We are Y3 and our class is called Maple. We have 23 children in our class and we are all aged between seven and eight. Our classroom is found on the first floor of the new extention, so we are lucky to be able to work in a bright, modern classroom.
Our teacher is Miss Forster and our teaching assistant is Mrs Niblock.
Our topic for this year is ‘Chocolate'. This is going to be an exciting topic with lots of potential for interesting work.
This term we are doing a local study of Skelmersdale, comparing it to the past and then to Birmingham, where our trip will be.
In DT we will be researching different types of bridges. We will design and create our own bridges to help transport goods across a canal.
In art we will be focusing on the work of Claude Monet. We will be recreating some of his landscape pieces and then drawing our local landscape.
Our scientific work includes Light and Shadow. We will focusing on different light sources and how the moon is a reflector. We will also be looking at how much light different materials let through and why useful for different jobs. How interesting! Also we will look at how shadows are formed and how they change during the day.
Our class book is The Firework maker's Daughter We will create letters, stories, setting and character descriptions, instructions and non-chronological reports all based around this topic.
In computing we will be focusing on Digital Creativity. We will creating pictures of paint, taking our own photographs and uploading them on to the computer.
We hope you enjoy looking at some of the activities that we do in school.
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There are lots of really fun activities to try! Enjoy!