Year 3 - Owls
Year 3 - Owls
The Year 3 Team
Spring Term 2022
This Spring, the Year 3 Owls will be very busy birds indeed! Year 3 will be reading and enjoying the story of The Iron Man by Ted Hughes, creating art and poetic stories of their own.
In Science lessons, the Owls will study how light behaves and will carry out lots of investigations focused on learning about how light travels, how shadows are created, how the Earth goes around the Sun and the difference between translucent, transparent and opaque objects. Linked to the idea of natural light, Year 3 will also begin learning about volcanoes! We'll even have some epic eruptions of our own when we build and set off papier mache volcanoes (using coke and mentoes instead of magma and natural gases of course).
In our Design and Technology lessons, we will design and create Easter-themed packages linked to our RE topic on the importance of Easter for Christians and learn all about nets and graphic design. In PSHE, the Owls will also learn how families come in all different forms and ways of getting along, showing gratitude and solving conflict. What a super Spring term!
Autumn Term 2021
Year 3 have been ROCK STARS this term! From learning about fossils to exploring the permeability of rocks, from learning about different types of rock to making our own chocolate rocks, we have become geological experts. Our trip to the National Stone Centre in Wirksworth was an exciting opportunity to learn more about our rocky world with the help of the experts at the centre. We even got to pan for gems that we were allowed to keep! Back in school we have been reading the story Stone Age Boy and, as well as writing Stone Age stories of our own, we put on a dance performance of the story for Year 1 Robins. What a busy term so far!