Yr 3 - Birch

Welcome to Birch Class!



Birch class learning about the importance of bees in the world 🐝 Bee’s life cycle life cycle and bee hives.

Click on the below link to see a video of our day trip to Colchester Zoo. We had such a wonderful time. 

Year 3 ‘getting into character ….. the title of the book is still a mystery!

Year 3 having fun learning how to play the recorder.

Year 3 have been designing photo frames for Design & Technology.

The trio of budding artists in Year 3

Year 3 working creatively - sketching plants and flowers outside, linking to their science topic on plants.

We have been busy.

Look what we have been up to.

Year 3 carrying out a science experiment and having lots of fun


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Year 3 replicating a volcano as part of their geography theme on ‘Natural Disasters’

Year 3 getting into character from our class story story ‘The Tin Forest’

Year 3 enjoying dressing up for World Book Day

Year 3 creating scenes from ‘The Tin Forest’ using various mediums.

In science Birch class have been studying human and animal bodies to compare what is similar and what is different.

Birch class are studying the book ‘The Tin Forest’ by Helen Ward and Wayne Anderson and creating poetry which reflects the theme of the story, that of dreams and hope for a better world.

Birch Class - learning to paint with water colours, using colour washing and tone.


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Birch Class having fun and learning maths with a magician!

Birch Class using water colours to reflect scenes from the book ‘The Tin Forest’.

One of Birch classes students receiving a Head Teachers award for outstanding work!

Birch Class have been working scientifically. They made shadow puppets as part of their studies of ‘Light and dark’.

We have been working collaboratively to write a interview script.

We have been learning to play the recorders.

We were very proud today to give one of our pupils a Head teachers certificate for receiving ten green merit slips.

This term,Birch class have been learning about light in Science. They have investigating why we need light to see objects and what happens when light is absent. In this investigation they learnt about shadows and were testing a range of materials to see how shadows are made. They recorded their findings in a chart, firstly making a prediction and then recording their results after their investigations and lastly, comparing the findings.

Birch class celebrating green merit rewards for their great work!😊

Birch class have been creating a dance routine in gymnastics and rehearsing the routines to music.

Birch class have been studying Hinduism and the importance of ‘family’. We have looked at family values in the Hinduism and compared these to other religions and countries around the world and created a collage with all the important values; love, respect, a home, safety, joy, kindness and friendship.

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