Today in Science we combined our topic of materials with our topic of fire. We looked at fire safety in the house and the we discussed how safe we thought various materials were. We then made predictions about whether the materials were flammable and discussed how fast they would burn. The 6 materials we investigated were … Continue reading
After all the burning of different materials in Eagles the Fire Engine turned up!!! It was both exciting and interesting. We learnt loads about how a Fire Engine works, what all the equipment is used for and how exactly everything on the engine is used in different emergencies. Best of all we all got to take … Continue reading
This afternoon ten children from yr.6 took part in some Paralympic activities organised and led by Yr.6 from St Mary’s school. They had great fun trying out curling, seated volleyball and wheelchair basketball and were impressed with the organisation and leadership skills from the children from St Mary’s.
To culminate our topic on reversible and irreversible reactions we had some indoor fireworks. We watched many chemical changes which were irreversible reactions!
As part of their work on plants this term Yr.1 spent lots of time thinking about trees today. First we identified names of parts of trees and found that some were the same as ones they had already learnt such as leaves and some were different such as trunk. We learnt a song about the … Continue reading
This term in PSHE we have been thinking about how to stay healthy. We started the term by talking about how important it is to keep clean. We decided to do an experiment to see what happens to food if you have dirty hands. We started with 3 slices of bread. The first was our … Continue reading
As part of staying healthy we have been thinking about healthy eating and exercise, we looked at how exercise increased our pulse and our heart rate. So we could see this we used cocktail sticks stuck into marshmallows. After exercise if we placed it over our pulse rate and you could see the cocktail stick … Continue reading
As part of our “Creature Homes” topic we read the story Noah’s Ark and then re created the animals in their pairs. We very cleverly painted only 1 animal and then used this to print a 2nd animal on the other half of the page by folding the paper. It was quite tricky because the … Continue reading
Here are some pictures of Owls enjoying the sponsored bounce that the whole school took part in to raise money for charity.
In some of our maths lessons this term we have been learning about measurement. We have been using decimetre (dm)sticks to build shapes and then measure their perimeter; and we have been using bags of sugar (kg) and baked beans (g) to represent mass.