November 2019

How the Heart Works

Class 5 have been learning about the human body in science this term. We have studied the function of the heart and how it pumps blood around the body. To help us fully understand the process, we carried out a practical activity in the playground. Using blue bean bags to represent deoxygenated blood and red Continue reading

Jonah

Today, Barney and Gary from South Kent Community Church visited us to lead our worship about Jonah. They used puppets to help us understand not only the story about Jonah, but also the meaning behind the story. We found out that God is everywhere and knows us all and what we are doing, we should Continue reading

Volume

In Numeracy Year 4 have been learning about the volume of a cuboid. We found out that the volume is the amount of space inside a 3D shape. As their learning moved forward, they were given a challenge to use multi link bricks to create a cuboid with a volume of 28 cms cubed. We Continue reading

God’s Plan

This morning, Dave Barker looked at how God’s plan to send Jesus was foretold throughout the Old Testament. The children helped to represent different Biblical characters in chronological order. Finally Jesus came to save each of us. This was represented with a life saving rope.

Elasticity

In Science this morning Yr.6 were looking at the force of elasticity. They started by watching videos of springboard divers, bungee jumpers and trampolinists and identified the force of elasticity involved in each of these activities. They then made these working models of these three sports for a playmobil character. Finally, they investigated Hook’s law Continue reading

Literacy in Year 2

This term in Literacy we have been researching and writing about nurses in history. We have learnt about Mary Seacole, Florence Nightingale and today we read about Edith Cavell. All these women were remembered for the amazing things they brought to nursing. We thought it would be good to do a bit of role play Continue reading

Room Temperature

In science this week Year 4 were using a thermometer every ten minutes to measure the temperature of hot water, cold water and room temperature. We discovered that the hot water cools down and the cold water warms up over the time and that both would keep changing until they reached room temperature.

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