13 January 2023

Testing reflection

Year 3 have enjoyed testing a variety of materials with a torch and a reflection tester to see which ones are reflective. They then listed them in order of most reflective to least reflective.

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6 January 2023

Light and dark

Our new topic in Science is light and dark. We worked in groups to create a mind map of what we already know and what we would like to know about. We then grouped light sources and non light sources before putting our hands in a feely bag to guess what objects were in there. We soon learnt that it…

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1 December 2022

Digestive system

Year 3 and 4 have been learning how the digestive system works. We conducted an experiment to learn where food goes after entering the mouth.

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9 November 2022

Seasons and Celebrations!

We have made an excellent start to our new topic this week; Seasons and Celebrations! We shared our experiences of bonfire night and talked about the sounds, sights and smells during the celebrations. We learnt a little bit about Guy Fawkes and who he was. We discussed how he is a British…

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16 September 2022

The bones in our body

We labelled the bones in a human skeleton before working independently to label our own skeleton.

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15 September 2022

Science in Year 5/6

In our Science topic of Properties and changes of materials, our first lesson was to work in groups testing the properties of a variety of different materials. We looked at whether they were magnetic, flexible, transparent, hard and permeable. The materials we tested ranged from wooden spoons and…

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24 June 2022

Classification keys

We learnt about classification keys. We understand that a classification key can be used to separate living things into groups. 

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17 June 2022

Invertebrate Hunt

In science this week, we have been using classification keys to answer questions and identify invertebrate. We had a fantastic time going on an invertebrate hunt, and used our magnifying glasses to study the invertebrate we found including: ants, beetles, spiders, earwigs, ladybirds, slugs, snails…

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6 June 2022

Our butterflies

Today we released our butterflies. We have enjoyed learning about the life cycle of a butterfly and watching this happen within the classroom. 
 

 

 

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25 May 2022

Animals UK visit Year 3/4!

What a brilliant way to kick start our next Science Topic!

This afternoon we were visited by Laura from Animals UK. She introduced us to her millipede Wiggly Woo, Charlotte the tarantula, a Burmese python and Scout the meerkat! Laura told us so many interesting facts and we were able to look at…

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25 May 2022

Animals UK Visit

What a fantastic way to finish off our Minibeasts topic! Laura from Animals UK introduced us to some of her creepy crawly friends including an African millipede, a stick insect and Charlotte the tarantula. Laura told us lots of interesting facts about the animals and we also got to look at them…

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19 May 2022

Yucky Worms!

After reading Yucky Worms! By Vivian French, we made our own wormery. We had great fun and we are enjoying watching them work. 
 

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