Monthly Archives: November 2016

ECO Council – Minutes Nov 2017

 Minutes of Meeting – 8th November 2016

Eco Council – Switch Off Fortnight

Over the past two weeks eco council have taken part in switch off fortnight. We took part in an energy survey ,looked at school meter readings and produced posters to go on our eco. We thought about how as a school we use energy and how we can reduce this.

Celebration Assembly – 25/11/16

Our celebration assembly winners Fridays 25th November.[Best_Wordpress_Gallery id=”252″ gal_title=”2016/17 Celebration assembly 25/11/16″]

Science Club – Blobs In A Bottle!

In Science club last week the children explored the potential of immiscible liquids and chemical reactions to create surprisingly dramatic effects. What You Will Need: A clean 1 liter clear soda bottle 3/4 cup of water Vegetable Oil Fizzing tablets (such as Alka Seltzer) Food colouring What To Do: 1. Pour the water into the bottle. 2. Use a measuring cup or funnel to

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Eagle Class – Gas Attack!

In Science this week the children in Eagle Class have been learning about solids, liquids and gases. We have been exploring their properties and seeing how different conditions can effect how much gas is produced. They changed temperature, amount of sugar and yeast. The conclusion was that warm temperatures with lots of yeast and sugar makes the most gas to inflate a balloon.[Best_Wordpress_Gallery id=”246″

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Eagle Class – Cracking Christingles

On Monday Eagle class were privileged to host David, our local vicar. He explained that Christingle means ‘Christ’s Light’ and it is a symbol of the Christian faith. Lots of churches hold Christingle services around Christmas time. All the children made their own Christingle and have learnt that: • The orange represents the world. • The candle reminds Christians of Jesus who they believe

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Kite & Kestrels Class – Crime & Punishment Topic

we held courts from Saxon & Tudor Times as well as Modern Day and learned about how things have changed through the ages.[Best_Wordpress_Gallery id=”255″ gal_title=”2016/17 kites & kestrels crime and punishment”]

Eagle Class – Its A Crime!

On Thursday this week Years 5 and 6 joined together in our end of unit celebration on Crime and Punishment. The children worked in three groups with Mrs Patterson, Mr Gale and Myself, creating Tudor, Saxon and modern day courtroom scenes. The characteristics and oversights of the earlier eras drew quite a contrast with our detailed modern day system. An added bonus was the

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Seahorse Class – Freeze It Investigation

Over the next 2 weeks in Seahorse we are going to be learning about the Season of Winter and the changes that happen to our environment. This week we investigated how ice is made and why we get ice in the Winter and not the summer. We carried out an experiment using timers and thermometer to see what happened to the ice when it

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Octopus Class – Freeze It

This week in Octopus Class we have started our new science topic ‘Freeze it’. We have been inspired in our writing, using adjectives and noun phrases to describe some of our favourite characters, including Scrat, Manny, Diego and Sid. We enjoyed watching some clips from Ice Age movies, as well as using Ice Age cuddlies to help inspire our descriptions. Miss Rogers is impressed

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