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Outdoor Learning Year 3: 2019 - 2020

9.03.20 Year 3 Outdoor Learning

It was cold but sunny and we had a brilliant session, lots of climbing and den building as well as some pond dipping. The tree circle is changing a lot at this time of year and we looked at all the differences. Next week we will be looking at how we can help our area […]


9.3.20 Year 3 Homesteading.

It was a glorious and sunny morning, we were excited to have some new seeds to plant and lots to do. One group went in the garden, we covered plants to protect them from frost, planted our new seeds and watered everything. Another group split into 3 and went pond dipping, cleaned out the chickens […]


Finchley had a Bollywood dance lesson!

Shared write: We are learning about different cultures, religions, nationalities and identities. Today, we entered the world of Bollywood dance. We learned a whole dance routine and practised it with Indian music. We learned two hand movements. They are called, Padma and Lotus. We wore a bindi on our forehead and then we chose our […]


03.02.20 Year 3 Outdoor Learning

It was very cold this afternoon but we made sure that we were dressed nice and warm. We made swings from ropes and played in the mud pit. We made an animal den and a cafe we had a lovely time.


03.02.20 Year 3 Homesteading

It was a gloriously sunny but cold day. We reused old plastic bottles and made planters to hang up around the playground, these were filled with cosmos and basil seeds that Dorset tea donated to us. In the garden we cleaned out the chickens, and started planting broad beans out into the garden. We were […]


Finchley’s trip to Norwich market

Wednesday 29th January 2020 – shared write First, we put on our hi-vis jackets to stay safe (Hannah). Then we got into our groups and got ready for the walk (Ameliah). On our walk to the market, it was quite loud because the whole of year 3 were there. Lillie and I played eye spy […]


Recreating Norwich Market

This afternoon, we recreated the market in our classroom. We put all the pictures up and played the videos we took. We walked through the room like it was the aisles. Focusing on our senses, we created word banks for see, smell, hear, touch and taste.   We laid out all the food we bought […]


27.1.20 Year 3 Outdoor Learning

It was cold and wet today, but we still had a lovely time. We made swings and a hammock with ropes, which was scary but fun. Some of us made a mud kitchen and served some interesting courses. We also made dens, climbed trees and made a gym.


27.01.20 Year 3 Homesteading

We had lots of jobs to do today, some of us cleaned out the chickens and cleared out the coop, other people filled the keyhole garden and shaped it. Deb was in the poly tunnel planting seeds with various children throughout thee morning. We had a great time and got loads done.


20.1.20 Year 3 Homesteading.

We were lucky, it was a cold but glorious morning. Today we started to look at what we could plant, we took it in turns to seed the trays and put them ready in the poly-tunnel. While we did that some of us helped to re-bark and another group cleaned out the rabbits. It was […]