Year 3 at the British Museum

May 15, 2015

Year 3 embarked on a trip to the British Museum earlier this week. Tying in with our topic, “Were the Vikings always vicious and victorious?” we researched all about Viking hoards, what they plundered and ways they explored the Northern Hemisphere. What a lovely day it was…

The Skills (we know so far) in the Way of Jalal

May 15, 2015

The Barn Croft Anderson Shelter (Part 1)

May 14, 2015

More loom band creations!

May 14, 2015

Blog written by Manahil In Loom Band Club we made a skipping rope out of bands and clips. It took us 30 minutes to make this and we went outside to try it out. Lots of children wanted to have a go.  It was fun.       Skipping rope  Fishing game  Turkish dancing skirt

Anderson Shelter project

May 14, 2015

We have decided to build the Barn Croft Anderson Shelter!  Mr Sawka very kindly offered to come into Year 5 and offer advice on planning, designing and constructing the shelter. Different ideas were discussed and then the pupils carried out experiments to test the design of the roof structure, and how the moulding of these affected the […]

Making Gas-Masks

May 14, 2015

Last week we began to plan our gas mask designs. First we had to select our materials and then we had to decide which design to go with. Now that we have made our prototypes, we can evaluate them, re-design them and make a better product.

Marine Base Adventure

May 8, 2015


May 4, 2015

Last year, we undertook swimming sessions at the Olympic park. This was quite a traumatic event for one pupil. Each day his reservations lessened and slowly he built up his courage and self-belief and by the end of it, he was swimming in the deep end. He now has a healthy ‘Growth Mindset’ and we are all […]

Varjak pause for thought!

May 1, 2015

We have been loving our new Power of Reading book in Year 3. Varjak Paw, the hero of our story, is a Mesopotamian Blue kitten and has never left home, living with his family in an old house on the hill. When he leaves to save the family, he embarks on frightening adventures, meeting a […]

Year 3’s trip of the area around us!

May 1, 2015

As they say, it’s better late than never! Last term, the Year 3 children explored our local area of Walthamstow for our topic “What can we learn from the area around us?” It was a long but truly exciting day where the children walked the best part of 5 miles in around our surrounding area. […]