Growing Plants

Year 3 at Hilperton had an exciting start back to the summer term, looking at plants. We have designed investigations to see if we can prove exactly what plants need to survive and grow. We are creating our own bean graph too where each day we add a new bean to be...

Musical Maths

Children in Year 3 have been increasing their mathematical skills by using the programme Mathewhackits. This involves playing Boomwhackers whilst saying the timetables accompanied by a backing track. Their skills are really improving and they are having fun as they...

Roman Shields

Year 3 have begun an exciting investigation into testing, designing and creating their own Roman shield that will offer them the best protection in a battle. Did you know that the Roman word for a shield is Scutum? We  began by testing which material would be most...

Stonehenge Visit

Year 3 had a fantastic day out at Stonehenge. The weather was cold and windy but we didn’t get wet! We experienced Neolithic life and attempted to build Stonehenge, by working out how to transport and stand up the stones. We also had a go at grinding corn, making rope...

The Tin Forest in Music

We’ve had another busy week in Year Three. We have begun innovating our stories based on The Tin Forest, get ready to read The Plastic Ocean soon! We have been making sound pictures based on The Tin Forest in Music, using the story and a whole host of wonderful...
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