On Tuesday February 25th Moulton and Pitsford were taken on a school trip to Oxford, to visit the Natural History Museum and the Pitt Rivers Museum. Both classes took part in a Mayan workshop and they tried on traditional Mayan clothes. We studied the replica Mayan artefacts and tried to guess what they were used for…

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Year 3 have had ‘Pure Turtle’, a company specialising in wellbeing and mindfullness visit them during the first two weeks in December. The children have learnt relaxation and breathing techniques as well as understanding the benefits of doing things slowly and calmly. We are all looking forward to a relaxing Christmas!

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This afternoon, Year 3 had Mr. Mann visit school to talk to our classes about the electrical distribution network and industry in which he works. This fitted in to our ‘Bright Sparks’ topic.  We learnt about the scientists who experimented with electricity several hundred years ago. How Michael Faraday first generated electricity and how power…

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At swimming we talked about water safety. The colours of flags have different meanings. Red is for danger, red and yellow flags for telling swimmers to be aware and black and white is to tell you are not allowed to swim here. We also learned how to rescue people and we used a ball, a…

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This term Year 3 have been learning how to use PowerPoint in their ICT lessons. They needed to work in pairs to come up with a plan for the Three Little Pigs story that allowed the reader to choose the progression and outcomes of the story.     

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On the 29th April 2019, Pitsford Class re-created the Great Fire of Northampton. We made little Tudor houses and then set them on fire. This made us appreciate how quickly a medieval fire would have spread due to the houses being made of wood and being very close together in narrow streets. We also learnt…

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St Andrew’s are proud to say that our Year 3/4 Strictly Team came third in the competition on Saturday 23rd March 2019!! Bronze medals and a trophy!! Go St Andrew’s!

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Everyone has been working really hard to create a fun and informative play that tells the story of the life of Jesus Christ through The Three Little Trees. With larger than life props and vibrant costumes transforming our Year 3 children, they are ready to amaze audiences and show off their singing and acting skills.…

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The week beginning 25th March sees the Year 3 production ‘Three Little Trees’ taking place. Tickets are available from the office for performances on Tuesday 26th March at 2 pm and Wednesday 27th March at 6 pm. Tickets cost 50p each and must be bought in advance of the performance. There will be no ticket…

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As a great welcome back to Year 3 we began our morning by going for a walk to the woods by school. We were on the hunt for some inspiration for our new English topic (where our focus is on a descriptive setting in Little Red Riding Hood), we needed to come up with lots…

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