Category Archives: Class 3

Sport Relief Day

On the 18th of March it was Sport Relief day to rase money. We had to run as far as we could around our school field. Twelve laps around was a mile. Class 3 ran for about forty-five minutes and some people managed to run about three miles! Lots of us bought wristbands to raise […]

Mechanical Systems

This week in D.T. we have been learning about mechanical systems which is where components act together  to create a motion. In partners we followed instructions to make our own systems based on levers and linkages.We used recycled cereal boxes and split pins to make them.Next week we will be using this knowledge to design […]

Personal Survival

On the 1st of March class 3 went swimming where we did personal survival. Personal survival is when you learn about keeping safe in the water. You have to be VERY careful near ponds and lakes! There were three groups and each did a different part of personal survival. The first group learnt about avoiding […]

Magnificent Mountains

In our new topic we have been learning about mountains. We investigated where the highest mountains are around the world.We used atlases to find the locations of mountain ranges in every continent.We also used dictionaries to define lots of geographical vocabulary. One of the most FUN things we have done was drawing pictures  to show […]

Irie Steelpan Workshop

On the 4 th  February we had a special surprise when the Irie Steel Pan Workshop came into our School. Marcella and Junior played all kinds of different songs including ‘who let the dogs out?’ which we sang along to. We all danced the conga around the hall, it was  fantastic fun. We all had […]

Our recount

Last week we were writing a recount about a lonely robot Our writing had a twist though!As we were using DADWAVERS! our writing turned out to be different to any other old recount. We think they were much more interesting! Some of us used handwriting pens to copy up our work for display.       […]

Our Roman Topic

In class 3 we have come to the end of our Roman Topic.We have discovered lots of interesting facts about life in Roman time. we also made posters about gods and goddesses. Our favourite bits were pretending to be a Roman soldier writing letters to our parents, we made shields (scutum) and practised marching in formation […]