Mount Pleasant Primary School

Our Learning Journey...



3Z's Roman Day 

We really enjoyed our day today and learnt lots about being a Roman soldier and living in the Roman Empire. 

We found out that they had communal toilets and no toilet paper. They used a small sponge on a stick. Yuck! 

3X's Roman Day

Wednesday 11th March 2020

We have really enjoyed learning all about how to be a Roman soldier and the food that they ate. For example, roasted dormice and sheep brains. YUCK! 

We learnt how to hold a shield and throw a spear. 

We have had lots of fun today and learnt lots about the Roman Empire. 

World Book Day

Thursday 5th March 2020

We enjoyed coming to school dressed as our favourite book character. 

RE: Visit to St. Mary's Church

Today, Monday 2nd March 2020, we have been to visit St. Mary's Church in Clayton-le-Moors. We enjoyed looking around the church and learning about the importance of colour within the church. We found out that purple is the colour of lent. 

Dance taster session 

Today Miss Estelle came into school and ran a dance session. We learnt the beginning of a dance and had a dance battle between the two Year 3 classes. 

Swimming Awards February 2020 

3X have really enjoyed their swimming lessons at Accrington Academy and have made lots of progress. We can all confidently jump into the pool and swim on our fronts and our backs. 

Thank you to the teachers for all their help. 


As part of our Rocks and soil topic, we have looked at how fossils are formed. We attempted to make our own fossils using flour, coffee granules, salt and water. It was not very successful but we had a lot of fun and learnt lots about fossils. 

Swimming Awards 24.01.2

Science: Rocks and soil 

This half term in Science we are learning all about rocks and soil. Today we have enjoyed using pipettes and sand paper to test the rocks. We tested the density, durability and absorption of different rocks. We all had lots of fun in our Science lesson today and are looking forward to learning more. 


This half term we are using the story Pied Piper of Hamelin by Michael Morpurgo to help us write our own stories. We have started by showing how we would react to different scenarios. For example, a friend pushing us over or a RAT running across the dinner table. 

Tuesday 21st January 2020

We have continued to work on rolling in PE. We revised egg rolls and log rolls. We learnt how to complete a teddy bear roll. We all worked hard in PE today. 

Tuesday 14th January 2020

Today we have begun working on different levels, using mats and benches. We continued to work on balances and shapes. We all worked really hard in PE and had fun. 

Gymnasts of the day 14.01.20 

Spring Term 2020 

This half term, Year 3 will be doing Gymnastics in their PE lessons. They will be learning all about the different shapes, balances, travelling moves and how to create a sequence of movements. Here are some photographs of our first lesson. 

Party Day 

Tuesday 17th December 2019 

We all came to school dressed in our best party clothes. 

Winter Jumper Day Monday 16th December 2019

Swimming Awards November 2019 

Anti-bullying week

Monday 11th November 2019 - Friday 15th November 2019 

We all wore odd socks to show that we are all different and unique.

Remember, change starts with us. 

Swimmer of the week 


In our Music lessons, Class 3X are learning to play the recorder and 3Z are learning all about ABBA.

This is a photograph of one of 3X playing his recorder. They are doing really well and have learnt to play some simple pieces and a duet. 

Well Done Year 3  

Design Technology

 We enjoyed making and eating our sandwiches. 

Design Technology

This week we have been designing and making sandwiches. These photographs show us tasting some different fillings. 

Marmite was the least favourite filling. You either love it or hate it! 


We are still enjoying our swimming lessons and making lots of progress. 

Here are two children from Year 3 who have been swimming well on their backs. 


This half term we have been learning all about the skeleton. Today we have talked about the spine and how it supports our body. We used shoe laces, buttons and cotton reels to make a representation of the spine.


Practical Maths Lessons 

In Year 3 we have enjoyed taking part in practical Maths lessons. 

 Here are some of our children showing all the different ways they can make a number. 

Swimming Lessons

In Year 3, we are very lucky to go to Accrington Academy every Friday morning for a swimming lesson. Our first lesson was a 'dry' swimming lesson. We learnt all about water safety and why it is important to wear a swimming hat for our lessons. 

Here are a few photographs of us trying our swimming hats on. 

Accrington Stanley Shirt Giveaway Tuesday 24th September 2019

Today we were lucky enough to visit Accrington Stanley Football Club. They invite every child in the local area to visit the ground. We all received,

  • a football shirt
  • a goody bag
  • a carton of milk
  • a piece of fruit
  • a small gift.

We really enjoyed our visit and send our thanks to everyone involved in the organisation. 

Earl Street, Accrington, Lancashire BB5 5NH

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