Blog by Tag: science
On Wednesday 24th January, the children investigated what happens during a volcanic eruption and why. We used a fizzy bottle of lemonade to demonstrate the build up of pressure in the magma chamber and re-created an eruption by shaking the lemonade and unscrewing the bottle top. We discussed that…
In science we are learning about the body. Last week we were finding out all about our 5 senses. Herons classroom was turned into the taste testing room. We had to look at the food and guess what it was or what the flavour was. Next, we had to taste the foods and describe them using adjectives.…
We have been sorting toys according to the materials that they are made from. We are really good at identifying the names of different materials now. We can say why these materials are good for their use and we have found that the material that most of our toys are made from is plastic.
Today in science, we have been finding out all about different rocks. The children have learnt all about Igneous, Metamorphic and Sedimentary rocks. Here are the children inspecting a range of rocks more closely, using a magnifying glass, so they could write a detailed description of the rocks…
We have started our new term with a very busy week of learning!
The children have enjoyed learning about position, movement and direction in Maths. The children have been using positional language, using left and right and moving in whole turns, half turns, quarter turns and three quarter…
The ducklings have been investigating which of the toys would float or sink in a bath!
As part of our science and art learning, today we have been discussing seasonal change.
In Robins we have been outdoors looking for signs of Autumn and finding our favourite Autumn leaves.
We used our favourite leaf to create an observational drawing. Robins used pencil to carefully draw…
This afternoon Doves were all learning about forces in Science. We discussed different push and pull forces. The children then worked with a partner and recreated different push and pull forces. See if you can recognise any of them.
This week we have danced like fireworks in P.E. In science we have investigated which coats can and can't be seen in the dark. We practised writing words with split digraphs in phonics. We loved painting rainbows in art by mixing primary colours.
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…
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…
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.