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Category Archives: Science and Technology

Year 1 Design Technology

Year 1 have been busy on their Design Technology topic. Their design brief was to make a moving Christmas picture. The children practiced making sliders and choosing a character that would move in their picture. Some of their designs have included snowmen that  slide down the snowy hill and Santa’s sleigh flying across the  dark sky.

 

Amazing Angels in Year 3

On Friday we made our Angel of the North replicas. to finish off our Geography topic comparing the North East to London. We designed the replicas last week, thinking about the intent of our models and how someone might buy one for decoration or how a smaller version could be made even as a Christmas… Continue Reading

Great Geology in Year 3!

In Year 3 we are exploring ‘Rocks and Soils’ in Science this term. Today we investigated the strength of rocks (hardness test) and also how much water they can absorb. We worked as a class, deciding on a scaled system to judge the strength and water absorption levels. We looked at rocks of all types;… Continue Reading

Butterfly Bonanza!

The two Year 1 bubbles have been doing lots of Science work about life cycles. The most exciting part of our work has been watching the life cycle of a butterfly unfold before our very eyes! We started off with 30 caterpillars and we put them into pots with food and we waited. The caterpillars… Continue Reading