Year 3 Stone Age to Iron Age Day

We had a great end to our History topic, impressing Ro with our knowledge about the Stone, Bronze and Iron Ages. We enjoyed being a human timeline, making axes, engraving copper, hunter-gathering and fire starting like a nomad with flint knapping. 
 

Science History

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Investigating Materials Year 1

In our Materials topic we have been investigating whether materials are waterproof or not. We tested kitchen roll, tinfoil, fabric, plastic bags and tissue to see if they let water go through them.  After testing all the materials we concluded that plastic bags and tinfoil are both waterproof. We…

Science Year 1

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Planets and rockets

In Reception we have started to learn about the topic of 'Space'. The children have been learning the names of the different planets and making them in the right colours with collage. We now know that Mars is the red planet and it is hot and Neptune is a cold planet and it is blue. The children…

Science Reception

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Friction investigation fun.

We were investigating which surface allows our car to move furthest. The surface that caused greatest friction on the wheels was the grass. The shiny classroom floor allowed our car to move further. We were very keen to make sure that we did a fair test investigation.

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Y6 Investigate Refraction and Reflective Materials

Year 6 completed their unit of learning on light by planning and carrying out an investigation to discover ‘What surfaces make the best reflectors?’.  They set up an investigation that had a controlled variable, independent variable and dependent variable.  They predicted and carried out the…

Science Year 6

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Wild Rivers 2022 pt1

Year 4 explored the river environment this morning. Each group was given a range of natural items to locate which they had to photograph. In their search, they had to use their knowledge of habitats and living organisms. 
 

Science Geography

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Using our senses in Reception

In Reception we have been talking about some of the different senses we had such as smell, touch, taste, hearing and sight. The children were given some different foods to smell, taste, touch and look at. We described them using words such as soft, hard, strong, tasty and sour. The children…

Science Reception

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Ghost Launchers STEAM Challenge

Year 6 took part in a STEAM ( Science Technology Engineering And Mathematics) challenge. Their goal was to create a catapult to launch marshmallow ghosts as far as possible. They worked in teams to create plans considering: the materials they had available, how they would know the catapult was…

Science Latest News Year 6

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Classification Keys

As part of their science topic about livings things and their habitats, Year 4 have been learning about classification keys. They used a classification key to classify different invertebrates.
 

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Y2 Habitats Workshop

This afternoon Year 2 were visited by Emma from West Cumbria Rivers Trust. She told us all about the work they do as a charity then she taught us all about the creatures that live in the River Ehen. We played ‘Who am I?’ and used tree diagrams to help us work out which of the creatures we were…

Science Year 2

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