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Holy Trinity CE Primary School

Holy Trinity CE Primary School

Learning and caring together, building a firm foundation for the future

Year 3

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  • 16/05/19

    Beware! Pyramids under construction!

    What a wonderful time we had learning how to construct our pyramids.  Our Year 3 students were enthusiastic in the endeavour to build their pyramids. Many questions were raised and problem solving initiatives taken.  Resizing, reshaping and  reconstructing...
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  • 10/05/19

    Fizzing Sherbet

    Our science topic this term is 'Brilliant Bubbles' and this week, we made sherbet! The ingredients were easy to find: icing sugar (for the sweetness), citric acid (for the tang) and bicarbonate of soda (for the fizz). In groups, children decided what combinations of the ingredients they need...
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  • 02/05/19

    A day to change all days!

    We have been exploring the Day of Pentecost in our RE session.  Look at our pictorial storyboard.     Here are some of what our pupils had to say... "As far as I'm concerned, the Holy Spirit is like a wind because you can't see it...
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  • 25/04/19

    Walk like an Egyptian

    What a wonderful return to school.  Our classes dressed up as Egyptians.  We had wonderful comments from our lovely 'Egyptians':      From one pupil, "I am dressed as Pharaoh.  I want to learn more about Pharaoh.  But, I do know somethin...
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  • 28/03/19

    Eating lunch in style!

    Year 3 had an amazing opportunity to eat lunch at our local cafe, St. George's. Children selected from a wide variety of sandwiches and enjoyed the experience of eating out. We were very proud of our pupils as the community and staff of the cafe commended the children for their lovely...
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  • 14/03/19

    'The hip bone's connected to the thigh bone!'

    How we have enjoyed exploring the parts of the skeletal system.  Not only did we name the parts and describe their function, we constructed our own skeletons as part of our learning journey. What do bones do? They support, protect and give movement to our bodies. Look at our interpretatio...
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  • 07/03/19

    A Sugary Investigation

    We wanted to find out how much sugar was in a variety of drinks, the children investigated the contents by reading the labels. They were shocked at how much sugar their favourite drinks contained! Our amazing children used counters to represent how much sugar there is in each drink...
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  • 06/02/19

    We Must Save Our Oceans!!!

    We've been looking at persuasive writing and thinking about what strategies to use in our writing in order to make people aware of the seriousness of pollution in our oceans. To inspire us, we watched some YouTube videos which had lots of interesting facts about ocean pollution and als...
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  • 31/01/19

    Divide and Conquer...!!!

    We have been learning our 3, 4 and 8 times tables and then using these facts to divide, making our family of equations.   Wow!... We had great fun using this variety of strategies to embed our understanding of family equations.  
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  • 29/01/19

    To be or not to be.... a drinking vessel!!

    We've been testing a variety of materials to see if they could make a good drinking vessel. This follows on from our story, 'One Plastic Bag'. We took up the challenge, equipped ourselves with materials and did an investigation! Now they're completed....    Let...
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  • 17/01/19

    Basket making...

    Our book this term is 'One Plastic Bag' by Miranda Paul. The book gives us insight into the pollution problem in Gambia and how a team of women decided to combat this problem. In English this week, we have been discussing what makes a good basket. The children were then given dif...
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  • 06/12/18

    Our WWII Trip of a lifetime!

    On Monday, we had an amazing day out at the Kent Life Museum. They set up a whole range of workshops for us to discover what it was like 70 years ago. One of the work shops was run by an ARP officer. He told us about all the precautions people took to keep them safe. We got to see a real-l...
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  • The school’s Christian values of love, honesty and respect are well expressed through its caring atmosphere. This impacts positively on the strong sense of belonging and supporting relationships evident across the school.

    SIAMs 2016

  • Teachers inspire pupils to learn.

    Ofsted 2018

  • Teachers model skills effectively across the curriculum and instil a desire to succeed.

    Ofsted 2018

  • There us a culture of aspiration and improvement across the school.

    Ofsted 2018

  • Relationships are strong and pupils’ good behaviour is reflected in a happy and caring atmosphere, with attendance that is well above the national average.

    SIAMs 2016

  • Provision for pupils who speak English as an additional language is strong.

    Ofsted 2018