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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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  • 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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  • 22/11/18

    Why Did It Rain Indoors?

    We had such excitement identifying the part evaporation and condensation play in the water cycle. We made a cloud! We made a cloud in a glass as part of our investigation.  It was a pleasure to discuss how our models were similar to the way that real clouds form.  
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  • 15/11/18

    Ice cream, you scream, .....

    Well we all screamed for ice cream on Wednesday this week! We were investigating what happens when a liquid is cooled below freezing point. Firstly, we poured milk and sugar into a jiffy bag. Next we put ice and salt into a second jiffy bag. Place the bag of milk and sugar into the...
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  • 08/11/18

    Rose Blanche Drama!

    This term we are reading the book 'Rose Blanche', which is based in World War 2 in Germany. We have been exploring the introduction of the book, where Rose and the other characters are seeing their soldiers off to war.   Swifts and Falcons re-enacted the 'superhero' sta...
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  • 08/10/18

    No Pens Wednesday!!!

    Last week, on Wednesday we had a day where we were not allowed to do any writing!! This meant that we had to do  and show our learning in many different ways! During English, we acted out different scenes from the story, "The Dark". We worked in pairs and one of us acted as Lazlo a...
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  • 08/10/18

    How Humans Work!

    This term, our topic is How Humans Work! We were fortunate that one of our mum's Jacquie Taylor, is a radiographer! She works at a few hospitals not only looking at x-rays but she was able to show us some fantastic CAT scans of our organs too! She showed us parts of our digestive system on...
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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