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Welcome to 3S!

Your teacher is Miss Shilcock

3s@brettenham.enfield.sch.uk

Dear Parents,

so we can keep in contact while the school is closed, and let you know of any events or updates,

please email your class teacher on this address from an email address you use regularly:

3s@brettenham.enfield.sch.uk

 

We hope you and the children are safe and well at this difficult time - do not hesitate to contact me with any questions or requests about online learning.

Star of the Week is...

"This week my star is a girl who has show great commitment in her writing and her problem solving - she has kept trying, and trying and never given up. My star is...Elda!"

***NEW*** First News will be sending us a free PDF copy of their newspaper every week, for you to read at home! Open the files above, and enjoy getting informed! 

Home Learning Update Friday 2nd April 2020

 

Daily work is being set for your child on Purple Mash

Children should also check their Purple Mash 2email account for messages from their teachers!

If you are unable to access Purple Mash, or if I do not have an email address to contact you on, please email me at 3s@brettenham.enfield.sch.uk

 

Other links and resources 

Maths

White Rose Maths Home Learning - Year 3

Five high-quality maths activities uploaded weekly, in line with the Year 3 curriculum. This week...unit and non-unit fractions, and counting in tenths.

White Rose Maths Home Learning - Year 2

Finding the Year 3 activities tricky? Go back to basics with these activities from the Year 2 curriculum, than have another go! This week...making equal parts, finding half and a quarter.

Active Maths with Amber

Our friend Amber from Maths 4 Kids is making and posting videos daily, showing active ways to learn maths, as well as keep fit and happy!

Physical Education

P.E with Joe Wicks

Daily PE Lessons with Joe Wicks the Body Coach from 10am every day

Art and Design

Lunch Doodles with Mo Willems

Mo Willems (author of We Are in a Book! and Don't let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!) invites YOU into his studio every day for his LUNCH DOODLE. Grab some paper and pencils, pens, or crayons and join Mo to explore ways of writing and making together. If you post your art to social media, be sure to hashtag it with #MoLunchDoodles

Reading and Daily Storytime

Stay at Home Stories with Oliver Jeffers

Oliver Jeffers, author of Lost and Found and The Day the Crayons Quit reads a story every day - tune in at 6pm or catch up anytime!

Elevenses with The World of David Walliams

David Walliams will release a free audio story every day while the schools are closed. Currently reading The World's Worst Children! 

Amazon Audible Stories 

While the schools are closed Audible Stories are giving free access to their children's audio books, so you and your child can enjoy listening to a story together.

Storyline Online

Free videos of celebrated actors reading children’s books alongside creatively produced illustrations

 

Spanish

Digital Dialects Spanish Games

Señora Walker says "Use these games to practice your numbers, colours, phrases (1), days and months, and perfect your pronounciation. ¡Adiós!"

 

Movement and Mindfulness Video Links

Five Finger Breathing

We do this in class, and you can do it at home to keep calm and relaxed. Don't rush - enjoy it!

GoNoodle | Don't Read Like a Robot

Dance along to get your body moving and feel positive

GoNoodle | Rainbow Breath

A lovely way to practice breathing and raising your energy

Katy Perry | ROAR

Can you remember the actions? Sing along and feel resilient

 

While the school is closed, we will be providing work via the school website and Purple Mash, so that your child can continue to learn and feel connected to the school, their classmates and to their teacher. 

Sevgili veliler, okul kapalıyken, bu sayfada çocuklarınızın evde yapması için bir çalışma olacaktır.

Waaliddiinta qaaliga ah, inta uu dugsigu xidhan yahay waxaa ka shaqeyn doona websaydhkan carruurtu in ay guriga ku qabtaan.

 

Our topic this half term is

The Rainforest

P.E. is on Mondays and Wednesdays. This half term we are learning net and wall games. Your child will need tracksuit bottoms, a polo top and plimsoles or black trainers.

 

Homework will be given on Fridays, and is due back by the following Wednesday. 

 

Home readers are changed on a Tuesday.

 

Our topic this half term is

Explorers of the Sea

Boats! We ended our topic 'Explorers of the Sea' by learning about buoyancy, density and upthrust...then making and designing some boats of our own.

Boats! We ended our topic 'Explorers of the Sea' by learning about buoyancy, density and upthrust...then making and designing some boats of our own. 1
Boats! We ended our topic 'Explorers of the Sea' by learning about buoyancy, density and upthrust...then making and designing some boats of our own. 2
Boats! We ended our topic 'Explorers of the Sea' by learning about buoyancy, density and upthrust...then making and designing some boats of our own. 3
Boats! We ended our topic 'Explorers of the Sea' by learning about buoyancy, density and upthrust...then making and designing some boats of our own. 4
Boats! We ended our topic 'Explorers of the Sea' by learning about buoyancy, density and upthrust...then making and designing some boats of our own. 5
Boats! We ended our topic 'Explorers of the Sea' by learning about buoyancy, density and upthrust...then making and designing some boats of our own. 6

The brief was to design the boat that would carry the most weight - which boat do you think looks like a winner?

 The brief was to design the boat that would carry the most weight - which boat do you think looks like a winner? 1
 The brief was to design the boat that would carry the most weight - which boat do you think looks like a winner? 2
 The brief was to design the boat that would carry the most weight - which boat do you think looks like a winner? 3
 The brief was to design the boat that would carry the most weight - which boat do you think looks like a winner? 4
 The brief was to design the boat that would carry the most weight - which boat do you think looks like a winner? 5
 The brief was to design the boat that would carry the most weight - which boat do you think looks like a winner? 6
 The brief was to design the boat that would carry the most weight - which boat do you think looks like a winner? 7
 The brief was to design the boat that would carry the most weight - which boat do you think looks like a winner? 8
 The brief was to design the boat that would carry the most weight - which boat do you think looks like a winner? 9
 The brief was to design the boat that would carry the most weight - which boat do you think looks like a winner? 10
 The brief was to design the boat that would carry the most weight - which boat do you think looks like a winner? 11
 The brief was to design the boat that would carry the most weight - which boat do you think looks like a winner? 12

We wrote haikus about our mythical sea creatures...

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...added actions to help tell the story...

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...and performed them to the class!

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Art Week! We read The Dot by Peter Reynolds, then worked together to make all this beautiful art...

Art Week! We read The Dot by Peter Reynolds, then worked together to make all this beautiful art... 1
Art Week! We read The Dot by Peter Reynolds, then worked together to make all this beautiful art... 2
Art Week! We read The Dot by Peter Reynolds, then worked together to make all this beautiful art... 3
Art Week! We read The Dot by Peter Reynolds, then worked together to make all this beautiful art... 4
Art Week! We read The Dot by Peter Reynolds, then worked together to make all this beautiful art... 5
Art Week! We read The Dot by Peter Reynolds, then worked together to make all this beautiful art... 6
Art Week! We read The Dot by Peter Reynolds, then worked together to make all this beautiful art... 7
Art Week! We read The Dot by Peter Reynolds, then worked together to make all this beautiful art... 8
Art Week! We read The Dot by Peter Reynolds, then worked together to make all this beautiful art... 9
Art Week! We read The Dot by Peter Reynolds, then worked together to make all this beautiful art... 10
Art Week! We read The Dot by Peter Reynolds, then worked together to make all this beautiful art... 11
Art Week! We read The Dot by Peter Reynolds, then worked together to make all this beautiful art... 12

Good Morning Edmonton. A shocking discovery has been made in Pymmes Park! Experts agree it is dangerous, partially invisible, ravenous, and has the power to control minds!

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In PE we have been creating a dance inspired by our topic, 'Explorers of the Sea'. We were able to improvise, choreograph, practice, remember and perform a whole dance routine!

In PE we have been creating a dance inspired by our topic, 'Explorers of the Sea'. We were able to improvise, choreograph, practice, remember and perform a whole dance routine! 1
In PE we have been creating a dance inspired by our topic, 'Explorers of the Sea'. We were able to improvise, choreograph, practice, remember and perform a whole dance routine! 2
In PE we have been creating a dance inspired by our topic, 'Explorers of the Sea'. We were able to improvise, choreograph, practice, remember and perform a whole dance routine! 3
In PE we have been creating a dance inspired by our topic, 'Explorers of the Sea'. We were able to improvise, choreograph, practice, remember and perform a whole dance routine! 4
In PE we have been creating a dance inspired by our topic, 'Explorers of the Sea'. We were able to improvise, choreograph, practice, remember and perform a whole dance routine! 5
In PE we have been creating a dance inspired by our topic, 'Explorers of the Sea'. We were able to improvise, choreograph, practice, remember and perform a whole dance routine! 6

We visited Father Stuart at All Saints Church Edmonton. He showed us all around the church...and answered a lot of our questions!

We visited Father Stuart at All Saints Church Edmonton. He showed us all around the church...and answered a lot of our questions! 1
We visited Father Stuart at All Saints Church Edmonton. He showed us all around the church...and answered a lot of our questions! 2
We visited Father Stuart at All Saints Church Edmonton. He showed us all around the church...and answered a lot of our questions! 3
We visited Father Stuart at All Saints Church Edmonton. He showed us all around the church...and answered a lot of our questions! 4
We visited Father Stuart at All Saints Church Edmonton. He showed us all around the church...and answered a lot of our questions! 5
We visited Father Stuart at All Saints Church Edmonton. He showed us all around the church...and answered a lot of our questions! 6

Computing - learning to write and debug simple flowcharts with Start, End, Process and Decision functions.

Computing - learning to write and debug simple flowcharts with Start, End, Process and Decision functions.  1
Computing - learning to write and debug simple flowcharts with Start, End, Process and Decision functions.  2
Computing - learning to write and debug simple flowcharts with Start, End, Process and Decision functions.  3
Computing - learning to write and debug simple flowcharts with Start, End, Process and Decision functions.  4

Investigating the amazing and mysterious properties of magnets. Can you move a paperclip without touching it? What else can you do with a magnet...?

Investigating the amazing and mysterious properties of magnets. Can you move a paperclip without touching it? What else can you do with a magnet...? 1
Investigating the amazing and mysterious properties of magnets. Can you move a paperclip without touching it? What else can you do with a magnet...? 2
Investigating the amazing and mysterious properties of magnets. Can you move a paperclip without touching it? What else can you do with a magnet...? 3
Investigating the amazing and mysterious properties of magnets. Can you move a paperclip without touching it? What else can you do with a magnet...? 4

Multiplication using towers and arrays of counters, blocks, dienes...what else can you see?

Multiplication using towers and arrays of counters, blocks, dienes...what else can you see? 1
Multiplication using towers and arrays of counters, blocks, dienes...what else can you see? 2
Multiplication using towers and arrays of counters, blocks, dienes...what else can you see? 3
Multiplication using towers and arrays of counters, blocks, dienes...what else can you see? 4
Multiplication using towers and arrays of counters, blocks, dienes...what else can you see? 5
Multiplication using towers and arrays of counters, blocks, dienes...what else can you see? 6

We had a brilliant time on the Golden Hinde, and Pirate Yas gave us some fascinating information about life on board a ship, about Francis Drake, and about some real pirates!

We had a brilliant time on the Golden Hinde, and Pirate Yas gave us some fascinating information about life on board a ship, about Francis Drake, and about some real pirates! 1
We had a brilliant time on the Golden Hinde, and Pirate Yas gave us some fascinating information about life on board a ship, about Francis Drake, and about some real pirates! 2
We had a brilliant time on the Golden Hinde, and Pirate Yas gave us some fascinating information about life on board a ship, about Francis Drake, and about some real pirates! 3
We had a brilliant time on the Golden Hinde, and Pirate Yas gave us some fascinating information about life on board a ship, about Francis Drake, and about some real pirates! 4
We had a brilliant time on the Golden Hinde, and Pirate Yas gave us some fascinating information about life on board a ship, about Francis Drake, and about some real pirates! 5
We had a brilliant time on the Golden Hinde, and Pirate Yas gave us some fascinating information about life on board a ship, about Francis Drake, and about some real pirates! 6

Our topic this term is

The Stone Age

We have loved learning about the Stone Age, and have made so many beautiful things! Look at our brilliant Neolithic Stone Henge models, and our Paleolithic cave paintings.

We have loved learning about the Stone Age, and have made so many beautiful things! Look at our brilliant Neolithic Stone Henge models, and our Paleolithic cave paintings. 1
We have loved learning about the Stone Age, and have made so many beautiful things! Look at our brilliant Neolithic Stone Henge models, and our Paleolithic cave paintings. 2
We have loved learning about the Stone Age, and have made so many beautiful things! Look at our brilliant Neolithic Stone Henge models, and our Paleolithic cave paintings. 3
We have loved learning about the Stone Age, and have made so many beautiful things! Look at our brilliant Neolithic Stone Henge models, and our Paleolithic cave paintings. 4
We have loved learning about the Stone Age, and have made so many beautiful things! Look at our brilliant Neolithic Stone Henge models, and our Paleolithic cave paintings. 5
We have loved learning about the Stone Age, and have made so many beautiful things! Look at our brilliant Neolithic Stone Henge models, and our Paleolithic cave paintings. 6
We have loved learning about the Stone Age, and have made so many beautiful things! Look at our brilliant Neolithic Stone Henge models, and our Paleolithic cave paintings. 7
We have loved learning about the Stone Age, and have made so many beautiful things! Look at our brilliant Neolithic Stone Henge models, and our Paleolithic cave paintings. 8
We have loved learning about the Stone Age, and have made so many beautiful things! Look at our brilliant Neolithic Stone Henge models, and our Paleolithic cave paintings. 9

Finding parallel and perpendicular lines in everything - can you remember which is which?

Finding parallel and perpendicular lines in everything - can you remember which is which? 1
Finding parallel and perpendicular lines in everything - can you remember which is which? 2
Finding parallel and perpendicular lines in everything - can you remember which is which? 3
Finding parallel and perpendicular lines in everything - can you remember which is which? 4
Finding parallel and perpendicular lines in everything - can you remember which is which? 5
Finding parallel and perpendicular lines in everything - can you remember which is which? 6
Finding parallel and perpendicular lines in everything - can you remember which is which? 7
Finding parallel and perpendicular lines in everything - can you remember which is which? 8

Problem solving using two of our strategies - Draw the Problem and Trial and Improvement (Guess and Check).

Problem solving using two of our strategies - Draw the Problem and Trial and Improvement (Guess and Check). 1
Problem solving using two of our strategies - Draw the Problem and Trial and Improvement (Guess and Check). 2
Problem solving using two of our strategies - Draw the Problem and Trial and Improvement (Guess and Check). 3
Problem solving using two of our strategies - Draw the Problem and Trial and Improvement (Guess and Check). 4

This week, the jam sandwich robots came to 3S to teach us how to write an algorithm. It's not as easy as it looks...

This week, the jam sandwich robots came to 3S to teach us how to write an algorithm. It's not as easy as it looks... 1
This week, the jam sandwich robots came to 3S to teach us how to write an algorithm. It's not as easy as it looks... 2
This week, the jam sandwich robots came to 3S to teach us how to write an algorithm. It's not as easy as it looks... 3
This week, the jam sandwich robots came to 3S to teach us how to write an algorithm. It's not as easy as it looks... 4
This week, the jam sandwich robots came to 3S to teach us how to write an algorithm. It's not as easy as it looks... 5
This week, the jam sandwich robots came to 3S to teach us how to write an algorithm. It's not as easy as it looks... 6

Our class assembly was about the journey of "The Pebble in my Pocket" - starting 380 million years ago!

Our class assembly was about the journey of "The Pebble in my Pocket"  - starting 380 million years ago! 1

We had a wonderful time at Bruce Castle Museum. We got to see and touch some real Stone Age artefacts - including a woolly mammoth's tooth! - and to practice our archaeology skills.

We had a wonderful time at Bruce Castle Museum. We got to see and touch some real Stone Age artefacts - including a woolly mammoth's tooth! - and to practice our archaeology skills.   1
We had a wonderful time at Bruce Castle Museum. We got to see and touch some real Stone Age artefacts - including a woolly mammoth's tooth! - and to practice our archaeology skills.   2
We had a wonderful time at Bruce Castle Museum. We got to see and touch some real Stone Age artefacts - including a woolly mammoth's tooth! - and to practice our archaeology skills.   3
We had a wonderful time at Bruce Castle Museum. We got to see and touch some real Stone Age artefacts - including a woolly mammoth's tooth! - and to practice our archaeology skills.   4
We had a wonderful time at Bruce Castle Museum. We got to see and touch some real Stone Age artefacts - including a woolly mammoth's tooth! - and to practice our archaeology skills.   5
We had a wonderful time at Bruce Castle Museum. We got to see and touch some real Stone Age artefacts - including a woolly mammoth's tooth! - and to practice our archaeology skills.   6
We had a wonderful time at Bruce Castle Museum. We got to see and touch some real Stone Age artefacts - including a woolly mammoth's tooth! - and to practice our archaeology skills.   7
We had a wonderful time at Bruce Castle Museum. We got to see and touch some real Stone Age artefacts - including a woolly mammoth's tooth! - and to practice our archaeology skills.   8

In science we are learning about rocks. Here we are closely observing some special chocolate rocks...are they igneous, sedimentary, or metamorphic?

In science we are learning about rocks. Here we are closely observing some special chocolate rocks...are they igneous, sedimentary, or metamorphic? 1
In science we are learning about rocks. Here we are closely observing some special chocolate rocks...are they igneous, sedimentary, or metamorphic? 2
In science we are learning about rocks. Here we are closely observing some special chocolate rocks...are they igneous, sedimentary, or metamorphic? 3
In science we are learning about rocks. Here we are closely observing some special chocolate rocks...are they igneous, sedimentary, or metamorphic? 4

We designed and made Mesolithic houses. Not everyone in the Stone Age lived in caves - during the Mesolithic and Neolithic eras there were lots of trees available for building. Would you like to live in one of these?

We designed and made Mesolithic houses. Not everyone in the Stone Age lived in caves - during the Mesolithic and Neolithic eras there were lots of trees available for building. Would you like to live in one of these?  1
We designed and made Mesolithic houses. Not everyone in the Stone Age lived in caves - during the Mesolithic and Neolithic eras there were lots of trees available for building. Would you like to live in one of these?  2
We designed and made Mesolithic houses. Not everyone in the Stone Age lived in caves - during the Mesolithic and Neolithic eras there were lots of trees available for building. Would you like to live in one of these?  3
We designed and made Mesolithic houses. Not everyone in the Stone Age lived in caves - during the Mesolithic and Neolithic eras there were lots of trees available for building. Would you like to live in one of these?  4
We designed and made Mesolithic houses. Not everyone in the Stone Age lived in caves - during the Mesolithic and Neolithic eras there were lots of trees available for building. Would you like to live in one of these?  5
We designed and made Mesolithic houses. Not everyone in the Stone Age lived in caves - during the Mesolithic and Neolithic eras there were lots of trees available for building. Would you like to live in one of these?  6

In 3S we have been revisiting our place value knowledge, using lots of methods and resources to help us.

In 3S we have been revisiting our place value knowledge, using lots of methods and resources to help us.  1
In 3S we have been revisiting our place value knowledge, using lots of methods and resources to help us.  2
In 3S we have been revisiting our place value knowledge, using lots of methods and resources to help us.  3
In 3S we have been revisiting our place value knowledge, using lots of methods and resources to help us.  4
In 3S we have been revisiting our place value knowledge, using lots of methods and resources to help us.  5
In 3S we have been revisiting our place value knowledge, using lots of methods and resources to help us.  6

We used oil pastels in warm and cool colours to create summer and winter solstice sunsets for our Stone Henge pictures. Come and see some of the finished results outside our classroom!

We used oil pastels in warm and cool colours to create summer and winter solstice sunsets for our Stone Henge pictures. Come and see some of the finished results outside our classroom! 1
We used oil pastels in warm and cool colours to create summer and winter solstice sunsets for our Stone Henge pictures. Come and see some of the finished results outside our classroom! 2
We used oil pastels in warm and cool colours to create summer and winter solstice sunsets for our Stone Henge pictures. Come and see some of the finished results outside our classroom! 3
We used oil pastels in warm and cool colours to create summer and winter solstice sunsets for our Stone Henge pictures. Come and see some of the finished results outside our classroom! 4
We used oil pastels in warm and cool colours to create summer and winter solstice sunsets for our Stone Henge pictures. Come and see some of the finished results outside our classroom! 5
We used oil pastels in warm and cool colours to create summer and winter solstice sunsets for our Stone Henge pictures. Come and see some of the finished results outside our classroom! 6
We used oil pastels in warm and cool colours to create summer and winter solstice sunsets for our Stone Henge pictures. Come and see some of the finished results outside our classroom! 7
We used oil pastels in warm and cool colours to create summer and winter solstice sunsets for our Stone Henge pictures. Come and see some of the finished results outside our classroom! 8

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