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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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  • 19/04/18

    Going mad with measures

    In our maths session we have been diving into the world of measure. We have explored using tape measures and other equipment to measure different lengths. We thought up helpful tips to help others learn how to measure things accurately.     'Always make sure you start measui...
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  • 22/03/18

    Furious Farmers

    Continuing with our book Iron Man, we focused this week on the Iron Man’s return. ‘When the Iron Man came back, he started eating the farmers tractors and equipment’ - Ellie ‘The farmers decided they had to do something themselves because the police wouldn’t...
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  • 15/03/18

    Taking it to the sky!

    Continuing with our topic of inventions, we started to research the progression of aviation. We used our topic lessons to research and gather information on the Wright Brothers, who were the first creators of the engined airplane. We used different information sources to gather facts and used r...
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  • 08/03/18

    Communication through time

    This week in our topic we have been continuing to look at inventions throughout time. This week we looked at communication through time and how it has developed from the the Stone Age. We focused on written communication and followed it from cave paintings through to the alphabet we use today...
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  • 22/02/18

    The Iron Man arrives!

    This term out focus book is 'The Iron Man' by Ted Hughes. After reading the first page of the story, we started to explore the size of the iron giant. “We used chalk to draw the size of his head. We knew it had to be big because in the story it said that it was as big as a bedroom...
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  • 07/02/18

    A Passion for Poetry

    On Tuesday we started on a new jourmey, a journey to discover the world of poetry. As a class, we decided that we are going to allocate time throughout the week to exploring our surroundings and using it as inspiration for our poetry. We know it is going to be difficult in the beginning but it wi...
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  • 01/02/18

    Journey along the river

    During this weeks RE session, we have been continuing to look at how Sikh history impacts on their beliefs today.This week, we focused on the story of Guru Nanak and his 3 days at the river. “The Guru Nanak had gone to the river, but when he never returned home the villagers...
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  • 25/01/18

    We are powerful gods

    This week, in our English sessions we have been continuing with our text ‘Mouse, Bird, Snake, Wolf’ By David Almond. In the text the gods have created a half finished world. We asked the children to take on the role of the gods and the people living on the Earth. The children were challe...
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  • 18/01/18

    All singing and dancing!

    This week, Swifts and Falcons were lucky enough to take part in a singing workshop with Farli Rogers. We began by warming up our voices and mouths. This was done by imitating animals such as mosquitos, kittens and lions. Then, we practised the song 'Joyful' and made sure we were applying eve...
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  • 11/01/18

    Christingle Service

    This week we have spent our time preparing our own Christingles for the up coming service this Friday. As a class, we discussed what each part of the Christingle represents and explained its purpose. Below the children of Falcons and Swifts exaplain the parts that make a Christingle: "The or...
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  • 08/12/17

    National Maritime Museum

    This Wednesday, Swifts and Falcons visited The National Maritime Museum alongside Year 4. We had a great time looking at exhibited items used to navigate the globe. Additionally, we explored a giant world map through the interactive iPad activity. We had a fantastic time and look forward to our next...
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  • 23/11/17

    We trialed it!

    We have been continuing to read our book 'Noah Barleywater Runs Away'. In the book, Noah steals an apple from the village's tree. We decided it was only right to hold a trial to come to a decision regarding Noahs fate!  A courtroom was recreated in the clasroom, with the defenc...
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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

  • Pupils are interested in learning and attend school regularly. They feel safe and behave responsibly

    Ofsted 2016

  • Teaching contributes well to pupils’ spiritual, moral, social and cultural development.

    Ofsted 2016

  • Well established phonics teaching ensures pupils have a good grounding in the basic skills needed to write successfully.

    Ofsted 2016

  • 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

  • Teachers and teaching assistants provide effective support for pupils who speak English as an additional language.

    Ofsted 2016