As part of science week we were set the challenge to find the best material to make our very own catapult. We looked at different designs before we designed what […]
As part of our science week we went into the hall to do a silly science workshop. We saw lots of different science experiments and learnt some new scientific vocabulary […]
In science this week, we have looked at the amount of light emitted from different locations within the classroom to evaluate the impact of shadows and objects. The children have […]
As part of Science week Class 4 were set with a task of designing and building a contraption that would encourage local wildlife to our environment. The children initially thought […]
Today, we have investigated reflection using our scientific enquiry skills. We have used IT to present our learning.
Y3 children had a super amazing day at Kelham Island consolidating and expanding their knowledge of Steel. They learnt more about key people such as Henry Bessemer and Harry Brearley! […]
Class 7 have been learning about sexual and asexual reproduction in plants, and about vegetative propagation – artificially regrowing plants. Today we set up our own investigation to regrow spring […]
In science club this week we looked at different ways to create weather in a jar. We used soap, water and glitter to create a tornado. Then we used shaving […]
Class 4 have been investigating the effects of friction to moving objects. We had a look at which surface would contain the most friction.. we found out the wood surface […]
Class 6 investigated how much salt could be dissolved in 180ml water before it reached saturation. How many teaspoons do you think the water could hold? We made our predictions […]
In science over the past couple of weeks we have been looking at what a habitat is and what an animal needs within that habitat to survive. We designed and […]
Class 6 have spent a fascinating afternoon at Ewden Water Treatment Works today. Huge thanks to our guides, Charlotte and Helena, from Yorkshire Water 💦 who made it so interesting! […]
The children have enjoyed forming electrical circuits and exploring what makes the lightbulb brighter and dimmer. We also investigated which materials conduct the electricity to form a complete circuit.
Class 4 are beginning to write an explanation text all about how plants grow! We have spent lots of time ordering and sequencing accurately and creating our own images and […]
More photos from our amazing trip to Tropical World as part of our topic this Autumn term!
Class 4 had a fantastic trip at tropical world to help us delve deeper into our topic based all around the Rainforest. We learnt lots of new information about the […]
We are learning about materials and their properties, and have recently focused on the difference between dissolving and melting – dissolving is when a solid mixes with a liquid to […]
We had an amazing P4C session this week discussing the concept of flying. The children listed things that could fly and we grouped these into two categories, wing and no […]
Thank you to all families that attended the sessions with Rotherham CLC, who kindly came to do a “structures and materials” session with children and families from classes 7 and […]
This week in Acorns we have been reading the story Funnybones. We have enjoyed making ourselves into skeletons, looking at x-rays, using the Mr potato head to identify body parts […]
Class 4 are currently learning about the different parts of a plant and the function of each part. The children dissected their very own plant to see what each part […]
Year 5’s science topic this half term is materials and their properties. We have started the topic by looking at a variety of materials, thinking of ways we can describe […]
Class 3 today were visited by a Mobile Zoo. We had the chance to hold and stroke a snake, rabbit, bird and a bearded dragon. All children were extremely brave […]
Today, Year 3 have been learning about how rocks are formed. With chocolate and other ingredients, we simulated forming different types of rock.
We have been learning all about sound in Class 6. Today we investigated how sound travels over a distance using paper cup telephones. We made them in pairs and then […]
Super research on our new Science topic about rocks and soils today!
This week in science club we have been investigating how to create the biggest bubbles using washing up liquid. The children explored the amount of washing up liquid used and […]
As part of our science learning about rocks and soils, we wanted to investigate what happens to soil if it is left in water for a longer period of time. […]
Will you succeed in astronaut training? Can you survive the gravitational force? Will you extract Amazonite from fragments of planet Venus? Children are deciding whether they could manage 6 months […]
After discovering who the scientist Charles Macintosh was and what he discovered, class 4 decided to carry out an investigation into which materials would be best suited to make a […]
Year 5 test a range of foods and have predicted which foods contain the highest and lowest amounts of fat. The stain will be evidenced in the morning… Three groups […]
Well done to Class 2, 3 and 4 for taking part in Science week. We had Scientists from Sheffield Univeristy visit our school to talk about bugs. We spoke about […]
Why did Winnie’s potion explode? Class 2 interviewed Winnie the Witch, gaining an insight as to why her potion exploded. Winnie was asked many questions… What happened? When did it […]
Today, Year 4 have been investigating which material is the best at keeping a hot potato warm for the longest period of time. We have tested foil, paper, plastic and […]
Class 6 this week have carried out an investigation into the Digestive System. This investigation saw us making POO! The children worked together to go through each process of the […]
There may not have been much snow today but KS1 have taken the opportunity to get out and collect what they could for their snow potions.
In science, we have been learning how light travels. We have put our knowledge to good use by making periscopes. What better way is there to test them out than […]
Class 3 have been sharing their Christmas gifts this week – Some amazing Science Lab and investigations. We have had so much fun from exploring how to make volcanic eruptions […]
In Class 2 we have been investigating different mixtures to see which creates the best magical potion. We mixed white vinegar with washing-up liquid, food colouring, salt, water and bicarbonated […]
Today we have been using our sculpting skills to demonstrate our knowledge of coastal erosion. Using clay, we have created models showing the headland, caves, arches, stacks and stumps which […]
On Tuesday, we took advantage of the windy weather in Foundation 1, we made kites and ribbon sticks for children to run and dance in the wind. We quickly learnt […]
This week in Class 3 we have been recycling old pieces of paper to make new paper. On Tuesday we had to shred the paper and leave it to soak over […]
Our foundation 2 children are now approaching their 6th week of full time education. We are so proud of the learning experiences children have had in this short time and […]
What a great turn out for our family learning session. Thank you to everyone who came to support us, we hope you had a fantastic time.
This week children had a visit from Zoo Lab. Children learnt many facts about a selection of animals, through an interactive and hands on session. Meet Sally Snail, Carla Cockroach, […]
This week in class 4 we have been investigating what liquid will make a dinosaur hatch. We created our own eggs using water, bicarbonate of soda and a dinosaur of […]
This week in Class 3 we have been investigating to find out which liquid will make a dinosaur egg hatch. On Thursday, we created our very own dinosaur eggs using water, […]
This week in Class 2 we are investigating how dinosaur eggs hatch. We created our own eggs using water, baking soda and (of course) dinosaurs. We then left them overnight… […]
As part of our science investigation, Class 5 decided to test a wide variety of materials to find one most suitable to make curtains for Plop the owl so that […]
As part of our STEM project, we have been thinking about what makes a home for birds. We have discussed the consequences of bird homes being destroyed and feel strongly […]
This week in science we have been looking at animals and their offspring. This is Harrison and Lizzie completing the activity. The children could challenge themselves and match up […]