Mad Science day at Harwood Park!

On Thursday 24th of January, Harwood Park had the pleasure of welcoming Mad Science to our school. It was an excitement and fun-filled day that began with a brilliant assembly and then continued with smaller workshops where we could get involved. We got involved with magnets, discovering what was magnetic Read more…

Cash calculations

In class 7, our new maths topic is money! To help us get to grips with all the different coins and notes, we broke out the fakes had a good play around with them. We asked eachother for certain amounts, we added coin amounts together and wrote down down some Read more…

Force and friction

Just before we move onto the magnets side of things in our ‘force and magnets’ topic, we needed to take a quick look at what might interact with a push or pull force. This interaction happens on different surfaces and it is called friction, meaning some surfaces are easier to Read more…

Playing the dragon song!

Last week in music we learned the words and rhythm of the ‘dragon song’. Our next step was to get the glockenspiels out and have a go at playing along. It was a lot of noisy fun and it sounded great considering it was our first attempt!

Beth Tweddle’s Gymnastics!

This term the children in Year 3 we will receiving specialised gymnastics training during their PE lessons from Beth Tweddle’s  (Olympic medallist) gymnastic coaching company. Children in KS1 will also be able to access a lunchtime club this will help with children’s co-ordination, self esteem, confidence and all whilst learning Read more…

Romans invade class 7!

We have started our new exciting Linked Learning topic… The Romans! To kick us off, some super children brought in some research they did over half term and read it to be class. Throughout the lesson, we were visited by lots of young Romans, wearing a Roman helmet and carrying Read more…

A volcanic eruption.

Today class 7 & 8 explored a volcanic eruption using bicarbonate of soda an vinegar. The volcano erupted and we saw the explosion and saw the trail of destruction the lava left down the cone on the volcano. Both classes were very excited when the lava started to come out Read more…

Take a shot!

As we get towards the end of our football topic in PE, it was time for us to perfect our shooting ability. We discussed using the side of our foot for accuracy as well as controlling our power to make sure it reaches the net but also doesn’t go wide Read more…

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