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Category Archives: Science and Technology

Zoolab Visits Year 1!

The children in Year 1 were visited by Rob from Zoolab who came in to show us a range of animals to help us with our work in Science. We talked about different groups of animals and discussed some of their habits and what they eat.

We got to hold a giant snail, a Madagascan cockroach, a royal python and a rat. Rob also brought  a curly haired tarantula from Costa Rica and a white tree frog for us to observe. What a great afternoon!

Year 3 trip to the Hancock Museum

We had a wonderful day today at the Hancock Museum for both our humanities and science topics. For science we explored the precious gemstones section of the museum and also enjoyed a rocks and minerals workshop. For humanities we explored the early prehistoric section  of the museum and completed activities relating to Stone Age to… Continue Reading

Year 3 trip to Broxfield Farm

Year 3 had a wonderful time today at Broxfield farm in Northumberland. We started the day by feeding some cows and learning different facts, including different types and names of cows. We then ventured into the fields and saw learnt how a combine harvester cuts the ears of wheat ready to be processed. We had… Continue Reading

Soup fun in Year 5!

In DT lessons this term, Year 5 have been learning about origin and seasonality of ingredients, healthy eating and a range of techniques for preparing ingredients.  They were also tasked with designing and making their own vegetable soup. We learnt a range of techniques for preparing ingredients, including cutting and chopping ingredients using the claw… Continue Reading

Year 3 Summer trip to Broxfield Farm.

Today we enjoyed another trip back to visit Mr Thompson at Broxfield farm. It was amazing to see how the farm has changed and developed through the seasons since our last visit in October. We enjoyed a tractor ride through a field of cows and then made magical woodland creatures in the forest in the… Continue Reading