Welcome to our Minibeast Hotel

Class One & Two have come together to build our very own Minibeast Hotels. We split up into small groups and gathered materials such as leaves, grass, twigs, moss, and woodchips to create a safe home for our Minibeast to move into. These hotels will be placed around our school playground and field…

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Pollinating Flowers

Pollinating Flowers

This week in science we have been learning about how flowers are pollinated and their reproductive parts. The reproductive parts include;

  • Stamen - produces the pollen
  • Stigma - is sticky so it makes the pollen stick to the plant from a bee, it then sends it to the…
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Science

Plants and Growing 

 

In Science we have been learning about different flowers and plants. We spent this afternoon looking at and labelling different flowers and sorting them into 'wild' flowers and 'garden' flowers. 

 

      

 

 

After sorting the flowers, we went on a…

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Science

Forces in action

This week in science, we have been looking at different forces in action. We have learnt about;

  • pushing
  • pulling
  • gravity
  • friction
  • upthrust
  • air resistance

Which car will need the greatest force (push/pull) to move?

Why do you think that?

In groups,…

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Ready Steady Grow

In class two we have started our new topic in science called 'Ready Steady Grow'. In our first lesson we looked closely at different fruits and vegetables using magnifying glasses to notice all the different textures, patterns and seeds we could see. We then sketched what we saw and spent some…

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Planting our sunflowers

This week Class One have been learning all about growing flowers and vegetables. We looked at what a sunflower and a bean seed needs to grow and decided to see if we can grow some of our own. We were very lucky because Diane gave us some sunflowers to look after too! Our garden will provide lots…

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Science

Bones, bones, bones

This afternoon we learnt the scientific names for the bones in our body! How many do you know?

  • cranium
  • mandible
  • clavicle
  • sternum
  • thoracic cage
  • humerous
  • ulna
  • radium
  • metacarpals
  • carpals
  • phalanges
  • vertebral…
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Super Science

Investigating Light

Class 4 know that light can only travel in a straight line. It cannot bend or turn around corners. This week, the children were challenged to find out how they would be able to get a light beam to turn a corner! Thinking as scientists, the children soon came up with the idea…

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Science

Skeletons!!

This afternoon we looked carefully at what makes up the human skeleton, we then made our own! 

 

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Science

Eatwell Plates

Today we looked at the 5 different food groups that make up the Government recommended Eatwell Plate;

  • carbohydrates
  • fruit and vegetables
  • proteins
  • dairy
  • sugars and fats

We have been learning about what each food group does for our bodies and what proportions we…

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Science

Health and movement

We started our new science topic this afternoon, looking at how humans get the nutrition they need from what they eat.

There are many different ways you can group food. One way we looked at this afternoon was into the food groups:

  • Carbohydrates
  • Fruit and…
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Investigating Yeast

Investigating Yeast

 

As part of our topic on Classification, we have been looking at micro-organisms. Not only did we complete lots of research to find out as much as we could about micro-organisms, we also conducted an experiment with yeast.

Yeast is a micro-organism that is used in…

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