This week, Year 3 have had great fun inventing their very own machine to go in Mr Willy Wonka's Chocolate Factory! They even had chance to act out what their machine would look like and think about what weird and wonderful creations would be produced!
Year 3 had a wonderful trip to York on Wednesday to visit the Chocolate Story. We found out all about where chocolate originates from and the story of the York Chocolate factories. We looked at how our chocolate bars are made and tried some different chocolate as we moved around. We also decorated our very own chocolate lollies. We had a wonderful time and all Year 3 did us proud. Here are some pictures of our day ......
In Science this half term we have been investigating magnets. In week 1 we completed our own scrapyard challenge where children investigated which materials the magnets could attract. In week 2 we looked at magnet strength and completed an experiment to see which type of magnet could attract the most paper clips in a string. Here are some photos of our science fun.
Year 3 have started their new topic named Choco Block. We are looking at all things chocolate including Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. This week we completed an experiment to test whether a coated chocolate lasted longer than a chocolate button when held in our hands. The children held a minstrel in one hand and a button in the other while their teacher read the poem Chocolate by Michael Rosen. Then they showed us the results. Here they are......
To complete our research into the Stone Age, Bronze Age and Iron Age, Year 3 enjoyed a day at Creswell Crags, near Worksop. We spent the day as Stone Age people, hunting reindeer, building shelters, lighting fires, creating cave art and even exploring a Stone Age cave!
Year 3 Blog
In Year 3, we have Mr Cavanagh's class and Mrs Hawkins's class. We have lots of wonderful support staff who help us with our learning every day; they are Miss S Smith, Miss Thomas, Miss Hudson and Mrs Lloyd.