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What a fabulous day we’ve had showcasing our exquisite EBL projects! We’ve welcomed every year group across the school and even had the opportunity to welcome some of our wonderful parents. We are bursting with pride for our Y3 class, you are a credit to our school 🛖⭐️

Year 3’s Reindeer Run

We had so much fun dashing and dancing around the playground in our reindeer antlers, kindly donated by Mary Stevens Hospice. What a great appeal to donate to during Advent! You still have time to make an online donation to support this wonderful charity.

We have had so much fun launching ‘Active Learn Primary’ 📚📱 Your child’s login details are accessible from their reading records. The more they read, the more rewards they can collect 🥳

Retreat Day 12.11.21 - The God who speaks.

We had a beautiful day of reflection, singing, acting and prayer with Dan and Emily.

Adding & Subtracting 3-digit numbers using concrete resources 🔢➕➖

Today, we met with PC Gwynne to discuss the importance of Bonfire Night safety 🔥  Of course, the pupils asked so many questions about what being a Police Officer entails and we discussed many important safety tips! 

20.10.21 Catholic Social Teaching - The Stewardship of God’s Creation! 🌅🌍🪴

Our newest Mini Vinnie as of 20.10.21. Well done, we are so proud of all your efforts and contribution to making our school a lovely place ❤️

Today, we put our skills into practice! Each pupil had to defend the ball from their opponent and as you can imagine, it was a very competitive game. Well done Y3! 

Drama Role Play! Today we have been exploring how structure contributes to the meaning of the fiction poem ‘At the End of the School Day’. We have been looking at Haiku’s, rhyming couplets and the structure of each Stanza. We are the future OLSK Poets! 🥳

The Parable of the Prodigal Son. Luke 15:11-32. ✝️ We have been exploring the act of forgiveness in preparation to make our Sacrament of Reconciliation. 

We are the HUNTER GATHERERS! During today’s EBL lesson, the children became real-life hunter gatherers by hunting Stone Age animals and gathering food from the Neolithic period. Back in the classroom, we made comparisons between houses in the Stone Age and the Modern day. Did you know that they didn’t have windows in 800,000BC? 🛖🏠

Harvest Moon by Year 3

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We are very busy in Y3, preparing to make our Sacrament of Reconciliation. We have explored the choices we make and have written Prayers to God to celebrate our God-given talents and gifts. Well done Y3, you are reverent! 🙏🏻

In Y3, we ❤️ everything Science! Making comparative tests to find out which magnet is the strongest! 🧲

Slipping and sliding through our Science curriculum 🧲 We have been finding out which surface is the most slipperiest by measuring the force needed, using the Newton Meters! We also discovered which surface had the least friction and we even lost a few shoes along the way! 

BRILLIANT BEGINNINGS! 🛖 We had the wonderful Tablet Academy come in today. Through VR, we became Archaeologists searching and digging for evidence about Prehistory!  

TIMESTABLES ROCKSTARS! Today, we launched TT Rockstars. We created our own avatars and began our journey to becoming speedy masters of times tables 🥳 

KEEPING ACTIVE! 🏀 Today, we had an active PE lesson where we focused on developing our throwing & catching skills. The children also made cross curricular links between the skills of throwing and the scientific concept of using the force of pushing to move the ball. This linked perfectly to our Forces and Magnets Science topic.

WORKING SCIENTIFICALLY! We have been setting up comparative tests this week to discover the act of force. We looked at pushes & pulls within our learning environment. Then, the children set up a fair test to compare how a toy car moves on 3 different surfaces. We heart being scientists!


We have been getting up to all things Maths this week by recognising the place value of 3-digit numbers using our hundreds, tens and ones dienes! 🔢

FAMILY AND COMMUNITY WEEK! Focusing on Catholic Social Teaching, our first lesson back was dedicated to Mary’s birthday. We thought about the characteristic traits of Mary as the Mother of God. Through exploration, we have discovered that Mary is Reverent, Responsible and Redeemed. 🙏🏻

Family, Friends and Others!

Through the ‘Life to The Full’ scheme, we have learnt and discussed ways to maintain positive relationships. We have spoken about our own families, the friendships we establish and the importance of being truthful and eloquent in order to maintain positive relationships with others.