Willow Class (Year 3)


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Willow Class Assembly

Willow Class Assembly

During class assembly, the children shared their learning about Romans.  Afterwards parents came back to the class [...]
                                      Roman Games

                                      Roman Games

For home learning, Willow class made Roman games, which they then shared with Cherry class.     &nb[...]
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Experiencing a morning in school

Friday 20th November and Thursday 26th November saw 20 parents joing year 3 for their learning. On Friday the children [...]
The plates

The plates

Painting a plate to commemorate the first day. [...]
The first day!

The first day!

Excitement as we start a new era. [...]
Playing roman games

Playing roman games

As a home learning project, Willow class 'invented' Roman board games which they took to Cherry class. They all enjoyed[...]
Roman games

Roman games

Thank you for all the 'Roman Games' that have been sent in. The children have had great fun playing them and will have [...]
Willow class science

Willow class science

Willow class combined their history and science lesson together when they looked at catapults and the forces needed to p[...]
Teddy Tombola

Teddy Tombola

Thank you every body for making this a great success. The children seemed very happy with their wins. [...]
A snowy day

A snowy day

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Memories of Christmas

Memories of Christmas

Art work this afternoon saw the children remembering their Christmas and using water colours in their art books. [...]
Stonehenge

Stonehenge

9th December - off we went for a visit to Stonehenge. Twenty nine excited children and six equally excited adults. Firs[...]
Christmas working

Christmas working

How to enjoy your maths! Whilst listening to Carols, the children work on maths problems and colour in a cracker symmet[...]
Willow assembly

Willow assembly

Thank you to all parents who came to watch our assembly and join us in class afterwards. I thought the children did real[...]
Stonehenge home learning

Stonehenge home learning

I think everyone enjoyed their home learning on Stonehenge and have produced excellent work. It was lovely to hear all t[...]
Fun fitness with AFC Bournemouth

Fun fitness with AFC Bournemouth

AFC Bournemouth sent the children round a fitness circuit today - smiley faces all round. alt="20141110-134349.jpg" cla[...]
Stonehenge

Stonehenge

Willow class have made Stonehenge silhouettes. A selection of these are below. [...]
Christmas Boxes

Christmas Boxes

Wow! Thank you all so much for taking part in filling boxes for Christmas. I hope you had as much fun as I did choosing[...]
Stonehenge mystery

Stonehenge mystery

Stonehenge is a mystery to all. Why was it built, when and who for? Olivia wrote her work in an acrostic.[...]
Year 3 make Diwali sweets

Year 3 make Diwali sweets

Year three learnt more about how Hindus celebrate Diwali today, by making fruit and chocolate Peda sweets in RE. They to[...]
Stone Age man arrives in Willow Class

Stone Age man arrives in Willow Class

The children arrived back in class this afternoon to find a number of caves had been assembled ready for their afternoon[...]
Rugby in Willow class

Rugby in Willow class

AFC Bournemouth coaches introduced Willow class to tag rugby today. First they had to learn the skills of taking the 'ta[...]
Banner workshop

Banner workshop

Today Willow Class had an artist from 'Inside Out' to show us how to design onto banners which will be used in the produ[...]
Parabolas in Willow class

Parabolas in Willow class

This afternoon, the children wrote up their experiment on how shadows moved. They recorded their results and drew a grap[...]
Learning the time

Learning the time

Various methods to help us tell the time or find out how many minutes between two times.[...]
Shadows

Shadows

We have been studying sun and shadows over the last few days. Lots of practical work being done. We were out in the sun[...]
Rabbits in The Class

Rabbits in The Class

When the rabbit came to the class (in the video clip), the children wanted to draw him. Ask your child what it was all a[...]
Camo day in aid of SSAFA

Camo day in aid of SSAFA

Members from Blandford camp came to tell the children what the Army does and to show them some equipment . All classes t[...]
Willow football skills

Willow football skills

John Scott came in and took the class for a game involving foot skills. Ask the children how they played 'Super Mario'.[...]
Creators

Creators

What does it feel like to be the first person to create something? We explored this idea in our class as we all became [...]
Finger puppets

Finger puppets

Thank you to the mums who came along to help with our mammoth sewing project of cutting out and sewing. Everyone enjoyed[...]
Funeral Barges in Willow Class

Funeral Barges in Willow Class

Pharaohs were taken to their place of rest on a funeral barge. We made our own for the king to use. [...]
Egyptian Day in the Willow Class

Egyptian Day in the Willow Class

I was amazed to see so many wonderful costumes being worn into school for our Egyptian Day. The children moved to differ[...]
Tennis stars in the making

Tennis stars in the making

Ian Griffiths of Stourpaine came into school to give the children a taster of tennis. Some of the children could be our [...]
Willow's flower shop

Willow's flower shop

Willow class was turned into a flower shop as the children finished their bunches of flowers for Mother's Day. The flowe[...]
Book swap

Book swap

To celebrate books we had a book swap in KS2. [...]
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Dress up day

Please remember that we have an Egyptian dress up day next Thursday 3rd April.[...]
Tutankhamen Exhibition and Kingston Lacy

Tutankhamen Exhibition and Kingston Lacy

The weather stayed fine and we all had a lovely day. The children were so excited to be at the exhibition and see the mu[...]
Egyptian puppet making

Egyptian puppet making

As part of the curriculum, the children learn to sew. What fun they had designing an Egyptian God, cutting out, stitchin[...]
Netball at the Blandford School

Netball at the Blandford School

Ten children joined pupils from other schools in a netball festival on Sport Relief Day 2014. Many of the children had n[...]
Sport Relief 2014 - Willow Class

Sport Relief 2014 - Willow Class

In school today we joined in with Sport Relief by taking Marvin from Reception class on a relay. All the children enjoye[...]
Learning poetry

Learning poetry

Conversation at the School Dinner Table was the topic of today's poem for recital. The children had great fun learning [...]
Times Tables

Times Tables

The government's new guide lines are that children should be learning their times tables at a much earlier stage of thei[...]
Willow Class reinforce their fraction work

Willow Class reinforce their fraction work

There was plenty of time today to reinforce our fraction work in a hands on session. [...]
Matching fractions

Matching fractions

The children are learning about fractions and have used a domino game to learn about some equivalent fractions.[...]
Sorting and sieving in Willow Class

Sorting and sieving in Willow Class

We looked at how we could use fingers, sieves and colanders to separate particles of different sizes. We had a good disc[...]
Running club award winner
Using ICT to help our numeracy in Willow Class

Using ICT to help our numeracy in Willow Class

We have used the net books to practise our times tabes, match shapes, count in tens and know place value using pounds an[...]
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Shadufs

Willow class have been studying the Egyptians and one of their first tasks was to find out what a shaduf was, who used i[...]
Icicles

Icicles

Freddie spent time showing the children how to make these icicles. His sister had found how to make a 3D star on you tu[...]
Willow class Christmas decorations

Willow class Christmas decorations

A small selection of our Santa tree decorations.[...]
Willow class Christmas cards

Willow class Christmas cards

Just a selection of our wonderful Christmas cards for 2013.[...]
Christmas play

Christmas play

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Dorchester museum and Maiden Castle

Dorchester museum and Maiden Castle

Willow class had a great time in the museum looking at artefacts and making mosaics. For many going to the museum and wa[...]
Running cup winner

Running cup winner

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Running cup

Running cup

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Ukulele club G7

Ukulele club G7

How to play the tricky G7 chord![...]
Properties of materials

Properties of materials

Willow class have been looking at different materials and their properties. They played a game to match materials to pro[...]
Celtic weaving

Celtic weaving

The class have learned that the Celts were good at weaving wool to make clothes, so they had go too. [...]
Craft Club

Craft Club

The craft club meet on Tuesdays and will be making a variety of things from an assortment of media. Today we had a go at[...]
Skipping day

Skipping day

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Book Week - Willow Class

Book Week - Willow Class

Willow Class looked at 'The Tin Forest' by Helen Ward and Wayne Anderson. They enjoyed the story very much and made dio[...]
Egyptian funeral barges

Egyptian funeral barges

Our Egyptian pharaoh is spoilt for choice. These barges will take him to his final resting place and then the barge is p[...]
Shadufs

Shadufs

Willow class researched shades for homework and then had the opportunity to make one in school. We tested them to make s[...]
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Willow class had a great time at the County Museum dressing up, building a skeleton, sorting out artefacts,making an iro[...]