Following an exciting set of onstage experiments by our science lead, Mrs Peters, some of the adults in ours school community talked about their jobs in STEM. After that, children from across the school demonstrated and explained some of their science learning from this term. Thanks to all our families who were able to join […]Read More St Margaret’s Science Fair
Year 4 had a fantastic day at The Horniman Museum learning in more depth about how and why scientists place animals into groups. They were able to handle and explore many unusual scientific specimens, giving them a unique insight into different classes and species of animals. We also spent time in the aquarium and were […]Read More Classy Classification at The Horniman Museum.
As part of our science learning – Living things and their habitats- year four were able to conduct hands-on research and observation of some unusual creatures thanks to Wild Fang educational animal encounters. The children were able to handle and study reptiles, amphibians, giant molluscs and insects, helping them better understand the concepts of vertebrate […]Read More Year Four is where the wild things are…..
It’s been a busy start to the term with some wonderful Science learning going on around the school. Year 6 has been an electrifying place to be, with them finding out about positive and negative charges, opposites attracting and the effect static has on our bodies as well as the air around us. I was […]Read More SML Science round-up
We are starting a new topic all about Space and have been developing our research skills. We have practiced making notes as we watch a programme on our new topic. Then we read our notes back to the class. We love collecting new facts.Read More Reception are taking note!
Having explored and identified the big trees in our playground (silver birch, black locust and lime), Y1 set off for Manor House Gardens to identify two more tree species (London Plane and Horse Chestnut). We took maps of the park and used a key to record where we saw each type of tree. It was […]Read More We’re going on a tree hunt!
Now their bulbs have started to germinate, year 2 are planting them in their tyre allotment. Look out for the dwarf daffodils 🌼!Read More Bulb planting
Like last year, we are encouraging families to ‘hire a tyre’ and grow their own plants over the summer term. We have some donations from the fair if anyone would like to get involved but hasn’t got any plants! It’s free and you simply plant what you want and look after it!Read More Tyres for hire
We have begun the process of monitoring the seasonal changes in our playground using timelapse technology. Take a look at our footage from last term. We cannot wait to see the changes Spring will bring!Read More A timelapse look back at the term!