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Category Archives: Science and Technology

Year 2 Visit Wor Lotty

 

Year 2 visited Wor Lotty at Benton.

 

We did some planting, watering and weeding in the garden.

We tasted lots of different herbs and plants.

We learnt more about what plants need to survive and to grow.

We had a really exciting day and we are looking forward to going back soon and seeing how our peas and the other plants are doing.

Year 5 visit Sunderland Winter Gardens

Last week, Year 5 had a fantastic day at Sunderland Winter Gardens.  In the morning, we explored the interesting exhibits including Worlds Alive, about living creatures on Earth, Lost Worlds, about creatures of the past and 20th Century Sunderland, which showed us what life used to be like in cities.  We learnt lots of facts;… Continue Reading

Year 3 recieve a visit from RSPB.

We had a wonderful afternoon exploring the natural world on our door step! We went on a nature trail around our yard and field. We worked in groups of three to search for wildlife on our doorstep. We used magnifying glasses, identification charts and binoculars to search for birds and insects. We collected insects such… Continue Reading

KS2 science trail

Over 100 children enjoyed the KS2 science trail around school finding out some amazing facts and tricks as part of Science Week. The fun session looked at how amazing simple experiments can be and showing how science comes into every aspect of our lives. The children split into small groups and then watched close-up activities… Continue Reading

Year 2 visit Discovery Museum

Year 2 visited the Discovery Museum today.   We enjoyed trying out all of the experiments in the Science Maze. After lunch we had a fun time  in the circus exhibition.       In the afternoon we took part in a history workshop about the Great Fire of Newcastle. We learnt all about life in Victorian times and we acted out the story of the fire. Continue Reading