Science

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 […]

Owls’ Deforestation Experiment

by | 10 Oct 2017 | Owls, Science

This half term, the Owls are doing a Science topic on Scientists and Inventors. The first person we looked at was Gerald Durrell and his conservation work in Madagascar. We did an experiment to show why deforestation was having such a devastating effect on Madagascar. We filled three bottles: one with compost and seedlings, one […]

Year 4 Science Day

by | 7 Jul 2017 | Owls, Science, Trips

On Wednesday 12th July, all the Year 4s, along with those from other schools in our pyramid, attended a special, rocket-themed Science day at East Bergholt High School. Over the day, the children learnt how to build and launch their own water rockets. I’m proud to say that Stratford’s rockets stayed in the air the […]

Latitude!

by | 7 Jul 2017 | Art & Design, Extracurricular, Owls, Science, Trips

On Friday 14th July, the Owls class visited the Latitude Festival. For the first part of the day we explored the Kids’ Area, where we took part in art and craft activities, painted our faces, handled snakes and had our faces painted. We then split into two groups. Mr Wheals’ group took part in a Science […]

Creatures, Beans and Mother’s Day

by | 3 Mar 2017 | Kingfishers, Science

On Friday 24th March 2017 it was the turn of Kingfishers to show their work in their class assembly. The children were confident to stand up, talk and sing to the audience. The children proudly showed their work and talked about what they had learnt. They talked about pancakes, showing the shopping lists they had written […]

Volcanoes & Addition

by | 3 Mar 2017 | Geography, Owls, Science

On Friday 10th March, it was once again the Owls Class Assembly. The children read out some of their writing, and demonstrated their knowledge of Maths, Science and Geography. As always, we were very proud of all the children, and would like to thank all the parents and relatives that attended.  

History, Stories and Electricity

by | 1 Jan 2017 | Owls, Science

It was the turn of the Owls, on Friday 27th January, to share their work to parents and other children in the school. They read stories about Rama and Sita, talked about the dodgeball competition, received certificates and also shared their science work based on electricity.

Volcano Magic

by | 1 Jan 2016 | Owls, Parents, Science

It was the turn of the Owls to share their work with the Parents at Friday’s assembly. They showed some photos and explained what they had been doing in gymnastics, shared some amazing writing and showed some work which they were particularly proud of.  However, the highlight of the assembly, had to be ‘Science in […]

Let There Be Light!

by | 1 Jan 2016 | Owls, Science

Last week in science, the children were learning about light; about different light sources and reflection. On Friday, we were very lucky that Mr Clark was able to visit and allowed us to experiment with different lighting equipment. This included a ‘mirror ball’, lights and different coloured filters.

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