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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!

Year 2 – Materials

Year 2 – Materials

In science, Year 2 have been learning all about everyday materials. In today’s session, children looked at the suitability of everyday materials for a waterproof investigation. Children looked at plastic, rubber, paper, fabric, and many other types of materials. The children made a prediction for the suitability of each material and rated them with 1,… Continue Reading

Year 2: Build a Robot

Year 2: Build a Robot

Year 2 have been bringing in materials for several weeks and have just begun to assembly their robots based on their own original designs.   Children have been challenged to add movable parts to their robots using either split pins or a hinge. As you can see, the children really got stuck into the build… Continue Reading

Year 2: Adam Bushnell

Year 2: Adam Bushnell

Adam Bushnell was in school today to deliver a session on creative writing. Children thought about 3 things that they would attribute to themselves if they were a knight or lady. These included hope, peace, strength, and love. Children were then unofficially knighted!   ADAM BUSHNELL is an author and storyteller working in the UK… Continue Reading

World War I Battlefields Trip

World War I Battlefields Trip

Last week, twenty children from Year 6  travelled to Belgium as part of their topic work on the World Wars. Led by the ‘Explore4all’ company, the children visited a whole host of places including: both commonwealth and German cemeteries; the Passchendaele Museum and the In Flander’s Field Museum; authentic and original German trenches and Lockangar… Continue Reading

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