4S Drop Caps by Sylvia and Abel

In 4S we have been exploring drop caps in our wonderful art classes with Miss Skene. They are decorative capital letters used normally to start a chapter in a book. Here are some examples:

Image result for kawaii drop capsatermellon             Image result for kawaii drop capsImage result for tudor drop caps e   ach person had to choose whether to do a Tudor one or one showing their personality. We are writing our names with our drop caps at the beginning. We have started sketching out our designs in our art books.  Soon we will use a piece of cartridge paper with our final names on. We hope you have learnt something from our blog.




Tudor portraits

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In art we have been drawing pictures of other children in our class dressed up as Tudor people. First, we sketched the outline of the face and their eyes, mouth and nose using yellow pastel. Next, we started to colour beginning with the lightest colour.

4S Macbeth Witch Spell

Abel , Sylvia and Maita acting out Macbeth Witches' spell
Abel , Sylvia and Maita acting out Macbeth Witches’ spell.

At the beginning of November we were writing spells related to the Witches‘ one in the play Macbeth by Shakespeare.  We also had to perform it and write it down on post it notes.

Things we needed to remember to do whilst acting are:

  • Project your voice
  • Emphasise certain words
  • Be in character,but not silly
  • Remember your lines
  • Believe in yourself (self-belief)
Spell on "Post It" notes.
Spell on “Post It” notes.

Macbeths Witches


In Literacy we have been learning and acting Macbeth and the Witches. We have made up our own spells with rhymes and choruses. We started off thinking of the best crazy ingredients and we put them in our spells. Examples;( guts of an elephant,eyeballs of  a snail, liver of a crocodile, slime of slugs.)

We thought of rhymes and verses to put in our spell.We practised performing our spell and we gave each other parts.

Year 3 Are Growing Seeds From Space!

Two weeks ago, Year 3 began their journey to become space biologists, embarking on a voyage of discovery by growing seeds that have been into space.

Since sowing the seeds, over half of them have germinated! We will continue to record measurements and observations of the seeds as they grow.

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