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Iron and Fire day at Woodlea led by a talented Blacksmith!

Year 3 children have been learning about life during the Bronze Age and the Iron Age. To make this topic come to life, a professional Blacksmith, Gary, arrived at Woodlea Junior School to showcase his skills and talents to the children. The aim of the day was to engage the children to get hands-on experience of the varying metal items created and used within this historical era and to witness a demonstration of how metal tools are developed and created using stone, charcoal and heat. During the day, Gary explained to the children about the importance of Blacksmiths during the Bronze Age and Iron Age. Some of the items created by Gary included a pinnacular brooch, hooks, keyrings, a rose, torcs used by the wealthy Celts and some nails. All the children were extremely intrigued and asked many questions which Gary answered to the best of his knowledge. It was an absolutely marvellous day filled with great activities. Every child, including many teachers, had a tremendous day and were thrilled and amazed at how metal can be changed once it has been heated. Take a look at some of the photographs taken!


Stone Age at Woodlea Junior School!

Stone Age day!

In Year 3, we are currently studying about the Stone Age so we decided to hold a Stone Age day in school for the children to experience what life was actually like during this era. All the children came dressed as a Stone Age person and they had the opportunity to explore numerous activities such as jewellery making, cave painting, shelter building, archaeological dig and having their lunch around a camp fire! It was an absolutely marvellous day and all the children thoroughly enjoyed the whole experience! It left them all with imperishable, everlasting and mark making memories! A huge big thank you to all the parents for taking the time and effort to style the children in their amazing costumes. 



Scooter safety training!

On Friday 22nd November, 3G took part in a scooter safety training programme which was run by the South Ribble Borough Council. The aim of the day was to improve children's confidence and stability whilst riding their scooter. The training lasted 2 hours and was taken place on the school grounds. The children had a fantastic time and thoroughly enjoyed their session!



Scooter Safety training!

Welcome to Woodlea Junior School.

We hope you have had a lovely Summer and are ready to start your exciting and adventurous journey in the Juniors with Mrs Younis (Class teacher) and  Mrs Grose.

A very warm welcome to the Year 3 website page. Here you will find pictures and fantastic work completed by your children and weekly homework.


Our first topic this half term is "The Stone Age” The children will be studying all about life during this era. In Science, we will be learning about rocks and fossils. In Geography, the focus will be Mountains and Volcanoes. 


P.E sessions will take place on a Monday and Tuesday. Please ensure P.E kits are in school at all times. Each item should be labelled clearly with your child's name.


If you are unsure of anything or would like more information, please do not hesitate to ask at the main office for Mrs Younis. 



3G's visit to the Leyland Library

Gorilla Project Homework.mp4

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Project Homework