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Welcome to Class 3 - Summer Term 2021 

Wow! It is the Summer term already! The year is whizzing by! We hope you had a super Easter holiday and are raring to get going with your learning again. 



 This term our topic is called Jurassic Forest! 

We will be learning about what life was like during prehistoric times when dinosaurs roamed the Earth. What did they eat? How did they move? How many different kinds of dinosaurs were there? Why did they become extinct? 


If you’ve always wondered about these questions, you are going to love our topic this term. As part of the topic we will learn about the continents and oceans in Geography and which dinosaurs lived there. In history, we will learn about the life of Mary Anning who was one of the world’s first female paleontologists and what the Earth was like in prehistoric times. 

Day of the week


Books to be changed

PE with Mrs Deadman. Please come wearing your PE kit, remove earrings and tie long hair back. 



Science with Mrs Deadman. 



Books to be changed.

Homework due.


Spelling test day

PE (after October half-term only).

Please come wearing your PE kit, remove earrings and tie long hair back.


New homework sent home.

Books to be changed.

PSHCE with Mrs Jones


Please remember to bring your water bottle to school every day especially now that the weather is getting warmer.

Class 3 Spring term newsletter

Skipping workshop! This was lots of fun and a great form of exercise!

Forest School 🌲 we have really enjoyed our sessions with Mrs Holmes. In our last session we made cheese toasties! 😋

Street Games workshop with AE sports- we really enjoyed learning new ways to keep fit and active that we could use at home or at playtime!

International Day of Picnics- we loved having a picnic lunch outside! Thank you to all of our kitchen staff for preparing such a delicious picnic for us!

Hoopstarz! We had lots of fun learning new skills with Tracey!

Sketching ammonite fossils- we tried hard to include shading and texture. Aren’t they brilliant?

Dinosaur art! 🦕 🦖 We explored using bold colours and a thick black outline with oil pastels to create these stunning dinosaurs!

We voted for a party as our end of half term Dojo treat complete with jelly, musical statues and LOTS of fun!

DT moving pictures. We have learned how to create moving pictures using different mechanisms. Here are our pivot and lever mechanisms.

Maths Day- we had lots of fun for Maths day!

Easter crosses. We learned why the cross is such an important Easter symbol for Christians. We collaged these crosses and made Easter ray of light cards. Don’t they look beautiful?

Lingotots Spanish workshop: we really enjoyed learning Spanish phrases to describe the things we are good at and what we can do!

Science Day Can you taste without your sense of smell? We carried out a mini enquiry to see what happened to our taste when we couldn’t smell? We were amazed by the results!

Crazy hair for Comic Relief!

World Book Day We enjoyed dressing up for World Book Day and making book characters out of paper plates for a competition!

African art linked to our learning about the seasons in Africa in Geography. We used oil pastels and a thick outline to create these Tanzanian style Tinga Tinga art. We used repeating patterns as a border.

Lockdown art We really enjoyed following Rob Biddulph’s draw-along to draw Gregosaurus! Here are the pictures we did at home and in school.

Pizza making in DT We made our own pizzas during lockdown. They were absolutely delicious! 😋

We learned how to sketch. We followed a tutorial to help us sketch and shade a realistic apple. We did a great job both at home and in school!

Hanukkah We learned about Hanukkah and how and why Jews celebrate it.

Christmas jumper day

Christingle We learned about the symbolism behind the Christingle and carried out our own service to raise money for the Children’s Society.

Diwali We learned about Diwali and how it is celebrated as a festival of light. We did some Bollywood dancing and created Rangoli patterns

PE with AE Sports. We learned how to improve our running skills by using big daggers and keeping low to the ground

Children in Need We had a Pudsey party and enjoyed raising money for this important charity

Liz Million Draw-along and the Durham Ox

World Mental Health Day Mrs Jones taught us some mindfulness techniques we can use to calm us down when we’re sad, worried or angry.