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Orange Tree Class - Year 3

Welcome back after the Summer holidays! The children have settled incredible quickly since returning and starting Year 3. We will update this page reguarly with news from our class and our learning and can't wait to share it with you.


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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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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