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Stockport Air Raid Shelter

On Tuesday 9th July, we had a fantatsic day and went back in time to Stockport Air Raid Shelters, to experience life as an evacuee during World War Two. We dressed up in our evacuee outfits and were met in Stockport by Mrs Grundy and a warden. Throughout the day, we sang WWII songs, tried on gas masks, explored artefacts and tried on clothing, visited the shelters and much more. In the Air Raid Shelters, we walked around all the different tunnels, and explored the male and female toilets, the first aid room, the nursing area, the kitchen, the prison and the beds.


Sports Week

 

This week, Year 3 have been taking part in a variety of sporting activities including the daily mile, Zumba, yoga, skipping, rounders and an assault course. We have also been learning and exploring London and the Royal Family as our selected country for the Cricket World Cup is 'England' and it links perfectly to our WWII topic. 

 


Take Me Out Book Special

 

Yesterday, was Miss Lewis's World Book Day assembly with a Take Me Out twist. Some children from Year 3, 4 and 5 who are passionate about a book took part in the assembly and had one minute to sell their book to the rest of the school. The rest of the school were the audience and had to join in with the catch phrases and then we got chance to discuss with the people around us which book we thought sounded the best. We then voted for our favourite by making love hearts with our hands. Well done to Freya Sibson in Year 4 who’s book Harry Potter won the Broadbent Fold votes.


Author visit Ken Metcalfe

 

Yesterday, KS2 children had the privilege of meeting and speaking with Author Ken Metcalfe who recently published a new children’s book called 'The Magical of Kernow.' Please click on the link to see the trailer for this fantastic, mysterious book: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-3XnB9FMCMw. Children who purchased his book got to meet Ken on a 1-1 and had their book signed. The children were very inspired by Ken and are looking forward to doing some creative writing. 

 


Miss Lewis's FAVOURITE CHILDRENS books

MR MEN and LITTLE MISS books are my favourite childrens books. They are short, funny, simple and colourful books that any aged child can enjoy. These books are written by Roger Hargreaves. Did you know? MR TICKLE sold a million copies in the first 3 years of being published! Thats a lot of tickles and laughter! I would love to know if you have read any of the MR MEN or LITTLE MISS books and which one is your favourite. These books can also be bought for as little as 10p each online. 


Balancing

This week in Gymnastics we have been creating our own balances and exploring counter balances. Over the next few weeks, we will put these into small routines along with the different ways of travelling and rolling. 


Once upon a time...

Do you believe in Fairytales? This week we have been reading and exploring a variety of different Fairytales. We have been exploring the language used, characters, plots and the story layout. We have begun writing our own Fairytale of 'The true story of the three little pigs.' "I have enjoyed reading and writing fairy tales because I now have lots of ideas to use in my own writing." H.R" I have enjoyed being read fairy tales because I love listening to people read." AW"I have enjoyed reading a different versions of the three little pigs; I didn’t know there was any.


Fairy tale week

Today we went into the school library to read lots of different Fairy tales. "I read Dick Whittington." Harrison"I read Jack and the Beanstalk." Charlie"I read Robin Hood." Roban"I read The Three Little Pigs." Bradley"I read The Ugly Duckling." Brooke"I read The Princess and the Frog." Bobby"I read Cinderella." NicoWe then looked at the different characters, problems and solutions in a variety of Fairy tales. Follow our blog throughout the week to find out what we have been doing...


Top 5 must haves!

Concerned about getting the right sort of book for your Year 3 child?  If you're thinking of purchasing an easy Christmas gift, look no further than the Top 5 Reading list.


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