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P3 - Home Learning


We will be providing a pack of work for your child for the next 2 weeks - week beginning 23rd March and week beginning 30th March. This pack can be collected from the McKeag Hall in school on Monday 23rd March. Specific collection times have been sent out to parents.

These packs contain spellings, tables and mental maths -  also numeracy and literacy activities, World Around Us worksheets and useful websites.


After two weeks we will then endeavour to upload activities on the website.


Many thanks


The P3 teachers

We are so proud of Team DPS. Keep working hard at home.

Easter Fun!
Some creative and engaging ideas for you to try out over the Easter break!

ABL FUN IN P.3 SEPTEMBER 2019 !!!!!!

What a wonderful time P3 had at Castle Espie.

We made 3D bugs!!!

Mrs Haggan came to visit P.3 to teach us some very important lessons!!!!!!!

We learned all about checking airway, calling for help, checking for dangers and what to do if a person is conscious or unconscious......

We had great fun making 'junk bugs' and wearing our 'bug boppers' during Book Week this year!!!!!

Some winning pupils in P.3!!!!

Today P.3. had great fun building homes for the little pigs !!!!!

P.E Ball Skills.......

We have been learning all about Capacity in P.3. 

We learned that capacity is the amount of fluid that can be in a container. It is a word we use when we measure liquids. We investigated the capacity of liquid in lots of different sized and shaped containers.

We used our tens and units to help us add two '2 digit' numbers. We must remember to add the units first and then the tens!!

We were so tired after PE!! We warmed up by playing 'Clumps' . We then had to control a ball with a bat moving it around cones using forehand and backhand passes. We had to keep our eyes on the ball while being careful not to bump into each other!! We cooled down by counting how many giant strides it took us to get across the hall. We then had to walk back using the same number of strides!!

Working together to set out money amounts.

Another day of Science at DPS !!!!



W5 visited today to teach us all about 'Newton's First law of Motion' and Gravity and lots lots more!!!! It was brilliant!!!!!!!

Observing Germs Through UV Light.......................and learning how a Cyclone works !!!!!!!

Science Week Investigations........

 Today in P.3 we have been learning all about germs!! We put some special glow gel on our hands and then observed the areas of our hands that glowed under UV light in a special dark box. We could see the areas of our hands that had the most germs! We then learned a special song 'If you're healthy and you know it wash you hands' to remind us how long (20 seconds) we should wash our hands for with soap and water.

When we tested again after washing our hands there were much less germs!

Happy Pancake Tuesday!!!

P3 really enjoyed their visit from PSNI-we learnt about how to stay SMART and loved being in the back of the Police van!

Colin the Firefighter came in and talked to the Year 3 classes about his job and how they can avoid fires in their homes.

The last of this set of ABL activities. Everyone has had good fun !

P3 had great fun in PE. We warmed up by playing 'Waves'. We then  pretended to walk a tight rope as we balanced carefully around a hoop. After that we jumped in  and out of the hoops on one foot then with two feet. Finally we cooled down with a game of tag bands.

Enjoying the new ABL activities related to our 'Safe and Sound' Topic - Painting Rescue vehicles, playing in the Police station, programming the beebot to go to the Rescue vehicles and building 3D Rescue vehicles.

P3 were reading the story of 'The Runaway Gingerbread Man'. Daniel brought in some Gingerbread men to eat for break. We kept the door closed just in case!! :)

P3KB were learning to bounce and catch a ball while walking and running around. We cooled down by curling and stretching.

ABL fun building jigsaws, designing wrapping paper using repeating patterns, making lego Post Offices and role play in our class Post Office.


P3GB enjoyed investigating what we should address a parcel with-biro, pencil, crayon or chalk?

Santa Letter Winner!!!!

And the winner from P3GB is...........

Not long to wait now.......

ABL Fun in P.3.

P3 GB led assembly on Tuesday with a short drama explaining how Jesus was a friend to all.

P3KB 1K walk with our teddies for Children in Need

More Shape Work and Feelings Posters!!!

What a fun-filled Friday in P3. Creating a Carroll Diagram, checking if 3D shapes could roll or build and completing PDMU emotion posters.

More ABL fun - Making play food out of lego, role play in the bakery, drawing 2D shape pictures and designing healthy or unhealthy food plates.

Learning about 2D shapes.

Lots of practical work with Tens and Units.

Pink day in P3KB

Pumpkin Investigations.

P3GB enjoyed their Pumpkin investigating today-we tested for floating/sinking, estimating seeds and describing the inside of the pumpkin.

We carved a pumpkin , removed the seeds and will estimate how many seeds there are !! We will count the seeds and see how close our estimations were.

We did a comprehension on making a Fruit Roll so we made one first!!!

PE - Great fun and exercise practising kicking skills and cooperating with a small group of others.

More Outdoor Maths - and we got the sunshine again!!

Kitty brought in a pumpkin she had grown in her garden. She explained how it started as a little seed, became a green shoot, developed a yellow flower then finally grew into this huge pumpkin!!!

P3 have enjoyed ABL activities for their new topic Harvest

P.E. Ball Skills


Bread and Butter Making in P.3.

Final results!!!!

ABL fun - Making and painting clay tiles and doing jigsaws.

Norweigan Scenery Chalk Pictures


PE fun!! Target practice with hoops and quoits

Measuring with Non-standard units.

We tried to measure using various objects. As all the answers were different we agreed that it is best to measure length using the same sized objects. Mrs Betts explained that this is why we measure length using centimetres and metres (Standard units)

We estimated how many cubes it would take to go along the teacher’s desk. Zach guessed exactly the correct number!!