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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UKS2 Science

This week, UKS2 recapped all the parts of the heart, making their own heart models which show the flow of blood through the circulatory system. After making their models, the children made comic strips demonstrating one brave red blood cell’s journey around the body.

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UKS2 Science

This week in Science, UKS2 have been learning about the different components of blood and what each component does for our bodies. By using cereal to represent red blood cells (the oxygen deliverers), marshmallows to represent the white blood cells (the bacteria police), pasta to represent the platelets (the repairers) and dyed water to represent […]

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UKS2 Geography

In addition to learning how to Mexican hat dance, make mariachi bookmarks and count to ten in Spanish, Years 5 and 6 used different geographic resources to discover where in the world Mexico actually is. Using globes and atlases, the children identified Mexico’s location. In groups they discussed the different ways that the country could […]

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