Green Champion!

Moon rocks….recycled bird feeder…..kite flyer……and wildlife champion! A- has been super busy this week and for many past  weeks!.. He has saved over 100 snails -from the dangers of the road and pavements. Find out more by looking at his … Continued

Great Descriptive Writing

‘Once in a lifetime’…J told the story of the explorer in the sailing boat using some super verbs and adjectives: spluttered, lassoed, fluttered, revived, snapped, halt, lifeless, creaked. Super, well done J and great handwriting too!

Fake? Forged?

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N has been busy forging works of art!  It was a family affair!  Which is the original? The Connaisseur by Honore Daumier 1860.   A super diary entry by Neil Armstrong on his Apollo 11 mission to the moon. Lots … Continued

Great Atlas work!

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Wow, D- has found out where all the amazing places were in last week’s topic work and carefully labelled each one. Super map work D ! You will make a great geographer-with your atlas reading and careful labelling.

Famous people

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J- has had another great week, busy with his home learning and has sent me some lovely presented writing – a fact file and a biography of Rosa Parks and Gandhi -inspirational civil rights leaders from the past. A great … Continued

A new look!

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Taking a fresh look at one of our masterpieces! W- recreated Son of Man by Rene Magritte painted in 1964. Brilliant, what fun you must have had! I hope you enjoyed this, Year 3, as much as we have! Well … Continued

Cold but brave!

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Wow! Taking a dip into freshwater is bound to set your fingers and feet tingling! Well done R for being brave and adventurous and stepping out into the Wolvercote waters. He has been busy walking and cycling and doing his … Continued

Colour Magic!

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What a fantastic result B- had investigating the movement of water in a plant! He stood the stem of a white flower in coloured (yellow) water and after 2 hours the petals had turned yellow! How did the white flowers … Continued

Top of the World!

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White Horse Hill – the highest point in Oxfordshire, E- is keeping fit and active. Sowing seeds -chillies, radishes, beetroot, basil and carrots – E will be waiting to see them germinate and then taking good care of them. We … Continued

Rainforest rhymes

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Wow we certainly have some chiming, climbing, miming, rhyming poets in out midsts!  J has been Thudding in the Mud in his rainforest adventure! See if you can spot all the rhyming pairs! Well done Jay!

Rainforest Fever!

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If you struggle to imagine what it must be like to be in the Rainforest then read N’s poem and you will be transferred there! Some great imagery and rhyme. However, you might not want to encounter some of the … Continued

Happy Birthday!

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I think A has had a brilliant week looking at his smile! GRAVITRAX says it all! What a wonderful birthday present. We look forward to seeing what you make. We wish you a belated Happy Birthday A! A has been … Continued

Tiger! Tiger!

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Henri Rousseau is a famous painter who is considered to be the father of modern art. He painted in the late 1800’s after the Impressionists. He was untrained but painted, in strong colours, exotic scenes such as jungles even though … Continued

Read all about it!

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Read the latest update of A’s activities- erupting volcanoes, trips to the river. You need to read it to believe it. Some great equivalent fractions too! Powerpoint News:      A s – Lockdown_Activities_4th June  

“Ace! Skipper!”

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…as they say Down Under. Captain N- has prepared his submarine to investigate the Great Barrier Reef and is expecting to see a host of fantastic sea creatures! Great research Captain! A beautiful poster of the seven ‘I am’ statements … Continued

Learning at home

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J  has been extremely busy at home, learning all sorts of new skills. Growing plants from seeds and wow what a huge variety of plants he is growing with his dad! Courgettes, chard, beans and lots of chillies! Crazy cooking … Continued

It’s there for a reason!

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Leaves, flower, stem, roots! What are they doing? Well, D – explains superbly well what their function is for the plant. A handsome piece of work D – carefully executed – handwriting, punctuation, colouring and labelling. Congratulations!

Under the ocean waves!

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What a superb submarine B- has made out of recycled materials. Carefully constructed and painted. It even has a periscope! I think B certainly enjoyed the Under the Sea topic. Jacques Cousteau would be proud. If you don’t know who … Continued

Lock down diary 2 by A

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Find out what A- has been getting up to! You’ll find some action photos and 2 great book reviews. He’s been terribly busy doing his home learning and having fun. What books has he read? Do you agree with his … Continued

Marathon Writer!

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I think A must  have used at least 2 whole pencils to write these great information reports…Stone Age, Stonehenge, Hinduism and Five-a- day! What a superstar!

Five a day!

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There  is no mistaking it, we certainly have an artist in out midst! What fantastic fruit replicas A- has made using coloured play dough. Great colour matching and attention to shape and indentations. I was impressed. I hope you are … Continued

Thank you NHS!

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A- has many kind and thoughtful words to offer – to say thank you to all those working for the NHS – doing an important and self-less job, including her Mum. Thank you A – for such a colourful and … Continued

Puppy Love!

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Who’s got a new family member? Yes, you’ve guessed it… the one and only K ! Well, that will keep him away from the football for a while, but not for long I suspect! Lovely Rio, a Jack Russel, has … Continued

Fruity Poem

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Farm, charm, grapes and shape!  A – is rock’ n’ rolling with rhyme this week with his poem- all about fruit – part of our home learning food topic this week. Neat handwriting and carefully drawn illustrations too! Super work … Continued

Designer Bee

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Environmental warrior hits Kidlington!       New outfits designed and made by the Sensational S-from old clothes and glue for Barbie dolls.  Nothing like a worthy bit of recycling.  No stopping her…she then rushed off to make some tasty pancakes … Continued

Unexpected visitor

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Oh no ! I shouted, as I suddenly noticed, through the window, one of my cats (we call her ‘the killer’) playing with a small bird on the grass. My son, charged outside and prized the bird away from the … Continued

Wind, rain, shine

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Daily weather reports keep rolling in. W- has reported temperature in degrees Celsius, the cloud cover and percentage likelihood of rain (precipitation) and wind speed! Does anyone know: What unit wind speed is measured in?     Super work W !

WhiteRose maths –

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Well done to everyone doing some maths everyday. You know how important it is to keep up with your number work. R – , like many of you, is busy with his WhiteRose daily lessons. Keep it up Year 3! … Continued

Being together

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At difficult times, we come to realise how important our family and friends are. This art work by R and his family, made for his memory box, helps to see this.  

Cracking the code

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Perseverance and patience – great qualities shown by E ! Finally, the most wonderful green crystals grew and he cracked the code by learning to use Morse code of the 1890’s. He has also been extremely busy reading and recommends … Continued

Weatherman

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A – has created a weather chart for the week: using symbols to record the cloud cover, if any, and the temperature. Great work A!  

What a whiz! by W

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Fast and furious – cell- fuelled W has been at it again ! What has be constructed this time? An electronic circuit to run a ….?  What is he running and how does he stop and start it? Would you … Continued

Fact finding

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A- has been busy researching and finding out about the Coronavirus and has made a model to show us what it looks like. He has also been finding out about others countries in Europe and written a great fact file- … Continued

Diary …as a powerpoint

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A -has been super busy doing a lots of different fun activities with his family: collecting bugs and flowers; making prayers; working out with Joe Wilkes and drawing a remarkable picture of the garden in the style of David Hockey … Continued

Home Learning

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J has been busy with this week’s home learning project on animals. He has drawn in the style of Franz Marc and great written instructions for keeping a pet goldfish! He reminds us to make sure the water is kept … Continued

Year 3 Home learning

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It has been wonderful to chat with you this week and hear that you are all well and keeping busy. If you have any pictures or photos, with comments and explanations, that you would like to add to this blog, … Continued

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