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…
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!
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…
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…
What parts of a plant do we eat?
Well, that completely depends of 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
- Nuts and seeds
We then had great…
Evolution and Inheritance
During our second Science session we started our learning by examining different types of fox, describing the environment they live in and about how the fox's characterisitcs have adapted to this particular environment. The children discussed ancestors, genetic…
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…
Plants - Roots and Shoots!
Over the Easter holidays, Miss Brown planted us some sunflower seeds so they would turn into seedlings, ready for our science investigations.
This afternoon, we set up an investigation to find out how important the requirements for plant life are. We are going…
Evolution and Inheritance
Class 4's new Science topic launched today. We started with a game of 'Human Guess Who' which we all really enjoyed. The purpose of the game was to highlight human characteristics and our unique features. This led to a discussion about inherited characteristics…
Weekly blog by Evie H and Maddie
This week in Science we have been learning about our muscles and how regular exercise can make them stronger. First we exercised our biceps and triceps using water bottles so that we could feel our muscles working. We had to hold the bottles with our arms…
This week’s homework hero is Summer.
Summer collected specimens of the plants in her garden as part of our current science topic 'Ready, Steady, Grow!'.
Well done Summer!
This week in Class 2, our science experiment was all about hydroponics. Hydroponics is the method of growing plants without using soil.
For the experiment, the children set up a test farm. This will allow us to see what conditions are needed in order for seeds to germinate. Before we began, the…