Year 3

YEAR 3 2017-18

Welcome…

Christmas Party Fun!

As you can see from the photographs below, the children enjoyed a mixture of dancing and traditional games like 'Musical Chairs' and 'Pass the Parcel' this week as we continue to celebrate this special time in the Church's year... [gallery columns="6"...

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Christmas Lunch and Jumper Day!

A huge THANK YOU to Jane and Sam our cook and assistant for producing a wonderful Christmas lunch today. The ladies of our school kitchen worked hard to prepare a traditional lunch of turkey, stuffing, sausages, carrots, roast potatoes and sprouts. And they even found...

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Advent Liturgy – the Candle of Joy

Our Year 3 and Year 4 classes led a beautiful Advent Liturgy today to mark the third week of Advent. As they lit the Shepherds’ candle, the rose coloured candle of joy, the readers reminded us of the joy felt by those shepherds when they gazed upon the Son of God in a...

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The Inn Crowd.

Congratulations to our Year 3 and Year 4 classes on their wonderful performance of the Christmas Story. Based on the Gospels of the nativity, this musical adaptation was called 'The Inn Crowd', and told this familiar story from the point of view of the animals in the...

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Jesse Tree Service

Well it certainly does feel that we are well on our way to our special celebration of Christmas now, especially this week which began with a wonderful Service of the Word and Eucharistic led by Deacon Peter and Y5 & Y6 to mark the start of Advent and then our...

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Design a new stole for the Bishop Competition

The Diocese invited all of their schools to take part in a competition to design a stole for our new bishop when he is appointed. The whole school were keen to take part and the children came up with some very creative and imaginative designs incorporating lots of...

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Writing Buddies

As part of our school development 'Writing Action' plan to further improve the writing skills of our pupils, today the children in Years 3 & Y6 worked together to produce a diary extract. Once it was completed, the Y6 children showed the Y3 how to self-assess and...

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A Shared Liturgy

On Thursday, Years 3 and 6 shared a Liturgy in our new prayer garden. The liturgy marked the end of both classes’ current R.E topics ‘Commitments and Promises’. The liturgy began with all the children singing ‘Come and Join the Circle’ and ended with ‘All That I Am’....

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Y3 Visit to the Centre for Life

As part of their science topic ‘Rocks and Fossils’, Year 3 visited the Centre for Life in Newcastle. They had a very hands on (and messy!) lesson learning about and making fossils (see photographs below).The highlight of the trip was the ‘Robots’ exhibition where the...

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Go Green for Eco Day at St Joseph’s Juniors

Last week the children were all encouraged to come into school in earth colours (green for land or blue for the oceans) to help celebrate our Autumn Eco Day. The non-uniform day was the idea of the School Council who are raising money to buy every child in school...

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Chatterbooks with Gateshead Library

This half-term some of our children from Y3 & Y4 have been enjoying taking part in a Chatterbooks after school club led by the lovely librarians from the Gateshead Library Service. The children have been discovering a wide variety of books from a range of genres,...

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