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Working as Scientists Year 3: 2019 - 2020

Our first day at the Science Festival!

We have had a fantastic first day of our Science Festival, presenting our work and watching presentations. How we felt when presenting: I felt excited – Xena I was nervous at first, but when I did it the second time I was like ‘I’ve got this’. –Eva I was a bit worried at first but […]

Last minute preparations; one more sleep

Today was an amazing day. The atmosphere around school was extraordinary. Scripts were adjusted, polished, edited live. Rehearsals were underway around every corner. Final coats of paint were applied; display broads were tweaked; the printer ran hot! Kids and staff moved with real purpose, good humour and nervous excitement. One last walk around after school […]

Final preparations underway for science festival

Children and staff have been busy this week getting experiments recorded, investigations completed, scripts tweaked and presentations rehearsed. The atmosphere has been purposeful with children working away in classrooms, the library, art room, and even corridors.

Making our creations!

Today, we have been in the art room creating all the bits for our Science Festival. We made art work out of clay, paint and paper mache.

Science Festival Rehearsals

This afternoon we have been practising our performances for the Science Festival. We were thinking of how we can be successful and do our best. We created this success criteria: Talk loudly and clearly Be REALLY brave (We decided this is the most important) Understand what you’re talking about Be confident Pay attention Stand tall […]

Class Gallery

In preparation for the Science Festival, year 3 have been creating their project boards. As they are nearly finished, we decided to have class galleries to get helpful feedback. The children really enjoyed seeing their year groups work and receiving feedback. It definitely motivated them to keep going!

Our projects so far:

Shared write: We have been learning about the human body (Ella). Everyone has picked a part of the human body to research, I chose the digestive system (Jonathan). We have been going on the computers to carry out research (Ameliah). We have been creating projects boards because we want people to learn from us (Daisy […]

25.11.19 Year 3 Outdoor Learning

Today we climbed and made dens as normal (still great fun every time we do it), we also tried some new things. We made swings and looked at the knots we needed to use and built our own assault course with the free play. After that we tried rolling down the hill and it was […]

Science investigations underway – 18th – 22nd November

Preparations are now underway for our 4th annual science fair. This year it will take place over two days. On day one (Tuesday 3rd December) children will be presenting their science investigations to each other. Day two (Wednesday 4th December) will be a festival of science with 15 visiting scientists, educators, entertainers delivering talks, workshops, […]

18.11.19 Year 3 Outside learning

The sun was shinning and we had a lovely afternoon. We got the clay out, and we made some beautiful things. We also built dens and tried out our new bug hunting set. It was very exciting and we had a lovely time.