Autumn in Class 1

Enjoying Autumn

We have been exploring all the sights and sounds of Autumn. The children have been counting and counting conkers, sweeping up leaves and sorting the leaves and sticks by size. What fun we've had celebrating Autumn!

 

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Science

Can states of matter change from one to another?

This week we have been investigating whether gases, liquids and solids can change from one the other. Our investigations showed they can!

Evaporation

Evaporation is the process of turning a liquid into a gas, it happens all around us,…

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Investigating light

Investigating light

 

Class 4 enjoyed experimenting and investigating shadows this week. They wanted to find out whether certain materials created a coloured or textured shadow! After planning and predicting, they discovered that coloured transparent materials create a coloured shadow (eg.…

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Science

Class 2 are Scientists!

Class 2 have been making predictions today in science. We have each predicted (in mm) how much rain will fall in the next week. We have placed a rain gauge in the soil to collect the rain each day. Every afternoon we will check the gauge and record our results on our…

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Light Specialists!

Light Specialists

In Science, we are trying to put together a portfolio of our knowledge relating to 'light'. We have learnt about the way in which light travels and how shadows are created with an opaque object. 

We wanted to find out whether the distance of the light source, in relation to…

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Pupil Blog - Science

Pupil Blog by Chloe and Madeleine

States of Matter

This week we have started our new science topic which is ‘states of matter.’ These are solids, liquids and gases.

First of all, we sorted pictures of different objects and materials into groups and decided which of these states they…

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Science - Flowers

Weekly blog by Millie B and Poppy

Paper-copter seeds

In Science, we have been learning about pollinating flowers. Today, we looked at the importance of seeds falling far from their parent tree, as if they fall right underneath they would not have enough space, water or light. It's vital…

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Science - Flowers

Pollinating Flowers by William S

We looked at the reproductive parts of the flower in Science yesterday. 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 ovaries
  • Style - sends…
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Minibeasts

Our KW Grid 

For our topic input the children told me what they already know about minibeasts. They then had to think of what they would like to know. There were some lovely ideas, such as "does anyone make minibeast art?" and wondering if ladybirds get a new spot every birthday! We put all of…

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Gardening

Planting our sunflowers!

It was time! Our sunflowers were ready to be planted into the flower beds today, we watered the soil and propped them up with gardening canes. We hope they flourish in their now home! 

Take a closer look at our photos in our photo gallery!

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Gardening

Sunflowers

Look at how big our sunflowers are now.. they're just about ready to be planted outside. 

 

At lunchtime, some volunteers helped to move some soil to get the flowers beds ready. We had to move and rake the soil, as well as removing all the weeds! Thank you for helping…

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Pupil Blog - Science

Weekly blog by Emily and Poppy: What do seedlings need to grow well?

In Class 3, for the last three weeks we have been identifying and describing the different parts of plants: roots, stem, leaves and flowers.  We have also been exploring the requirements of plants for life and growth and what…

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