Welcome to St Andrews.
In numeracy the children have been exploring fractions. They have looked at what a fraction is, the language linked to fractions and finding fraction of amounts.
This term in our topic lessons we will be exploring Volcanoes.
British Science week
Year 3 took part in Science Week by designing and making 'bottle rockets' They had an amazing afternoon testing their designs and some got a little bit wet in the process!
St Andrews exploring how magnets work. They observed how magnets attract and repel a range of objects.
World Book Day 2018
The Iron Man by Ted Hughes
Our best map and tool kit for our new class story.
St Andrews demonstrating archaeology skills to discover artifacts from prehistory.
Number Day in St Andrews:
Calculating amounts of money to create collages inspired by the artist Mark Wagner.
Looking at features of a newspaper report and deciding on the elements for our tool kit.
Our best map for report writing.
The children were greeted with a classroom that had been destroyed! They explored the clues and discussed what may have happened.
Stone Age workshop
Exploring how shadows change size and shape.
What materials let light through? Exploring translucent, transparent and opaque materials.
In literacy this week, the children have been exploring their new text, 'The Stone Age Boy'
In science the children were looking at similarities and differences of the UK and the Mediterranean. They even became weather forecasters!
In literacy today we had a lovely surprise from Flat Stanley. He has been travelling and sent us a delivery from Italy!
Our Star of the week.
Well done for all your hard work and efforts in class. You deserve it!
In literacy this week the children were asked to empathise with a character. They used hot seating techniques to ask Flat Stanley some questions about his travels. Stanley had to respond based on what the children knew from his stories.
In maths this week we have been consolidating our knowledge of fractions. We then moved on to looking at larger fractions, then adding and subtracting fractions. We used maths resources to help with our learning and the children had so much fun with the skittles!
In literacy this week we had an exciting visit from a character from our new story. Flat Stanley! He sent us a letter explaining that he had been travelling the world and has now stopped off to visit us. We look forward to some exciting learning all about his adventures.
We are looking into human and physical features in our local area