Not to be missed:Snow Day Science!

By Georgina Stone on Monday, December 11, 2017 in Science. No Comments


To all those budding weather forecasters and scientists, an exciting opportunity has arisen. Or should I say fallen… Please bring into school any evidence of your participation in the following challenges, such as posters, photos or jars (more to be revealed in challenge 2). This will also earn you extra ‘House Points’ and a place […]

5T’s balloon cars

By Abigail Tomlins on Friday, November 24, 2017 in Science, Year 5. 3 Comments


We had a super afternoon of science in 5T building and testing model cars. The children started to identify different ways their cars could be improved in order to help them travel further! We looked at the size and shape of the wheels, weight of the chassis, the amount of air blown into the balloon, […]

Year 3

By Robin Adkins on Monday, October 30, 2017 in Science, Uncategorized, Year 3. 2 Comments


This term, year 3 have had an amazing time in science.  One of our favourite lessons was when we investigated “thrust”.  We wanted to work out how to make our model, balloon powered, cars travel further.  We changed the variable of how much air was blown into the balloon.  We discovered that the more air that is blown […]

What’s the link?

By Georgina Stone on Monday, October 16, 2017 in Science. 16 Comments


  What’s the link between these images? Tell me what your thoughts are and the reasons behind them. I look forward to reading them. Miss Stone

Black History Month: Hidden figures

By Mr. Setchell on Friday, October 13, 2017 in British Values, Community, Computing, History, Maths, Science, STEM. No Comments


When we think about history, some of the most inspiring stories come from recent times. ‘Hidden Figures’ is a film based on the true story of three brilliant African-American mathematicians – Dorothy Vaughn, Mary Jackson, and Katherine Johnson. They worked at NASA in the 1950s and ’60s making the important calculations that helped launch the […]

Year 3 shadow making

By Linda Samuels on Friday, May 19, 2017 in English, Science, Year 3. 2 Comments


Year 3 did some cross curricular investigations, which included performing a scene from a book they are studying in English. To do this they used shadow dancing to explore their  Science topic which is light.

Year 6 Science: Google Expedition to Chernobyl

By Mr. Setchell on Monday, November 28, 2016 in Computing, Science, Year 6. 1 Comment


  Today, we went on a Google Expedition to Chernobyl, Ukraine. A terrible accident at nuclear power plant occurred there thirty years ago, releasing deadly radioactive substances into the atmosphere. As a result, an exclusion zone with a 30km radius was created around Chernobyl which means no people are allowed to live in this area. After taking […]

Year 5 Space Centre Trip

By Miss Edwards on Tuesday, November 15, 2016 in Learning Adventure, Science, STEM, Uncategorized, Year 5. 30 Comments


Year 5 have had a fantastic day at the National Space Centre in Leicestershire. The children started their day by visiting the Planetarium. We learnt about: the physics of rockets which linked to Isaac Newton’s ‘Law of Motion;’ and what is required for the combustion of a rocket (oxygen, fuel and ignition). Using the two […]