Horton Grange Primary School

Congratulations to Nursery Option 3, Nursery Option 5, 1C and 3A who have achieved 100% attendance this week!

Year 3

Autumn 1 Newsletter

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Year 3 really enjoyed our visit to Newby Hall and gardens this week!

Year 3 had a brilliant time at the church exhibition! They looked at different artefacts and even dressed up in some of the outfits they saw.


Year 3 had an amazing afternoon investigating the different parts of plants.

Summer 2 Newsletter

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Year 3 have been practising drawing the foreground, middle ground and background in Art. Take a look at our fantastic work using pastels!

Look at some of the fantastic projects produced by Year 3 pupils over the Easter break!

Summer 1 Newsletter

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Year 3 had a fantastic day learning all about the origins of chocolate at our chocolate workshop!

Take a look at some of our fantastic Mayan masks!

We had an amazing time during Aspirations Week!

The Year 3 children who attended the residential last week had an amazing time!

Take a look at the awesome Mayan masks we have started making in DT!

We’ve been carrying out lots of exciting experiments for British Science Week this week!

Year 3 have been using expression when reading out our ‘Please Mrs Butler’ poems this week!

Year 3 have completed some fantastic projects about Mayans during the half term break, they will be using these to support their learning in History.

Spring 2 Newsletter

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3B have been researching and debating in Science and History this week! They thoroughly enjoyed themselves and could use the talk frames confidently.

Year 3 loved their visit to Cresswell Craggs last Friday! We learnt lots about life in the Stone Age!


Year 3 have started their science topic on rocks. The children have learnt about different types of rocks and used magnifying glasses to look for crystals!


Year 3 have been learning about Online Safety with PC Arif this week.

Spring 1 Newsletter

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Year 3 have had a great time decorating cupcakes today!

Year 3 have been learning to play ‘Jingle Bells’ on their recorders this week!

Year 3 have been designing their own chocolate packaging. The children have included their own logo, the product name, the product picture, ingredients and a slogan! We can’t wait to show you the finished masterpieces!


Year 3 have been writing and performing plays this week during our English lessons.

Year 3 have done some fantastic art work this half term related to their topic – World War Two

Year 3 enjoyed our fantastic theatre workshop on Wednesday. We will be using what we learnt to inspire our writing over the next few weeks.


Take a look at some of the fantastic ‘Chocolate’ projects completed by Year 3 pupils during half term!



Children have also be doing some fantastic writing, inspired by Roald Dahl’s ‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’.

Year 3 have been learning about World War 2 this term. We visited Bankfield museum and took part in a workshop all about the different roles and responsibilities in the war.

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