Year 3 – Mysterious Find in Forest School

Year 3 have discovered something very odd in the forest school after Mr Halford (our Site Manager) reported seeing a strange, red glowing light from inside the area. We found a strange, tropical fruit with a red-ish glow to its skin, gardening gloves and tools and an item of clothing from a young child. We’re…

Year 3 Design Technology

Last week in our DT learning, Year 3 have been looking and what growing and eating seasonal foods means. We have looked at the types of fruit and vegetables that can be grown and eaten in each season in the UK. Then we applied this learning in order to construct a seasonal apple crumble. Of…

Year 3 – Making Fossils

To end our learning about fossils and how they are made, Year 3 have been busy creating their own fossilised dinosaurs, footprints and plants. We used salt dough to act as the layers of sediment and recreated the pressure that builds from layer upon layer of sediment hardening into rock. Are you as amazed by…

Year 3 – English Writing

We wanted to share the work we have been doing about The Worst Witch. In English lessons, we have been learning about the book and using it to help us with our writing. This week, we wrote a setting description about Miss Cackle’s Academy from the story. We had to remember to use prepositions, expanded…

Year 3 – Rocks!

This half term we have been learning about rocks in Science. So far we have learnt about the types of rock, how they are formed and where they fit into the rock cycle. This week, we have been investigating the different properties of rocks, such as whether they are hard or soft, have high or…

Christmas comes to Frederick Bird

This week the school has been transformed as Christmas arrived at Frederick Bird. Classrooms have been decorated with lots of lights, lots of sparkle and even a little magic. Every single team across the school has really put the effort into making this happen for our children. You can see from the photos below just…