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Upcoming Events

Science week

Science week is an annual event which this year is Monday 23rd April to Friday 27th April

Throughout the week, each class will have the opportunity to work scientifically to develop the following enquiry skills:

  • ask simple questions
  • observe closely, using simple equipment
  • perform simple tests
  • identify and classify
  • use their observations and ideas to suggest answers to questions
  • gather and record data to help in answering questions

Events:

Monday

Mad Scientist Day

Children are asked to dress up as mad scientists for the day.

Parents are invited to stay-and-experiment 9.00-9.30am.

Investigations and activities for each class.

Tuesday

Mobile farm visit

Bringing the farm experience to school, this visit will include time to meet the animals and find out facts about them.

Investigations and activities for each class.

Wednesday

Investigations and activities for each class.

Thursday

Investigations and activities for each class.

Friday

Night owl visit

Flying display and talk for the whole school – children will have the opportunity to watch and some children will have the chance to fly one of these spectacular birds. After the display, children will be photographed with Whisper the Barn Owl and these can be bought by parents.

Golden time

Parents are invited to join us for golden time to share our scientific learning this week – 2.30-3.00pm.

 

 

What's happened so far ...

What’s been happening in Science this term…

Primary Engineer

Year 1 have taken part in the Primary Engineer competition in term 4.  This involved an interview with a professional accredited engineer, and the opportunity to enter a competition as part of their homework.

The competition asked the question: If you were an engineer, what would you do?

To enter the competition, the children identified a problem, designed their own invention to solve the problem and wrote a letter to explain their design.

A winning design from each age range will be built by engineers, and a selection from each age range will be displayed in the University of Southampton.

The entries from year 1 have been sent to the Primary Leaders Award competition and are awaiting judging!

 

Science club

Science club has started in term 4 and will continue in term 5. Children have had the chance to become scientists and investigate, predict and observe through lots of exciting experiments! 

Here are some photos from term 4:

 

 

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