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Cinema Trip

What an amazing day we had on Thursday, thanks to Cineworld, Bolton. We watched the film Mary and the witches flower.¬†Young Mary follows a mysterious cat into the nearby forest and discovers an old broomstick and the strange Fly-by-Night flower, a rare plant that blossoms once every seven years. Together, the flower and the broomstick whisk Mary above the clouds, and far away to Endor College — a school of magic run by headmistress Madam Mumblechook and the brilliant Doctor Dee. But there are terrible things happening at the school. Mary has a difficult decision to make, should she walk away from the rude boy who called her laughed at her and called her names or should she be the better person and help him escape from Endor College where he had been inprisoned?¬†

The children thoroughly enjoyed the whole experience and behaved impeccably, we are very proud to call them Ferns.

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Pyramid mania

We have been busy in Year 3…building pyramids as part of our home learning and creating square based pyramids from nets in class! Great fun!


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Measuring mass

In Year 3 we have revisited measuring this week…starting with length and height we have measured each other as well as the classroom and things in it!! When we moved onto mass we had to estimate and weigh store cupboard foods, fruits and class room equipment. Did you know… you need a LOT of paper clips to make a kilogram!


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Performance poetry

…having fun in Year 3 performing our poems to the rest of the class!! We watched Michael Rosen first for some tips.

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Learning about fractions

Year 3 children have been learning more about fractions…finding equivalents, ordering, counting and adding and subtracting them! Here they used Cuisenaire rods to create their own fraction walls.

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Wave painting

Year 3 today put the finishing touches to their versions of The Great Wave off Kanagawa by Katsushika Hokusai. The results are fabulous!!

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Mount Vesuvius

Year 3 have been learning about how an eruption from Mount Vesuvius destroyed Pompeii!! We imagined what it would be like to hear the rumbling and see the ash cloud rising…

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Easter Poems

This afternoon Year 3 have enjoyed writing Easter poems, spelling out Easter and including rhyme!

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World Book Day…at last

We are delighted in Year 3 to celebrate WBD at last after having to cancel due to school being closed last week!!

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Bonjour Mademoiselle Delphine

Year 3 children have had a brilliant time today learning French songs with our visitor, Mademoiselle Delphine. Magnifique!!

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