Dino's Diary

Meet Dino

"Hello!!

Lovely to meet you, my name is Dino! Most Dinosaurs are scaly and tough, but I'm the softest stegosaurus you've ever snuggled. I like to stomp around so my squishy spines wobble and I love practising my scary ROAAR!! I have a weekend diary and I go home with someone from…

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History

Roman Roads

This afternoon in History, we looked at why the Romans built new roads in Britain and created a model to show the cross-section of a Roman road.

Before the Romans arrived, Britain had no proper roads. The Celts rode horses, walked and traveled in carts pulled by oxen along paths…

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Class 3's Big Book

The Big Book of Questions

Class 3 have loved their new 'Big Book'! Since coming back to school, the children of Class 3 have been writing down thought-provoking questions and posting them in the book. As a class, we have explored the questions and tried our best to answer them. We have used our…

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Science

Animal Classification

Mammals

  • are warm-blooded
  • have lungs and need air to breathe
  • have ears that stick out
  • mothers nurse their young with milk
  • give birth to live young
  • have fur or hair

Birds

  • have ear holes instead of ears
  • have feathers and wings
  • have webbed…
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Science

Animal Classification

Class 3 thoroughly enjoyed their first science lesson of the term, they began their 'Animal Classification' topic. They worked a team to organise facts and pictures into 6 different categories. 

- Mammals

- Fish

- Birds

- Reptiles

-Amphibians

-…

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History

The Romans 

Today we started our new History topic, the Romans, by looking at the Roman Invasion! 

We began by re-enacting scenes from 55BC. The Romans already ruled the country that we know today as France; they called it Gallia and were just across the English Channel.

The Roman…

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The Spaghetti and Marshmallow Challenge

'Teamwork makes the dream work!'

In Class 3 we are a team - and a fantastic team at that! This morning Miss Brown challenged us to work as a team to construct the tallest lone standing spaghetti and marshmallow tower we could. Due to our excellent listening skills, patience, encouragement and…

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English

Research

In English today we used the laptop to conduct research on different areas of the Stone Age. In pairs, the children researched;

  • Cave paintings
  • Hunting
  • The importance of fire
  • Daily life
  • Weapons
  • Eating habits
  • Stonehenge
  • Burials

In their English books, they…

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Art and Design

Art - Stonehenge 

Stonehenge is one of the world's most famous monuments. It stands on Salisbury Plain, in Wiltshire, and its giant stones can be seen from miles around. Stonehenge was built over many hundreds of years. Work began in the late Neolithic Age, around 3000BC. Class 3 researched the…

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History - The Stone Age

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Science - Electricity

Electricity

This afternoon Class 3 thoroughly enjoyed constructing electrical circuits using wires, bulbs, switches and batteries. They worked as a team to complete challenges and explored what is needed to make a complete circuit. Fantastic work today! 

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History - The Stone Age

Cave Paintings

Class 3 have travelled back in time to the Stone Age era and created some amazing cave paintings!

Cave paintings are paintings on cave walls and ceilings. Usually, these paintings were made in prehistoric times. Most cave paintings date from 10,000 to 20,000 years ago. The…

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