Year 3LF: Blog items

Finding out about the Stone Age

Date: 13th Jan 2020 @ 12:08pm

In English, we are writing our own non-chronological reports about the Stone Age. We shared our expert knowledge with some reporters. They asked lots of interesting questions.

Biscuit Homes

Date: 13th Jan 2020 @ 11:37am

For the launch of our Stone Age topic we made Stone Age homes. We used biscuits to make the homes which was very tricky as the biscuits didn't balance.

Marvellous Magnets

Date: 20th Nov 2019 @ 2:26pm

In science we have been learning all about magnets. We investigated if objects were magnetic or non-magnetic by using magnets.


Pop up Taj Mahal

Date: 18th Nov 2019 @ 3:15pm

In the connected curriculum we have been learning all about the spectacular Indian landmark the Taj Mahal. We found out lots of interesting facts and made our own pop up versions of the landmark.

Fascinating Friction

Date: 13th Nov 2019 @ 3:08pm

In Science, we have been learning all about friction. We did a scientific investigation to see which materials caused the most friction on a toy car.

Egyptian Visitor

Date: 4th Oct 2019 @ 2:33pm

On Wednesday we had a very special visitor come to school to help us learn about the ancient  Egyptians. We had the chance to mummify a body, play ancient Egyptian board games and compete in chariot racing.

Egyptian Collars

Date: 1st Oct 2019 @ 4:13pm

In art, we got into small groups and used our collage skills to create Egyptian collars.

Egyptian Patterns

Date: 24th Sep 2019 @ 11:30am

In art we looked at lots of different Egyptians patterns. We created our own using oil pastels and ink.

Place Value

Date: 19th Sep 2019 @ 1:39pm

In Year 3, we are currently practising place value. Use the websites below to help you practise at home.

Flower Collages

Date: 23rd Apr 2019 @ 3:03pm

As part of our topic about plants we have created collages of flowers. We used paint to create the background and magazines to the create the flower itself. Take a look at some of the collages we created.

Making 3D shapes

Date: 12th Mar 2019 @ 12:52pm

In Maths we have been exploring the properties of 3D shapes. We created our own 3D shapes from playdough and art straws.

World Book Day

Date: 12th Mar 2019 @ 12:47pm

To celebrate World Book Day we dressed up as a character from our favourite book.

Creating Roman Charcoal Drawings

Date: 12th Mar 2019 @ 11:50am

In Art we have been looking at creating lines, shapes and tone with charcoal. We used these skills to create Roman drawings of statues. 

What did the Romans eat?

Date: 28th Feb 2019 @ 5:11pm

To launch our new Connected Curriculum topic ' Why were the Romans so powerful?' we had a Roman Banquet. We tried a variety of food that they would have eaten. We tried figs, dates, honey, cold meats, cheese(made from goat's milk) and many other things.  

Hunting for angles

Date: 28th Feb 2019 @ 5:06pm

In class, we have been learning about different types of angles. Today we went on a hunt around the classroom and playground to see how many right angles we could find. We used out angle eaters to check if the angles we found were right angles.

What was it like in the Stone Age?

Date: 9th Feb 2019 @ 2:17pm

We took on the roles of archaeologists and reporters to find out more and share our expert knowledge of what it was like in the Stone Age.

Finding Fractions

Date: 9th Feb 2019 @ 2:15pm

What is soil made from?

Date: 9th Feb 2019 @ 2:12pm

In Science, we used magnifying glasses to look at what soil is made from. We looked at peat, sandy, chalk, clay, calcareous soil.

Visiting a Hindu Temple

Date: 12th Dec 2018 @ 7:16pm

This week we went to visit a Hindu temple. We learnt more about Hindu gods and goddesses, Diwali and Hinduism.  

Magical Magnets

Date: 23rd Nov 2018 @ 4:32pm

In Science, we are studying forces. In class, we used magnets to investigate what materials are magnetic and what materials are non-magnetic.


We created our own Indian patterns

Date: 23rd Nov 2018 @ 4:24pm

In Art, we have been drawing our own Indian patterns. This week we began sewing them onto felt. Here are the final pieces of art. 


Indian Patterns

Date: 13th Nov 2018 @ 10:14am

In Art, we have been designing our own Indian patterns. We sketched different patterns and then picked our favourites. Then we used ink to create a background for our patterns. Next we transferred our designs onto plastic.

3 Part Sentences

Date: 12th Nov 2018 @ 4:35pm

In English, we have been reading the story of Rama and Sita. Today we practised writing 3 part sentences to show what actions Ravana does in the text.

Our Final Canopic Jars

Date: 12th Nov 2018 @ 4:26pm

Here are some of the canopic jars we created in the Connected Curriculum. 

Times Tables

Date: 12th Nov 2018 @ 12:48pm

This year at Ravensbury we are thinking about developing our times tables. We will be practicing our tables in a variety of different ways. One of the ways we can practice is by using a range of online games and activities. 

Click on the links below to practice! All of the activities work on a laptop, some may not work on a tablet.

In Year 3, we focus on the 3,4 and 8 times tables along with revisiting the 1,2,5,and 10 times tables.


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Mental Maths Train

Coconut multiples

Daily 10

Maths Fishing

Tommy’s Trek

Magical Maths Mission

Connect 4 Factors

Sum Sense

Number Fact Families


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Contact:  Maureen Hughes - Headteacher

Contact:  Jo Wendt - SENCO

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