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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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  • 05/03/20

    Seeds of learning...

    Science this term is all about plants so our first lesson this week was to explore the parts of a plant and learn about their functions. We were astonished to find out that plants make their own food, inside their amazing leaves! Having discovered that the purpose of the flower is to attract...
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  • 27/02/20

    Fairtrade Fortnight!

    Welcome to Term 4! We have kicked off the term by investigating what is meant by Fair Trade and how we as consumers can impact change for those people affected. We were shocked to discover that many people in developing countries are not paid a living wage for the goods they produce. We discovere...
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  • 31/01/20

    Daring designers!

    As part of our Daring Designers topic , we spent last week planning a garment using materials and old pieces of clothing from home! This week we have been using our plans to re-vamp the existing garments. This has involved using skills such as gluing embellishments, joining different material...
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  • 23/01/20

    Glorious Gurdwara!

    This week, we had the pleasure of visiting the Gurdwara. We found out lots of information about Sikhism and were able to explore the beautiful building. We marvelled at the decoration and the amount of resources and dedication which went into the completion of this exquisite place of worship...
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  • 16/01/20

    Fashion Flashback!

    To kick off our Daring Designers topic this term, Year 3 had the pleasure of a visit from Mrs Jones to share her wealth of knowledge about fashion from the past.    She brought along a lovely selection of photographs showing us fashions from her grandmother's era up until t...
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  • 15/11/19

    Fabulous Flatbread

    Could you smell a mouth-watering aroma coming from our classrooms on Tuesday? It must have been the delicious flatbread we made so that we could experience the type of food our Stone Age ancestors would have enjoyed. After tasting a sample of plain flatbread last week, we decided to i...
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  • 08/11/19

    Rocktastic

    This term our science topic is 'Rocks.' We are very excited as this involves lots of investigating activities, like real scientists. Also, we have a Rock workshop booked for later on in the term to look forward to.
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  • 31/10/19

    Otzi The Iceman

    As part of our Scavengers and Settlers topic, this week we have been learning the difference between Primary and Secondary historical sources and the way these sources are used to understand how people lived long ago. Ask me for some examples of primary and secondary sources...
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  • 18/10/19

    We are Authors and Illustrators

    This term we have learnt a story about Ananse going on an impossible quest (Henry).  We have turned this into our own real story books (Caleb).
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  • 11/10/19

    Opposites Attract!

     This term in our science lessons we have been looking at how magnets work. After making some predictions, we tested which materials are magnetic and were surprised to find that not all metals are.  This week we investigated which part of a bar mag...
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  • 04/10/19

    Peaceful Panpipes

    Having discovered last week that sound can be made by blowing into an object as air vibrates, we thought about different musical instruments that work in this way.
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  • 27/09/19

    Tell me a Story

    This week we have been exploring the importance of story telling and have begun to looking at an African story; 'Nolwandle, Girl of the Waves'.
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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