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Melling Primary School

Year 3

YEAR 3

2022-23

Y3 class email: y3.melling@schools.sefton.gov.uk

 

BE THE BEST THAT YOU CAN BE, BE PROUD.

BE READY     BE RESPECTFUL      BE SAFE     BE KIND  

Year 3 KEY INFORMATION

Year 2 and Year 4 Maths Expectations for your information parents.

P.E. days - MONDAY and THURSDAY
Please sign your child’s reading record whenever they read and send books in for changing as soon as they have read them confidently.

Autumn term daily readers, please send books in daily.

All children, please send reading books and records in every Friday.

Homework books go home Tuesday, to be returned the following Monday.

SUMMER 2023

 

Welcome back everyone! We're looking forward to a busy, sunny term with lots of fun while we all learn together!

 

"Remember, you're the one who can fill the world with sunshine" - Snow White

Romans Day Trip To Chester

 

 

EXCELLENT TEAM MARCHING SOLDIERS!

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Science Work on The Human Body

Human Body Musculoskeletal Challenge

Sports Day 2023

S.T.E.M.  Lego  Robotics  Afternoon

 

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Rio de Janeiro Carnival Masks

First Day Swimming!

Opening the new Rainbow Park

with the Mayor

What a great afternoon and what an honour to be chosen to open the park with the Mayor of Sefton!

All the children made us really proud and had lots of fun with the Active Sefton trainers and in the play area afterwards.

Spanish Classroom Instructions

Spanish Classroom Objects

Imagine That Trip

What an excellent day!

Zoneball Champions!

We won the first ever Zoneball Championship at Maricourt!

Drawing Daffodils

Non-Fiction Writing in Read to Write

Check out this lovely, careful work!

Exploring Friction in Science

Top Handwriting - Keep Aspiring Y3!

Exploring Percussion in Musical Minds

Using Photographs to be Geography Detectives - Rio de Janeiro

SPRING 2023

Welcome back everyone - HAPPY NEW YEAR! Good to be back for another happy, successful term.

 

"You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think." — Christopher Robin, Winnie the Pooh

HAPPY EASTER EVERYONE!

And guess what...Miss Roberts says prizes for EVERYONE as she REALLY couldn't choose just three winners!

The Easter excitement is building in Y3...

and everyone is a winner with these AMAZING creations!

Finding Magnetic and Non Magnetic Materials

Exploring the Painting Techniques of Alma Thomas

We explored using different size brushes and tried to control them carefully to make neat brush strokes. We also mixed lots of different paint colours to make our work as colourful as possible.

Getting Crafty with Decoupage

We explored the French technique of paper cutting and sticking to decorate everyday objects.

Creating London Leaflets

Our writing task was to create persuasive leaflets to encourage people to visit London.

Poetry for World Book Day

Here are some different styles of poem that we have written:

 

Do You Like Sharks?

Do you like sharks?

They swim so fast

But they can attack

So you better watch your back!

      by Mason

 

 

NEVER, NEVER, NEVER!

Never have tea with a tiger

Never sleep in your clothes

Never walk with a crocodile

Never drink milk with a mouse

Never take your eyeball out

Never dance with a monkey

Never say boo to a baby

Never sing lullabies to your teacher!

       by Abigail

 

 

Stone Age Man

Sleeping on a moss bed

Crafting weapons

Eating scrumptious hare

Sharpening flint

Drinking beer and water

Guarding villages

Foraging berries

Fighting animals

Playing board games

Hunting delicious deer

Wearing animal skins

Firing arrows

Making tools

Building houses

Burning firewood

Learning painting

Chipping wood

Working Stone Age Man

      by Oliver

World Book Day 2023

Poetry for World Book Day

Here are some different styles of poem that we have written:

 

I Was Just...

I was just arriving at school...

when suddenly I saw

a gorilla in a tree!

 

I was just playing football...

when suddenly there were

crocodiles on the pitch!

 

I was just putting on my clothes...

when suddenly my legs were

on my head!

 

I was just swimming...

when suddenly I was surrounded

by sharks!

     by Ethan

 

 

SNAKE

S lithering past

N asty bite

A ttack attack!

K illing prey with

E normous jaws

     by Adam

 

 

PIG

P laying

I n a barn

G reedy

     by George

 

 

Mustard

I was eating with my granny 

but I was getting flustered

because she was eating mustard 

and she dropped it on her top...

a WHITE top!

     by Jack

Walker Art Gallery Tour and Workshop

We had a very exciting journey because we had to get five trains altogether! The Gallery was beautiful and we enjoyed our workshop activities.

Drawing Facial Expressions

Attendance Cup Winners!

Joined Handwriting in Year Three

Exploring Digital Art with Photo Montage

Monochromatic self portrait (showing emotions) photo montage...

Morphing friends to create photo montage...

Attendance Cup Winners...AGAIN!

SO PROUD, YEAR THREE

Investigating Different Types of Soil in Science

Stone Age Axes Using 6B and 9B Pencils

Rocks and Fossils at the World Museum

 

Drawing Facial Features with Light and Heavy Pressure

Stone Age to Iron Age at the World Museum

We handled so many objects from the Stone, Bronze and Iron Ages and we got to be detectives working out what clues they gave us about the past.

Exploring and Mixing Colours

Ola from BRAZIL!

Exploring Light, Dark and Shadows

with Rock Pictures

Remarkable Rocks!

We've been examining rocks and learning about the three main types - Igneous, Sedimentary and Metamorphic.

Exploring Christian Beliefs about God...

New Year, New You Assembly

AUTUMN 2022

 

Welcome back children and parents. 

Here's to a happy and successful Autumn.

The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.  Dr Seuss

 

Christmas Pop Up Craft

We have been exploring ways of making pop up pictures in Design Technology and used Christmas for our inspiration!

The Great Bethlehem Bake Off!

"Ho, ho, ho!" from Santa's Grotto!

History Detectives Workshop

Welcome to the Stone Age!

We had the best morning! It was fun and exciting to be history detectives and learn about how Stone Age people lived and how they evolved over time.

Samba for World Cup Day

Check out those tunes and moves!

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Great drumming!

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Map Work for World Cup Day

Flag Making for World Cup Day

Y3 HANDS ON HISTORY WORKSHOP

Friday 2nd December 2022

Friday 2nd December is our Scavengers and Settlers Hands on History Workshop Day. 

Letters to be sent home this week (beginning 14.11.22).

Do Shadows Stay Still or Move?

Science Investigation

We set up a shadow stick on the playground on a sunny day and we observed what happened.

Transparent, Translucent or Opaque?

We found some really surprising translucent things...

Can humans see in the dark?

Science Investigation

We found a completely dark room with no light at all for our investigation.

Attendance Cup

WOW Y3, you did it again - you must LOVE coming to school!

 

Bollywood Dance

We have been learning some dance moves from India.

Group One

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Group Two

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Group Three

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Group Four

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Group Five

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Miss Roberts, Mrs Randall and Miss Rogan all say “WOW!”
Year Three, your dancing is AMAZING!

P.S.H.E. 

We've been learning about safety and hazards.