Summer 1 Week 5- Poetry Week


Star of the week: Chimamanda and Remy


In English, Class 3 have been celebrating poetry week by using lots of poetic devices to write their own poems.
We began by looking at a poem called ‘ On the London Bus’ by Josie Whitehead. After identifying that the poem included repetition and rhyme, we then began writing our own poems using the same features. However, we changed the theme of the poem and wrote about our recent experience on the London Eye. Later today, we will be sharing our poems with Class 2! Here are some examples of our work:

 

The London Eye

Isn’t it fun on the London Eye?

It’s large like a great big ball!

When you get to the top,

the people are very small.

 

Isn’t it fun on the London Eye?

The experience is like watching an electric Eel.

It moves very slowly,

although nobody minds because it’s a massive wheel.

 

Isn’t it fun on the London Eye?

Spinning round and round.

You can only go on once,

So it’s sad when you get back to the ground.

By Remy

 

Isn’t it fun on the London Eye?

Above me I can see the sky.

People are in glistening pods,

and the birds fly very high.

 

Isn’t it fun on the London Eye?

I love my experience here.

Below me I see the River Thames,

we are very near.

 

Isn’t it fun on the London Eye?

It goes round and round.

People are walking to their destination,

I can see them looking like ants on the ground.

 

By Chimamanda

 

 

Summer 1 Week 4- Marvellous Maps!


Star of the week: Eayon and Remy


In Geography over the past couple of weeks, Class 3 have been exploring the local area. This week they were given the opportunity to draw their own map based on their knowledge from the previous lesson. The photos below show Class 3 using a map to walk down Union Street, along Southwark Street and back towards school via Borough High Street. Look at the bottom of the page to be see some of the maps they drew.

Great map reading, and map drawing skills Class 3!

Summer 1 Week 3- Why does a plant need a stem?


Star of the week: Annie and Aden


During our Science lesson this week, we looked at the functions of a stem. After looking at plants in the school garden we discussed why a stem is such an important part of a plant. The stem holds the plant upright, and transports water to the other parts of the plant.

Class 3 have now set up a super Science experiment. We are trying to prove that one of the functions of a stem is to transport water to the other parts of the plant. Look at the photo below, can you predict what might happen?

 

Summer 1 Week 2- The London Eye.


Star of the week: All of Class 3


Class 3’s Geography topic this half term is ‘Discovering Maps’, and we have been focusing on London. This week Class 3 went on The London Eye and were able to make observations about London from an aerial point of view. During our trip, we took lots of photos from different perspectives; drew some maps of the South Bank and planned a setting description. All of Class 3 worked really hard and behaved brilliantly, well done!

Below, are some of the photos Class 3 took whilst on the London Eye.

Spring 2 Week 4- Romans on the Rampage!


Star of the week: Leonna and Constance.


Inspired by World Book day, Class 3 wrote a setting description based on the book ‘Romans on the Rampage’ by Jeremy Strong. They used a range of descriptive devices, ambitious vocabulary and their knowledge of a Roman amphitheatre to set the scene for their description. Here are a couple of short extracts, followed by some photos.

Leonna

As I enter the wonderful amphitheatre for the first time ever, the crowd roars with cheers as if they’ve known me for their whole life! I felt more confident knowing that the crowd was going to cheer me on.  I could see the grubby ground below me …

Constance

Positively trembling with excitement, I gripped the reins of my horses tightly. The colour of the jewels on the horses reflected off the walls. As I stepped into the oval- shaped arena for the first time, I felt excited and afraid at the same time. The pillars towered above me…

 

Spring 2 Week 2- Strike a pose!


Star of the week: All of Class 3


This week, Class 3 were lucky enough to have their photo taken as part of a project we are participating in. The ‘Tate Year 3 Project’ was created by a famous artist and film director, Steve McQueen. The photo that was taken is going to be part of an exhibition at the Tate Britain later in the year. Irene, the photographer, did a workshop with Class 3 before they had their photo taken. As a class we read photos and created freeze frames. Class 3 behaved wonderfully and out of the fifty schools she has been to, she said that Class 3 were the best behaved class so far! Well done Class 3!