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Year 3 had a great day yesterday with the introduction of our new topic. We are learning all about chocolate, where it comes, from, how it is made and also looking at fair trade and the benefits it has to people in different countries.
We launched our topic with a chocolate tasting session where we tasted and described different chocolates. We then went on to survey the class to find the most popular chocolate and presented our results in a bar chart.
In literacy will will be studying Charlie and the Chocolate factory
and have already started reading this
For the second year, our school has raised money for the People’s Kitchen in Gateshead through our Millennium Centre soup kitchen. In October, our school council visited the Millennium Centre and served soup to local residents – soup that had been prepared and made in school by after school club and some of the classes using vegetables from our school garden, and donations from the allotment holders and our friends around the village. It was a real community effort, and Mr Baker – a former teacher at the school – came to school today to collect the money on behalf of the charity. He assured us that the money would be put to good use, and for the second time in a day, we had helped others, and made ourselves feel good in the process – another huge drop in the bucket for everyone!
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