Is it magnetic?

Theo used the building resources to create a treasure hunter. This led to discussions about machines that can detect treasure and magnetic objects. We got out the magnets and enjoyed exploring what we could find that was magnetic. We sorted the objects into a Venn diagram - items that were…

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Gardening with Diane

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Class One at Fairburn Ings

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Science - Electricity

Electricity

This afternoon Class 3 thoroughly enjoyed constructing electrical circuits using wires, bulbs, switches and batteries. They worked as a team to complete challenges and explored what is needed to make a complete circuit. Fantastic work today! 

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Science - Sound

String Telephones

In Science this week we made string telephones to explore how sound travels over a distance.

When one person talks into their cup, the cup vibrates. The sound energy of these vibrations passes along the string. The string is a solid, so the particles are very close…

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How will the Gingerbread Man change?

Class 1 have enjoyed reading the story of The Gingerbread Man. We felt sorry for The Gingerbread Man who got gobbled up by the sly fox. So much so that we've explored building bridges for him over the river and also made boats. We also wondered what would happen if the Gingerbread Man had tried to…

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Science

Science - Light and Dark

This week we have been creating shadows! We had lots of fun on Tuesday, drawing around each other's shadows and creating hand shadows using torches. Can you work out whose shadow is who?

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Science - Light and Dark

Mirrors and Reflections

Today, in Science, we looked at reflections! Together we investigated reflective surfaces, how reflections work and the scientific processes involved by taking part in three different challenges: 

Mirror Writing-

In pairs, we wrote secret messages to one another by…

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Science

Class 2 Shadows

 

Yesterday, whilst the sun was out, Class 2 took the opportunity to start a shadow investigation. We drew around Lizzy's shadow, with chalk, on the playground. We repeated the investigation each hour to see if Lizzy's shadow moved.

We made sure we carried out a fair test…

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Baking for Geraldine's Birthday Party

Party preparations

Class 1 are really looking forward to celebrating Geraldine's Birthday on Friday. We have enjoyed baking her some cakes ready for the party. We hope she likes them!

Geraldine teaches us our new sounds. We want to say thank you to her for helping us learn.

 

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Science

Pupil blog by Ava and Liam

Light and Dark

Our new topic in Science is light and dark. This week we were investigating light.

For the investigation we needed:

  • A cardboard box
  • Some small objects
  • A pencil
  • A torch

To begin with we put small holes using the pencil in the top…

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Weather Forcast

Class 2 Weather Forecasts 

Class 2 have been learning all about the different seasons and the weather across the UK. In groups, we wrote our own weather forecasts and filmed ourselves reading them.

 

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