Do the biggest plants have the biggest leaves?

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We gave the children a scientific question to investigate and find the answer to. 

They discovered that actually some small plants had some of the biggest leaves and that actually some huge trees only have tiny leaves.

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measure science outdoor learning Understanding the World


Hawks experiment with circuits

Does the length of the wire affect the brightness of the bulb?


What did you find out? Was your hypothesis correct? What was your conclusion?


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Hodgson Science Visit by Lucas Wilmot

Yesterday we had a visit by Hodgson Acadamy. They came to show us about the heart. Firstly they shown us a powerpoint and facts about how the heart works. Next we saw a diagram of how the heart works and tried to reacreate our own version of it.It all started were, Oliver R was the red blood cell,…

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A visit from Hodgson

Three students from Hodgson came to teach Hawks all about the heart. The children were inspired and enthusiastic about this interactive and hands-on experience they had.The children now know the main parts of the human circulatory system and understand the importance and functions of the…

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science year5 year 6 Hodgson heart


Taking our pulse rate in Tag-Rugby

In tag-rugby, we tested our pulse rate during different stages of activity: sitting, jogging, running and cooling down. We collected our data in a table and used this to create a line graph in maths.


What did you learn in tag-rugby? What happened to your pulse rate during…

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maths KS2 PE science data handling statistics year5 year 6 tag-rugby


Owls' Visitor from Kingfisher Education funded by United Utilities

The children in Owls thoroughly enjoyed meeting their visitor Dave, who was representing United Utilities. He discussed the water cycle in great detail and how everyone can save water. The children learnt lots of exciting facts and have each made a water saving promise.



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science water LKS2


* Owls Illumination Project and electrical circuits.

All the children in Owls' Class have absolutely loved our electricity topic this half term. They were really excited to learn about how electrical circuits work and enjoyed exploring the different elements to a circuit and testing how to make them a complete circuit and light up the bulb and/or…

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Walk the lights

On Wednesday evening, KS2 went on a family trip to walk the lights.

Year 5 and year 6 were launching their new topic for after half term.

Please email Miss Howarth photographs of you at the illuminations for our display.


What do you like most about Blackpool illuminations? Who did…

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hawks science Blackpool illuminations KS2 year5 year6 light


How is Romeo going to adapt to school life?

Today, year 5 and 6 had a talk with Mrs McGrath about Romeo our school dog.

Romeo is going to be our school therapy dog. He will help us with our learning. Romeo will help us read and turn our pages in our books.

Romeo will help anxious children this may include helping them in exams.


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Kestrels - D.T. project work - materials required

On Thursday and Friday of next week (18th and 19th October) Kestrels class will be making some models as part of our D.T> and Science work. 

Please can you try and collect over the weekend and early next week as much material as you can and bring into school on Thursday. 

Material that will…

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Doves science

Last week we really enjoyed some "hands on" experience making electrical circuits.



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doves science LKS2


Owls' Create Circuits in Science

The children in Owls all loved creating circuits in science. Can you remember what a complete circuit and an incomplete circuit is? What do you notice about them both?


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science LKS2