Science

Weather Forecasts in Year One

Weather Forecasts in Year One

Today the children investigated the weather. They worked in groups and recorded what the weather was like before school, at school and what they thought it would be like after school. The children then coloured and cut out different weather symbols discussing what each represented. Then the children watched a BBC weather report and then following a script did their own weather report.

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… Continue Reading

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: Science

Year 2: Science

In science, children have started to look at different types of materials. They have discussed the uses of different everyday materials and are familiar with how some materials are used for more than one thing (metal can be used for coins, cans, cars and table legs; wood can be used for matches, floors, and telegraph… Continue Reading

Growing plants

Growing plants

Year 2 children have produced some wonderful work in science and have been focusing on the needs of a plant. We looked at temperature, light and water. Children focused on a glossary of new words to add and enhance their scientific writing. This included: nutrients, temperature, energy, survive. Children were asked to produce a piece… Continue Reading

Science fun in forest school

Science fun in forest school

Year One has been learning about animals including humans. In forest school the children were challenged with grouping animals that live in the forest. Then they discussed what the different animals eat and then they had to complete a Venn diagram sorting the animals into carnivore, herbivore and omnivore. They had great fun finding insects… Continue Reading