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Orange Tree Class - Year 3

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Term 2

This term, Orange Tree Class have had a very exciting visitor come and visit. We stepped back in time and explored a day of what life would be like as an Anglo Saxon. We saw lots of different artefacts, including a replica of the ‘Sutton Hook Mask’! We spent lots of time in role-play, understanding how the Anglo Saxons took over, right up until they were defeated. We even created a wall of shields and spears! This amazing day would not have taken place if it wasn’t for the money we raised from the cake sales our families supported. Thank you so much for everyone who donated!


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Term 2

During English, we have been learning how to write recipes. We have been reading the BFG and discussing all the disgusting things giants eat! We looked at a recipe for slimy sandwiches and made them ourselves by following the instructions.

Here are some of the ingredients we added:

•           Mouldy bread

•           Bats blood

•           Handful of dandruff

•           Horses hair

•           A pair of rats eyeballs

•           13g of toenail clippings

Because we have learnt about what recipes look like and how carefully you must follow the ingredients, we created our own recipes. Have a look at some of the slimy sandwiches we made!

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Term 3

Orange Tree class came back after a well-earned Christmas break to our classroom having been destroyed by an ‘earthquake’! We gathered all the evidence we could find and interviewed different members of staff to find out more information. We discovered that the ‘earthquake’ happened at 7:25am on Monday 6th January. This disaster caused a lot of ‘damage’ to our classroom. Amongst all the tables and books that were everywhere, we discovered different rocks that had fallen into the classroom from the damaged building. We are going to be investigating these rocks during this term and finding out a lot more about them.

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