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Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 16:02
Today we took our learning outside and used practical equipment to help us with our skills in converting metres and centimetres. We used metre sticks and measuring tapes to work in pairs to find and record different lengths. Read More »
tags: Year 3, leopards, Maths, outdoor learning, measuring, length
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 15:59
Today we were learning how to type quicker. We are beginning to progress from using one finger, to two and even more. Lots more practice to come, but a great start so far! Read More »
tags: Year 3, leopards, Computing, typing
Friday, February 9, 2018 - 17:04
we have been looking at the works of Georges Seurat and have done lots of artwork relating to pointillism. The children have created beautiful pictures for their homework, and this week we used pointillism for shading, we practiced first, then painted apples using this technique. Read More »
tags: Year 3, leopards, Art, pointillism
Friday, February 9, 2018 - 16:59
This week, leopards class became forensic scientists as they undertook an experiment to find out who wrote a note, claiming to have stolen Mrs Wyatt's sweetie box.  We used chromatography to determine the type of pen used to write the note, and therefore, who the thief was! Fortunately, the... Read More »
tags: leopards, Year 3, Science, chromatography, experiment, empiribox
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - 16:02
This afternoon,  leopards class were learning all about our local area by using google earth, google maps, and explored our area using google street view. We had to use lots of skills to do this, such as being able to spot Europe on the earth, locate Great Britain and pinpoint Goudhurst -this was... Read More »
tags: leopards, class 3, Year 3, Geography, Computing, iPads, goudhurst
Friday, January 12, 2018 - 08:20
This week we have been looking at warm and cool colours. We used tissue paper to collage in warm colours (red, yellow, orange) and then used chalk pastels in cool colours (blues and greens). The two pieces will be put together to make beautiful masterpieces next week. Read More »
tags: Art, leopards, design, collage, colour, Year 3, warm and cool
Friday, December 15, 2017 - 15:58
Over the last few weeks, we have been learning how to read music, and have now mastered recognising and playing three notes, and knowing whether they are 1, 2 or 3 beats long. We have used 'boomwhackers' and xylophones to create music.   Read More »
tags: Music, Year 3, leopards, charanga
Thursday, November 23, 2017 - 16:58
Today, year 3 went to the Museum of Kent life in Maidstone for Stone Age day. We had many different sessions; we learnt about trading, we found out what weapons they had, we learnt about how Stone Age people evolved from hunter gatherrs to farmers, we met a member of a stone age tribe, we found out... Read More »
tags: stone age day, Year 3, History, theme day, leopards, museum of kent life, museum
Friday, October 6, 2017 - 16:22
Today Leopards class had a visit from Mr Victrix who taught us all about the Stone Age! We learnt about how the first hunter-gatherers lived, and how the invention of farming lead to Neolithic times. We enjoyed learning about different Stone Age weapons, and even tried our hands at group deer... Read More »
tags: Year 3, stone age, Mr Victrix, History, theme day