UKS2 Science

Years 5 and 6 have been studying the effects of temperature, moisture and type of bread in regards to how mould grows. First, predictions were made using prior knowledge of mould and other fungi. Then, the experiments were meticulously planned. Each group only changed one variable, in order to keep the test fair. Some groups […]

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UKS2 Table tennis

Year 5 have been practising backhand in table tennis. After working on forehand shots for the past few weeks, we were ready to move on to backhand. We even managed to squeeze in a few games! In Year 6, we felt ready to move on to competitive doubles games using both backhand and forehand. We […]

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UKS2 Science

Wondering what board games you’ll be playing during the holidays? Worry no more – Years 5 and 6 know how to make their own! This week in Science, UKS2 investigated how to make a matching game using card, split pins, wires, a battery and a buzzer or bulb. We first devised questions and answers to […]

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UKS2 RE

For the past two weeks in RE, UKS2 have been learning about Mary and discussing why she was chosen to be Jesus’s mother. This week, we analysed different depictions of Mary in art and we saw that she is almost always shown wearing a hooded robe and has a halo around her head or body. […]

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UKS2 Science

This week Years 5 and 6 have been getting their electricians certificates! Using motors, bulbs, buzzers, wires and battery cells, we experimented with how to connect working circuits, using questioning and deduction skills when it didn’t work as planned. After each circuit was physically made, we had to draw it too using the appropriate symbols […]

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UKS2 Science

In Science last week we looked at how certain dietary and lifestyle choices can affect the circulatory system. We spoke about how making healthy choices can promote a healthy mind as well as a healthy body and we spoke about the negative effects of a poor diet, smoking, drinking alcohol or taking drugs. We learned […]

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UKS2 Science

This week Years 5 and 6 investigated the effect of exercise on heart rate and collected data to show this. First, we analysed some data showing different heart rates throughout the day, discussing why the heart beats faster at certain points in the day (when we are awake). We also talked about how heart rates […]

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