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Welcome to Class 3!

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                                                                                         Welcome to Class 3!  2

Here's another Eco fundraising activity that we have thoroughly enjoyed: making Christmas tree decorations from pine cones and twigs that have fallen from trees. Lots of fun and fantastic red nosed reindeer results too!

Clifton pupils love Eco activities! Here we are making bird feeders for winter from pine cones found in the garden. The feeders will be on sale at our Christmas Fair on 30th November: fun and Eco fundraising for our school!

What a fantastic day we had visiting the IWMN and the Blue Peter Garden- a quick ‘Pudsy’ photo too!

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Here are some of our super Science homework projects on display in the classroom!

Freestyle Day was great fun: the perfect way to end a busy half term!

Freestyle Day was great fun: the perfect way to end a busy half term! 1

In Science we dissected flowers and used viewing lenses to observe them closely. Can you identify their different parts?

Wow!! The Coco de Mer tree produces the WORLD'S LARGEST SEED. Miss Targett brought this example into school to show us.

Wow!! The Coco de Mer tree produces the WORLD'S LARGEST SEED. Miss Targett brought this example into school to show us. 1

In Science, we researched the cycle of complete metamorphosis. Here are some examples of how we presented the information.

Our Worship themes are: generosity, compassion, courage, forgiveness, friendship and respect. Read these inspirational quotations about our themes...

Our Worship themes are: generosity, compassion, courage, forgiveness, friendship and respect. Read these inspirational quotations about our themes... 1

In Science we're learning about Life Cycles. Here are some examples of super work: we researched the life stages of frogs and presented the information in different ways.

In Geography we are learning about mountains. We used water colours to paint mountain landscapes and created this lovely display in our classroom.

In Geography we are learning about mountains.  We used water colours to paint mountain landscapes and created this lovely display in our classroom.  1

Godly Play - Class 3 really enjoyed our Godly Play session. We were thinking about The Ten Commandments and how they are important in our lives today.

Go to the sports page to view more photographs from Clifton's cross country experience!

Go to the sports page to view more photographs from Clifton's cross country experience! 1

Go to the sports page to see more pictures from the Year 5/6 football tournament!

Go to the sports page to see more pictures from the Year 5/6 football tournament! 1

Competition: who could build the tallest tower to support King Kong for at least 20 seconds?

Prize winners: this tower measured 2.15m and was strong enough to support King Kong easily!

In our Science work on forces, we made models that use pulleys to make the acrobat somersault!

Year 4 and 5 pupils did a great job at the rounders tournament! They played two close matches and demonstrated excellent batting and fielding skills. Best of all, everyone had lots of fun. Well done team Clifton!

Year 4 and 5 pupils did a great job at the rounders tournament! They played two close matches and demonstrated excellent batting and fielding skills. Best of all, everyone had lots of fun. Well done team Clifton!  1

Mrs Gadsby has retired! Go to the Gallery page for all the lovely photos of our goodbyes. . .

Mrs Gadsby has retired! Go to the Gallery page for all the lovely photos of our goodbyes. . .  1

In Science we made models that use an elastic band to represent gravity. May the force be with you!

Year 5/6 Kwik Cricket Tournament. Both teams won both games and were exemplary sportsmen. Well done!

Eleanor and Georgia enjoyed a summer snooze in between matches!

Eleanor and Georgia enjoyed a summer snooze in between matches!  1

In Science, when vinegar and bicarbonate of soda are mixed, why does the canister lid POP? (Clue - notice the fizzing... What's going on?)

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We practised our ‘over arm’ bowling at Clifton Cricket Club.

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In Science, why does the Coca Cola erupt out of the bottle? (Clue - think about the properties of the carbon dioxide gas...)

In Science we mixed plaster powder with water to make a new solid plaster material. We noticed that the chemical reaction caused the plaster to be warm -fascinating!

Everyone enjoyed our "bike day" and learnt lots of new skills.

REDUCE, REUSE, RECYCLE! We really enjoyed taking part in an Eco workshop with Emma, a Derbyshire Waste Education officer. We learnt lots of new things about waste.

We experienced the scent of landfill!

Here's a rotting waste timeline...

Here's a rotting waste timeline... 1

Emma gave everyone a pencil made from recycled newspaper!

Emma gave everyone a pencil made from recycled newspaper! 1

Pupils at rounders club have enjoyed two successive sunny Thursdays... No sign of rain - it's worth a mention!

Pupils at rounders club have enjoyed two successive sunny Thursdays... No sign of rain - it's worth a mention! 1

In Science we have separated salt from a solution by evaporating water. Some of our results are amazing! What do you notice?

We enjoyed our Diamond Cricket and team games in the sun!

In Science we've been investigating whether different solid materials are soluble or insoluble. We had lots of fun... and didn't make too much mess!

Class 3 have written a variety of fabulously creative poems about Easter: haiku, acrostic and kennings. We enjoyed listening to some of them at our Easter service!

Class 3 have written a variety of fabulously creative poems about Easter: haiku, acrostic and kennings. We enjoyed listening to some of them at our Easter service! 1

Well done children - we had a great day at the QEGS Art Festival!

Class 3 enjoyed World Book Day activities and dressed to impress! Can you identify our book characters?

We had a great day creating our 'Tie Dyed' t-shirts! Our costumes will look amazing next week.

We had a fantastic time on our first Y4/5 residential. Mount Cook was a huge hit! We were brave, independent, caring and supportive.

Lovely ' Thank You' letters and pictures for Mount Cook.

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We are proud to be an Eco school, so the snow and rain didn't stop us doing our bit to support Keep Britain Tidy's campaign. Eco heroes!

We've had a creative start to our new topic World War 2.

This is us working really hard on our reports about endangered animals.

Our amazing Mary Rose homework projects. Well done!

Our amazing Mary Rose homework projects. Well done!  1

We finished off our Science topic about Earth and Space with a trip to the National Space Centre. It was a brilliant day!


 

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