Years 3 & 4 have begun their new Science topic of Electricity today. In order to develop their curiosity and to challenge the children to make careful observations, we sent them on an electricity hunt. The children had to tour the classrooms in order to identify electrical appliances and to consider whether they were powered […]Read More ⚡️⚡️The atmosphere is electric in LKS2! ⚡️⚡️
To start our topic off, Year 5 & 6 put themselves in the shoes of the 8-year-old Charles and began to get into his inquisitive mind. They were sent out into the playground to explore the outside world by collecting natural specimens, making sketches and observing signs of Spring. This then lead them to begin […]Read More Darwin’s Discoveries
This afternoon, Year 2 have been learning all about food chains. They started off thinking about herbivores, carnivores and omnivores and then thought about different food chains for different habitats. Finally, they made a food chain book.Read More Food Chains in Year 2
This afternoon Year 1 learnt about the stars and some of the different constellations we can see in the night sky. They then made a constellation wheel and created their own constellation pattern.Read More Constellation art in Y1
Years 3 & 4 have had a strong Science focus this week, as we continue our learning on the states of matter. We have used our observational skills to draw conclusions about a mystery substance, based on our prior knowledge of the three states of matter (see Year 4’s blog post for details). We have […]Read More Viscosity of liquids in LKS2
This week, a strange substance appeared in the Year 4 classroom. We tested it to find out if it was a solid, a liquid or gas based on it’s properties. However, this substance didn’t behave as we expected… it could flow like a liquid, but was hard when we punched it – like a solid. […]Read More What is the mystery substance?
Years 3 & 4 have had a lot of fizzy fun making bath bombs this week. From a DT perspective, we talked about designing a product which is fit for purpose and appealing to a consumer. We then discussed the criteria we would need to fulfil in order to make a ‘good’ bath bomb. We […]Read More Bath Bombs in LKS2
Years 5 and 6 recapped electrical symbols before learning the meaning of the words conductor and insulator. They wrote predictions for which materials they thought would conduct the electricity around their simple circuits. They then created the circuits and tested each material, recording the results in a table. Finally, they wrote conclusions about what they […]Read More Which materials conduct electricity?
Year 1 have been learning about changes across the seasons including the changes in the world around them, the weather and the length of the day. Today they were given a season and then in small groups, they made a weather forecast.Read More Year 1 Weather Forecasters
Year 5 & 6 applied their knowledge of circuits and symbols to create Mexican quiz boards which tested our geographical knowledge. Some of our questions included: Mexico has three climate zones, what are they? Name the two lines of latitude between which you find the tropics? What are the two main bodies of water that […]Read More Electronic quiz boards