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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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  • 10/06/21

    Going for Gold!

    In our first “Going for Gold” topic lesson this week, we split into three groups. Each group decided which country they would like to represent in our “Mini-Olympics.” The different countries took part in throwing, relay and balancing skills events. We enjoyed supporting o...
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  • 27/05/21

    International links and discovering patterns in nature!

    We are currently using focusing devices such as magnifying glasses to investigate the world around us and observe the fine detail on natural and everyday objects. Following on from our discussion on repeated pattern, the children were asked to find repeated patterns on the objects collected. Th...
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  • 06/05/21

    Making Connections...

    Our topic this term is Brainwave. We are discovering how our brains function and make connections to learn new things. This week, we played a connection game where we threw a ball of wool to other children with similar interests. This created the spider web shape displayed below...
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  • 22/04/21

    Foam fun and repeating patterns!

    Our Science lesson this week investigated chemical reactions and the impact of yeast as a catalyst! A catalyst is a substance that makes a chemical reaction happen faster. In this case, as we added the yeast to our solution of hydrogen peroxide and liquid soap, a foaming fountain was produced...
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  • 18/03/21

    Hands-on Maths and Exploring Texture!

    To take advantage of being back in the classroom, we have been doing hands-on, practical maths! This means at the start of every lesson, we include practical activities using lots of different resources.      These practical activities will help to cement our understandin...
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  • 05/03/21

    Island Life!

    Year 3 have been enjoying a new story book for term 4 called  Oliver and the Seawigs. It is an adventure story about a boy who goes in search of his missing parents. He finds himself on a rambling isle with a short-sighted mermaid and a talking albatross for company...
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  • 11/02/21

    Brilliant Blurbs and Flying Force!

    For Science this term, our topic has been "We are Astronauts!" We have been looking at how force propels rockets into space. To demonstrate force, we asked the children to do an experiment using a balloon! The experiment needed a length of string drawn tightly between two objects. A...
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  • 29/01/21

    Terrific T-shirts and Longing Letters!

    During Topic last week, the children were asked to re-style an old t-shirt. Before they began, we looked at different ways we could improve and adapt our shirts such as adding motifs of rhinestones, buttons or beads, including pockets made from different colour fabrics with caricatures and cutting a...
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  • 15/01/21

    Designers and Rats!

    Year 3 have started this new term of home leaning by beginning an exciting new story, "I Was A Rat!" by Philip Pullman. It tells the story of a young boy who arrives on the doorstep of an old couple and insists he used to be a rat. His gullible and trusting nature have...
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  • 19/11/20

    We are all different but we BELONG!

    This week Year 3 have been looking at the story, "Something Else". In this story, there is a character who is shunned by the other creatures because he is different. The children have been exploring and identifying the feelings and responses of Something Else and the other creatures. The c...
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  • 15/11/20

    Freeze Frame!

    This week we have had great fun thinking, acting and writing in role in our  English lessons. We freeze framed some of the character's responses to the scenes in " The Hueys in the New Jumper" and wrote thought bubbles to show the character's feelings...
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  • 15/10/20

    Protests and portraits!

    During our Every Picture Tells a Story lesson in English, we were exploring this image and its message. Here are some reflections from the children.   Our Immersive Reading Text is James and The Giant Peach by Roald Dahl. Currently in the story, James and the insects are try...
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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