Class 3 BLOG 2017/18

Date: 2nd May 2018 @ 8:03pm

Friday 13th July

What an action packed week we've had

Monday was sports day for the whole school, the children had fun participating in various activities around the school!


Transition day was on Wednesday and we welcomed the current Year 2s to Class 3 in preparation for September. We hope that the children had fun getting to know us and the classmates they will be joining, we are very excited to be welcoming them to our class. We will also miss our current Year 4s who will be moving on to pastures new with Mr Allton in Class 4 :(

Thursday was a fun filled ICT day, Mrs Entwistle shared her knowledge of Geocaching and children were able to get to grips with the Garmins, inputting coordinates to find objects placed around the school field!

Enjoy your weekend folks and see you Monday for our final full week of the school year! If you haven't order tickets yet for the Year 6 leavers performance please see Mrs Walsh in the office! 


Friday 6th July

Poole's Cavern wowed everyone! Children had fun hunting for fossils and found plenty! 

We are now on the coach home and expect to arrive back at St John with St Michaels at 5pm.

See you soon! 

Good morning from all in Class 3! 

All packed up and ready for breakfast before our short drive to Buxton. 

More adventures await! 

There'll be some very tired children ( and staff) coming home!!

Thursday 5th July

We have explored the beautiful village of Eyam.

The treasure trail tested our knowledge and resilience! 

We are about to sit down for a supper of milk and cookies before reading the final chapter of our class novel Children of Winter.

Tomorrow will be equally busy and the children are already excited about Poole's Cavern! 

Goodnight from us all! 😊

Although later than expected we arrived in Eyam and have visited Eyam museum, currently eating lunch al fresco! 

Friday 29th June

All key stage 2 children have been given lyrics to learn for the Year 6 leavers production. This year Mr Allton is leading the production Grease. We have asked children to practice wherever and whenever possible, sorry! 

The children of class 3 have this week have chosen their meal options for Eyam, we are all very excited about our trip and it looks like the fine weather will be with us :) Sensible shoes for walking, hats and sunscreen are essential! We request that children do not wear crop tops and bring a reusable drinks bottle to top up throughout the trip.


Friday 22nd June

This week has been assessment week for the children of Class 3. They've been assessed on multiplication, reasoning, spelling, punctuation, grammar, reading and writing. If parents have any questions please feel free to speak with Mrs Entwistle.


Another reminder, children need to have returned their medical consent forms for Eyam, if you have not yet handed in please get them to us as soon as possible. If there are any more questions regarding our trip please don't hesitate to speak with us.

During these warm months children require bottles in school which can be topped up throughout the day with water, suncream and hats are advised also!


Friday 15th June

A warm welcome back after half term and we've set off running, literally!

To celebrate the Annual Whitworth Sports Festival, St John with St Michael have spent the week learning through sports.

Class 3 have had participated in a multitude of activities including dance, gymnastics, playground games, ball games, orienteering and relay races. 

The whole school have also completed The Daily Mile challenge.

A massive well done to everyone who completed the Fell Race on Thursday!

Children should have brought home a letter regarding a trip to Frankie and Benny's to conclude the Food Tech lessons with Miss Dalton, please return the reply slip as soon as possible. We'd also like to remind parents to return the medical forms in preperation for Eyam.

Enjoy your weekend!

Friday 25th May

What a busy week we've had!

Class 3 have managed to cram so much in to this last week of term, making fossil inspired prints, completing their final draft of instructions to wash a woolly mammoth, making and sharing powerpoint presentations about the history of Skara Brae as well as practical activities measuring, comparing and calculating volume.

It has been a fabulous end to a very popular topic! 


The whole school also enjoyed a music extravaganza to end Term Summer 1. Activities included Rock Around the Clock dance and percussion with Mrs Entwistle to link in with class topic, making their very own guitar with Mr Allton, the very popular karaoke booth with Miss Dalton, rapping with Mrs Peddar, learning Madness dance moves with Mrs Oliver, didgeridoo music with Mrs Metcalf and music and movement activities linked to the Carnival of the Animals by Camille Saint-Saëns.

We hope you have a wonderful half term and we'll see you Monday 11th June laugh


Friday 18th May

Class 3 have had fun this week making their own woolly mammoths to then go on and write instructional texts. 


There has also been a lot of practicle, Active Maths sessions measuring length and mass.

On Sunday Mr and Mrs Entwistle are visiting Eyam, the youth hostel and Poole's Cavern in Buxton in preparation for our Class residential. Please look out for a letter next week, to be sent home with your child, giving further details. There will also be a meeting for parents, date to be confirmed.

Enjoy the sunny weekend, see you Monday!

Friday 11th May 2018

Despite only having 4 days this week we've managed lots in Class 3!

We started the week looking at a new book, How to Wash a Woolly Mammoth. 


The children will be using this resource to think about writing instructions, using imperative verbs and prepositions.

         They enjoyed having a practice run with something on a smaller scale!

Check out the gallery for more photos.

The whole school also visited St John's Church this week to look at how Christians practice their faith today. 

Class 3 enjoyed taking part and were a credit to the school.


We hope you all have a lovely weekend, see you Monday!

 Welcome to Class 3's BLOG. 4th May 2018

Here we aim to bring you weekly updates about the children's learning. 

Check in with us on Friday to hear about the weeks activities related to our topic

Rock and Roll.

Class 3 have finished watching the DVD Stig of the Dump, it was thoroughly enjoyed!

As part of the topic we have learnt about different types of rocks using edible rocks. Yum!!



If you attended this week's celebration you will have been lucky enough to hear some of our amazing Kennings, we have written about Stig of the Dump characters, Monet and Superheroes to coincide with May the 4th. 


We hope you enjoy the extra day over the Bank Holiday to make the most of the sun we have been promised!

See you on Tuesday, Mrs Entwistle and Miss Howard


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