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Kings Meadow Primary School and Early Years Education Centre

Celebrating Success


Welcome to Year 3




Class Teacher - Mrs Maddox

Teaching Assistants - Mrs Fleming, Mrs Hayes

Important information - Swimming on Tuesday

                                         Dance on Monday

Homework - Reading daily

English - Thursday

Maths - Thursday

Given in on the following Tuesday


Spellings - Test on Monday

New spellings given out on Monday


Topics for 2018- 2019

Autumn - Tomb Raiders

Spring - Spectacular Spain

Summer - Stone Age to Iron Age


The School Kid Rap. Year 3 have worked on some Performance Poetry with additional actions.

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In our science topic about Plants, Year 3 have been watching what happens over several weeks of observations to see the best conditions plants need to survive and grow. We included observational notes, drawings and measurements.

Eating stewed apples like Stone Age hunter gatherers.

DT - Year 3 try out Stone Age recipes in cooking. Hunter gaterers would have enjoyed stewed fruits on a cold day.

Making Stone Age jewellery using clay and collage materials

Some of our Stone Age homework models

A study of Stonehenge was completed with the making of a clay model

Next stage - The Stone Age tool heads were attached to sticks.

Stone Age tools. In DT we have been using clay and collage materials to make a selection of everyday tools.

Year 3 complete the Daily Mile - Exhausting but great fun and so HEALTHY

In DT and Art year 3 show examples of their Easter Greetings cards. This involved painting and tissue collage. It also meant looking at butterflies and discussing symmetrical butterfly wings.

In Design Technology Year 3 enjoyed preparing and eating some traditional Spanish tapas food. The skills involved cutting, slicing and presentation .

A fantastic 'Bike it Breakfast' followed by an informative and valuabe bicycle maintenance lesson from Amanda. Year 3 enjoyed learning outside on a lovely sunny afternoon.y

During the Spring half term Year 3 have studied a wordless book called Flotsam by the author David Wiesner. It contains magical pictures and imagery that promoted lots of discussion and offered incredible spoken language opportunities. Here we can see small groups working together, discussing and sequencing the story.

Elm class have been learning about the life and works of the Spanish artist Joan Miro. They have made sculptures using small drawings cut and slotted together in the style of Miro's art..

World Book Day was so much fun. We all enjoyed talking about our favourite books and then snuggled down amonst the cushions for a lovely relaxing read. Then finally everyone enjoyed a treat of delicious hot chocolate.

In science we have been learning about The force of 'Magnetism'. An excitng topic that involved a great deal of working Scientifically. Year 3 did research and carried out numerous investigations.

Road Safety Officer Joe Morris visits Year 3.

Year 3 celebrate Chinese New Year, The Year of the Pig

Year 3 made clay sculptures of Ancient Egyptian Cartouches. First they shaped the clay then stamped their names in hieroglyphics. After that the clay models were baked in the oven. Finally, the children went outside to spray paint the cartouches in gold.

Groups with their finished cartouches.

Part of our topic about Ancient Egypt involved looking at old recipes. Within Design Technology we made hummus dip and ate it with pita bread.

In maths we have been learning about 3D shapes and here are our class pyramids from DT

Ruby Pilkington has been appointed the new ECO member from Year 3. Congratulations.

Kings Meadow have a new School Council. Congratulations to Year 3 members, Chloe Dollery and Charlie Roberts

Year 3 had an exciting Spanish lesson with a visiting teacher from Greenbank High School.

Year 3 have their first violin lesson. A wonderful experience.

Some of our maths groups have been working with base 10 eqipment