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Category Archives: Science and Technology

Snow and Ice

Reception had lots of fun in the snow! They practised writing their name and letter sounds in the snow. It was a great opportunity to explore the changes in the seasons and allowed us to reflect and compare with our melting ice investigation last week.

Technology in Year 2

Year 2 have made some fabulous photograph frames to give to their parents as a gift for Christmas. Our first step was to look at a variety of different types of photograph frames and decide what we would like to make.. We chose the materials which we would like to use to make our frames,… Continue Reading

Now Press Play!

We have been using a new piece of technology in school this week – Now Press Play!Using a set of unique headphones and a iPad with a transmitter, the whole class are able to listen to, act out and take part in an ‘experience.’ Year 3 ventured back in time to the Stone Age. Year… Continue Reading

Food Technology in Year 4

Food Technology in Year 4

In today’s design and technology lesson we evaluated a number of existing products. We assessed five different breads on the criteria of taste, appearance, texture and smell. We had a lot of fun discussing our different opinions of the breads. As a class we decided that our favourite was the white farmhouse loaf, although that… Continue Reading

Zoolab in Year 1

As part of our ‘Animals including Humans’ topic in Science, we were visitied by Rob from Zoolab. Rob brought different types of animals into school so that we could understand further how to group them into categories e.g. mammals, reptiles, amphibians. He also talked about what the animals eat using the vocabulary carnivore, herbivore and… Continue Reading

Nursery have enjoyed their first half term at school!

We have enjoyed a busy few weeks in Nursery!  The children have learnt lots of new skills and taken part in a range of activities linked to our ‘All about me’ and ‘Autumn’ topics. We have read many stories but a particular favourite was ‘Leaf Man’ by Lois Ehlert.   The children were introduced to printing… Continue Reading