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Safer Internet Day in Class Three

For Safer Internet Day, Class Three were given the statement  - 'Should you be allowed to have a Facebook account at any age so long as you have permission from your parents? 

First, they had to use their talk partners to get some quick ideas. They then voted with their feet, using full…

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Posted by Miss Beaumont on 6 February 2019

Category: Year 3


Reversible or Irreversible

Year 5 have been learning about a range of reversible and irreversible changes in SITE. For this experiment we explored what would happen if we mixed vinegar and bicarbonate of soda together. The children predicted that the balloon would explode due to a chemical reaction occurring causing the…

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Posted by Miss Alexandra on 5 February 2019

Category: Year 5


Internet Safety Day

As part of our school's internet safety day, Class 6 prepared debates on whether the minimum age for social media should be lowered. The thoughts and opinions put across were interesting and thought-provoking and arguments were presented beautifully.

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Posted by Miss Prankard on 5 February 2019

Category: Year 6

Tags: Class 6


Testing Circuits

We tested the volume of buzzers using a decibel meter based on experiments the children independently planned and set up. There were a range of theories being tested including what happens when; an additional buzzer is added to the circuit; additional voltage is added to the circuit; additional…

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Posted by Miss Prankard on 4 February 2019

Category: Year 6

Tags: Class 6


Parts of a car

Exploring a car

 

Despite the frosty weather, the children have enjoyed going out to visit Miss Simpson's car. They have popped the bonnet and had a look at what is hidden underneath. They were especially interested in the battery and the engine. The children have looked around the car and…

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Posted by Miss Simpson on 4 February 2019

Category: Reception Class

Tags: Reception


Ledston Estate Trip

On a very cold Tuesday morning, we bundled into a coach and headed to Ledston Estate with Shadwell for a fun day of learning outside. We met Barbara and discussed all sorts of things, from different types of plants and how seeds are formed to pollination and how things grow. We learned about the…

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Posted by Miss Beaumont on 30 January 2019

Category: Year 3


Stars of the Week

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Posted by Mrs Hilton on 25 January 2019

Category: Star of the week

Tags: Star of the Week


Alien Soup!

Year 5 have learnt about different methods of separating materials, which have been mixed together. They were given the task of separating Alien Soup. They had to choose what methods to use and which equipment was the most suitable. This became very messy!

 

 

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Posted by Miss Alexandra on 24 January 2019

Category: Year 5


SITE in Class Three

This half term, Class Three are learning all about plants. We have had some really exciting lessons so far. We are currently exploring the requirements of plants for life and growth through an experiment. We have investigated the way in which water is transported within plants from an experiment…

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Posted by Miss Beaumont on 24 January 2019

Category: Year 3


Winter Explorer Day

WINTER IS COMING

 

Today Class R have enjoyed taking part in a winter explorer day. They began the day by discussing things they know about winter. The class then prepared for going outside. We used the top field and in our key worker groups we built dens. Each group selected an area they…

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Posted by Miss Simpson on 16 January 2019

Category: Reception Class

Tags: Reception


Glockenspiel Lessons

Class Three are really enjoying their music lessons. This week, all the children were able to read simple music notations in order to perform as a class. 

 

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Posted by Miss Beaumont on 16 January 2019

Category: Year 3


Soluble or insoluble?

Our new SITE focus is 'properties of materials'. The children loved the first of many experiments this half term. The children predicted whether materials were soluble or insoluble in hot water and then we tested it out! We discovered a wide range of results!

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Posted by Miss Alexandra on 15 January 2019

Category: Year 5