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Team 3 Blog

week commencing 11th jUNE 2018

Team 3 have enjoyed a super trip out to the Tramway cliff lift today. We had a very interesting and informative talk from the manager. We then completed a traffic survey on the sea front. You would be surprised how many cars went past!
Also our butterflies are emerging! A very exciting time.



week commencing 12th march 2018

Team 3 have enjoyed Science week. We have researched Marie Curie, a famous scientist; investigated materials which NASA should use for their Maximum Absorbency Garments (space nappies); and investigated colours.
Well done for another week of super attendance and learning. Well done Team 3!



week commencing 5th FEBRUARY 2018

 As part of our topic on the Ancient Greeks, team 3 have designed and made 3D mini Greek mythical monsters. It has been great to see the children working together to solve problems and help each other, as you can see from our photos.

Have a lovely half term holiday; please encourage your child to read for at least 10 mins a day and to complete the arithmetic sheet. (This will make sure they don’t forget everything we have been working on!)

If you have not already made an appointment for parents evening, please complete the form, pop into the office or phone school to make an appointment. I’m looking forward to showing the fantastic work your children have been doing!




week commencing 8th January 2018

A belated Happy New Year to you all! We have had a super, hard working start to 2018 in Team 3. In Maths we are slowly getting to grips with fractions. In English we are using the story of, The Twelve Labours of Heracles, to understand how to become a better reader and writer.
Please encourage your child to read for 10 mins every day - it makes such a difference to their learning.
Our History topic is the Ancient Greeks this half term. We are looking forward to finding out more!



week commencing 4th december 2017

Well done Team 3! We really enjoyed decorating the classroom on Monday, thank you parents and grandparents who joined us. I believe we made the longest paper chain in the history of Friarage school!

In maths we are getting to grips with multiplying and dividing by 10, 100 and 1000, and by multiples of 10. Thank you to all those who are helping and supporting children to learn these important facts.

We have also been reviewing our team rules. Your children have thought carefully about what is important to them and to us as a team. I feel they have chosen rules wisely. With everyone trying their best to keep them, it is no wonder team 3 is such a lovely place to be!




week commencing 20th november 2017

Another great week in Team 3! One of the highlights of every week is swimming. The children always look forward to Wednesdays and their swimming skills are improving rapidly. Well done team!

This week we have been trying to get to grips with multiplying larger numbers together. Please do help your child learn their multiplication facts as it makes things so much easier.

Each child had been researching a King or Queen from British history. They are becoming experts on their chosen monarch. Do ask your child what they have found out, some of the facts are very interesting. Did you know how tall Queen Victoria was?



Week commencing 13th November 2017 

Well, what a super week we’ve had in team 3! Thank you for all the support with attendance, we are improving weekly.

This week we have enjoyed very practical lessons: colour mixing in Art; water resistance experiments in science; potion making for what makes a good friend in British Values.

The children wore odd socks on Wednesday to raise awareness for of Anti-Bullying and accepting differences and have donated money to support Child in Need on Friday.

Thank you team 3 for a super week! See you on Monday!


Week commencing 6th November 2017 

We’ve had a lovely week in Team 3 this week.


The children have enjoyed a fun writing day linked to Bonfire night and held school council elections. We are enjoyed our reading, recommending our favourite books to others.



Also as part of our sports enrichment the team have been learning archery skills.


We are looking forward to next week!


Week commencing 30th October 2017 

It has been a busy week back to start the half term. Very well done team 3, we had our first day with 100% attendance on Tuesday and were able to keep this up on Wednesday and Thursday. Our attendance is slowly improving!

I have sent home a times table grid for children to practise. Please support and encourage your child in learning their times tables.

We have found out about the very first Bonfire Night, with Guy Fawkes and have written a recount of the events.

Have a safe and happy weekend celebrating the 5th November, your children should be able to share with you why we celebrate!


Week commencing 16th October 2017 

Congratulations team 3 on completing the first half term of year 5! Well done to our 100% attendance children and to those going home with a green or gold envelope.

We have had a super start to the year and have particularly enjoyed our “One World Week” this week. We have learnt about the work of the Rainbow Centre, wearing bright colours to raise funds for this worthy cause. Also we have thought about how to conflicts between friends can be resolved. Some excellent advice from our team!

Have a super week off and we look forward to seeing everyone on Monday 30th October.




Week commencing 2nd October 2017

What a fabulous time team 3 had at the Engineering event at the Spa on Thursday. We experienced lots of exciting robotic and scientific activities and enjoyed learning about some of the ways science and engineering can be used. Hope fully we have inspired some budding engineers of the future!

Thank you to all parents who attended parents’ evening. If you were unable to attend and would like an appointment to discuss your child’s progress, please contact school to make an appointment.

If you would like to see your child’s photo appear in a future blog, please make sure you have completed the consent form at the school office.



Week commencing 2nd October 2017

Last week, team 3 enjoyed a very windy visit to the castle on Monday. We used the experience to help us share thoughts and ideas around the idea of castles and then wrote poems inspired by this work.

Also we are getting to grips with meta cognition and trying hard to learn the new skills needed for origami. We made frogs this week.




Week commencing 5th September 2017


Some pictures of team 3 enjoying their science lessons!