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Nightingales year 3

Welcome to the Nightingales!  We are looking forward to sharing an exciting year of learning with you all.  This page will be updated over the term with our class work and useful information, so don't forget to check it out!


Mrs Kendrick and Miss Odedra

Nightingales Homework 'Let's take a trip'

Week beginning 22.1.18


This week we visited our Local Area by walking to Western Park.  What did you see?  Can you recall the route?

Week beginning 08.1.18

Happy New Year and Welcome back!  We are excited about our new topic 'Why live in Leicester?'  You have enjoyed using Google Earth to look at our local area.  What did you notice?  

Week beginning 13.11.17

This week we created acrostic poems linked to anti-bullying week.  We also showed our support by wearing odd socks to school.

Week beginning 30.10.17

Week beginning 09.10.17

This week we learnt about the story of Diwali and decorated Rangoli patterns.  You also tasted some Indian sweets and shared how Diwali is celebrated in Leicester.

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Week beginning 02.10.17

This week we designed our own toy with an input and output function e.g. a car with a button to make it move forwards or backwards.  Have a look at your toys at home and investigate what their input and output functions are.

Week beginning 25.09.17


This week we have been learning about input and output devices.  We used a program to input instructions!  This is the link if you would like to have another go:

Week beginning 18.9.17

This week we have enjoyed writing our diary entries as Sennapod, an Ancient Egyptian Pharaoh, based on the novel 'There's a Pharaoh in our bath' by Jeremy Strong.  You especially enjoyed his description of humans!

Week beginning 11.09.17

This week we had great fun celebrating the famous author Roald Dahl and all of his wonderful stories.  What is your favourite book by Roald Dahl? 


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Week beginning 04.09.17

This week we held a 'Democracy' week across the school, including campaigns, speeches and elections.  As a result, we have now elected a new School Council representative - Zoey and UNICEF ambassador - Roisin.  Congratulations to both and well done to all of those children whom participated in making the week so enjoyable!

Year 1 & 2common words Autumn

Year 1 & 2 Common words Spring