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Friday, July 13, 2018 - 15:49
this afternoon, year three took part in a whole afternoon dedicated to French and France. We learned how to say "my name is" and "I can" in French with an activity. The children were excited to use a dictionary to find out more verbs to translate so their pictures of themselves could reflect the... Read More »
tags: Open afternoon, french, france, class 3, leopards
Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 16:19
Today, Leopards Class when to the Maidstone Museum to meet Ta-Kush, the Mummy. The children learnt about the mummification process, and got to handle real 3000 year old artifacts, as well as mummifying their own oranges! The children had a great time learning about mummification and discovering... Read More »
tags: Year 3, leopards, museum, maidstone museum, History, Egyptians
Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 18:00
Ancient Egyptian day kicked off with a bang with us practicing our 'Walk like an Egyptian' dance in the playground. Many children were experts at this already! During the morning we started with some cross-curricular activities - maths and Egyptians. We learnt about Egyptian counting, children... Read More »
tags: Year 3, leopards, History, theme day, Egyptians
Monday, June 11, 2018 - 12:52
Today each class took part in a fitfence workshop. In class three we learnt how to do the 'en garde' stance, how to attack and defend and used plastic and foam swords. All the children had a great time learning how to fight safely.  Read More »
tags: Fitfence, year 3, leopards, PE, sport
Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 12:39
Today is outdoor learning day, so leopards class took our maths lesson outside! We were estimating time and measuring it using the stopwatch app in the ipads. We got better and better at estimating minutes and seconds. Some comments from the children were:  "Can we do maths like this everyday?" and... Read More »
tags: outdoor learning, Maths, leopards, Year 3
Friday, March 16, 2018 - 15:42
English open morning was an amazing success! Each class took part in different grammar, punctuation, spelling, phonics, reading and writing activities. Among the many activities were year 5 doing poetry and dance, year 3 doing 'contraction surgery' and year 6 using the outside classroom to do '... Read More »
tags: English, phonics, spelling, grammar, punctuation, writing, reading
Friday, February 23, 2018 - 14:58
Today we learnt about throwing and catching  with Brian and Mrs Milehan. We learnt how keep moving while picking up and throwing a ball, or as Brian said "be an aeroplane, not a helicopter!" Read More »
tags: Year 3, leopards, cricket, P.E., PE
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