Our first trip of Year 3 rocked
Our teachers are Mrs Allen and Mr Barry
Long term Curriculum Overview for Year 3 - click here.
Each year, we invite the Year 3 children to come for a sleepover in the school hall. For many children, this is their first night away from home and helps provide a stepping stone to longer residential experiences in other years.
At Mayhill we see the purpose of home learning as the following:
For more detailed information, see the Home Learning Policy on our 'Policies' page.
Check out our blog to see what we have been getting up to in Year 3!
Our first trip of Year 3 rocked
What a positive start to Maths at Mayhill!
Welcome to Year 3 - Where learning happens
On Wednesday 6th February, Year 3 had a fabulously creative day making board games to teach players all about keeping safe online.
We considered what we already know about e-safety and then discussed how the choices we make online leave behind a ‘digital footprint’ which reveals information about us.
In early October, Year 3 enjoyed a busy day out at Stonehenge. Everyone was full of anticipation on the coach journey, discussing what they might discover on the trip – and it certainly didn’t disappoint!
In Science we were asked the question: 'How can magnets help you to create your own racing car track for Jack Stalwart?'
Our afternoon session on the Life Bus was very interactive, with the children proudly offering up lots of facts they already knew! They were fascinated to learn more about how internal organs perform particular functions to help us stay healthy. We discussed lifestyle choices which can keep our bodies in an optimum condition and also explored how we can be a good friend to others.
Last Friday all of the children at Mayhill did their bit for this year's Sport Relief Fundraising campaign. We had a brilliant day wearing our favourite sports kits and being active, whilst at the same time raising money for Sport Relief. During the morning we (including staff!!) took on the Billion Step Challenge, and challenged oursleves to complete as many step ups as we could in a 2m period. As a school we completed over 18,500 step ups in the 2 minutes, WOW! What an amazing effort from everyone involved. We were also curious to see which RAF base we would be able to make it to using all of these steps, would it be Northolt, Lossiemouth or every Akrotiri! After much careful calculating and checking, in depth discussion over how many steps were involved in one step up and then some more careful calculations and checks we settled on a total distance of 55km. Well we didn't quite manage RAF Akrotiri but we did manage to get to RAF Northolt!
In addition to step up challenge we also had 4 children running a sponsored mile, which culminated in a proad last stretch through the parted assembly crowd, finishing just in front of the stage. Well done to Reggie Bleathman, Daisy Grindal, Ollie McConnell and Thomas McArt. A fantastic effort and a great end to a very active day, phew!
This term we have been learning about Ancient Egyptians.Here are some of the things we have been learning about.On the 6th of February a visitor came in and gave us an Egyptian workshop telling us all about Mummification.
Year 3 visit Year 5 to share our amazing stories!