St Joseph's Catholic Primary School

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Welcome to Year 3!

Mr Yardley is our class Teacher and Mrs Payton is our Teaching Assistant.

Mrs McVeigh teaches us on Thursday and Friday mornings.

Diary Dates

 

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In RE this half term our theme is

'Being a Christian'.

can you think about what this means to you as a family and how you build these Corporal Works of Mercy into your lives.

Feed the hungry

Give drink to the thirsty

Clothe the naked

Shelter the traveller

Comfort the sick

 

 

Congratulations to our children who received the Sacrament of Holy Communion for the first time.

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James, Jessica, Aoibhinn, Maisie, Jack,

Sophie, Joshua, Cian, Isaac, Serena,

Ava, Elisha and Jude.

They continue to be in our prayers.

Our science experiment went off with a bang!

Watch the videos to see the results!

This half term our topic is all about the ancient city of Pompeii!

We will be learning all about the city and how it was destroyed by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius.

During topic we all created a fantastic volcano from paper mache and finished them off by giving them a paint.

Inside each volcano is a bottle so we can each have a mini eruption.

Watch this space...

Year 3 lead the whole school worship for the Seder supper

We had a fantastic time on our trip to Blackpool Zoo!

This term our topic has been on predators.

Our trip to Blackpool Zoo gave us the opportunity to get up close and personal with some of the most fascinating animals from around the world!

This helped our understanding of both prey and predators.

We have been working hard in French!

Très bien!

Year 3 worked with visiting artist Mrs Wood to recreate a work of art originally painted by L.S. Lowry.

We had a great time and learnt lots of new skills in the process!

 

Year 5 have successfully cared for 9 chicks that hatched in the incubator. We were lucky enough to spend some time with them and even got to name one! We shared our ideas and then voted for......'Cutie-Pie'!

We really enjoyed looking at and holding the chicks!

What a fantastic time we had when the chocolate workshop came into visit!

We learnt lots of new things and even created our own chocolate pizzas in the afternoon.

 

Olympian Laura Weightman helped Year 3 with a very special PE lesson!

She is a 1500m athlete and took part in Rio 2016 as part of Team GB!

Homework

Maths and English homework is given out each Thursday in your yellow homework books.

Please remember to return your spelling log book the next day if you have taken it home. 

PE

We have PE every Thursday. You need to have your indoor and outdoor kit with you on this day.

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This half term we will be developing our skills in

STRIKING AND FIELDING

 

We go swimming every Friday and you need to have your swimming kit in school every week!

Just Keep Swimming

Our aim is for all our children to be able to swim at least 25m in deep water and have knowledge of water safety!

 

We took part in a workshop to support our learning about Ancient Greece!

We took part in role play, listened to greek myths and learned some facts!

We had a great time!