Year 3

YEAR 3 2017-18

Welcome…

Lenten Promises and Fundraising Fridays.

Turn Little Fish into BIG fish. (Cafod 2017) Following on from our CAFOD Lenten assembly, led by the Mini Vinnies, (see photos below) the children all wrote their Lenten promises on the theme of pray, fast & share. These promises were then displayed in our school...

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Y3 & Y4 present… Christmas Eve Kerfuffle!

It's that time of year again when the school corridors are covered in feathers (angel wings!!) & glitter and the hall resounds with Christmas songs - it can only mean one thing, our annual Christmas musical! It’s Christmas Eve, and there’s panic in the skies! The...

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Jesse Tree Service

Yesterday, our Year 3 class joined the children of St Joseph's Infant School and St Benet's School for the annual Jesse Tree Service in St Joseph's church. It was a wonderful afternoon of singing and readings from both the Old Testament and the New Testament. Jesse...

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New Home Reading Books

We have recently purchased a new Home Reading Scheme to help parents support their child's reading at home. The new books are modern and up to date and will replace the old Ginn scheme which has served us well but was beginning to look a little dated! The new books...

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Year 3 See the Light!

On Yesterday's visit to the Centre for Life, Year 3 learnt all about 'Light' including how light travels in straight lines, how some materials can block or partially block light and how shadows are made, which came in very handy when the children had to make stick...

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Sainsbury School Summer Sports Day

Throughout this academic year, Mr Shields and his sports ambassadors from Year 6 have organised a series of inter-house sports competitions as part of of Sainsburys School Award programme. For summer term, this involved a number of sports on our school field...

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Author Visit – Introducing Will Mabbitt

At St Joseph's our children love reading and we are always looking for opportunities to introduce new authors so, with the help of our kind friends at Blackwells bookshop in Newcastle, we arranged a visit to school by author Will Mabbitt. Will came into school to tell...

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Y3 visit Sunderland Museum and Winter Gardens

Our Y3 class got a chance to explore a rainforest environment this week when they visited Sunderland Museum and Winter Gardens. They learnt all about the different layers of the forest by becoming seeds themselves pretending to gradually grow into the many different...

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A Day at Beamish for the whole school.

On Friday, the whole school set off for a visit to Beamish museum. Following an outreach day earlier in the week, each class took part in special WW I and II workshops on topics ranging from evacuees, to the home front and front line soldiers. As always lots of the...

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Celebrating our First Holy Communions.

Congratulations to all those in our Year 3 class who celebrated a very special day on Saturday 11th June when they made their First Holy Communion. "The children read and sang beautifully," said Mrs Thomson, their Class Teacher, "I was very proud of them." "I want to...

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Happy Birthday Your Majesty!

During our assembly this week the children learnt all about the monarchy, and in particular Queen Elizabeth II, who celebrated her 90th birthday on 21st April 2016. The children also learnt about how life has changed for the people of Great Britain during her reign...

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