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Over the last few months we have been carefully cultivating our very own potatoes. Today, we finally got to dig them up and enjoy them all together with some home(school!)grown mint and butter* *For the avoidance of doubt (and to satisfy one Kingfisher who felt strongly that this was clarified), the butter wasn’t made here …

This afternoon, we investigated the effects of moving a light source on the shape of our shadows. This concluded our work on Light this half term where we investigated lots of the properties of light (sorry there weren’t many pictures but all of our investigating has taken place in the dark.*) *These are the best …

We were delighted to welcome Maria Glot into school today to provide us with an “eye-witness” account of living in Victorian Saltaire. Many stories were told of working in the factories, life on the street, rules that all residents had to live by and many more fascinating facts. Children were given an identity of a …

To conclude our topic on Weather and Climate, we were shown how the professionals present the weather, by Lisa Gallagher, ( a weather presenter for the BBC ). We watched a ‘day in the life’ video of her, at work. She also gave us some useful tips, which we used when we had a go …

Weather reporting from all over the world. We watched the professionals, took tips on how they presented the forecast and performed our own. We used weather specific vocabulary and used websites to find out what the weather would be. Take a look at the professionals in action.

Hi all! Just a quick reminder that tomorrow is a muddy puddle day. Make sure you come ready for a day of outdoor excitement!

Afternoon, everybody. In Doves and Kingfishers today, we have been investigating how to sort materials. To begin with, the children were asked to categorise the random assortment of materials however they pleased. Initially, they grouped them by: size, natural vs man-made, metallic vs plant based, ‘see throughness’ and flexibility. Following the lesson, the children then …

Report written by the Kingfishers who were still here after 3pm (when we had cleaned up). Today we have been investigating mixtures and solutions. We mixed Dihydrogen monoxide* with paperclips, sand and rice to form a mixture. Into this, we then dissolved salt. We discussed the difference between a mixture and a solution. Mr Beech …

The Masked Reader! | 03 Mar 2021

Introducing…. ‘The Masked Reader!’ Coming Soon…

This morning we used various fruit (and a peppercorn!) to map out our Solar System to scale. Loo roll was used as a measuring device – can you guess how many MILLION KILOMETERS(!!) each piece represents? Pluto would be over by the goals somewhere (if it were still a planet!)
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