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Sep/17

7

Outdoor Learning

Welcome to the Year 3 and 4 Outdoor Learning site.

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May/17

25

Chinese Schools

In Geography this term we have been learning about China and this week comparing our school to a Chinese equivalent. Click the picture below to take a look at a video which shows the differences between the two.

What did you find interesting? Would you prefer to go to school in China or in England? Tell us what you think.

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Jan/16

21

Weather Report

In Geography we are learning about weather.

As part of our learning this week we researched local weather and created a weather report.

Here are the highlights of Sycamore’s reports, which were performed to the class.

Sycamore Weather Report from Mr Boynes on Vimeo.

How did we do? Could any of us be weather presenters in the future?

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Nov/15

11

World Water Quiz

In Geography you are continuing to learn about water. Research the answers to these questions and complete the polls below.

Find out if you have got the answers right in your next Geography lesson.

What is the deepest lake in the world?

Windermere
Baikal
Titicaca
Tahoe

Poll Maker

Which of the following countries have a coastline? (there is more than one correct answer)

Slovenia
Afghanistan
Mongolia
Mali
South Africa

Poll Maker

Which is the longest river from this list?

Mississippi
Yangtze
Thames
Congo

Quiz Maker

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Jan/15

16

Rocking all over the world

Yesterday all of Year 3 went to visit the Oxford Museum of Natural History and the Pitt’s River Museum in order to learn lots of new things about their rocks and Egypt topics. Much fun, learning and interest occurred. Here is a video which shows the many highlights of the day. Enjoy and please leave your comments below…

Year 3 Rocks and Egypt Trip 2015 from Mr Cluett on Vimeo.

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Oct/14

7

Sprouting Success

The Year 3 children have had the wonderful opportunity to make use of the new poly tunnel this week. They have been learning how to bed, grow and look after plants. Everyone had the opportunity to plant some lettuce and now they will have the responsibility to look after them, water them and help them grow.

Sprouting Success with Year 3 from Mr Cluett on Vimeo.

Later in the day, the children used their gardening experience in English to write a set of instructions about how to plant lettuce. The aim was to make short, clear instructions with clear commands and time words. Have a look at the example, have they used the correct features? Please comment.

Isabella's instructions

Isabella’s instructions

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Sep/14

23

The Water Cycle Video

3 Sycamore used their knowledge of the Water Cycle to create a documentary style film today. Their aim was to present their understanding in an engaging and memorable way.

The class would love to know what you think. Take a look and please comment on the film, as well as telling us what you know about the subject of water.

The Water Cycle with 3 Sycamore from Mr Boynes on Vimeo.

 

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Congratulations to all of the children for their Geography presentations on ‘Extreme Weather’ at the end of last term. They had worked extremely hard on the presentations and every child delivered their speech confidently.

The six winners were Louis, Reuben, Morgan, Thomas B, Aadi and Ava.

Can you make a comment on what impressed you about the presentations?

How would you improve your presentation next time?

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