This half term, Year 3 have been geologists. We have studied volcanoes and how they erupt, and made our own volcano models and caused eruptions by mixing chemicals. We then learnt about different types of rocks and how they are formed, and conducted some scientific experiments to find out about the properties of different types … Read more
This term, across the school we have been busy exploring and learning how to use the ipads in Years 1-6. The ipads were purchased by the FRIENDS of Hillside Avenue School. We were very excited to use them and now we have become more confident we can’t wait to use them for our learning next … Read more
Year 3 have been learning about keeping fit and healthy this term. We have book looking at the importance of eating a balanced diet and what different foods do for our bodies. We were lucky enough to have visits from two experts! We learnt all about X-rays and scans from a radiologist and helped make … Read more
Year 3 have had an exciting half term. Our Enquiry work has centred around Ancient Greece. We learned how the city states of Sparta and Athens had very different ways of life and held our own Sparta vs Athens debate. We enjoyed making Greek masks and clay pots. We had lots of fun helping raise … Read more
Year 3 have had a fun start to the year! We started by designing, making and displaying our own versions of a new uniform for different people. We put on a fashion show in the hall to show off our designs. We then had a great Week of Inspirational Maths and worked on lots of … Read more
As part of our History Enquiry on the Prehistoric Age, we went to Norwich Castle Museum for ‘The Mystery of Pre-History’ event! We worked through some exciting and informative activities: ‘Meet an Archaeologist’, ‘Meet a Bronze Age person’, a trail around the museum and learning about daily life 6000 years ago in the Neolithic Age. … Read more
We had great fun in the hall with our Spelling Bee! We learned our ‘government’ words really well at home and had to go head-to-head against the other houses to win points for our house!
Our theme for the week was “Change”. We did experiments every day to explore how kitchen ingredients can change their state. Some of our experiments worked well. Others weren’t quite so successful, so we were set a challenge for homework to research and make slime! We also found out about the life and work of … Read more
We have been looking at the play ‘Romeo and Juliet’ written by William Shakespeare. We have re-told the story using drama. We made ‘photographs’ of the key scenes. Down with the Montagues! Down with the Capulets!