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  • Watercolour Feathers

    Published 21/09/20, by Cressida Whitfield
    In Art, we are creating watercolour feathers using reds, oranges and yellows. We had to focus on using small lines to create the texture of the feathers. We practised on paper and then used special watercolour paper to do our final design on. We had
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  • Drama in Literacy

    Published 17/09/20, by Cressida Whitfield

    For our English learning, we are focusing on a whole school book called Journey. This is a wordless picture book and lots happens. We used our drama skills to sequence the events which happen in the book. We had to make sure we use strong voices and expression to convey what the character was feeling. We also had to improvise who was what  in each scene. 

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  • Falcon Workshop

    Published 16/09/20, by Cressida Whitfield

    Year 3 were visited by a Falconry Workshop today! They saw a range of different birds and asked great questions. Some children even got to stand next to the birds! We were so impressed with the behaviour shown by Pear and Cherry class- they were all impeccably well manner and showed their 3 R's throughout. 

    Do you know that some of these birds we were shown are used on the TV! 

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  • First Week Back :)

    Published 14/09/20, by Cressida Whitfield
    Welcome parents and children to Year 3! We have had such a great first week back welcoming you all to Year 3. We have seen some excellent behaviours and enthusiastic learning seen.  In Pear Class, we created underwater scenes using wax c
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  • Olympic Athlete Visit

    Published 17/03/20, by Cressida Whitfield

    On Thursday 12th March, Roebuck were visited by Lewis Daly, an Olympic athlete, who taught the children about being an athlete and what skills are involved. The children had a meet and great opportunity with Lewis and then completed some exciting PE skills. 

    A great thank you to all who sponsored. 

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    Published 07/03/20, by Janet Erne

    World Book Day Visit to North Hert's College 

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  • WOW start making rocks using Mod Roc

    Published 14/01/20, by Cressida Whitfield

    Year 3 had the chance to make their own rocks using Mod Roc. They had to use newspaper to make the shape and size of the rock. They then had to use strips of mod roc to coat the newspaper. When the whole rock was covered, they had to smooth out the holes to ensure it dried effectively. In the next weeks, we will be painting these. They will then be put on our class display. 

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  • Year 3 Fantastic Finish

    Published 14/10/19, by Cressida Whitfield

    On Thursday 4th October, Pear and Cherry had their first Fantastic Finish afternoon! We started off the afternoon with a presentation about Celtic Harmony. We showed everyone our pictures and spoke about what we did during our time there. After that, there were different activities laid out for parents to take part in. The favourite was cave paintings, where many of us preferred to lay on the floor and complete this way. Lastly, we sang 'We Will Rock You' with a Stone age twist to parents. 

    We would like to say how great the children's behaviours were. They all did Roebuck and themselves proud. 

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  • Celtic Harmony Trip

    Published 20/09/19, by Cressida Whitfield

    As an exciting wow to our topic, we went to Celtic Harmony which is an Iron Age settlement. We were completely mesmerised and immersed in the hook. We had fun and we were learning at the same time. We can’t wait to keep learning about the Stone age because of our visit to the settlement. It was very helpful being able to visualise what life was actually like first hand.

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  • Welcome to Year 3!

    Published 17/09/19, by Cressida Whitfield

    Welcome to Year 3! We are so excited for another year to start and for the children to continue with their learning! We have lots of great things to look forward to in this term. We have our trip to Celtic Harmony and exciting English units to learn!

    Any questions please don't hesitate to contact us. 


    Miss Whitfield and Miss Williams

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  • Divide and Conquer!

    Published 22/05/19, by Cressida Whitfield

    In Maths, we have been starting to learn to use the formal method to divide. We used manipulatives to help us with our learning so that we were dividing practically by sharing. We used our cups to show our understanding. 

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  • Guess what we're doing in Art?

    Published 16/05/19, by Cressida Whitfield

    In Art, we have started our learning journey into creating something relating to our topic. Can you guess what we're making? 

    We have been sketching, designing and painting to create the first step into our Art journey.

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