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Picasso Style Portraits!

As part of topic work based on Spain this half term, we have been looking at the artist Pablo Picasso. We have really enjoyed learning about his art and the things that influenced his most famous pieces. In our art lesson, we had the opportunity to explore Picasso’s unique style of self portraits and we got to create our own Picasso style self portraits of ourselves! Check out our final creations!

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How To Make The Perfect Slice Of Toast!

This week in English we have been looking at the features of instructional texts. In preparation for writing our own instructions, we had a fun morning exploring a basic set of instructions that gave us step by step guidelines on how to make the perfect slice of toast! The opportunity to explore instructions in this way allowed us to see the importance of making instructions clear to the reader, structuring them correctly and in the correct order. Also we were able to identify the use of appropriate imperative verbs in the text or as we have come to know them in Year 3, bossy verbs! The perfect slice of toast at the end wasn’t too bad either as you can see from our happy faces!

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Let’s have a myth morning!

Over the autumn half term we have been looking at myths in our English lessons. Each week the children have written parts of their myth and to end our topic we had a myth morning so that all of the children could hear the myths we have created. The children were all...

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Joyeux Noel!

This week in French lessons, we have been preparing for the season of Advent and the countdown to Christmas. To help us prepare we have created our own French edition Advent calendars using the numbers 1 to 25 in French. We are all quite confident at counting to 25 in French so this is a very special way to help us countdown and prepare to have a Joyeux Noel!

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Time For TV!

This week in maths we have been looking at time. As a class, we have been focusing on how to improve our ability at telling the time more accurately. Since everyone has some sort of access to a TV outside of school, we carried out an investigation today based on time and duration using the TV guide! Having completed this task, Year 3 have all been made aware of how time is something that everybody uses daily, inside and outside of school. So next time you want to know when your favourite TV show starts, finishes or even how long it lasts, why not ask Year 3!

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Is there an angle in that time?

In maths today the children in year 4 continued their learning of angles and used clocks to investigate which times would create a 90 degree angle. The children used small clocks and changed the position of the hour and minute hand to find times with a 90 degree...

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