Violin01 Jan 1970
Fountains enjoyed their first whole class violin lesson this...
Magnets and magnetic materials
We experimented with magnets to see what happens when the poles are placed together.
We were then able to experiment with materials to see which materials were magnetic. Most of our predictions were correct.Magnets and magnetic materials
Great Grub Club Go Greek!
We enjoyed chopping and combining ingredients whilst listening to Greek music to create our gorgeous Greek salads today. Hope you enjoyed it at home!Great Grub Club Go Greek!
Which surface causes the most friction?
As part of our science topic on 'Forces and Magnets,' the children were set the challenge to find out which surface causes the most friction. We used toys cars to find the answer.Which surface causes the most friction?
Great Grub Club
Mrs Denison has started a Grub Club with a group of children. Chilli was the first meal on the menuGreat Grub Club
Describing out teddies
As part of our English work on the book 'The wolves in the wall,' we had to describe our favourite teddy, explaining what they mean to us.Describing out teddies
We have started to design and create our owl cushions, perfecting the art of running stitch and sewing on buttons!Owl Cushions
Polar Explorer day
We had a whole school assembly, learning about life in Antarctica. After that, we went back into class and paired up with a buddy. We had to create a diver and get him to float in the water. Once we had achieved that, we were given the challenge of making our diver float and sink in a bottle.
We also learn about submarines and had to present our findings.Polar Explorer day
Children in Need 2018
We had fun and raised money for Children in Need on Wednesday by wearing non uniform, buying Children in Need merchandise and watching Teachers Got Talent. We also designed and played our own Pudsey and Blush Bear board games.Children in Need 2018
Odd Socks Day
We wore odd socks on Monday for the launch of Anti Bullying Week. We talked about the importance of everyone being different and equal. Our reading and writing work this week was centred around respecting difference.Odd Socks Day
Team Building with Ellis
We have started our team building workshops with Ellis and had lots of fun working in different groups developing our 'unity' skills.Team Building with Ellis
We have started out new science topic on Rocks. We walked around school, trying to find examples of rocks.
We look at the properties of rocks by testing their permeability, durability, density and hardness.Rocks rock!
Jewish Heritage Centre Visit
Fountains had a wonderful time learning all about Judaism when they visited the Jewish Heritage Centre for Children. They discovered all about Kosher food in the 'Kosher Kitchen', learnt about Jewish artefacts in the synagogue and explored what life was like for Jews in the 'shtetl', a recreated 19th century Eastern European rural village.
A huge thank you to all the grown ups who helped on the visit!Jewish Heritage Centre Visit
Healthy Tuck shop07 Nov 2018
This Friday, Year 3 will be offered the opportunity to buy a healthy snack from our new tuck shop during afternoon playtime. Snacks cost 50p and can...
Owl Babies Shadow Puppet Theatres
We have been busy making our own shadow puppet theatres and have written our own versions of the story Owl Babies.Owl Babies Shadow Puppet Theatres
Proud Awards26 Oct 2018
This Week, Pround certificates in Fountains Class were awarded to Louie Hartley for Unity and Respect and Eva McNeil for Determination. We have been...
I have a dream
After being inspired by Martin Luther King's speech, we thought about our own dreams, to make the world a better place.I have a dream
Year 3 had a fantastic time being 'owl detectives' during outdoor learning workshops with Lisa. They dissected owl pellets, learnt about food chains, beak adaptation and made a range of owl inspired crafts.Owl Detectives
We had a great time learning ballet skills with Northern Ballet.Ballet workshop
Outdoor learning day
We had a fantastic time learning about owls. We made clay owls, clay masks, wood necklaces and wooden birds.Outdoor learning day
We have been testing materials to see if they are opaque, transparent or translucent. We used this knowledge to design sunglasses to help to protect our eyes from the sun.Science work
Proud Awards19 Oct 2018
A big well done this week to Juliette Parker and Oliver McCormick for achieving their Proud Award certificates. We were so impressed with their...
Owls visit Year 301 Jan 1970
We had a wonderful time meeting five special visitors on Tuesday. Rhiannon from SMJ Falconry along with Molly the tawny owl, Midge the white faced...
Cross Country Festival
Well done to our Year 3 runners, who represent our school this week. We were the first to cross the finish line in both races, and both teams have progressed through to the Leeds Final and February. You did us proud!!!
Cross Country Festival
Buddies12 Oct 2018
On Friday, Fountains class met their new buddies in Monk Bretton Class (Y5). We were introduced and then played games together and coloured Harry...
Proud Awards 12 Oct 2018
Well done to Charlotte and Lily who were awarded Proud certificates this week. Lily has shown real determination in her Maths recently both in school...
We have been working on our class focus of 'Unity' in PE. We have developed a range of movements that mirrors and matches our partners.Real PE
PE05 Oct 2018
Fountains have been warming up and stretching with a yoga routine which we have been developing each week. This encourages good focus using breathing...
Proud Awards05 Oct 2018
On Friday in Fountains Class, Kyla and Barney were nominated for proud awards for displaying unity in their attitude and approach in school. Both...
Author Eleanor McKone Visits Year 301 Jan 1970
Author Eleanor McKone visited Year 3 to read her book, Piper's Passport.
We loved listening to the story all about Piper's adventures in...
PSHE 28 Oct 2018
In our PSHE lessons, the children have been learning about the risks of smoking to our health. We have been designing our own 'stop smoking'...
Proud Awards28 Oct 2018
Congratulations to Naomi and Blake who have worked hard this week. Naomi has done some super writing linked to 'The Owl Who Was Afraid Of The...
We have been learning about the features of a non chronological report. We collected information about owls, in order to create our own owl reports.Owl reports
Pizzas26 Sep 2018
Thank you so much for your kind donations for our cookery last week. As part of our focus on Italy in the run up to our Harvest Festival, the...
Outdoor Leaning Day
We loved learning lots more about owls during our outdoor learning day with Annie. We also had lots of fun den building in the afternoon.
Outdoor Leaning Day
Outdoor Learning Day01 Jan 1970
We had so much fun and learnt lots during our outdoor learning day with Annie Berrington. In the morning, we played owl based games, created fabulous...
Welcome to the Year 3 blog. Here you will be able to find out about our learning in Year 3.
Street Dance17 Jul 2017
We enjoyed a street dance session , learing a new dance...
Colour mixing and plant artwork07 Jun 2017
We used the three primary colour and we had to mix these to create a colour wheel. We then used our colour mixing knowledge to create artwork...
Sky Living Event15 May 2017
We had a fantastic time at the Sky Living event. We got to meet athletes, try our new sports, all whilst having fun and developing team...
Maths surveys23 May 2017
To support our work on data handling, we went outside to do some traffic surveys. We collected data then presented it as a bar chart so that we could...
Violin12 May 2017
We have been singing 'Land of the Silver Birch' and playing the violin...
Apostrophes02 May 2017
We have been working hard on apostrophes for contractions. After investigating different words, we were then able to use these words in our...
Golf24 Apr 2017
We have started out outdoor PE unit on golf. We have developed our putting and chipping skills, as well as having a focus on...
Violin with Mrs Huby24 Apr 2017
We have really enjoyed the challenge of learning how to play the violin so far this term. Mrs Huby and Mrs Robinson are really proud of...
Forces and magnets30 Mar 2017
We have been investigating forces and magnets. We looked at examples of pushes and pulls in everyday life, we tested to see which materials were...
REAL PE30 Mar 2017
We have been developing our co-ordination with equipment this term.
We were tested in week one, and had to re challenge ourselves in week 6....
Comic Relief24 Mar 2017
We had lots fun celebrating Red Nose Day 2017!
We danced our way through the day with our 5-a-day-a-thon.
We were the first year group to perform...
Problem solving23 Mar 2017
We have been working on our problem solving and communication skills. Some children worked in small groups to read through clues to solve problems....
Fairtrade Fortnight10 Mar 2017
We did lots to celebrate Fairtrade Fortnight including having a Fairtrade workshop which taught us all about Fairtrade cocoa, we listened to a talk...
What makes the Earth angry?23 Feb 2017
We have started to learn about natural disasters around the world. We began our topic looking at the layers of the Earth. We created the Earth's...
Tennis Coaching20 Feb 2017
Year 3 enjoyed tennis coaching, learning all the different skills.
This coaching culminated in a tennis gala at Broadgate...
Tennis Gala10 Feb 2017
We enjoyed showcasing our tennis skills against other local children.
We developed our tennis skills, and some children represented us in...