Pupil Blog - Science

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…

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Homework Hero

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!

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Hydroponics

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…

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Science - Keeping Healthy

Bones in the human body! 

This week we have been looking skeletons! We have learnt that not all animals have an internal skeletons and that the presence of this is an important feature in classifying animals. We learnt that a skeleton is needed for support, protection and movement.

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Science - 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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Pupil Blog - Science

Weekly blog by Bethany and Evie D

This week in science we started our new topic, keeping healthy. We were put into 6 groups of 4 and were given a client profile. Inside, was an information sheet about the client, their weekly food diary and also a list of questions the clients wanted us to…

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Pupil Blog - Science

Weekly blog by Poppy and Tilly

This week we created magnetic games using the knowledge we have gained during science. In partners we each designed and made the games using paper, paper clips and magnets.

We created different types of games from fishing to cops chasing grannies using our…

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Science

Class 4 creating animals to classify

Written by Evie and Maddie

In Science this week we have been looking at classifying our own made up species. We were challenged to base our imaginary animal on a normal animal with additional features. We created animals such as: dogs with rainbow spots,…

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Science

Magnetic Games!

On Tuesday afternoon Class 3 was a mess, and for a very good reason! The children were using their creativity and imagination to make wonderful magnetic games!

There were 3 different types of games the children made. 

1. Magnetic Fishing

To do this, they made a…

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Pupil Blog - Magnetism

Weekly blog by Charlie and Liberty

In science this week our task was to make our own magnetic compasses.

We needed:

  • A bar magnet
  • A flat plastic lid
  •  A plastic bowl
  • Water
  • Compass template

We had to:

  1. Cut the compass template out and stick it on the plastic lid
  2. Half…
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Science

Classifying Sweets  

Written by Alfie and Lewis

 

On Tuesday afternoon in Science, Class 4 were set the challenge of classifying different types of sweet (this means separating them using a branching key)

The sweets involved were: Rolos, Smarties, Haribo, Liquorice Allsorts and Fruit…

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Science - Forces and Magnets

Magnet Strength 

Today, Class 3 pupils investigated the strength of different magnets. As a class, we brainstormed ideas as to how we would test strength and played around to see which methods would be realistic for us to carry out. We finally decided that we would test the strength of magnets…

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