Yr.6 started their science topic on light today. They used torches to create shadows and investigated the most effective surfaces to create shadows on, the best objects to use to create the clearest shadows and how to change the size of the shadow. They also looked at how we see things and how to record … Continue reading
Parents of Year 3 Dear Parents Welcome to the second half of the Spring Term. Below are some details of what we will be covering this term. Most aspects of the curriculum will be taught through topic teaching. Our main topic is going to be the Tudors with a special focus on Explorers and looking … Continue reading
Year 4 were busy on the last day of term. They made, tested and perfected their electrical circuits to attach to the lights they had designed and made earlier. The children then tested the lights, made adjustments as necessary, evaluated the process and presented their excellent work to the rest of the class. Well done, … Continue reading
To round of their work on reversible and irreversible reactions Yr.6 tested a variety of different fizzy drinks to see which ones caused the biggest reaction when mixed with mentos! They used a device to ensure the mentos were all dropped in at the same time. Some of the drinks spurted higher than the children!
An investigation of irreversible changes was carried out this week – with explosive results!
Yesterday, as part of their Science topic on chemical reactions Yr.6 made elephant toothpaste. As you can see the reaction was quick and powerful. They also used indoor fireworks and found that all of these reactions were chemical changes and were therefore irreversible.
Yr.6 burnt stamp sized pieces of flammable materials today. They found that if anything burned it was a chemical and irreversible reaction. They then looked at fire safety which will be followed up by the talk from the fire officers tomorrow.
As part of our topic on Space, Eagles Class have been learning about our Solar System and the planets within it. This week we took our large model planets into the playground so that we could recreate the Solar System. We got very dizzy orbiting the Sun! We also learnt a mnemonic to help us learn … Continue reading
Today as part of our topic we have looked at different toys and games of the past and the present. We have been discussing what our parents and grandparents used to play with when they were young, and it’s not too different from what we like to play with now! The one thing that we … Continue reading
In Science this term we have been looking at materials and their properties. Last week we thought about the different things around us and what they are made of. We then thought about what each thing needed to do its job properly. Today we spent the afternoon investigating different materials and what they would be … Continue reading