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Wow! We are so proud of how our children have come back to school and settled quickly into their learning.

The Year 3 team consists of  Mrs Ffrench, Mrs Bircham, Miss Harris and Miss Davies.

We have began the term with a fabulous Sparkling Start with the help of Gary from BBC series"The Horrible Histories"  who raced us through time and the changing shape of Britain. He showed us the evolution of cavemen , how to make fire efficiently and how this changed the world forever. With his knowledge and skills he helped the children, laugh , race, problem solve and battle their way through early history.



10.9.18 This week is set to be really exciting! 

We are pleased to be taking part in "The Body Coach "school HIT sessions every afternoon this week so the children will all need to come with a full PE as they they will get very hot and sticky! Tuesday will our first forest school and PE lesson so don't forget your wellies!  New reading books will be coming home this week. Please encourage the children to read these at home as they really do enjoy beating their scores on the book quizzes!

We also start swimming on Wednesday  where all children will need a swim hat and a one piece costume only for the girls please. A  St Margaret's staff member will be in the pool alongside the children and the sports centre staff will be on the sides of the pool. 

21.9.18 The children have been  really busy this week.We have researched stone age homes and have now discovered all the foods they used to eat.We have compared them to modern foods and not many of the children fancied eating their foods! The children have also been busy developing their handwriting and tackling lots of maths reasoning  problems where they are explaining how they came to their answers.

25.9.18 Today was a very exciting day for Year 3. The children were lucky enough to be presented with their very own copy of a picture dictionary from the Lowestoft Rotary Club. Each one was individually named and presented in person. 

28.9.18 This week has been art week and the children have been creating artwork inspired by music! They have used materials that cave men were known to use, charcoal, clay and paint to draw patterns and shapes in response to the stimulus of music. The children were awarded focus awards and the whole class achieved one ! 
1.10.18 This week we have been finding out the clothes cave people wore.The children were preparing for their Horrible History programme where some children are looking forward to being the actors!

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