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Category Archives: Science and Technology

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.

Farmer Thompson Visits Year 5

Mr Thompson, a farmer from Northumberland, came to visit us in school on Tuesday 26th February as part of the Country Trust Project. He brought with him a friend, another farmer from Northumberland. They came to talk to us about contrasting locations; we compared how different the farm/countryside is to the city.  Mr Thompson told us about how seeds and… Continue Reading

Dissecting Lilies

As part of our Science topic on plants, Year 5 had a go at dissecting lilies. We have been learning about reproduction in plants and found out that a flower has both male and female parts. There are two types of reproduction: sexual and asexual. Living things that use sexual reproduction have sex cells called… Continue Reading

School launches science week

Children from across the school took part in the launch of Science Week 2019 by demonstrating amazing experiments to their classmates. With the help of friend of the school Technology Tom, pupils from every class (Reception up to Year 6)  presented a series of experiments on a variety of topics. Magnets, materials, lasers and ice were… Continue Reading

Just.Is Conference at St Mary’s

Last Thursday, Year 5 participated in the Just.Is conference at St Mary’s High School, a yearly conference which deals with a range of social and political issues.  The focus this year was Combating Climate Change. The day began with a tour of the school buildings; we were extremely impressed with the facilities!  Following this, we… Continue Reading