]

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Sour Power!

This week in Year 3 we have started our new topic of ‘Explosive Earth’, where we will be looking at various natural disasters of the world we live in. To kick off the topic the children began by looking at volcanoes and their devastating effects.To replicate this (on a MUCH […]

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