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Super science club!

Super science club has been experimenting with lots of different things this half term. We have learnt about the forces acting on a rocket balloon, the science behind magic milk, which shape is the strongest and how to build a structure that can support a soft toy using just...
Posted On 13 Oct 2017

Class 1 have a visit from a doctor

On Thursday class 1 had a visit from Mrs Border who came to tell us about her job as a doctor. We found out how doctors can save lives and some of the things that we can do to stay fit and healthy. The children had great fun trying on the surgeon outfits and practiced bandaging...
Posted On 08 Oct 2017
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Police visit to class 1

As part of our topic on superheroes class 1 have met some real life heroes. We had a visit from Inspector Pointon and two of his colleagues to talk about how they help to keep us safe. The children had great fun trying on the different helmets and they used the walkie talkie to...
Posted On 29 Sep 2017
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Play dough islands

Year 2/3 have been learning all about islands in geography lessons, in particular Scottish islands and their human and physical features. We have studied aerial maps of the Isle of Coll and hand drawn maps of the Isle of Struay (where Katie Morag lives) to create our own play...
Posted On 28 Sep 2017
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Marvellous Mathematics

Year 2 and 3 have been doing some marvellous mathematics this week investigating different representations of number. Year 2s have looked at making the same number using practical apparatus and year 3 have been on a number hunt to track down as many different ways to represent...
Posted On 21 Sep 2017
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Paired reading session

Year 2 and 3 have written some super adventure stories this term and they were all very proud of their writing. They were excited to share them with the reception and year 1 children during a paired reading session. Everyone in reception and year 1 enjoyed hearing the stories,...
Posted On 13 Jul 2017
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Creating a compass

Year 2 and 3 have really enjoyed learning about forces and magnets this term, so last week we discussed how a magnet was very similar to a compass and that we could make our very own compasses. We did this by magnetising a needle and then floating it on water. It took a lot of...
Posted On 11 Jul 2017
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If you go down to the woods today …

On Monday afternoon, the Reception/Year 1 class headed into Sutton woods with bags of marshmallows and a fire-pit for a fantastic Forest School session. They helped Miss Tubb by gathering sticks and pine cones which (with a bit of help from some cotton wool!) burned beautifully....
Posted On 04 Jul 2017
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Investigating Friction

In our science lessons, year 2 and 3 have learnt about lots of different forces. Last week we learnt about how friction is a force and that it is the action of one surface rubbing against another. We planned an experiment to see which surface caused the most friction when a toy...
Posted On 09 Jun 2017
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Paul Klee artwork

Year 2 and 3 have been studying the art of Paul Klee in art lessons this term. We have looked at how he uses colours and shapes in his abstract artwork. We used oil pastels and a paint wash to re-create one of his most famous pieces “The Castle and the Sun”. The...
Posted On 02 Jun 2017