Year 3 - PE invasion games

This half term, we are focusing on invasion games. To prepare us for a wide range of invasion games, we have been practising key skills such as chest passes, bounce passes and moving into a space during a game. ThIs week, we built on these key skills with tactics for out-witting a defender. Can…

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Year 3 - Books, Bears and Biscuits

In celebration of World Book Day 2019, Year 3 enjoyed sharing some of their favourite books with their friends (both the human and cuddly kind!) 


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Year 3 - Circle Solutions

In Circle Solutions, we have been thinkng about the ways in which we communicate and whether we are being good listeners. Whilst our partner told a story about their weekend, we role played being a bad listener. We then discussed how it felt when our partner was being a bad listener and then tried…

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Year 3 - Testing rocks

Having learned about some of the properties of different types of rock, we decided to ijvestogate one of our scientific questions “How hard are different types of rock?” We tested a selection of different rocks by scratching them with our fingernail, a copper coin and an iron nail to observe any…

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Year 3 - ABC in PE

We have been practising our fundamental ABC skills in PE to help us with all areas of physical development.

A- Agility 

B- Balance

C- Coordination

(S- Speed)


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Year 3 - Rock and Roll!

Our new topic in Year 3 is “Rock and Roll”, throughout the Spring term we will be learning all about rocks and soils! Before we start exploring, we have made mind-maps of everything we already know about rocks and have written some insightful questions. It will be interesting to see if our ideas…

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Year 3 PE - gymnastic shapes

Our gymnastic challenge this week was to make different shapes with our bodies. We tried hard to mirror our partner’s balances and to hold each shape for 5 seconds. Which shapes can you see?


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Year 3 PE- brilliant balances!

In PE, we have been developing our balancing skills as gymnasts. This week we tried steep balances on apparatus, core strength challenges and Sports Coach Steve challenged us to a very tricky partner challenge on th benches!  


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Remembrance Day

I have a little poppy, 

as red and red can be,

to show that I remember

those who fought to make me free.


To mark the 100 year anniversary of the end of WW1, we spent some time discussing Remembrance and the symbol of the poppy. Every child from Year 3 and Year 4 created their…

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Year 3 PE- gymnastics

Year 3 are doing PE with a sports coach from Blackpool FC this half term. We are working on gymnastics and this week he focus skill was balancing. We made our way round a balance circuit which included travelling balances, balancing on a beam, stretching balances, floor balances and the rather…

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Year 3 - Heritage Week

Year 3 have celebrated Heritage Week by looking at maps of Blackpool, Moor Park and the Bispham area through the years. We were intrigued to find that our school has changed in size over the years and that Moor Park Avenue used to be much shorter! We also enjoyed finding familiar landmarks…

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DT project- Healthy wraps

We have been learning about keeping healthy in Science and we tasted a selection of foods from the different food groups. Once we had tasted everything, we designed a healthy wrap which aimed to include a protein, dairy product and vegetables. Here are some pictures of us enjoying our creations!

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