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Class 3

Welcome to Class 3!


Welcome to Class 3. We hope you enjoy looking at all our photos and videos.


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Our Trip To MAGNA - lots of fun, discovery, teamwork and problem solving.

Amazing Tag Rugby Teams - amazing bravery, amazing teamwork and amazing energy!

Creating 3D shapes from nets.

QEGS Football and Cross Country Racing

Learning about crime and punishment through the ages and how a court works at The Galleries Of Justice in Nottingham

Enjoying A Festive Panto !

Lowry’s Limited Palette - learning to colour mix like Lowry so we are ready to paint seascapes.

Christmas Robins Waiting To Be Fired .... Come Back Soon To See The Final Result.

Supporting Children In Need With Joe Wicks!

The whole school learnt about and celebrated Diwali today. We even had a special vegetable curry for lunch.

Remembrance Poppies. We discussed the Poppy Appeal and Remembrance . Then inspired by the poppies seen at the Tower of London in 2014 , we created our own display.

Stonehenge Silhouettes. We learnt how to colour mix and then created wonderful skies for our silhouettes of the amazing and mysterious Stonehenge.

Creative Cave Paintings.

We learnt how charcoal is made and then tried using some.

#HelloYellow: Wearing yellow to support Young Minds. We learnt more about our ten tips for good mental health.

We love Forest School. We have fun and work together to learn new skills.

We are sculptors! Here are some of our amazing sculptures based on the work of Michelle Reader and Jill Townsley.

Amazing Landscape Collages.

Enjoying Sharing A Story On World Book Day.

Look At Our Amazing City Themed Artwork!

An Amazing Trip Back In Time At Tamworth Castle.

Our Christmas Crafts!

Amazing singing, acting and dancing in our Christmas productions.

We enjoyed reflecting on the Christmas story told through Advent Journey Postcards at the Ashbourne Methodist Church.

We enjoyed measuring in centimetres!

We are thinking about light and dark in RE. This week we talked about Advent.

We enjoyed thinking about a parable in Godly Play.

Our turn to be tour guides! We learnt about the history of Clifton and then gave Class 1 a guided tour.

Our topic on rocks and local studies continues with a trip to Poole’s Cavern in Buxton. We learnt a lot about geology, history and the dark! After the Cavern we hiked up to Solomon’s temple for the magnificent views of Buxton and the surrounding Peaks.

We had a busy day on our field trip to Ashbourne town centre. Thank you to our fantastic, knowledgeable and entertaining guide from the Heritage Centre. Also to the welcoming staff at Ashbourne library. Also thank you to Hulmes the Fishmongers and to the owners at the Olde Sweet Shoppe and Natural Choice who patiently answered our interview questions. Finally a big thank you to everyone at the Methodist Church who welcomed us for lunch.

We had a fantastic day at The National Stone Centre. We learnt about rocks and fossils in our local area. Thank you to the very knowledgeable and enthusiastic volunteers at the Stone Centre.

Fantastic Peak District landscapes!

Watercolour skills using Derbyshire landscapes. We loved the looking at photographs of the magnificent Peak District!

We are geographers! We carried out traffic surveys to compare the traffic on the A515 and on Cock Hill.

Our local studies project has begun with making careful sketches of our school and village.

Pollinators! Look the flowers we planted have grown over the summer holidays and are attracting lots of insects just as we hoped!

We have spent the day investigating boats. Which shape will be best? Which materials shall we use?

Despite the rain, we all had fun at Alton Towers!

Year Three have been investigating how to grow the perfect lawn.

Look how our bulbs have grown!

Well done Wildlife Guardians! An amazing award for your work helping wildlife.

We been learning about plants in science. Look at our bulbs growing!

We had an amazing day at Carsington Water working with the Derbyshire Wildlife Trust.