Year 3

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Our Musical Nativity Christmas Stars!

Every December, new stars are born at St Joseph’s as the talented children entertain and wow audiences by showing off their singing, acting and dancing skills in the annual Christmas performances. This year was certainly no exception; in fact, it has been claimed by...

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Zoo Academy Visit School

To help with various curriculum topics (Classification in Y6 and Writing Non-Fiction texts in Y3), two of our classes organised a visit by Zoo Academy, who brought a number of very unusual creatures into the classes including Giant Millipedes, Albino rats, Giant...

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Commissioning our New Mini Vinnies.

Today in mass 13 new Mini Vinnies were commissioned. After making their Mini Vinnie pledge, David, our Mini Vinnie President, and Neve, our Mini Vinnie secretary, presented the children with a special badge to wear around school, a certificate and a copy of the Mini...

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Other Faiths Week – Judaism

As part of our R.E. curriculum, the classes study the belief systems of Other Faith groups and this term the focus was on the Jewish Faith. Each of the classes took a different aspect of Judaism to explore, including Jewish festivals, Jewish teachings and rituals. The...

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Y3 Act up a Storm – Literally!

Our Y3 class have been studying a play by Shakespeare this half term – The Tempest – and to help with their studies, this week Mrs Thomson invited some drama teachers from the Shakespeare4kidz company to work with the children. Here’s what they...

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World Book Day 2015

What a wonderful array of costumes we had in school today for our celebration of World Book Day. There were characters from a wide range of children’s books including: Gangsta Granny, Mary Poppins, Mr Stink and Mr Tickle! The children spent a day emerged in...

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Year 3 visit Segedunum

As part of their History topic for this term, our Year 3 class visited Segedunum, a large interactive museum which features a full-scale reconstruction of a bath house, a section of the Wall and a 35 metre high viewing tower which provides outstanding views across...

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Nativity Rocks! by Year 3 and Year 4

Well done to our children in Y3 and Y4 on a wonderful performance of Nativity Rocks (by SheilaWilson). The catchy songs and entertaining script, together with the flair and enthusiasm of our talented actors and actresses, told the Christmas story in a very...

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Jay (the animal man!) Visits Year 3.

This term Mrs Thomson, our Year 3 teacher, came up with a brilliant idea to help inspire our Y3 writers. “Well our task was to write a report about animals, so I thought the best thing to do would be to bring some animals into the classroom so that we could all...

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Games Designers of the Future!

As part of the New Computing Curriculum, our classes have all been learning how to write code and design, amongst other things, new computer games. “I love coding,” said Olivia Y6, “In fact I’ve been designing games in class and at home using...

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