9.7.19 today we had our Stone Age workshop! Liz and Russ taught us all about life in the Stone Age, looking at weapons, clothing, homes, food and art! We had a great day!
2.7.19 this week we are looking at capacity. We found the capacity of various household items, and today measured outdo the volume needed to create a potion which made Mrs Bredow disappear!
28.6.19 This week at Oakland’s was ‘One World Week’. In Year 3, our topic was water. We looked at access to water around the world, and imagined what it would be like to have to travel miles for dirty water. We then had a visit from Wessex Water, who showed us how water in the UK is filtered to make it safe for us to drink!
18.6.19 Today in ducks we were very lucky as we got to have a go being trained at archery! We had a great time and managed to get some bullseyes as well!
14.6.19 This week in our final cooking session we made pizzas!
1.5.19 We had a great afternoon cooking! We made mango chicken wraps, and most of us were brave and had a taste, and really enjoyed it! 📸 by Bradley, Henry and Caelen!
29.4.19 Today we started our new science topic ‘magnets and forces’ and went on a hunt to find any magnetic items around class!
24.4.19 We had a lovely trip to the Royal Bath & West Showground for a 'Field to Food' learning day. We found out about where meat, milk, butter, honey and cheese come from! We saw lots of fascinating animals and machinery, and learnt a lot!
18.3.19 Today during science we identified parts of a flower. We dissected the flower to identify features including the stamen, stigma, ovary, petals, pollen and sepal!
12.3.19 Today we were visited by Pete the Poet, who did a brilliant workshop with us!
8.3.19 Well done to all these ducks who got certificates today! 🥇
7.3.19 Happy World Book Day!
6.3.19 Today 3DU visited Yeovil Library to see our exhibition on Antoni Gaudi. We were very impressed and got to spend some lovely time reading! Thanks to Mrs Bredow and Miss Curtis who came with us 📚
28.2.19 This afternoon 3DU were visited by two dental nurses, who taught us all about dental health and gave us some helpful goody bags!
27.2.19 Today 3DU made some new friends! Animals from Crealy came with their keepers to say hello, including a stick insect, a snake, a bearded dragon and a couple of ferrets!
27.2.19 Today was our last dance lesson with Kerri. We danced using all of the styles we have learnt over the last five weeks!
13.2.19 Dance Week 5 💃
This week in dance we danced in the style of rock and roll ! 🎸
7.2.19 Today we looked at landmarks of the UK. We found out information about them and then sketched them!
4.2.19 This week in maths we are learning about money. We had a great lesson today finding all the different ways we could make an amount of money using different coins! 💷
30.1.19 Thank you to the PTA who donated money to 3DU who spent the money on some much needed wet play/snow day games! We had a great time trying them all out!
30.1.19 It snowed!! ❄️
18.1.19 Today in PE we had a go doing different gymnastic poses. We had to work really hard with our partners to strike some of these poses-not all of them went to plan! 🙈
17.1.19 Today we started programming in ICT. During our first lesson, we each made our own adventure game on Purple Mash! We had a great time thinking about how our games will look, as well as making them as fun as possible. Have a go by logging onto Purple Mash!
16.1.19 Today was week 2 of dance lessons in year 3. This weeks lesson focussed on Bhangra dancing, which come s from India! 🇮🇳 as you can see we all tried our best and had a great time! Unfortunately the longer video is too large to upload but this clips gives you a snippet of what we were learning!
11.1.19 We had a great drama lesson this morning ahead of script writing next week, Learning to change the pitch and tone of our voices to portray different characters!
9.1.19 We have had a lovely morning learning about dance with Keri Hill Dance! Today we learnt about different dance styles including the Cha Cha! Soon we will be as good as the professional dancers on Strictly Come Dancing! 💃
21.12.18 We hope you have a very merry Christmas! We had a lovely day decorating gingerbread, making puppet shows, doing fun Christmas activities in PE and turning our class into a cinema! 🎄
20.12.18 Well due to our cup winners Penny, Nathan, Leo and Maisie. Big well done also to Bradley who got the AR award for reading the most in 3DU!
14.12.18 We have had some special visitors in year 3 this week, including Mr Andrews, a local tennis coach and Emily, from the Dogs Trust! 🐕 🎾
11.12.18 and here are the afters!
11.12.18 Today we had a mask making lesson with our families. Here are the before pictures...
30.11.18 Well done these children for getting awards in 3DU this week!
26.11.18 Today Year 3 had a brilliant time at Charmouth Beach! We found out about the different fossils that have been found along the coast and had a go at finding our own!
23.11.18 Well done to all of 3DU who gained at least one certificate today! For representing the school on trips, sports, times tables, spellings, team points and attendance!
23.11.18 Year 3 and 4 had a special visitor in the shape of Sam the paramedic who told us all about her job and how she got to where she is today. We asked some brilliant questions!
23.11.18 We had a great hockey lesson today! 🏑
22.11.18 Today Duck Class had our first trip to Cineworld to watch ‘Mary and the Witches Flower’. We all did so well that we all got the Teachers Award on Friday!
9.11.18 Today we had our first gymnastics lesson with Mr. Scammells. As you can see it was a lot of fun!
9.11.18 Congratulations to these brilliant children who gained certificates for cross country and for getting 💯 percent in our first spelling test back.
8.11.18 We will remember them. From Duck Class
5.11.18 This afternoon we started our Rocks and Soils topic. We explored outside, collecting soil samples. We put our samples into bottles and filled with water, and carefully shook the bottles to mix up the soil. Next time, we will analyse the soil types to identify the types of soil that we collected.
25.10.18 This afternoon Duck Class had a go at making Room on the Broom inspired Halloween pictures. Their challenge was to try and make the witch fly across the page! 🕸🕸🕸
24.10.18 Congratulations to Amelia, Bradley, Nicola and Oscar who are our 3DU award winnners for Autumn 1! Special well done to Oscar who also got the maths cup 😊
18.10.18 This afternoon Year 3 were joined by Cathy, a librarian from Yeovil Library. Children from 3DU presented information about Antoni Gaudi and his artwork, while children from 3DR tried to convince Cathy to allow our work to be displayed at the library. The afternoon was a great success, as Cathy had agreed that our work can be displayed at the library in the new year, to brighten up January for the people of Yeovil! A fantastic effort by all year three children. 😊
11.10.18 Today during computing we researched Antoni Gaudi as part of our art topic, in preparation for a special visitor next week! We researched using Safe Search and typed our research onto the iPads.
27.9.18 Also this week Duck Class have been looking at Autumn poetry. We wrote three different autumnal poems, using adjectives, verbs and similes. On Thursday we chose our favourite poem and practised reading them aloud in preparation for some of us reading them during our Harvest assembly. We also typed them up on iPads!
25.9.18 We had our first music lesson this week! We had a go on drums, xylophones, tambourines and glockenspiels. We tried playing along to a rhythm, and some of us had a go at being the composer of Duck Class Orchestra!