Minibeasts

This week we have been learning about Minibeasts and have learnt lots about them. We worked at five different stations, the caterpillar station, the painting minibeasts station, the bug hotel station, the bug hunt station and the sorting station. In the caterpillar station we observed our caterpillar and drew our Read more…

Heywood Great Science Share for Schools

The Great Science Share is an annual event, aimed at inspiring children to share scientific questions with new audiences. Harwood Park hosted the event and 6 schools’ including ours attended. Each school had a group of 8 pupils’ conducting a range of different Science experiments. There was also a neuroscience  Read more…

Bubbles Bubbles Everywhere!

We went out onto the playground to see how windy it was for Geography. We found that the bubbles blew in all different directions and sometimes, the wind looked like it had stopped completely… with the bubbles floating up! We had so much fun 🙂

Plant reproduction

Year 5 started their new science topic today: Reproductive Cycles! We were introduced to some new life in our classroom. We have baby caterpillars and giant triops eggs. We are looking forward to seeing how they grow and develop. We are very curious to find out more about them. We Read more…

Class reward

As we have worked so hard this week (completing our SATs), we had a class reward! Emma’s Crazy Critters came into our class.  She bought Bearded Dragons, a snake, an iguana, baby rabbits, and geckos.  We were very brave and held these different critters or gave them a stroke.

Animals and insects

This half term we are looking at different types of animals and insects. When we arrived to school on Tuesday we had some caterpillars in our classroom. 🐛  We talked about the caterpillars and discussed what they might need to survive. After reading the story ‘Monkey Puzzle’, we knew that a caterpillar Read more…

Great Science Share 2022

This week the whole school have participated in ‘The Great Science Share 2022’. The children had an opportunity to work scientifically and plan, investigate and discuss their own investigations. They looked at ‘which sunglasses were best at blocking light?’, ‘what material would be best for an umbrella and why?’, ‘how Read more…

Great Science Share

We had lots of fun at the ‘Great Science Share’. We got involved with lots of different experiments including lava lamp making; can you keep the caterpillar dry; which material can keep the alarm clock quiet and which sunglasses keep out the most light. We asked our own scientific questions Read more…

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