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Curious about Cress…

The children have been learning about which conditions are needed for plants to grow the best. They conducted an experiment using cress seeds; 1 pot was put in a dark cupboard with water, 1 was in the cold fridge with water, 1 was on the windowsill without water, and...

Plant Pot Designers!

Class 8 have been learning about the design and making process in their D&T lessons. They have designed plant pots on paper, made them using a suitable mould and paper mache, then chosen their own materials to to decorate them. Their challenge was to make them look as...

Musical Poems

On Monday Class 6 wrote their own garden creature poems.  In the afternoon, they worked in pairs to perform their poems and create a musical...

We’re Going on a Bug Hunt!

Class 5 have been learning about animals and their habitats. We investigated and compared 2 micro-habitats around school - a flower bed and a tree border. We completed a survey of what mini-beasts we found and discussed what differences and similarities there was...

Soggy Socks!

We have thoroughly enjoyed investigating capacity this week! We have poured, tipped, transferred and transported lots of water, measuring and comparing bowls, jugs, buckets and bottles! We were really good at making estimations about how much each different container...

Sandy Seashells

We have been decorating sea shells using sand art techniques. We designed our own patterns and worked on one section of our shell at a time to create the effect that we had planned. We used a mixture of sand and glitter, experimenting with colour, texture and shape....

Amazing Adaptations

In our science topic this week we have been learning all about how animals adapt to their environment either physically or by altering their behaviour. We then looked at the rainforest environment and were given the task of designing a brand new species of animal that...

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