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Cedar Class Year 3

Welcome to Cedar Class!

Cedar Class is a Year 3 class with 30 children currently, most of whom have transitioned  from St Nicholas Infant School and Foundation Stage Unit. We have 17 boys and 13 girls.  We have a dedicated team of staff - Mrs Giles, (class teacher) Ms Coverdale, (teaching assistant) Mrs  McConnell, (teaching assistant) and Mrs Benny (teaching assistant).  We thrive on having fun and are very much looking forward to the year ahead!

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VIP visitors - Puppies! Our thanks to Sarah and her puppies, (Kevin, Audrey, Larry, and Betty) for enhancing our curriculum on 'Human and Animals'.

VIP visitors - Puppies! Our thanks to Sarah and her puppies, (Kevin, Audrey, Larry, and Betty) for enhancing our  curriculum on 'Human and Animals'. 1 Exploring info, xrays and scan pics
VIP visitors - Puppies! Our thanks to Sarah and her puppies, (Kevin, Audrey, Larry, and Betty) for enhancing our  curriculum on 'Human and Animals'. 2 He's so soft!
VIP visitors - Puppies! Our thanks to Sarah and her puppies, (Kevin, Audrey, Larry, and Betty) for enhancing our  curriculum on 'Human and Animals'. 3 Sound asleep!
VIP visitors - Puppies! Our thanks to Sarah and her puppies, (Kevin, Audrey, Larry, and Betty) for enhancing our  curriculum on 'Human and Animals'. 4 This is so relaxing!
VIP visitors - Puppies! Our thanks to Sarah and her puppies, (Kevin, Audrey, Larry, and Betty) for enhancing our  curriculum on 'Human and Animals'. 5 Want to smuggle him home!
VIP visitors - Puppies! Our thanks to Sarah and her puppies, (Kevin, Audrey, Larry, and Betty) for enhancing our  curriculum on 'Human and Animals'. 6 Comparing skeletons with humans

Gardening with Mel planting bulbs and seeds in containers ready to grow and transfer to the garden

Gardening with Mel planting bulbs and seeds in containers ready to grow and transfer to the garden 1
Gardening with Mel planting bulbs and seeds in containers ready to grow and transfer to the garden 2
Gardening with Mel planting bulbs and seeds in containers ready to grow and transfer to the garden 3
Gardening with Mel planting bulbs and seeds in containers ready to grow and transfer to the garden 4
Gardening with Mel planting bulbs and seeds in containers ready to grow and transfer to the garden 5
Gardening with Mel planting bulbs and seeds in containers ready to grow and transfer to the garden 6

Take One Piece - Toccata and Fugue by J.S Bach

Take One Piece - Toccata and Fugue by J.S Bach 1 Getting in role as J.S Bach
Take One Piece - Toccata and Fugue by J.S Bach 2 Asking questions about his life
Take One Piece - Toccata and Fugue by J.S Bach 3 Answering as he would
Take One Piece - Toccata and Fugue by J.S Bach 4 Being dramatic and entertaining

Take One Piece - Choreographing dance moves for the' wobble, fall and turn around' sections of music

Take One Piece - Choreographing dance moves for  the' wobble, fall and turn around' sections of music 1
Take One Piece - Choreographing dance moves for  the' wobble, fall and turn around' sections of music 2
Take One Piece - Choreographing dance moves for  the' wobble, fall and turn around' sections of music 3

Chorography short video

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Getting out the instruments to compose and perform our own J.S Bach themes for 'wobble, fall and turn around'

Getting out the instruments to compose and perform our own  J.S Bach themes for 'wobble, fall and turn around' 1
Getting out the instruments to compose and perform our own  J.S Bach themes for 'wobble, fall and turn around' 2
Getting out the instruments to compose and perform our own  J.S Bach themes for 'wobble, fall and turn around' 3
Getting out the instruments to compose and perform our own  J.S Bach themes for 'wobble, fall and turn around' 4
Getting out the instruments to compose and perform our own  J.S Bach themes for 'wobble, fall and turn around' 5
Getting out the instruments to compose and perform our own  J.S Bach themes for 'wobble, fall and turn around' 6

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Our Trampolining Taster Session! Such fun!

Our Trampolining Taster Session! Such fun! 1
Our Trampolining Taster Session! Such fun! 2
Our Trampolining Taster Session! Such fun! 3

Trampolining short video

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Our Project this Term

 

Our nativity performance in St Mary's Church to hone drama skills and techniques, and to develop confidence in performing in front of others.

Our nativity performance in St Mary's Church to hone drama skills and techniques,  and to  develop confidence in performing in front of others. 1
Our nativity performance in St Mary's Church to hone drama skills and techniques,  and to  develop confidence in performing in front of others. 2
Our nativity performance in St Mary's Church to hone drama skills and techniques,  and to  develop confidence in performing in front of others. 3
Our nativity performance in St Mary's Church to hone drama skills and techniques,  and to  develop confidence in performing in front of others. 4
Our nativity performance in St Mary's Church to hone drama skills and techniques,  and to  develop confidence in performing in front of others. 5
Our nativity performance in St Mary's Church to hone drama skills and techniques,  and to  develop confidence in performing in front of others. 6

First Christmas at Fir Tree!

First Christmas  at Fir Tree! 1
First Christmas  at Fir Tree! 2
First Christmas  at Fir Tree! 3
First Christmas  at Fir Tree! 4
First Christmas  at Fir Tree! 5
First Christmas  at Fir Tree! 6

Design and Technology - making Santa Sleighs! Patience, perseverance, careful cutting and gluing were vital skills needed to make our sleighs. Put that together with creativity and imagination and anything is possible!

Design and Technology - making Santa Sleighs!    Patience, perseverance, careful cutting and gluing were vital skills needed to make our sleighs. Put that together with creativity and imagination and anything is possible! 1
Design and Technology - making Santa Sleighs!    Patience, perseverance, careful cutting and gluing were vital skills needed to make our sleighs. Put that together with creativity and imagination and anything is possible! 2
Design and Technology - making Santa Sleighs!    Patience, perseverance, careful cutting and gluing were vital skills needed to make our sleighs. Put that together with creativity and imagination and anything is possible! 3
Design and Technology - making Santa Sleighs!    Patience, perseverance, careful cutting and gluing were vital skills needed to make our sleighs. Put that together with creativity and imagination and anything is possible! 4
Design and Technology - making Santa Sleighs!    Patience, perseverance, careful cutting and gluing were vital skills needed to make our sleighs. Put that together with creativity and imagination and anything is possible! 5
Design and Technology - making Santa Sleighs!    Patience, perseverance, careful cutting and gluing were vital skills needed to make our sleighs. Put that together with creativity and imagination and anything is possible! 6

Exploring reflections in mirrors - writing and reading secret messages and travelling along a wibbly line by using the reflection only. This is not easy when the image is reversed!

Exploring reflections in mirrors - writing and reading secret messages and travelling along a wibbly line by using the reflection only.  This is not easy when the image is reversed! 1
Exploring reflections in mirrors - writing and reading secret messages and travelling along a wibbly line by using the reflection only.  This is not easy when the image is reversed! 2
Exploring reflections in mirrors - writing and reading secret messages and travelling along a wibbly line by using the reflection only.  This is not easy when the image is reversed! 3

Christmas Craft Fayre Makes - Candy Cane Christmas Trees

Christmas Craft Fayre Makes - Candy Cane Christmas Trees 1

Learning the recorder!

Learning the recorder! 1
We are now confidently playing and reading notes B, A and G and  playing a variety of tunes using these notes. We can play  with control making a nice sound and can repeat rhythms accurately.   We are learning musical terminology along the way such as dynamics, pitch, tempo, pulse and more!

RE - Role play

RE - Role play 1
RE - Role play 2
RE - Role play 3

In RE, Cedar Class were exploring the Nativity story in preparation for the performance in  St Mary’s Church at Christmas time.  Using role play, they explored the thoughts, feelings and reactions as Angel Gabriel explained to Mary that she was going to have a baby called Jesus  who would be Christs’ son.  How would you explain it to her if you were Angel Gabriel?  How would Mary really have reacted?

Science - Exploring which material is the most reflective

Science - Exploring which material is the most reflective 1
Science - Exploring which material is the most reflective 2
Science - Exploring which material is the most reflective 3

  In the science topic of ‘Light’, Cedar Class have been experimenting to discover the most reflective materials. They tested different materials  with shining torches  to see how much light was reflected back onto a white piece of paper surrounding the torch. The  more light on the paper, the more reflective the material was. They also learned about the retro-reflective materials used in road signs and ‘hi vis’  safety  gear.   Keep an eye out for other retro-reflective equipment and clothing! Maybe your coat has retro-reflective strips in it so you can be seen easily in the dark and kept safe!

Children in Need - choreographed by Louis and his team

Children in Need - choreographed by Louis and his team 1
Children in Need - choreographed by Louis and his team 2

See them in action!

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Get for a work break and to release energy!

Odd socks day for antibullying

Odd socks day for antibullying 1

Our wonderful dragon eyes practising the skill of mark making in clay.

Our wonderful dragon eyes practising the skill of mark making in clay. 1
Our wonderful dragon eyes practising the skill of mark making in clay. 2
Our wonderful dragon eyes practising the skill of mark making in clay. 3
Our wonderful dragon eyes practising the skill of mark making in clay. 4
Our wonderful dragon eyes practising the skill of mark making in clay. 5
Our wonderful dragon eyes practising the skill of mark making in clay. 6

This is just a fraction of the brilliant dragon project work produced. What a lot of variety of tasks and skills needed and used. Well done everyone!

This is just a fraction of the brilliant dragon project work produced.   What a lot of variety of tasks and skills needed and used. Well done everyone! 1
This is just a fraction of the brilliant dragon project work produced.   What a lot of variety of tasks and skills needed and used. Well done everyone! 2
This is just a fraction of the brilliant dragon project work produced.   What a lot of variety of tasks and skills needed and used. Well done everyone! 3
This is just a fraction of the brilliant dragon project work produced.   What a lot of variety of tasks and skills needed and used. Well done everyone! 4
This is just a fraction of the brilliant dragon project work produced.   What a lot of variety of tasks and skills needed and used. Well done everyone! 5
This is just a fraction of the brilliant dragon project work produced.   What a lot of variety of tasks and skills needed and used. Well done everyone! 6
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