As part of their science topic on teeth, Year 4 planned and carried out an investigation to find out how different drinks affect our teeth. Can you guess which drinks we tested?
Year 5 carried out an investigation to see if they could separate a mixture of sand, salt and water. They discovered that filtering the mixture separated the sand and evaporation separated the salt and water.
Year 4 thoroughly enjoyed making a working model of the human digestive system. Ask them how they did it!
Reception had great fun making and testing their pirate boats this week. They had to think about how to make the boats, the materials they would need and whether the materials were waterproof or not. All of them were waterproof although some of them did capsize.
Y4 have enjoyed finding out about static electricity.
Nursery had the chance to explore fish and an octopus in class this week, after learning about sea animals and creatures. They got to touch them and talk about what they felt like and also look at all their features, such as their eyes and mouth. Most of the children really enjoyed looking at them…
Nursery had a lovely teacher from another school and her son come into class to show us their stick insect, ‘Betty Sammy’. The children were taught about what a stick insect eats and drinks and how to look after it. We were then given some stick insect eggs to look after, in the hope that they…
This week Reception have been exploring the school grounds to look for minibeasts. They used their observation skills to identify what they found.
Today we released our butterflies after four weeks of nurturing them from baby caterpillars to cocoons then finally to butterflies. We have learned so much from watching them grow, develop and change.
After nearly four weeks of waiting, the first butterflies emerged from their cocoons today. The children were full of awe and wonder at what they saw. They can’t wait for the rest of the butterflies to emerge over the coming days.
As part of Y4’s topic on electricity the children learnt how to wire up a circuit to make the bulb light up. They discovered that if the circuit wasn’t complete it wouldn’t work. They also practised drawing circuits using all the correct scientific symbols.
Nursery have had a week of fun with the chicks. We have looked after them by feeding them, holding them and letting them explore our Nursery classroom. We even went digging for worms! The children have loved looking after them and having them as members of our Nursery. The children are really…