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Good morning!! I hope you are all well and had a good weekend. 

Please have a look at these short grammar and punctuation challenges, Maths puzzle and a science challenge. 

There will be new challenges for you each day - we hope you enjoy them!! Don't forget to log in to for challenges for the week too!! 

Home learning during school closure.

Check here every day for things to do at home while school is closed. 

Mrs Rous's email -

send pictures of what you've been doing - I would love to see what you've been up to...!


Hello, I hope you are all ok and are staying safe.

I have set some challenges on Sumdog for you so please log in and have a go at them. I sent your log in and password by Marvellous Me last week so if you haven't got access to Marvellous Me then please email me at and I will send your sumdog details over to you that way. Contact me if you need anything at all - Mrs Rous 🙂


Try some of these activities:

Youtube video with Anthony James showing you how to create a dinosaur with junk modelling.

Choose any story to listen to for free! 😊

Join in with Jo everyday at 9am for a PE session!

Maths, English and topic videos to dance to.

This allows you access to any learning resources or games you might like.

A variety of experiments you can carry out!

Horrible histories

Learn how to draw lots of different things!

Welcome to Year 3!

 We have a very exciting year planned - including a visit to Cadbury World and an overnight residential trip to Chasewater. 


Our first topic is all about food - Scrumdiddlyumptious!!


To launch our topic we made a truly disgusting cake!

We added lots of different ingredients to our recipe and mixed it all together - it was gross!




Cadbury World - September 2019

We had lots of fun at Cadbury World. We wrote our names in chocolate, tempered chocolate and were even able to taste chocolate!

To finish our topic, we tasted fruit, learned how to prepare different fruits and then designed and made our own smoothies.Then we invited our parents in to taste and evaluate them!

All aboard the Polar Express!!

  • When we arrived, we had to have our golden tickets checked by the conductor. School looked so different!! We had to travel through tunnels and along the tracks in the link corridor to get to our classrooms! There were even engines in the reception area and at the bottom of the corridor!! 


    We had a special message from the Polar Express team too!!!


  • We had a fantastic day in our pyjamas, watching the Polar Express film and enjoying hot chocolate and marshmallows...☕


  • Throughout our Polar Express mini mission, we learned sketching techniques using different lines to create texture and shading. We also explored primary and secondary colours to create colour wheels. Building towards our final piece of artwork, we also investigated tones and tints of blue to create a fantastic colourwash background.

  • Below is a slideshow of the learning process... 

Charlie Small: Gorilla City

Who on earth is Charlie Small? Where on earth is Charlie Small??

These are the questions that we needed to answer for our new mini mission.

A mystery backpack had been left by Mrs Skilleter's table. Then a clue arrived, and then another and then some others...

Year 3 managed to work out that Charlie Small had ended up in South America! In the Amazon rainforest! Along the way to finding Charlie, we learned the 7 continents and 5 oceans of the world and where the equator and tropics of Cancer and Capricorn were. We created a map of the world's biomes and learned about the layers of the rainforest and the animals that live in them. Sadly, we also learned about the effects of deforestation of the rainforest on the environment and the animals who live there. 

The story of Charlie Small was fantastic! He got struck by lightning and ended up being transported to the Amazon Rainforest! While he was there he wrestled a crocodile, met a mechanical rhino and escaped from a pack of hungry hyenas!!

When he came face to face with a giant snake with huge pointed fangs, we decided that we should write this part of the story.

We brainstormed our ideas, created a story board to show the sequence of events and then acted out the story so that we knew the order. Finally, we wrote the chapter in our own little book. Make sure that you look in our mini mission books to read it!