3 Laurel Category

Mayan Chocolate

We have been learning about where chocolate comes from and how it is made. The children designed their own chocolate bar and chocolate wrapper. Following their design, the children made their chocolate bar and added in their own fillings and toppings. A fun time was had by all! 

The Pirate Cruncher

An old pirate tells a tavern full of salty sea dogs about an island bursting with hidden treasure. Once they’ve set sail for the mysterious island, he tells them it is guarded by the terrible Pirate-Cruncher. Eventually their greed overcomes their fear and, when they arrive on the island a hilarious fold-down flap shows that […]

The Pirate Cruncher

We have been working on writing a different ending to The Pirate Cruncher. These are pictures of our display in class.

Newspaper Reports

All the children completed their own newspaper reports, remembering to use the past tense and reported speech as well as appropriate punctuation.

Mr Twit’s dirty beard.

In Laurel, we have been working on the Twits, looking at character description. We have used interesting vocabulary to describe Mr Twit inside and out. We have focused on particularly, his dirty beard.  


In year 3 Laurel we are learning Lacrosse in our PE lessons

Yoga session

Yoga is an ancient form of exercise that focuses on strength, flexibility and breathing to boost physical and mental wellbeing. As part of wellbeing week, the children in Laurel participated in a yoga session. They enjoyed learning different postures and breathing techniques!

Sedimentary rock in a cup

To learn more about rocks and soil, the children put different cereals in a cup to represent layers. Bran flakes represented silt, Rice Krispies, sand and Coco Pops, foliage and leaves. Marshmallows, Swizzle sweets and Love Hearts were used to represent different fossils. We poured butter in one cup to see if any changes occurred […]

Letter Hunt

In P.E. we are covering the unit ‘Outdoor and Adventurous ‘. The children worked in small groups to hunt for capital letters. They were given a map of the classroom which indicated where the hidden letters could be found. Before they started to hunt for the letters, they orientated themselves correctly and then decided which […]

Rock Walk

Our current science topic is rocks. Our class went on a walk around the school grounds to try and find rocks. The children enjoyed searching for rocks and studied their appearance and properties, attempting to identify the different types. We talked about whether our finds were a human or physical feature.