Science

CSI Friday!

by | 10 Oct 2018 | Science, Swans, Visits

On Friday 12th October, the year 6’s of Swans class ventured out to East Bergholt High School to help solve the mystery of the disappearing watch! The children had to whittle down the suspects by trying their hands at DNA extraction using pineapple juice; blood sampling, where they had to discover who shared the same […]

Magnet Games

by | 9 Sep 2018 | News, Owls, Science

In Science, the Owls have been learning about Forces and Magnets. The children had to work in pairs to design a game that would work using magnetic force. They really enjoyed the task, working well in their pairs and enjoying the chance to demonstrate their scientific knowledge, with some very impressive results.

Forest Fun

by | 9 Sep 2018 | Environment, Facilities, Science

Kingfishers Class enjoyed their first Forest Fun session of the school year. The children looked for signs of Autumn as they walked to the outside classroom. Miss Jones set the children a challenge to work with a partner and to find as many creatures as they could. Miss Jones and Mrs Clark reminded the children to […]

Wildlife Detectives

by | 7 Jul 2018 | Environment, Science

During Forest Fun the children were given the task of being wildlife detectives, exploring the wild area and looking for signs of animals and nature. They also used the bug finders and magnifying glasses to look for bugs. With support they found a woodlouse, a millipede and a beetle and put them in the bug finders […]

Woodpeckers Learn About Greenhouse Gases.

by | 6 Jun 2018 | News, Science, Woodpeckers

This term, Woodpeckers class have been learning about the environment. We have learnt about climate change and the effects of greenhouse gases on global warming. We conducted an experiment to see how the greenhouse effect works. We built two Lego houses and put a block of ice inside each. We then put the houses in […]

Forest Fun

by | 5 May 2018 | Environment, Science

During forest Fun, the children completed a Scavenger Hunt. They searched for insects and different types of wildlife. When they had found them, they ticked them off and did 10 star jumps! The children also went pond dipping. They had a tick list to see what insects and wildlife they could see in the pond.  […]

Measuring Capacity

by | 5 May 2018 | Achievements, Maths, News, Science, Woodpeckers

  The children in Woodpecker Class have been trying hard to read the measurements on different types of scale. They have looked at weight, length, height, temperature and liquid capacity using a range of different measures. Today they worked outside to measure how much water had been poured into various jugs. Some jugs showed the […]

Forest Fun

by | 5 May 2018 | Environment, Kingfishers, Science

On Tuesday afternoon the Kingfishers Class participated in Forest Fun session. They had a look by the pond to see if they could see the frogs but could not spot any today. They then looked in the place that they saw them last week but again, could not see them. They decided that they must […]

Sunflowers

by | 4 Apr 2018 | Community, Kingfishers, Science

The children in Kingfishers Class were very excited as Miss Jones had entered them in to a competition to grow the tallest sunflower. The competition is being run by Fillpots Garden Centre. The children got busy planting the seeds. The children will be caring for the sunflower seeds by making sure the pots are in a […]

Signs of Spring

by | 3 Mar 2018 | Environment, Science

The Kingfishers children have been looking at signs of Spring in their Science lessons this week. The children have been thinking about the clothes they wear in Spring and what the weather is like. Everyday this week the children have visited the weather station to record the rainfall, temperature and the wind direction. They also […]

Toothbrushes and Toothpaste

by | 3 Mar 2018 | Kingfishers, Science, Visitors

The children welcomed Mrs Fisher in to their class today. Mrs Fisher told the children she was going to talk to them about their teeth. She reminded them they should clean them at least twice a day to brush away food and bugs (bacteria). She also reminded them to not eat too many sweets as they contain […]

Year 6 @ BT

by | 3 Mar 2018 | Computing, Science, Swans, Trips

On Friday 16th March, the Swans class visited Adastral Park, Martlesham, where BT were celebrating British Science Week. The children were taken on a tour around the showcase area and were introduced to the latest innovations and technologies from around the world such as video analytics, augmented reality, holograms, hand gestures and double robotics. After […]

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