Year 3 have had a fantastic start to the year, and we are really proud of the way they have adapted to the new school rules and routines. We have had a successful first half term full of action-packed learning.
In Writing, we have been learning all about the features of a setting description and have used this information to write our own creative setting descriptions. To create our setting description, we allowed our imaginations to run wild by listening to a piece of music which allowed us to make magical and enchanting pictures in our heads. We then describe what we could see by using expanded noun phrases and describing our five senses.
In Geography, our new topic has been about understanding the key geographical features of the United Kingdom. First, we learnt about the four countries that make up the United Kingdom and located these countries on a map. Next, we discovered that England is split into nine regions and that these regions are split into counties. We used geographical skills by using an eight-point compass to locate different counties on a map. We focused on the county that we live in, South Yorkshire. In addition, we have explored the key physical features of the UK including rivers, mountains and the ocean.
In Science the children have been learning all about rocks. First, we started off with a rock hunt and investigated the d