Year 3

Joanne Grant
Year 3

Welcome to Year 3

This term in our English lessons we have been using the text “Gorilla” by Anthony Browne to explore our understanding of character and dialogue. The children have discussed character feelings and made predictions on how the story will develop based on this understanding. I’ve been very impressed with the children’s use of vivid and appropriate language as they have shown their skills at using adjectives, verbs and adverbs.

Stay tuned for examples…



Autumn 1 Newsletter

Here’s the Autumn 1 Newsletter – the children will be bringing a copy home on Monday! Our printers have had a technical glitch which the technicians are busy resolving.

Extended Schools: Karate

Our karate instructor, has a few spaces available for new students wishing to start karate lessons. 

Headteacher’s Welcome

As the newly appointed headteacher, I feel very excited about the possibilities for the school as we look to build on recent successes and develop and expand the opportunities for all children in our care.

Newsletter, 10th July 2017

There are a couple of things I’d like to share with you as we start the final two weeks of our school year.

Intra School Competition – Sports Hall Athletics

This week, we held another intra school competition this time based around ‘Sports Hall Athletics’. Early in the day, year 5 were visited by Nicola Noble (no relation) from the Gateshead SSP (School Sports Partnership) who trained them in several...

Measures In Time

This thing all things devours: Birds, beasts, trees, flowers; Gnaws iron, bites steel; Grinds hard stones to meal; Slays king, ruins town, And beats high mountain down. Time. Try it at home…  ...

Measuring Capacity

Here, the children in year 3 put their maths knowledge into practical effect by measuring the volume of water in each measuring cylinder. After gathering this data they then calculated the difference between the volume being carried and the overall capacity....

Newsletter 16th June 2017

Dear Parents/Carers, Wow, what a busy term we had at White Mere last term, more of which will follow!  Equally, what a busy term we have to come, not least due to our Summer Fayre on Saturday 17th June, Sports Day on Thursday 13th July, Family Picnic on Wednesday...

intu Metrocentre Great Gateshead Fun Run

Dear Parents /Carers, Each year Saltwell Park hosts a Gateshead wide school fun run. Hundreds of children descend upon the park from all parts of the Borough to complete the fun run. Our school has not participated previously but this year we will be taking Reception...
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