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๐ŸŒˆ๐ŸŒŸ Welcome to our Year 3 class page! ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒˆ

Our teacher is Mrs Keenan. Our page will keep you updated on all our class news including photographs of activities we carry out in Year 3.

Article 28, ‘every child has the right to a good quality education’. 

โ˜˜๏ธSt. Patrick's Day Celebrationsโ˜˜๏ธ

 

Year 3 dressed in green in celebration of St. Patrick's Day on Tuesday 16th March. We learned all about the life of St. Patrick, our Patron Saint. 

 

Article 31: Every child has the right to take part in a wide range of cultural activities. 

๐Ÿ‘ซ We are happy to see our friends again.๐Ÿ‘ซ

๐Ÿ“š World Book Day ๐Ÿ“š

 

We had great fun celebrating World Book Day in Year 3. We are currently reading 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory' by Roald Dahl as our class novel so our activities were based on the story. Our activities included designing delicious chocolate bars, becoming illustrators as well as dressing up as our favourite characters, reading in unusual places and completing a range of many more fun tasks. Although we celebrated World Book Day at home this year during remote learning, we certainly had great fun! 

 

 

๐Ÿงฎ๐Ÿ“๐Ÿ’ญ World Maths Day๐Ÿ’ญ๐Ÿ“๐Ÿงฎ

 

Year 3 participated in a range if fun activities to mark World Maths Day 2021. We enjoyed carrying out a maths trail and completing maths challenges at home. 

Article 28: You have the right to a good quality education.

Article 29: Your education should help you use and develop your talents and abilities. 

๐Ÿซ๐ŸŒ๐ŸŒ Fairtrade Fortnight ๐ŸŒ๐ŸŒ๐Ÿซ

 

We have been learning all about the impact and significance of supporting Fairtrade during our celebration of Fairtrade Fortnight. We designed posters to spread the message! 

 

Article 29 - Your education should help you learn to protect the environment and respect other people.

 

Article 32 - If you work you have the right to be safe and paid fairly.

 

Article 36 - You have the right to protection from any kind of exploitation.

 ๐Ÿ“ฑ๐Ÿ’ป Safer Internet Day 2021 ๐Ÿ’ป๐Ÿ“ฑ

 

An internet we trust: exploring reliability

in the online world.

 

Year 3 pupils celebrated Safer Internet Day a little differently this year. Our theme, 'An internet we trust: exploring reliability in the online world’ was explored through participation in a range of activities throughout all classes. Now, more than ever, we are all spending more time on line. The importance and significance of celebrating together has never been greater!

 

Article 16: You have the right to privacy.

Article 19: You have the right to be protected from being hurt, in body or mind.

Article 8: You have the right to protect your identity.

Article 17: You have the right to access information from a variety of sources. 

๐Ÿ‘ด๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘ต๐Ÿป Grandparents Day 2021 ๐Ÿ‘ต๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘ด๐Ÿป

 

We celebrated Grandparents Day with a difference this year but we all made a big effort to tell our Grandparents how much they are loved. 

There's Only One Me! 

 

Year 3 explored their unique qualities while learning about Article 2 - the convention applies to everyone without discrimination; Article 19 - we have the right to be protected from being hurt or mistreated, in body or mind; Article 37 - no-one is allowed to punish you in a cruel or harmful way. 

 Christmas Jumper Day

๐ŸŽ…๐Ÿผ๐ŸŽ„

Year 3 donned their Christmas jumpers to mark Christmas Jumper Day on Friday 11th December. This year, we collected donations in support of the Christmas Family Appeal organised by the Education Authority.  This money will be used by St. Vincent de Paul and The Salvation Army to help many families this Christmas.  

We designed our own Christmas jumpers!

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We welcomed everyone to our Virtual Nativity Story!

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We Three Kings

๐Ÿคด๐Ÿผ๐Ÿคด๐Ÿป๐Ÿคด๐Ÿฝ

Year 3 have been very busy getting creative!

We made the three kings from the Nativity scene. 

 ๐Ÿ“ฑ๐Ÿ“ŠData Handling in Year 3๐Ÿ“Š๐Ÿ“ฑ

We have been exploring the area of data handling in numeracy. The children had great fun recording data, saving and presenting their work using the iPads. #makingmathsfun #managingdata

 

Article 28: You have the right to good quality education'. 

 

๐Ÿ–ŒWe painted our own version of

๐ŸŒŸ'The Starry Night'๐ŸŒŸ

by Vincent van Gogh๐Ÿ–Œ

Article 29 states 'Education should develop your personality, talents, mental and physical abilities.'

Year 3 have been learning about Article 16: 'You have the right to privacy'. We made signs to use in quiet areas at home to make others aware of our wish to enjoy a quiet moment. 

๐ŸŒˆAnti -Bullying Week 2020๐ŸŒˆ

#unitedagainstbullying

Year 3 were very busy during Anti-Bullying Week. We kicked the week off with Odd Socks Day when we each wore odd socks to remind us of what makes us unique. We also participated in a range of fun activities and discussion around this year's theme; United Against Bullying. To end the week, we celebrated World Children's Day with a range of fun activities and games. 

 

Article 20: ‘Your education should help you to respect other people'. 

Article 12, ‘The view of every child must be taken seriously'. 

Article 19 'You have the right to be protected from being hurt or mistreated, in body or mind'. 

Article 31 ‘You have the right to rest and play'. 

 

๐Ÿ‚Enjoying the Autumn Leaves๐Ÿ‚

The boys and girls in Year 3 took full advantage of all the wonderful colour in the natural environment within our outdoor learning area this autumn. We collected some leaves and other items to use in our autumn artwork. 

 

Article 29 states that 'your education should help you use and develop your talents snd abilities'. 

Drawing God Day

We celebrated 'Drawing God Day' by creating beautiful drawings to represent how we see God in our lives.

Article 14 states that 'every child has the right to practise their religion'.

 

๐Ÿ“ฑ EU Code Week ๐Ÿ“ฑ

 

During EU Code Week, the boys and girls in Year 3 had the opportunity to enhance their coding skills using the app 'PJ Masks; Hero Academy'. 

 

'Your education should help you use and develop your talents and abilities'. Article 29

๐Ÿ”ขโ“Maths Week Irelandโ“๐Ÿ”ข

 

To celebrate Maths Week 2020 pupils in Year 3 took part in a range of activities that helped develop their mathematical thinking and reasoning.

 

'You have the right to a good quality education'. Article 28

๐Ÿ‚๐Ÿ Autumn Artwork ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ‚

 

๐Ÿƒ๐Ÿป‍โ™€๏ธ National Fitness Day ๐Ÿƒ๐Ÿผ‍โ™‚๏ธ

'You have the right to get information that is important to your well-being...'

Article 17

๐Ÿ™๐Ÿป Beginning of School Year Mass ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿป

 

Year 3 joined many other boys and girls within the Diocese of Derry in celebrating the Beginning of School Year Mass via webcam offered by Bishop Donal McKeown from St. Eugene's Cathedral, Derry.

 

'You have the right to practice your own culture, language and religion...' 

Article 30

๐Ÿ›๐Ÿ”Ž Outdoor Play ๐Ÿ”Ž๐Ÿ›

Year 3 enjoyed the first of many outdoor learning experiences this year in our wonderful outdoor play area.  This is a rich learning environment which ignites many interesting discussions. They certainly had great fun! 
 

Article 31, ‘every child has the right to play.’ 

 

 

 


As we begin a new school year, we have written our class prayer together. 

Dear God,

Please keep us safe and healthy this year in Year 3.

Help us to listen carefully

and always do our best.  

Help us to be kind to one another 

and guide us through our days.

Amen

 

'You have the right to practice your own culture, language or religion...'

Article 30

 

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