Science Learning

Sweet Science! | 04 Oct 2019

Using Skittles and Jelly Worms, Kingfisher Class carried out some experiments to show how diffusion and osmosis are used to carry water and nutrients around the body.

Today, Year 5 were able to take part in a fantastic Science lesson where they were given the opportunity to dissect a pig’s heart and lungs. The children were really brave and had a go. A huge thank you to Mrs Bowman for coming in and helping with her expert skills. If you’re particularly squeamish, …

Year 6 cut straight to the heart of the matter! | 23 Sep 2019

Year 6 were very interested to have the chance to closely observe the dissection of a pig’s heart and lung. An impressively large number of students were able to touch it (with gloves on), and some students had to leave the room.  Thanks  again to Mrs Bowman for giving up her time and sharing her …

We had a visit today from Dangerous Dunc of ‘Mad Science’ fame! KS1 and KS2 had a fabulous assembly looking at all types of ENERGY!   If you would like to join the Mad Science Club, see the information coming home in bookbags this week.

Eagles have had an extremely busy week preparing for their assembly and carrying out lots of science activities. I am sure you will agree that all the children performed brilliantly in our assembly and really showed of just how proud they are of their work. To finish off our theme week, we took to the …

The Great Science Share for Schools 2019 – Leeds Satellite Event | 23 Jun 2019

On Tuesday 18th June, Tranmere Park hosted the Leeds Satellite event for the Great Science Share for Schools 2019. We welcomed pupils from Guiseley Primary, Queensway, Rawdon Littlemoor, Beeston Primary and Greenmount Primary. The children took on the role of science communicators, sharing their science learning with each other and instructing their peers on how …

Woodpecker scientists have been focusing on two fields of research this week – rocket technology and the human body! They have investigated and developed the next rocket ship to launch into space (using drinking straws and scrap paper) and also investigated the effect of exercise on the human body – specifically lung capacity! Here they …

Top Secret Visit from the Moon! | 20 May 2019

On Thursday last week, we had a top secret visit – so top secret we’re only now allowed to tell you – from the Moon and a meteorite! Colleagues from Bradford Grammar School had been entrusted by NASA to look after a sample of moon rock and a piece of meteorite from the Campo del …

We joined Jamie from Encounter Edu in the Arctic again this morning for our second live science lesson of the week. Today, we were looking at how animals and people keep warm in the Arctic and other cold climates. We investigated different materials and the clothing that is worn in the Arctic and then investigated …

As part of our science topic, ‘The Art of Living’, we looked at lots of the different vocabulary that we are going to be using. We had to work as a team to match up the correct word to the correct definition. Feel free to test us on some of our words at home!
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