Year 3



Year 3 took part in a workshop all about magnets to support their Science learning.


Place Of Worship Trip – SWERS Synagogue

Year 3 visited SWERS synagogue in Newbury Park to further their learning about Judaism. 

Aspirations Week

In celebration of Aspirations and Citizenship Week, Year 3 children learnt about the history of the NHS and its importance in the life of British communities. The children were taught about the various careers within the NHS and were able to consider the possibilities of working within the NHS in the future. The week was then concluded with a visit from a local NHS employee who shared her journey into the NHS and current work responsibilities which include administering vaccines and working within the metal health department. It was a hands on week!

Year 3 took went to London Design Engineering UTC to take part in RE:CODE, an Institute of Imagination (iOi) programme in partnership with LEGO that provides opportunities for KS2 pupils to explore a real live environmental topic through robotics and coding with the mentorship and support of young mentors. 


RE – Faith In Schools – Light

Faith In Schools visited Year 3 to support their learning of Light. They learned about the importance of light in Christianity and learned about the Christingle, exploring the symbolism of the various elements.

DT – Making Pizzas

Year 3 made pizzas for their DT learning. They tasted and chose the ingredients for their pizzas  before cooking them in the oven and enjoying a slice or two of their own creations!


Outback2Basics visited Year 3 to learn about the Stone Age. It was a brilliant day of learning and experiences. 


Geology Lab Workshop – Science off the Page visited Year 3 to consolidate their learning about rocks.



Year 3 demonstrate their mathematical understanding using dienes.



Year 3 visited Custom House Library to kickstart their Summer Reading Challenge!


Year 3’s Talk For Writing text this term is Gorilla by Anthony Browne. They thoroughly enjoyed retelling the story using actions and the text map.


In Art, Year 3 created their own Egyptian Death Mask relief sculptures! 


History Off The Page visited and took Year 3 on a Journey through the Ancient Egyptian times. 


Back to school and back in time – Year 3 zoomed back into the Stone Age with a workshop exploring the life of a caveman and better understanding their lifestyles. They even created some cave art using charcoal and painting using their fingers in true cave man fashion.



ICT – Year 3 created audiobooks sharing their knowledge of Light and Shadows.

RE – Light – Making Christingles

Year 3 were joined by Richard from ‘Faith In Schools’ to help deliver a lesson teaching them all about the significance of Light in Christianity and how the Christingle represents that.



Art – Hokusai – Natural Disasters

Here’s a display showcasing some of the fantastic artwork Year 3 created.

Year 3 created drawings of an erupting volcano in the style of Hokusai for their Art Learning Journey. The class are also learning about Natural Disasters which provided a perfect cross curricular link. 

Literacy – Diamante Poems

Year 3 wrote some Diamante poems about St George and The Dragon as part of their Literacy. They then performed them using actions to bring their poems to life!

October – Science – Sorting Soil

During this lesson, Year 3 sorted different soils. 

September – Science – Sorting Rocks

Year 3 have been looking at different rocks as part of their science learning. During this lesson, they sorted the rocks into different groups.

September – Literacy – Hook

Year 3 created their own dragon eggs as a hook in to their Literacy unit.


I Can Be – Future Workshops 

This week, the ‘I Can Be’ girls went to the Future Workshops in Fashion Street at Aldgate East.  The girls met two app designers and had a go at designing their own mobile apps!

I Can Be – Meet the banker 

Some of our year 3 girls are taking part in the ‘I Can Be’ programme.  I Can Be brings 7-8 year old children into the wold of work, broadening their horizons and helping them to discover the breadth of opportunity around them.  This week, our year 3 girls went to the Monzo bank in Finsbury Square to meet a banker!


Some of us in Year 3 and Year 4 took part in the ‘Bikeability’ training.  We all past the level 1 training and received a certificate and a badge.


On Monday 13th January, Year 3 went to visit the SWEERS Synagogue in Newbury Park as part of the Place of Worship Newham Competition

Flip Learning 

Our Geography topic for this half-term is ‘Natural Disasters’.  As part of our holiday flip learning, some of us have made awesome volcanoes!  Adam has made a model of a Tsunami!

Stone Age discovery day at Waltham Abbey Lee Valley Park

In Year 3 we took part in a Stone Age discovery day at Waltham Abbey Lee Valley Park.  We looked at different artefacts, made fire and went foraging for plants that they would have picked during the Stone Age.  We also did some cave paintings.  The day was brilliant!

Talk for Writing Learning Wall

Year 3 have loved fully immersing themselves in the story of George and the Dragon and are ready to innovate the story and write their own overcoming the monster stories! Look at this fabulous Talk for Writing Learning Wall!

Curiosity Display

Year 3 have set up their curiosity displays based on their upcoming Just Imagine ‘Take One Book’ reading units!

Stone Age

In History we are learning all about the Stone Age.  We had a fantastic Stone Age workshop delivered by Laura from  the Museum of London.  We were lucky enough to handle artefacts from the Stone Age!  We then looked at how the people lived during the Stone Age.  The workshop was fantastic!

Rock Circus Day 

In year 3 we took part in a ‘Rock Circus Day’ as part of our science topic on ‘Rocks’.  We had lots of fun exploring different rocks and soils!


I can be – Imperial College

10 year 3 girls went to meet a chemical engineer called Janet Skitt at the Imperial college.

London Zoo 

A part of Year 3’s literacy unit on ‘Gorilla by Anthony Browne’, the children went to London Zoo to look at all the different animals.

I can be – Collider Trip 

On Friday 17th May some of the children from Year 3 had the opportunity to visit a marketing company in Bermondsey. With help from marketing professionals, they made their own adverts for a healthy snack and shared their designs with each other.

Ancient Egyptian Day

Bike ability

Year 3 Trip to Chalk Well Beach

I Can Be Project – Pixel Pin Trip 

I Can Be Project – Meeting Software Engineers

I Can Be Project – Meeting Firefighters


Bikeability – Road Safety

I Can Be Project (Meeting an architect)

A Day in Politics – Aspirations Week

Natural History Museum

Year 3 enjoyed learning about volcanoes in an interactive workshop at the Natural History Museum


Year 3 have been exploring magnetic materials in Science.

Year 3 Rock Circus 

On 1st November, Year 3 took part in an exciting Science Day exploring all aspects of Rocks. 

They explored and examined a variety of rocks, carried out experiments and even made their very own fossils using clay!

Stone Age Workshop