Science

Super Smoothie Making in Eagles

In Eagles Class today, we made deliciously healthy super smoothies. As part of our topic ‘Superheroes’, we are looking at healthy eating in our science lessons. We tasted and described a range of common and unusual fruit before choosing the ingredients for our nutritious drinks. We had fun preparing the fruit and using the electric Continue reading

Doug Horley- Bubble Show

Today the whole school had a special treat.  Doug Horley and his team came to run a Praise Party Bubble Show!  We saw some amazing bubbles in nature, did science experiments involving carbon dioxide bubbles, bounced bubbles, made bubbles within bubbles, created bubble rockets and even made bubbles that people could go inside!  It was Continue reading

Lighting It Up in Year 4

Year 4 made working electrical circuits in their design and technology lesson. They worked in pairs to discover how to make a circuit and they had the extra challenge of including a switch to control the light. The children built on the skills they have been developing in class in their science topic of electricity. Next Continue reading

Colchester Zoo

Yesterday Yr.4 and Yr.6 went to Colchester Zoo.  They had a great day and saw many animals that we cannot see locally such as orang-utans, sea lions, hippos, sun bears and vultures.  They watched an amazing animal show which included coatis, civets, skunks, free flying kestrels and barn owls. The day ended with everyone hand feeding Continue reading

Year 3 Make Lunch!

This term we have been learning about healthy eating. Last week we decided to make a healthy, balanced lunch and had fun making our own sandwiches and chopping up cucumber, peppers, tomatoes, carrots and apples. We then went to the Bayle Pond to eat our lunch!  

Kearsney Abbey

Yr.6 went to Kearsney to sail their Viking Ships today. The weather was perfect for this activity. Each team had a chance in a knockout race with another boat. One by one the boats were eliminated. The final was a tense affair with Amelia’s team facing Daniel’s team. It was almost a photo finish but Continue reading

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