In Year 3 the children are lucky enough to have a designated chess lesson! It is a great game for helping concentration and problem solving.
Today was their first lesson and they played a Pawn Game to help them understand how the pawn moves on a chess board.
It was great fun!
Today in Year 3 we had to vote in representatives for our Student Council.
Those children who wanted the role wrote a speech and spoke to the whole class (very brave!) about the the qualities of a great student councillor . They also gave some ideas about the kind of things that they would help to change.
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In religion the children reflected on the wonder of Creation and how what we do to the planet affects all living things.
They read quotes from Scripture and watched a video of St Francis's Canticle of the Sun. In their books they wrote their own prayer praising God for Creation.
We used lots of strategies to partition two digit numbers in Maths. We have been identifying how many tens and units are in a number.
Have a go at this partitioning game!
For Design and Technology Year 3 made Smoothies and linked them to Roald Dahl Characters.
The children voted on their favourite two and these were made in class.
The class had to think about the amount of ingredients so that there was enough for everyone. Also they created a list of instructions on what to do when handling food such as...
On Thursday 7th September children in Year 3 helped to follow a recipe to make some food that people in the Stone Age would have eaten. They washed their hands and put on aprons to protect themselves.
Then they took turns to put the ingredients into the pot.
They left it to cool.....before trying it.
Some children really liked it but..........................some...