Year 3 – Class 7

Mr Lunec

In class 7 we enjoy learning in a variety of different ways. We love reading, writing and playing numeracy games. We like to do as much learning outdoors as possible and learning through practical activities.

What are the optimal conditions for plant growth?

Class 7 set up an experiment to investigate what plants need for optimal growth. The children had to first of all decide on a question to investigate. Once they had completed that they needed to make a prediction about what would happen. After that set up the...

Pirate planning

This week class 7 have been planning their own pirate stories. The children collaborated on class mind maps to write down possible ideas for each section of the story. They demonstrated fantastic creativity and were able to use these ideas when story...

Morpeth Tag Rugby Champions

Year 3 & 4 took part in a tag rugby competition this week. All 3 teams did well in their respective groups, scoring numerous tries. Team 1 topped their group and qualified for the final. They played a fantastic game under pressure and won the final 4-0 against Saint...

Alnwick Garden Adventures!

Year 3 visited Alnwick Gardens this week as an introduction to their new science topic about plants. They attended the 'Roots & Shoots' workshop where they learnt the best conditions for growing plants in, got to plant their own seeds and learnt about the importance...

Tri-Golf

Members of Class 7 and 8 took part in a Tri-Golf tournament at Riverside. The children thoroughly enjoyed the tournament and their skills improved greatly as it progressed. They finished an honorable 5th, finishing as the top scorers on 2 of the 8 holes. Well done...

Little Van Gogh’s…

Year 3 have continued their learning about Vincent Van Gogh and his art work. They had a go at re-creating his painting of 'The Church at Auvers' using different materials such as cotton buds, sponges and brushes to create texture within their work. They also had a go...

Measuring in mm cm

Mr Lunec's Numeracy group have started their new unit. They learnt how to measure accurately in cm and mm. Next we discussed which units of measure would be best for measuring different objects. After that we looked at a scenario where a ruler was broken and how we...

Cars r us investigation

Class 7 received a letter from Max Speed, the Director at Cars r us. He was having problems slowing down the cars at the end of races. So Class 7 completed an investigation to see which material would slow down the cars the most. The children learnt that the force...

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...

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