Science

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 […]

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 […]

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