This week, we continued our work on developing oracy, with a debate about road safety. Should we have speed limits on roads? After a debate, the children concluded that although driving fast can be fun and gets you to where you are going quicker; it is better to arrive safely, rather than quickly. Also this […]
A focus for Hartsbourne at the moment is giving the children opportunities to work on their oracy skills. In class we will be having class debates throughout the year; looking at the pros and cons of different topics. This week we debated whether or not we should recycle. The children were given some of the […]
With remembrance Sunday coming up this weekend, the class have been creating some art work in honour of the occasion. The class used silhouettes and charcoal to create a scene; in tribute to the men, women and animals who have lost their lives fighting in wars.
This week, the class have been busy with assessment week, however this hasn’t stopped them from finding time to present some superb half-term projects.
This week, the class have been donating food for a local homeless shelter. In addition, they have been learning about the importance of a harvest and how it is celebrated in different ways around the world. In maths, the class have continued the theme of harvest; solving addition problems by using different (efficient) mental strategies. […]
This week, as part of out Autumn themed work, we made paper leaves in art. This involved using some origami skills to fold the paper into the correct shape. Also this week, we were fortunate enough to have a visit from Nick, from Bushey Synagogue. He brought with him a mobile Sukkah and explained how […]
This week, the wet weather on Tuesday, gave the class the chance to have a Speed Stack competition during PE. The children spent the lesson practicing, building and dismantling different tower formations, before trying out their skills in a mini competition. Congratulations to Freddie, who finished in the quickest time. In science this week, the […]
This week we started our PE lessons with a teacher from Bushey Meads. We all had a fantastic time completing an Orienteering task, using the posts that are located around the school grounds. In history, this week we looked at some weapons from the Stone Age. We found out that, because they didn’t have metal, […]
This week year 3 have been looking at the like of Katherine Johnson; a mathematical engineer, whose work for NASA was crucial in the early spaceflights. Her remarkable life was later turned into a film and we have dedicated out Autumn term display board to her. We have also been fortunate, this term, to have […]
Dear parents, From Monday 4th May 2020 all our home learning lessons will be uploaded on our Google Classroom. Please follow the instructions in the email sent by the school office on the 30th April and use the code provided to join our Google Classroom, year 3. Looking forward to meeting everyone there from next […]