Base 3 News

Home » News » Base 3 News
refugee

Another wonderful week in Base 3.
Refugee Week! We began our week with our assembly about Refugee Week. Having listened to the story "My Name is not Refugee" we took one page of it which introduced us to the idea of what it would be like to live in a place with no running water and where there was no-one to collect the rubbish — in fact if you could live somewhere like that. The children were very resourceful with their ideas and though they'd find their way to the nearest river to get water — they then realised that this, in fact, may make them ill! They decided it would be horrible to live somewhere like that and they would probably leave and move somewhere else. From this we went on to create our 'rubbish' art work. The children created a collage out of rubbish they had collected and then we attached a tap to the artwork to represent the lack of water. They made a really good job of the art and work well together as a team.
Also, we watched an animation of a girl called Carly who had to leave her home due to water. The children were asked to retell the story, they did a fantastic job of this using super vocabulary and really showing how far their writing has progressed through the year.
We had a special delivery in the middle of the week, thanks to the Midwinters a sarcophagus arrived at school. Friday afternoon a task force was set with the mission of painting it in the style of Tutankhamun's. It is well on its way to being amazing!
In Maths, we spent time outside gathering data about how far we could jump and how many times we could bounce a ball on a racket. We then turned that data into graphs.
Our Learning Journey books are coming on nicely; the children are working so hard to make them a joy to behold.
We are all very much looking forward to enjoy our next week of learning together.

popular recent articlesAlso in the news

Image: 5FDCDE9B-13FA-4B90-B6A5-ECE87FCA26EF
R Charlesworth: Mon 24 Jun 5:19pm

Wooah- a little warm today. We completed a few circuits and then enjoyed a lovely meditation session- we went to a beach where the sea was lapping at our toes, it was...

FOWS logo
B Cador: Sun 23 Jun 9:26pm

The school can't thank FOWS and Friends of St Margaret's (and the village community) enough for hosting two fantastic community events — the Village Quiz and Fun In A Field — to raise funds for village organisations. Along with the sale of Sports Day refreshments, the fundraising contributions to school currently total £2,413. What a fantastic amount raised in just over 2 months...

Max and Olivia
B Cador: Sat 22 Jun 6:42pm

Wrenbury has a 'Compassionate Community' and the school is actively involved in it.Enjoy this lovely photo of Max and Olivia who regularly top up the feeders outside the Doctor's Surgery to attract small birds to come and feed, providing something lovely and calming for the patients to watch, whilst in the waiting...