Year 3 News

Miss E. Heppleston

Hi, I am Miss Heppleston and welcome to Year 3, where we love to create amazing memories and learn lots of new things. Outside of school, I will often be found on my big, comfy sofa reading a book, walking my dog Duke, or at the gym. Moving into KS2 can be quite nerve-racking, so I am here to make that big jump with you. Let’s smash it! 

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  • 21/06/24

    21/06/2024

    This week in class we have been asking, “How do we use Publisher to make a magazine front cover stand out?” We used Publisher to upload images of Ancient Greece and adding text of different sizes and colours. In History, we asked, “What buildings can we find in Ancient Greece...
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  • 18/06/24

    18/06/2024

    This week in class we have been asking, “How is fire used to power trains?” We went to York Railway Museum and we looked at all the different trains and watched an experiment. We learned we need: heat, fuel and oxygen to make fire. When more oxygen was added, the demonstrator was able to...
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  • 07/06/24

    07/06/24

    This week in class we have been asking, “Are all Muslims the same?” We learned that there are two different types of Muslims: Shia and Sunni. Both of them have to follow the 5 pillars of Islam, but the Shia Muslims have 5 extra. If you want to become a Muslim, you have to say some sp...
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  • 24/05/24

    24/05/2024

    This week in class we have been asking, “How to make a musical sequence on Scratch?” We programmed a guitar to play the song of Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star. In Dance, we partnered up with Years 4, 5 and 6 to rehearse the whole performance and we worked in pairs/groups to sequence our ow...
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  • 17/05/24

    17/05/2024

    This week in class we have been asking, “How can we make a realistic portraiture?” We practised adding different tones of skin colours to add dark and light areas to different facial features. In Science, we asked, "What is friction?" We carried out an investigation to see whic...
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  • 10/05/24

    10/05/2024

    This week in class we have been asking, “What is the impact of tourism on different regions?” We learned that when we buy things, the money goes to the economy to improve the region (buying new things). Some types of negative impacts are pollution and higher crime rates when tourists beh...
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  • 03/05/24

    03/05/2024

    This week in class we have been asking, “What are differences between regions in Europe?” We learned that our region (Yorkshire and the Humber) is smaller than the Graian region (The Alps) because it travels through 7 different countries. In our region, we have a lot of low land, whereas...
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  • 26/04/24

    26/04/2024

    This week in class we have been asking, “What are balanced forces?” We learned that push and pull forces are represented with arrows and their size determines how strong the force is. We also asked, “Where is the Amalfi coast?” We learned it was next to the Mediterranean sea...
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  • 19/04/24

    19/04/2024

    This week in class we have been asking, “Where is The Alps?” We learned they ran over 7 countries, such as: Switzerland, Austria and Italy. In maths, we’ve been learning to add and subtract with capacity and volume. In Dance, we’ve been learning the first and second part of o...
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  • 12/04/24

    12/04/2024

    This week in class we have been asking, “What countries are in Europe?” We learned there are 50 different countries in Europe, for example Ukraine and Romania. We also learned some capital cities for example: France = Paris, Wales = Cardiff, Northern Ireland = Belfast, Germany = Berlin...
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  • 22/03/24

    22/03/2024

    This week in class we have been asking, “How are fractions equivalent?” We used number lines and bar models to deepen our understanding about equivalent fractions. In Writing, we have finished  our 5 part stories which contain a flashback of the eruption of Mount Vesuvius . In Scien...
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  • 15/03/24

    15/03/2024

    This week in class we have been asking, “How fractions are similar and different?” We have learned new names of fractions and have learned that when the denominators are the same, we look for the biggest numerator, but when the numerators are the same, we look for the smallest denominato...
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