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St Catherine's Catholic Primary School

Class 3

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The January Challenge 2023

 

We enjoyed a visit from Claire from the library today. We completed some activities from the January Challenge Champions pack. 

 

We thought about; what we are thankful for and what we see on the way to school. We also drew our favourite piece of clothing and asked our parents what their favourite childhood memory of clothing was. 

 

It was a lovely session!

 

Mrs Jones

U Dance - Reminder to purchase your tickets

 

I have attached the original letter regarding U Dance and how to purchase the tickets.  (click link to download)

 

Tickets are priced at £10.00 (this includes the Sands Centre’s booking fee) and go on sale on Monday 9th January 2023 and can be bought directly from Sands Centre box office 

https://betterboxoffice.co.uk/the-sands-centre   01228 633766. 

 

We advise that you buy your tickets as soon as you can and you buy for the correct performance – 10th March. Traditionally they sell out extremely quickly as there will be 20 schools performing on that evening.    

 

Mrs Jones

U Dance Details (Original letter sent to parents)

Signing ‘White Christmas’ in BSL

Theatre by the Lake, Keswick

 

We had a lovely time watching 'The Borrowers,' at Theatre by the Lake, Keswick on Tuesday.  The actors and the set were amazing.  It was great fun clapping along with the music and trying to catch the bubbles.

 

Mrs Jones

The Borrowers

Christingle Carol Concert - Monday 12th January, 2022

 

We had our carol concert in church on Monday evening.  Class 3 led the carols and the scripture readings.  

 

Sophie was our wonderful 'live' Christingle.  

 

Class 4 came and sang 'Hark the Herald Angels Sing' for us.  

 

The finale was Class 3 signing in Makaton the carol, 'White Christmas'  It was truly a magical evening!

(Photographs to follow)

Mrs Jones

Christingle Concert

Making our yummy snowman ⛄️ biscuits!

Enjoying making ‘Christingles’ for our carol concert!

Christmas Jumper Day - Aren't we all Jazzy!

Swimming Level Certificates - we received our certificates today.

Victorian Artefacts - we had a wonderful session today exploring various Victorian artefacts. We decided if they were a replica or real and had the chance to play with some of the games. We chose two to write about and analyse. It was wonderful to see items from the past!

Our beautiful poppies in Flanders Fields!

NOVEMBER- FRENCH: Some of Class 3 have been writing and talking in French about classroom objects.

Road Safety Week

 

We enjoyed a visit from PCSO Norman yesterday, who talked about Road Safety.  We found out lots of useful information about how to cross the road and how to behave in a vehicle.

 

We did a couple of activities in the classroom after too!

 

Mrs Jones

 

Look at our ‘AMAZING DISPLAYS’

Science Week in Class 3

FORCES AND MAGNETS

 

We are focusing on Forces and Magnets.  Today we found out that forces involve a ‘push’ or ‘pull’

We carried out a fair test to compare the movement of vehicles on different surfaces. What a great session!

 

 

Furious Forces

Addition and Subtraction (regrouping)

Visit to Penrith Library - Helen Haraldsen (Author) Workshop

 

We went to Penrith Library on Friday 7th October, to meet Helen Haraldsen, who we have been working with since we won her lovely book 'A Tale of Two Shoes'

 

Helen talked about her book and then we wrote some free verse poetry or prose based on the environment and the two characters out of the book, Shane and Sheila shoe.

 

The children also had the opportunity to purchase Helen's books and were presented with them on the day.  

 

It was a lovely experience to meet a 'real author'  We are still continuing English lessons based on this book, which we have found very exciting.

 

Thanks to Claire and Vicky at the library for their continuing support!

 

(photographs to follow)

 

Mrs Jones

National Poetry Day

 

Class 3 enjoyed National Poetry Day.  We listened to lots of poem to get us into the mood.  We also read some 'Pocket Poems' outside with a partner.  They were written by famous poets like, R.L. Stevenson and Enid Blyton.  

 

We then wrote our own descriptive poetry about Autumn using the format; adjective, noun, verb and adverb.  It was tricky but we got there, with lots of different versions!

 

Mrs Jones

Class 3 are Winners

 

Claire from Penrith Library entered Class 3 into a competition over the summer holidays, which we fortunately won!

 

We are going to have the opportunity to work with a local author, Helen Haraldsen and focus on her book, 'A Tale of Two Shoes'

 

We even got a free copy of the book presented to us from Claire at the library.

 

What exciting news!

 

Mrs Jones

Claire presenting the book to Class 3

These are all the letters, to date, that have been sent out:

Welcome to Class 3 - 2022/2023

Class 3 Teaching Staff

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