Our exciting sentences

This week in English, Year 3 have been learning to use expanded noun phrases and ambitious verbs. Here are some examples of their sentences:

SMc.  A terrific, scary crocodile with a big, scaly tail chopped his delicious breakfast up.

EA-H.   The brave, brown crocodile was crouching to find its food to eat because it was hungry.

CK.    The frightening, disgusting crocodile with smiley teeth dived into the swooshy water.

TH   The fearless crocodile with razor-sharp teeth attacked its fearful prey with a snap.

LY   In the muddy water, a dangerous, enormous crocodile waded through the water and approached its prey.

CE   As the sneaky, sly crocodile with razor sharp, pointy teeth waded through the water, it spotted its prey.

DH.  Mysteriously, the speedy, colossal crocodile that has a powerful, scaly tail sprang at the grey pigeons.

LL.   Stealthily patrolling in the slushy, brown and frothy water, the fierce, intimidating crocodile with a narrow tail glared at his prey, stalked it and pounced strongly, but his feeble prey got away.

Year 3 RE Display Work

We have been working hard in Religious Education, answering the Big Question; Is Christmas a festival of light or love? In addition to looking at important Christian beliefs, we have also learned about the use of light in other religious festivals, including the Jewish festival of Hanukkah and the Sikh and Hindu festival of Diwali.

Birds of Prey!

Year 3 had a very exciting morning yesterday and encountered some amazing predatory animals (some of which flew over our heads). From a huge, fierce looking golden eagle to a cute hedgehog from Madagascar, we learnt lots of interesting facts to help us in our Predators topic.


On Tuesday, Year 3 found something had happened to their classroom.

These clues led outside to some eggs. From looking at the clues, the children predicted that they were from a bird of prey. They then build a nest for these eggs to protect them. One group even managed to build their nest in the branches of a tree!

Broken 100 square!

Children have showed great team work when speedily fixing their broken 100 square in a maths starter his week.

Smoothie label!

Year 3 children have been designing and creating a smoothie which could be a big hit in Mr Willy Wonka’s chocolate factory!

Here are the labels they created on chromebooks ready to be filled with their delicious smoothie.

Number Bonds!

Year 3 have been practicing number bonds to 10, 20 and 100 in their maths lessons. Some fantastic team work skills and brilliant problem solving. Well done Year 3!


Everlasting Gobstopper!

Year 3 have been learning an advert for an Everlasting Gobstopper, which they are being to retell off by heart. Ask your child if they can retell it using the text map we made:

We have also been learning about fairtrade and why it is important. Of course, this meant we had to try some fairtrade chocolate to see if we could taste a difference!

Green Pancakes!

This week, Year 3 have made glorious, green pancakes! Then, we have designed adverts to try and sell our pancakes. The children had some wonderful ideas about why you should buy them.