9 12, 2020

Year 3 investigate Stonehenge

By |2020-12-10T16:04:01+00:00December 9th, 2020|Homepage Slider, Year 3|

This week in Forest School, Year 3 investigated Stonehenge.  We set the children the challenge of trying to work out how the stone age people had managed to move the large stones from Wales to the site in Wiltshire.  Without the use of JCBs and lorries how could this happen?  Nobody knows for sure, [...]

11 11, 2020

Stone Age Day!

By |2020-11-11T17:38:27+00:00November 11th, 2020|Year 3|

Year 3 enjoyed a whole day of Forest School today immersing themselves in life from the Stone Age.  We began by discussing what a human needs to survive - food, water, shelter and clothing.  We then discussed in what order they felt they should be dealt with and the overwhelming majority said water first [...]

7 10, 2020

A (very rare) sunny Forest School session using our new sketching techniques to create autumnal pictures!

By |2020-10-07T16:21:43+01:00October 7th, 2020|Year 3|

In our art lessons, we have been learning to create contrasting tones when shading. This week we took our new skills to the test and had a go at sketching  the beautiful autumn trees. We also cooked toast on [...]

7 10, 2020

Year 3 practise their sketching skills and explore the mud kitchens

By |2020-10-07T16:11:46+01:00October 7th, 2020|Year 3|

Our Art topic this term has been sketching. We have learnt about tone, texture and proportion. Today we put our skills to the test by sketching  a tree in our Forest School Area. Our plan is to draw the same tree throughout the year so that we can see the effect of the seasons [...]

30 09, 2020

Year 3 investigate science at Forest School

By |2020-09-30T17:26:31+01:00September 30th, 2020|Year 3|

Year 3 enjoyed carrying out their science investigation during Forest School today! The children were given the question - Will the person with the longest legs be able to jump the furthest? There were lots of predictions and ideas.  The photos show how they measured legs and jumps to fond a conclusion and answer [...]

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