Today Year 3 carried out a practical investigation to see which magnet could hold the most paper clips. They made a prediction then carried out the investigation and recorded their findings on a bar chart.
Before they carried out the investigation they tried to see if they could get a paper clip to hover using magnetic forces.
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In class we carried out an investigation to find out which surface had the most friction.
Here are some photos of the children testing a carpeted surface! they found out it had the most friction because it had to be raised 8 cm before the car would move!
In Year 3 the children used counters to help them use the inverse operation for additions and subtractions to check their calculations. It was fun! And it helped them to see the number facts associated with a particular sum.
In religion the children read from St Paul's letter to the Colossians about how we should treat each other. Before we read from our Bible's one of the children said "Father Simon blesses the Bible before he reads it so why don't we?"
So the children used the sign of the cross to bless the Bible and then we read...