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

Archaeology Club

This half term, Mrs Marshall is running a lunchtime Archaeology club for children in Owls and Swans classes. Over the last two weeks, the children had to work together to chip dinosaur bones out of rock. It was very difficult, and took them a long time. Once all the...

Owls Shared Learning Session

On Thursday 16th May, many of the parents of Owls class came in for a shared learning session. In Science, the children have been working on the topic of Sound and had been looking at high and low sounds and how they are made. With the help of their parents, the...

Sunflower Competition

Miss Jones entered Kingfishers Class to take part in Fillpots Schools Sunflower Competition. The children were told they were competing to grow the tallest sunflower. The children helped Miss Walker to plant the seeds. Miss Walker read the children the list of things...

Battery Operated Lights

This half term, the Owls have been looking at electricity. The children learnt how to wire up electrical circuits that work, and investigated making different kinds of switches. The completed some DT work, designing and making a battery operated light for a particular...

Special Delivery

Kingfishers received a very special delivery at the beginning of March. It said ‘Urgent! Open immediately!’ The children were intrigued to find out what was inside. Miss Jones opened the box and showed the children two pots. Miss Jones told the children that we will...

British Science Week 2019

On Monday 11th March, all of our Year 6's made the journey to Martlesham to spend the morning at BT Adastral Park for the annual British Science Week. The children spent half the morning looking at ten different showcases demonstrating the latest technology in retail,...

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