Pollination in Year 3

Today in Science in Year 3 we have been learning about how insects help to pollinate flowers and create seeds and new plants. 
Using paint or cheesy wotsits as pollen we were bees, moving from flower to flower. Our sticky fingers left a trail showing us the movement of the pollen grains.

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Wassily Kandinsky

This afternoon, we were learning about the abstract artist Wassily Kandinsky as part of our ‘pattern and colour’ Art unit. We tried to recreate a piece of his artwork - Squares with Concentric Circles.

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Dorrington Wood Walk

This afternoon, Year 3 went for a walk around Dorrington Wood so that we will be able to compare it to the rainforests we are learning about this half term. Unfortunately, as soon as we got there it began raining! When we got back to school (after we dried off) we learnt that rainforests were very…

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How much fat is in McDonalds’.

This morning, Year 3 were using McDonalds’ nutrition calculator to find out how much fat is in our favourite food choices at McDonalds. We were surprised by some of the results. We didn’t expect there to be the same amount of fat in a chicken salad as there was in a…

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JUSTINE MOORE VISITS SCOTFORTH!!!

How lucky we are to have welcomed none other than British Fencing Paralympian, Justine Moore!

Justine was so generous to come in and work with the children who attend 'Fencing Club', providing them with a very rare opportunity of not only receiving advice from a Paralympic champion, but to…

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Year 3 Science - Exploring what soil is made of

This afternoon, Year 3 were finding out what was in soil. We filled a bottle with a soil sample and water and shook it. We then made observations of what we could see. We will check again next week to see if it has changed.

 

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Eva Rothschild clay work

This afternoon, we have been using clay to make more Eva Rothschild sculptures.

 

 

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Y3 and Y4 Intrasports competition

This morning, Year 3 and 4 had a dodgeball competition. Everyone played fantastically but Ashton Green won.

 

 

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Year 3 Dodgeball

This afternoon, Year 3 had a dodgeball coach come in to teach us how to play dodgeball. We then had a mini competition.
 

 

 

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Sculpture work

This afternoon we have been making sculptures in the style of the modern artist Eva Rothschild. We have used art straws to make minimalist sculptures.

 

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Cricket

Steve came in to promote All Stars cricket clubs with the Y1,Y2 and Y3 children. They practised throwing, catching and striking and to work together as part of a team through the ‘spirit of cricket’. 

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Bread Tasting

In class we have been learning all about healthy eating and nutrition.  We looked at the plate for good health and know that we should aim to eat the right balance of foods.  In these pictures we are taste testing a range of different breads in preparation for our sandwich designing…

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