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 […]

Space Science

By Georgina Stone on Monday, November 14, 2016 in Science, STEM, Year 5. 3 Comments

What a week for science! Tonight there will be a supermoon- in preparation for our trip, I wonder! This is the closest approach by the moon since 1948. Follow this link to find out more: Year 5 have their trip to the National Space Centre. Early start children: we will be taking the register […]

Year 6 Science: Natural selection investigation

By Mr. Setchell on Thursday, November 3, 2016 in Science, Year 6. 3 Comments

   In Science, we are investigating the choices of predators on prey population. Each morning, we  will be ‘worm watching’ to see whether the birds around our school prefer red or yellow worms (dyed spaghetti) and we’ll then think about the implications  of our findings for  other species. Will the birds go for yellow or […]

Year 5 Air Resistance Science Experiment

By Miss Edwards on Tuesday, November 1, 2016 in Science, Year 5. 2 Comments

Year 5 had a great time today creating and testing parachutes in Science.  We were exploring the relationship between the surface area of the parachute and how quickly the parachute falls and why.  We linked our findings to how air resistance pushes against the parachute.             

Year 3 Science Experiment!

By Miss Edwards on Friday, April 22, 2016 in Science, Year 3. 2 Comments

Year 3 have had a very exciting week.  On Monday we had a special delivery.  We received a science experiment which involves the children planting rocket seeds. There were two packs: the red packet of seeds and the blue packet of seeds (100 seeds in each).  However, what makes these seeds so special is one […]