Practising prefixes

Practising prefixes

30.1.18 Prefixes After completing some peer assessment last week, Class 7 realised that they hadn’t used many prefixes in their writing so far. The children were given some prefixes and some root words. They learnt which prefixes match which root words. They learnt...
Magic Magnets

Magic Magnets

Class 7 were performing magic tricks with the magnets this week. They learnt how to make the paper clip float in the sky and then made up some of their own magic tricks. Next they conducted an investigation into which magnet was the strongest. We discussed how to make...
The story of Kuang-Li

The story of Kuang-Li

Year 3’s writing topic this term is myths and legends. Class 7 have been learning about the story of Kuang-Li. They have started the Talk4writing process this week and drawn their story maps and retold the story to each other using actions. This process resulted...
Meet Jonjo Shelly!

Meet Jonjo Shelly!

Class 7 have adopted a turtle family. We received Jonjo Shelly in the post over Christmas and have been helping him to settle in class 7. Shelly is helping Class 7 to concentrate on their learning as he only sits with children who are focused on their learning. He is...
Scrapyard Challenge

Scrapyard Challenge

Class 7 completed an investigation to understand which kind of materials are magnetic. We used the idea of a scrapyard to help sort through all the classroom junk. The children discovered that magnetic materials were metal. They also discovered that some metals are...
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