Science

Roald Dahl Day

This week, Year 3 celebrated what would have been Roald Dahl’s 101st birthday. We dressed up as our favourite Roald Dahl characters, read George’s Marvellous Medicine and used it to inspire our writing, completed Roald Dahl teamwork maths challenges and finally finished our day by making slime!

Circuits

Yr.6 are looking at electricity as one of their science topics, they created circuits using many different components including bulbs, buzzers, motors and switches.  They found that in order for a circuit to work it must be complete.  They also looked at circuit diagrams and the purpose of these.  

Yr.6 Final Trip

Today was yr.6’s final trip; they had a great day at the beach and the fountains.  Whilst rock pooling they found many creatures including, crabs, shrimps, fish, a jellyfish.  As the tide was out they were able to paddle in the sea and create some amazing sand sculptures.  Over half the class battled with the Continue reading

Acids and Bases

For their last Science lesson of the year Yr.6 looked at acids and bases.  They found our that their home is a big chemistry set full of acids and bases in their foods, cleaning products and medicines.  Using red cabbage water as an indicator they categorised a wide range of substances as acids, neutral or alkali (bases Continue reading

KS1 Beach day

Key stage 1 had a fabulous day at the beach yesterday – and we even managed to dodge the rain! We started at Sunny Sands where we made sand sculptures, drew in the sand and went rock-pooling. Then we walked to the coastal park for lunch and a play. We had an amazing day, finished Continue reading

Wingham Trip

Today Owls had their summer trip to Wingham Wildlife Park. The very first thing we did was to visit the Education Centre for a talk on some of the animals that are kept at the park. These included lizards, snakes and tarantulas which we then got to hold and touch! Everyone was very brave especially Continue reading

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