Autumn Walk

On Thursday last week the Parrots went on an autumn walk. We looked for signs of seasonal change, and talked about how the days are getting shorter. We discussed the weather and how we need to wear warmer clothes. The next day we wrote a recount about our lovely…

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LED Light's Talk

Today the children in Doves had a visitor in class.Mr Timperley (Charlie's Grandad) from SDL Lighting came in to school and talked about the LED lights he works with. The children were all fascinated by all the information he gave them and they asked some fantastic questions. Mr Timperley has…

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Parrots Investigating Waterproof Materials

We tested 6 different materials to find out whether or not they were waterproof. We made predicitons first, then after carrying out the experiment we recorded our findings. 

 

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Fruit Smoothies

This afternoon we have made fruit smoothies.  This has ended our week of Sport and Healthy Living week.  Our smoothies contained a range of fruit including, strawberries, nectarine, peach, grapes, orange, banana and water.  We thought they were delicious.  What fruits would you put in your…

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Floating Boats

Parrots had lots of fun making boats as part of our 'Buckets & Spades' topic. The boats were strong, waterproof & they all floated very easily! This is because for their size the boats were light!

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Waterproof Coat for Explorer Dave

This afternoon we have been investigating the best material to use to make a waterproof coat for Explorer Dave.  We tested fabric, felt, plastic, paper, mesh and wood.

We thought that the fabric would be a good waterproof material however we found out that the best was the plastic.  In the…

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Spring Lambs

Dotty and Dave, the lambs, came to visit our school, especially for our spring morning. They were lovely! We stroked and fed them and they enjoyed lying in the spring sunshine. Some of us were very brave to meet an animal that we had never met before!

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Materials

This afternoon we have been learning about different types of materials.  We found out that there are all sorts of materials that can be grouped together.  Here are some photos of different materials we found around school and we have grouped them together.  Can you think of any other materials…

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Science Week in Owls

This week we have loved science week.

We have been making lots of changes with materials. 

We created dancing gloop changing a solid to a liquid or a liquid to a solid using the materials cornflower and water.

Mrs Claydon came in on Tuesday and we investigated which materials would be…

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Science Air Show

Thirty children from Year 1 and Year 2 went to see a science air show at Blackpool Tower in the circus arena. They had lots of fun learning about the properties of air, as you will see in the photographs. Thank you to Isabella (in Eagles) and her mum for 'winning' us the opportunity of taking some…

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*Doves' Science Week Investigations

This week Doves have had a fabulous time completing Science Investigations for Science Week. Firstly, we investigated how to make Boogie Gloop. The children predicted how to make the gloop dance and had lots of fun creating this wonderful mixture of cornflour and water. This mixture went through…

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Parrots Investigate Shadows

As part of National Science week, we had fun drawing round each other's shadows ouside, to help us understand how they are formed. 

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Identifying Plants

This afternoon we looked around our school grounds to identify plants and places that they grow.  Can you identify the plants in the photos below and where they would be found by leaving a comment?

    

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Owls answer the question, ' Why we should keep the library loan book box service?'

Why should we keep the library loan book box service?

 

What have you used the library loan book box service for?

 

How has this helped with your learning?

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Finding different materials

This week in science we have been out and about in our school grounds identifying different materials that things are made from.  Can you comment on the photos and tell me what materials have been used in these objects?

 

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Owls Electrical Circuits

In Owls we spent the first part of our science lesson outside acting as human electrical circuits. We then went inside to create incomplete and complete circuits. We also tested to see which materials were conductors.

 

What did you enjoy most about our lesson? What part of the circuit were…

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