3 Laurel Category

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.  

Lacrosse

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.

Christmas party 2019

Our Christmas party today began with a bang…….. the Police arrived to see what all the noise was about, then joined in with the fun.

Experimenting with pitch of sound

Using homemade instruments, the children investigated how to change the pitch of sound coming from their instrument. They thought of different ways of playing them by using a gentle or hard force. They then clapped out a rhythm and in groups, performed a short piece of music to Mr Channa, our Science leader.