Forest Science

This half term Year 5 are incorporating their science topic of ‘Separating Mixtures’ into their Forest School sessions. This week everyone had a great time being outdoor scientists. First we used natural resources to create diagrams showing different states of matter. After this some children explored the mixture station and Read more…

Vertebrates and Invertebrates

Maple have been comparing human anatomy to other animals this afternoon. We worked in pairs to try and identify which animals have backbones and which don’t. We discussed which of these animals had exoskeletons and which had endoskeletons. We classified the animals into vertebrates and invertebrates.

Travelling Science Show

Today Year 3 had Adrian Bowden visit school with his travelling science show. We spent the morning watching the ‘Light and Sound’ show and this afternoon we watched ‘Marvellous Materials’. It was really fun and we got to take part and help him with the different investigations.  

Vitamin C and Scurvy

As part of our topic this half term we have been learning about James Lind and his discovery of how vitamin C cures scurvy. This afternoon we tasted different fruits and rated them from those that had the least vitamin C to those that had the most vitamin C based Read more…

The Great Science Share

This afternoon, a group of children from Year 5 took part in the Great Science Share. We met with the other schools in the Arch Alliance over Zoom and each presented a Science investigation to each other which we followed and completed. The investigations that we did are: How does Read more…

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