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.

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...

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

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 in...

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

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...

Practical column multiplication

Class 7 have been learning how to represent column multiplication using repeated addition with concrete manipulatives. They also had to apply their knowledge of partitioning to solve the...

Marvellous Mandir

Class 7 and 8 had a fantastic trip to the Mandir. They learnt about the different Hindu Gods and the daily worship. Since Year 3's behaviour was so fantastic we were invited to watch the closing...

Tricky Times Tables

Mr Lunec's numeracy class have been consolidating their times table knowledge through games. They practised their 3x 4x 8x tables using board games, speed tests, iPads and...

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