Science

Science is taught within the Creative Curriculum with the aim that practical learning is not only fun but a key way to develop a deeper understanding of scientific concepts. In both Key Stages, the areas for learning are Scientific Enquiry, Life Processes and Living Things, Materials and their Properties, and Physical Processes.

We are very fortunate to have ample scope within our grounds for scientific explorations and where possible, children are taught science in a ‘hands on’ way.

We also have a close relationship with East Bergholt High School who periodically arrange joint science days in Key Stage 2. 

Mrs Marshall

Science Subject Leader

Science in the News

Bird Feeders & Birdwatch

The children looked at a Powerpoint all about British Birds. The children were able to identify the birds and learnt interesting facts about them. The children were told they were going to take part in the RSPB Birdwatch (next week). The children thought about how...

Movement of the Moon

In Science, we have been looking at all things Space! We have looked at the solar system, astronomers and the Earth and Moon. To finish off the unit, we made models that show the movement of the moon and its path of travel around the Earth. [gallery...

CSI Friday!

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...

Magnet Games

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...

Forest Fun

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....

Wildlife Detectives

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...

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