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Welcome to Russet Class – Year 3 and 4

Visit this page to find out what we have been up to! The most recent posts will appear here at the top. Please scroll down to the bottom of the page to view our photo galleries!

The Green Ship

This morning, the children have focused on finishing, illustrating and publishing their stories which they have worked hard to invent this term. Our stories are based upon the picture book ‘The Green Ship’ By Quentin Blake. We are looking forward to sharing these...

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A walk in the woods….

Today we’ve enjoyed a brilliant morning exploring the woods. We wanted to use the woods as a stimulus for writing new stories linked to ‘The Green Ship’ By Quentin Blake. This is a story of two children who make an unexpected discovery in a woodland setting and this...

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Goat Farm

The children at St. Mary's and our EYFSU children loved visiting the local goat farm, just a short walk from the school, as part of our theme 'The Great...

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Washingpool Farm

All the children at St. Mary's (including our Little Pips in the EYFSU) visited Washingpool Farm in Bridport to learn about farming as part of our theme 'The Great Outdoors'. We will also be visiting the local Goat Farm in Thorncombe to compare the methods of...

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Plants

This afternoon we became plant detectives and discovered just how amazing and different plants can be. The children took a closer look at some plants we found around the local area and recorded their observations. There were brilliant discussions between children and...

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The Green Ship

Our first key text this term is ‘The Green Ship’ By Quentin Blake. This morning we made the most of the wonderful weather and stepped outside to take part in role play and drama linked to the discovery of a ‘The Green Ship’. Children worked in pairs and thought deeply...

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Take a look at our gallery to see photos of our D.T. work!

Take a look at this gallery to see photos of our trip to the Tutankhamun exhibition in Dorchester!

To celebrate all the fun we have had during our Ancient Egypt topic we held an Ancient Egyptian day! Take a look at the gallery to see some of the things we got up to!