Year 3

Y3 Art – Clay polar animals

As part of our Pole to Pole learning journey we have been learning how to model clay to form a polar animal of our choice. We thought carefully about how to mix our paints to create the appropriate colours for our polar animals and habitats. See if you can recognise which polar region they came […]

Y3 Visit to Dore Church and The Village Greens Grocers

To celebrate the end of term and the Christmas season Year 3 visited Dore Church and The Village Greens Grocers. The trip also helped use with out Religious Education question ‘Has Christmas lost its true meaning?’ The Church look fabulously decorated ready for Christmas and the children enjoyed finding out about these Christian traditions. We […]

Whole School – On the Last Day Before Christmas…

… my true love sent to me a fantastic whole-school assembly! Every child (and adult) in school came together in the junior hall to enjoy and join in with performances from the Junior Choir and the Y2 Nativity. This lovely event was completed with a full rendition of the 12 Days of Christmas, with each […]

KS2 Citizenship Awards

This week has seen the termly presentation of our ‘Citizenship Awards’. As the name suggests, these are given to children who have been great examples of living the school values of resilience, resourcefulness, creativity and kindness. As you can see from their faces, the recipients are rightly proud of their awards.

Y3 Science Visitors

This half term we have had two Science students from Sheffield University visit our classes. They taught us about micro-organisms. We learnt that they are all around us. Some are helpful, some are not! We tested how much bacteria was on our hands by pressing on agar plates which the students took to their lab […]

Reindeer Run

As part of our commitment to promoting physical activity as part of a healthy lifestyle, our wonderful Year 6s organised the inaugural Dore Primary School Reindeer Run. Children from across the juniors took part, completing a fun run around the school grounds. The course was well-marshalled by our Year 6s and participants were encouraged to […]

Y3 Polar Shelter building

Inspired by the intrepid explorers we have been learning about and the Inuit people who have lived in the Arctic for thousands of years (also Mr Fletcher!), Year 3s worked in teams to build a shelter to survive the harsh polar climates!

Year 3 Healthy Walk

Last week, Year 3 set out on a healthy walk to Ecclesall Woods. We were looking for evidence of things that had been eaten (and the flap jacks didn’t count!). We used the evidence to think about the food chains that might exist in our local environment: producers, consumers, prey and predators. It was also […]

Year 3 – D&T – Fruity Flapjack

Throughout our ‘Fantastic Food and Brilliant Bodies’ learning journey we have talked about the importance of a healthy, balanced diet for fueling our bodies. As we were off on our first Year 3 Autumn walk in to the woods, we knew we would need a healthy snack. Working together we made a tray of fruity […]