Our weekly roundup!

WOW! What a week! We have been so busy we cannot believe another week has gone by.
We began the week working on our handwriting using playdough and playing pommpom games. We started a new topic in maths and learnt all about our new class book in English. Near the end of the week we have had so much fun! We learnt about rememberance day and created poppy art to show our respect to the fallen soldiers. We then took part in a fencing workshop where some of us had some very impressive moves!

To finish our week we took part in a science day focusing on the life and inventions of Nikola Tesla. We learnt about how he has changed our world as we know it and how we can still see his inventions in our daily life. We then took inspiration from the Tesla Coil and created electric storms with paint. We also had a fantastic visit from magnificent minibeasts which we got to hold and learn fun facts about.

Have a wonderful weekend year three!!

A very strange occurrence

The children have been making comments all day about how strange the sun looks and the weather is. At break time the sun was bright orange amongst the grey clouds. This afternoon, following a notice about the sun, we took a walk outside to see what had happened.

The children looked and looked to try and find the sun. Eventually it peeked out from behind a cloud and it was bright red. The children were very excited and asked lots of questions arise as to why this has happened. A very interesting and unusual Monday at school.

Brighten up for CAFOD

We all turned up in our bright clothes to support Harvest Day for CAFOD. The children all looked lovely, bright and cheerful to celebrate this important festival. In class we spoke about the importance of harvest and food for different people around the world. We were then treated to a lovely assembly from Mrs McGovern which taught us all about the real people CAFOD help.

Thank you for your donations!

Making Soil Profiles

As part of our rocks topic in science we went out to create soil profiles to show the different layers of soil beneath us. We first learnt about the different layers, then in pairs the children created their own. Some children got messier than others, but they had lots of fun.

Lights, camera, ACTION (words)

We finished off our unit of sentence work in Literacy last week, moving on now to look at instructional writing. The children used their acting skills to act out different verbs using the rules of charades. Some of the children played it safe, others showed their truly dramatic side!
Have a look at some of the moments captured. (More photos to follow)

Place Value Games

Last week we came to the end of our first unit of maths this year. We concluded our unit by playing a place value game, the children were incredible and showed off all of their amazing knowledge of place value.

Well done Year Three! Let’s hope our next unit is just as successful.

Mad Science

Thursdays are always a million times better with a Mad Science assembly and, as always, the children LOVED it! The hall was buzzing with excitement as we were wowed by some fab Science experiments!

We are pleased to offer the opportunity for Mad Science after-school club to return to All Souls’ on a Wednesday as it has been such a success in the past! Please see the letter which children should have brought home today which details more information, timings and costs.

Guitar Assembly

Well done to all the guitarists who took part in the assembly this morning. It was great to see you all showcasing your talent to the rest of the school as well as our visitors. We’d like to all say a big thank you to Mark for all of his hard work throughout the year.


Year Three Sleepover

Please find below a copy of the sleepover letter that will be coming home with your child tomorrow. Sorry for the late notice. We were ensuring we had the correct number of staff to help out.

All Souls’ Catholic Primary School
Abercorn Road
Year 3 Summer Sleepover – 13.07.2017

Dear Parent/Guardian,
As an end of year treat for the Year Three class we are holding a summer sleepover here at school on Thursday 13th July 2017. The children will come to school as normal on the Thursday and have an ordinary day of lessons. Then once all the other children have left there will be an evening of fun and relaxation. We will play games outside, make different crafts and watch a film in the evening. Dinner will be provided in the form of homemade pizzas (which we will make together) and there will be snacks and drinks available throughout the evening. There will also be different cereals available in the morning before school.

You are welcome to come and see the children first thing on the Friday morning if you wish, to drop off a packed lunch or just to say hello to them. They will then be in school for the rest of the day on Friday before going home as normal at 3.15pm on the Friday afternoon. It will be their first experience of a school residential trip and be a wonderful way to finish our year together, as well as preparing them for longer trips such as Alton Castle (Year Five) and Dol-Y-Moch (Year Six).

There is no cost for this night and refreshments will be provided. We do ask that they bring a change of clothes for the evening activities, pillow, a sleeping bag, toiletries (toothbrush and toothpaste), any night time cuddly things or blankets and pyjamas to sleep in. All we need is your consent below to allow them to stay.
If you have any queries regarding the trip, please do not hesitate to get in touch.

I give permission for my child to participate in the Summer Sleepover on Thursday 13th July 2017

I do not give permission for my child to participate in the Summer Sleepover on Thursday 13th July 2017

Child’s Name _______________________________________ Parent signature ______________________________________

Kind regards,
Miss Corkerry