Dirt Pudding

In Science this term, Year 3 have been exploring Rocks and Soils. In today’s lesson the children first learnt about the different layers of rock that make up the earth. Under our feet is a layer of rock. This layer of rock is under every town and city, under fields Read more…

Autumn

Reception have been exploring signs of Autumn. They have enjoyed investigating conkers and leaves and represented their learning through art work and salt dough shapes. They have learnt about colours associated with Autumn and how colours change.

Year 2 Scientists

Today we completed an experiment to discover the importance of hygiene. We made our own ‘germs’ using glitter and hand sanitizer. Three children had ‘germs’ on their hand and after 5 minutes the ‘germs’ had spread onto everybody else. We demonstrated how ‘germs’ spread when we sneeze and how they Read more…

Mini Beast Hunt in Year 4

Today in science, we went on a mini beast hunt! Linking in with our science topic, ‘Living things and their habitats’ children explored our environmental area for different insects and spiders, both invertebrates and vertebrates. We studied the different habitats and included the five types of our inquiry for our Read more…

Year 6 explore the digestive system.

Today in science we have been learning about the human digestive system. We made our own version with everyday things to represent the different organs ie tights for the intestines and a bag for the stomach. Lots of giggles and mess but also lots of learning. Well done year 6

Grouping Rocks

In Science this term Year 3 are investigating rocks. In the first lesson they found out about man-made and natural rocks and were able to categorise a range of examples. This week they have been grouping rocks based on different properties. There were four different properties they looked at: Hard Read more…

Year 6 Science – The Heart

This half term, our science topic is based on animals and humans. Today’s focus was on the heart and its important role within our body. The children enjoyed learning about how our heart works and most of them enjoyed exploring a real lambs heart.

Exploring Electricity

Today was the final Working Together, Learning Together Day for Year 4. In Science this half term we have been learning all about electricity so in this session with our parents we were able to showcase what we had learnt so far, but also explore static electricity and switches. The Read more…

Strawberries in Year 1

Since our visit to Newbank Garden Centre we have been caring for our strawberry plants. The children wrote some wonderful instructions, how to grow strawberries. After watering them each day and making sure they had sunlight, we have grown some juicy, tasty strawberries!

Year 3 Build Skeletons

This half-term, Year 3’s Science unit is ‘Animals Including Humans’. Last week they learnt about the differences between vertebrates and invertebrates and explored the different types of skeletons. This week, they explored the bones that make up the human skeleton. In groups, they were given blu tac, split pins, sellotape Read more…

Year 1 visiting the Garden Centre

Year One enjoyed an exciting trip to Newbank Garden Centre. We had the opportunity to explore different types of plants and trees. The children used their senses to explore the different colours, scents and textures. The children enjoyed smelling all the different herbs. We bought some strawberry and lettuce plants Read more…

Pond Dipping in Year Two

22nd May 2019 We have all had a chance to pond dip in our school pond. We used special equipment to catch the little creatures and keep them safe whilst we studied them. We found lots of sludge worms, water lice and ramshorn snails. We were delighted to find two Read more…

Tree detectives

During our science lessons, Year 1 have been learning about plants and today we became tree detectives. We looked around the school grounds, identifying the different types of trees by looking at the leaves. We also learnt about deciduous and evergreen trees.

Year 6 Puberty Talk

This afternoon, Year 6 had a visit from the school nurse who came to talk to them about puberty. This can be a very embarrassing subject for some children and although there were lots of giggles, the children did ask some very good questions and listened carefully. The children have Read more…