Author Archives: Mr R Gowdy

Edible rocks

Edible rocks

We used grated chocolate to learn about the three main types of rock. We compacted it in layers to make sedimentary rock, applied heat and pressure to create metamorphic rock and allowed liquid chocolate to cool and set to make igneous rock. Of course we had to test how dense they were by taking a bite!

Stone Age Pottery

Stone Age Pottery

In Year 3 we have been learning about the Stone Age. We researched Neolithic pottery and created a mood board to inspire our own designs. After considering their design and purpose we had a go at making our own with some fantastic results. Continue Reading

Are we as fast as Usain Bolt?

Are we as fast as Usain Bolt?

In year 3 we have been investigating how quickly we can run 100m to explore how our times compare to the great Usain Bolt. To make sure it was a fair test we measured a 100m track on the yard using a trundle wheel and timed our selves accurately using a stop watch app. We… Continue Reading