Water Cycle in a Bag

Class 9 had fun making the water cycle in a bag this week in Science.  This activity was a fun way to learn about the role that evaporation and condensation play in our weather.  They bags are taped to the window so we can watch closely to see our oceans Read more…

Science – planting

This term we planted gladioli bulbs, sunflowers and tomatoes. We have watched them grow alongside our topic work on plants. We have really enjoyed watching them grow and you can continue to watch them from the front of school.

Micro-organism Experiment

In Class 14, we have been learning about organisms (such as animals and plants) and micro-organisms. We used the micro-organism yeast to conduct an experiment to see which food yeast likes best. We used water and yeast to add to different foods including: flour, coffee, sugar, salt, oil and rice. Read more…

Gear Ratios

In Class 11’s final Forces lesson we explored the mechanism and uses of gears. We then created our own gears and explored how the different sizes of the gears effects the number of revolutions.  

Working Scientifically

Class 11 have been combining a topic on Forces with a unit of Working Scientifically. We have been exploring the mechanisms behind pulleys, levers and gears. In our most recent lesson, the class put into practice their understanding of levers – creating a scenario using classroom equipment where they investigated Read more…

Periscope Investigation

As part of our light topic in Science, Class 14 looked at reflection. We linked this to our History topic as soldiers used periscopes to look over the top in the trenches in WW1. Children designed their own periscopes using cereal boxes and mirrors.

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