Year 3

Survival skills day at Hill End Y3 – June 17

Posted by on June 28, 2017 at 2:56 pm

Year 3 and 4 had a wonderful day at Hill End learning how to survive when marooned on a desert island. They made fire, built shelters, filtered water, made giant SOS signs, debated and agreed on five essential items, built animal traps and generally got very muddy and enjoyed the forest and open space!  

Vale Primary Year 3 and 4 Mini Red Tennis Competition

Posted by on May 11, 2017 at 10:14 am

On Monday 8 May a team of 8 children from Years 3 and 4 represented West Oxford in the Partnership Mini Red Tennis Tournament at Matthew Arnold School.                They played a total of 4 matches, all showing great effort and commitment and a determination to do well, including having fun.  The tournament was a great […]

Year 3 visit to Corinium Museum – 22 March 2017

Posted by on March 30, 2017 at 2:04 pm

Year 3 visited the Corinium museum in Cirencester. We took part in a Roman workshop where we dressed as Romans, made mosaics, played Roman games and explored the wonderful museum.  See our photos…  

Science investigations in Year 3

Posted by on March 22, 2017 at 9:05 am

Year 3 enjoyed planning their own investigations in groups for Science Week. The children investigated Which biscuit is the most dunkable in tea? Which fruits contain the most juice? Which materials are best for blocking out light and make good shadow puppets? and much much more…..  

Science Week in Year 3 – March 2017

Posted by on March 15, 2017 at 2:31 pm

Here are photos of Year 3 enjoying meeting snakes from Andy’s Animals! Everyone had a go even if they were scared to begin with!

Fossils – Spring Term 2017

Posted by on March 7, 2017 at 10:46 am

Year 3 have been learning all about how fossils are formed. We have been experimenting with making our own homemade fossils by making imprints with shells and toy dinosaurs into clay. We will add plaster next and then see our amazing fossils!

Ice skating Feb 2017

Posted by on March 7, 2017 at 10:21 am

Just before half term Year 3 went ice skating at Oxford Ice Rink. We all enjoyed a lesson and improved our skills.

The Romans – Spring term 2017

Posted by on March 7, 2017 at 10:18 am

Year 3 have been busy studying the Romans. The photos below show our wonderful mosaic designs and our clay Roman soldiers which are ready to be decorated.

Year 3 Stone Age to Iron Age topic and Hill End trip

Posted by on November 24, 2015 at 12:10 pm

As part of our Stone Age – Iron Age topic this term,  Class 3 went to Hill End. At Hill End the students took part in a range of activities mainly focused around the Stone Age. These activities included: grinding wheat, cooking  bread over a fire and making spears and string. The Stone Age to Iron Age […]

Year 3 Homework Project – The Stone Age

Posted by on November 24, 2015 at 11:48 am

Photos of the school’s Homework Project Exhibition :  As you can see this year there has been some fabulous learning and brilliant projects which the children enjoyed exhibiting in the second week of term 2.  

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