Abstract Space Art

Abstract Space Art

We have finished our space masterpieces this week where we have added the final touches to our abstract art designs! Please come in and have a closer look at our 'space gallery' in the Key Stage 2 cloakroom!

 

Take a closer look at our photos in our photo…

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More 'out of this world' homework

More 'out of this world' homework

 

The creations from this weeks Science homework were too good not to share. Take a look at our fabulous 3d models of the solar system and some more delicious baking of space cookies! We can't wait to see what next week brings.

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Wonderful Class 4 Homework

Wonderful Class 4 Homework

 

Class 4 have amazed us with their wonderful start to homework this week. As an optional task, we have been investigating all things 'Space'.

Take a look at some of our fabulous (and delicious) creations so far! 

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Science

States of Matter

Today we launched our 'States of Matter' topic in Science.  There are 3 states of matter we have been learning about:

Solid

Materials in a solid state keep their shape unless a force is applied to them.

Solids can be cut, squashed or twisted. They will not change shape…

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Science - Plants

What parts of a plant do we eat?

Well, that completely depends on what type of plant it is. Today Class 3 have been classifying plants, according to which part is eaten. There are 6 categories:

  • Stem and shoots
  • Leaves
  • Roots
  • Flowers
  • Fruits
  • Nuts and seeds

Take a closer…

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Science

Planting Seeds

 

In Science we are learning about what seeds need to grow into healthy plants. Last week we planted some Marigold seeds. We wanted to carry out a fair test so we planted the seeds in the same pots, amount of soil and used the same amount of water. We put some seeds on the…

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Science - Plants

Plants!

This afternoon Class 3 have been identifying and describing different parts of flowering plants, including the roots, stem/trunk, leaves and flowers. The children took their time, carefully drawing the plants, then labelled and annotated their drawings from their close…

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Science - Sunflowers

Plants - Roots and Shoots!

This afternoon, we set up an investigation to find out how important the requirements for plant life are. We are going to see if our sunflowers can grow healthy without each requirement. They are:

  • water
  • sunlight
  • soil
  • air
  • warmth
  • space

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What makes ice melt the quickest?

Class One wanted to conduct an experiment on ice. We decided to find out the answer to the question, what makes ice melt the quickest? We came up with our own ideas of what we could use in the experiment and settled on: salt, heat and water (with one block of ice as a control where we did nothing…

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Keeping Healthy

Eatwell Plates

Today we have been looking 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…

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Investigating Yeast

Investigating Yeast

 

Last week, Class 4 were investigating yeast and set up an experiment to discover in which conditions yeast rises. The experiment required 4 zip up freezer bags which were then filled with different elements.

Each bag contained yeast and then:

Bag A - sugar and…

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Pupil Blog - Science

Endangered Animals by Charlotte

This week in science we researched endangered animals. 

An endangered animal is:

  • a species that is threatened with extinction;
  • a species with a small habitat;
  • a species that has a small population.
 

Me and my partner, Maddy, looked at Bengal…

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