Y4/6 Tree planting

Y4 and some Y6 have had a wonderful time planting trees by the River Ehen. They learnt about the importance of trees in the environment and planted a grand total of 700! We also got to see the Cumbria Rivers Trust’s  new van with Jensen’s design on it!

 

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Nursery’s Science Experiment

Nursery watched a science experiment outside for Science day. The children watched as Mrs Palmer dropped some mints into a bottle of Pepsi. The mints then reacted and made the Pepsi shoot out like a fountain. All the children screamed and laughed as they didn’t know what was going to…

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Y4 Science Week

As part of science week year 4 made helicopters. They had fun finding out what happened when different numbers of paper clips were added. They discovered that the helicopters spun faster as more paper clips were added but actually took longer to reach the ground!

 

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Year 2 & 6 Science Week

As part of Science Week, Year 2 joined Year 6 to carry out some experiments together. Lots of fun was had exploring different designs of helicopters by varying numbers of propellers and propeller lengths to find which designs had the best aerodynamics. Next they investigated how to make bubbles as…

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Reception Science Day

As part of their work on 'The Gingerbread Man', Reception investigated what would happen if the gingerbread man had swam across the river. They all predicted what would happen first. Some of the predictions were right but there was one surprise. The gingerbread man grew in size before starting to…

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Science in Year One

Year 1 thoroughly enjoyed today learning about star constellations. We thought about how we would have to move if we walked on the moon and what we could see looking out into the stars.  We then made some tornados in a bottle as our topic is ‘Weather’. We have had a great time today and hopefully…

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Super Science Day in Year 3

We have enjoyed an action packed day crammed with Science from start to finish.  Sorry if some of us smell of vinegar tonight but we did have fun.  We explored the meaning of dissolving and whether it is correct to say a solid has simply disappeared, it was necessary to eat a little candle floss…

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Year 3 Science Week

As part of British Science week, Year 3 have had a great time exploring making helicopters. We had amazing fun experimenting and adapting designs, trying out varying numbers of propellers and different propeller lengths. This inspired lots of lovely discussions about air resistance and…

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Floating and sinking experiment

We have had a great time trying our experiment into will it float? 

We got lots of items and predicted if it would float. We tested our theory and recorded the results in our books. 

 

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Y4 Volcanoes

As part of our topic on Volcanoes Emma made a volcano at home then brought all the ingredients into school to make it explode! She used washing up liquid, bicarbonate of soda, vinegar and red and yellow food colouring. We all waited in anticipation as as it ‘exploded’! Well done…

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Is it waterproof?

Year 1 had a great time today testing to see if different materials were waterproof.  We dropped water onto each material and discovered which absorbed the water the quickest and which was waterproof. 

 

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Y4 ice cube experiment

Year 4 have been learning about solid, liquids and gases. They had some ice cubes with gummy bears in and had to turn the ice into water to get the bear out to eat.  We then heated some ice in the kettle to turn it into a gas.

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