In Science, the Owls have been learning about Forces and Magnets. The children had to work in pairs to design a game that would work using magnetic force. They really enjoyed the task, working well in their pairs and enjoying the chance to demonstrate their scientific knowledge, with some very impressive results.
This half term, the Owls class are working on some dance activities on the theme Extreme Earth. We started by looking at Volcanoes. The children worked in pairs to show the four stages of a volcanic eruption (still volcano, gentle rumbling, explosion, lava trickling). The music we used was Vivaldi Techno. The children worked really […]
On Wednesday 9th May, two lifeguards from Hadleigh pool came to deliver a Drowning Prevention training session to the Owls class. The children were taught what the different flags that you see on the beach meant, and practised spotting dangers in various locations. They looked at some of the equipment that can be used to […]
As part of their Geography topic on Water, on Tuesday 8th May, the Owls did a lesson on treating water. We watched a video about how water from the seas and rivers is treated to be made drinkable. The children were then given cups of dirty water and were asked to take the dirt out, […]
On Thursday 3rd May, the Owls class were joined by their parents to carry out a science experiment. The theme of the lesson was Investigating Gases and we did an experiment to see if we could weigh a gas. We took 5 different fizzy drinks and weighed them when fizzy and when flat. The bigger […]
On Wednesday 25th April, 12 children from the Owls class went to a cross country festival at East Bergholt High School. For the first part of the morning, the children were split into groups and rotated around four different stations. At each one, they took part in games and mini-races to practise their running skills […]
The Owls’ Art topic this half term is Fruit and Vegetables. On Monday 23rd April, we made peppers out of clay. Working from charcoal drawings they had done the week before, the children learned to soften and shape the clay. They had to try to add details such as seeds and stems. All the children […]
On Thursday 19th April, the Owls class went to the Schools’ Farm and Country Show at Trinity Park in Ipswich. There was so much to see and do. In the morning, we had a ride on a tractor, examined some of the latest farming technology and then went to the animal barn, where we got […]
As part of our DT, this half term the Owls class have been designing and making kites. We had to think about lots of different things, including shape and structure. We also had to investigate which materials were best to use, as well as how to make our kites attractive. On the last day of […]
On Friday 23rd March, the Eco Council organised a litter pick around the school grounds. Children from all classes helped Mrs Marshall pick up rubbish and tidy the grounds. All the children who took part were very enthusiastic and helpful and we were very proud of them.
This week, in Maths, Year Three have been investigating turns. We practised quarter, half, three-quarter and full turns. Some of the key vocabulary we practised included: right angle, degrees, clockwise and anti-clockwise. To put our learning into practice, we positioned four different stuffed animals around the classroom. The children had to plan a set of […]
On Thursday 8th March, it was the Owls’ turn to do their class assembly. The children shared their Literacy work, which included non-chronological reports about spiders whilst others reported information about famous steam trains, which is part of our current History topic. They also presented information posters about rainforests, and showed their art work, on the […]