Category: YEAR 3

Merry Christmas, One and All!!!

Year 3 wishes all of the St. John’s Walworth’s children, parents, staff and community a merry Christmas and happy New Year. A big thank you to the parents for their support and encouragement over the Autumn term, without you we wouldn’t have made the progress we have. Well done children, enjoy your holiday and come […]

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Dramatic Entrances

Drama has made a resounding comeback into our Literacy lessons, getting children to really step-in-role as characters of their, and others’, creation. Mr. Bilson has championed the refocusing of our school priorities when it comes to creating future-authors of our children. We aim to ignite a love of words in our children, to teach them […]

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Animal, Vegetable or Mineral? Definitely Mineral!

In our scientific investigations, during this Autumn term, we have  discovered the secrets of the very ground we walk on, telling the stories of seemingly innocuous rocks. We have classified igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic rocks, uncovered fossils dating back more than half a billion years (500,000,000 years) and journeyed into the deepest recesses of the […]

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Art for the Ages!

From prehistoric cave art to the Impressionist flourishes of Monet, from Stonehenge to the ‘inside-out’ modern curiosity of the Centre Pompidou in Paris, Year 3 have traversed centuries to fill our classroom, and our minds, with wonder!

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Breaking News: Plant Update

If you’ve been following our Year 3 blog, you will remember we planted cress, pumpkins, tomatoes and beans, half put in a cupboard and half on the window sill. We watered them all regularly and, well, look at the photo for results! Our window plants are thriving, juicy from water, well fed, with large open […]

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Cultural Fusion: Bajan Origami Flying Fish

  Today, Years 4 and 5 visited the Year 3 classroom for International Week. They tried to combine Japanese origami with the Bajan culture of carnival, flying wish, rhythm and movement by making paper flickers/spinners out of the Barbadian Flag. Here is the link to the Festival Flying Fish Flicker showing what should happen if […]

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BOOOOM!

With a lot of baking soda, a load of washing-up liquid and a gallon of vinegar (with just a smidgen of food colouring), Year 3 succeeded in creating a volcanic eruption as tremendous as Mount Vesuvius. Well, almost… We had an intrepid morning, out in the hot sun, working and observing as a team. We […]

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Homework, 22/06/18

Homework: ‘God’s peace is always for us, no matter what uncomfortable situations we’re facing.’ How can the above words of wisdom help us to be good examples and avoid bad influences? Answer in paragraphs and with correct grammar (especially capital letters and full-stops) the best will be read out in church next Friday. -Also, revise […]

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Simply Volcanic

With our volcanoes fully painted with prehistoric flair, the class sat back and proudly admired our achievement. Harnessing the power of nature, we have designed and crafted our molten monoliths, ready to simmer and boil with lava-hot goodness.

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