Category: Science

Online safety in Muntjacs

This week, Muntjac class have enjoyed learning about how to stay safe, and be responsible, on the internet. We have been using a great game called ‘Interland’, which has been developed by Google to promote online safety. Search for it on Google, give it a try, and let me know your top-tips for enjoying the …

Lights Out!

On Thursday, we arrived at school to find that damage to power cables in the area, caused by Storm Georgina, meant that we had a power cut! Our Science topic for this term in Muntjac class is ‘Electrifying Electricity’, so we set about creating our very own sources of light in a battery powered circuit, …

Erupting Hedgehogs!

Last week a couple of members of Hedgehog Class were eager to make an erupting volcano. We looked on the internet to find out what we needed and everyone helped to collect the ingredients and equipment! We even invited Mrs Everard to come and watch too! It was great fun to watch!

Gardening Hedgehogs!

Wow! What a busy day we have had today in Hedgehog Class! We began the day by giving our outdoor area a good clean and we were excited to see some special tyres for us to plant in and explore! We then got busy planting flowers and seeds and decorating pebbles and pots. We made …

Science Day in Hedgehogs and Badgers!

Hedgehog and Badger Class teamed up today to become crazy scientists!! We have had fun with three different experiments involving skittles, flowers, and milk and food colouring. Plus, we made constructions as part of a team with spaghetti and marshmallows and explored slime! We also went on a spring nature hunt and experimented with making …

Maths, Science and Sweets!

Badger class had a great time in their maths lessons last week. We discussed deciduous trees whilst sorting piles of Autumn leaves and then created a tally to show how to write the numbers in a different way. Later on in the week, when we were perfecting our recording skills, they created a tally and …

Super Science Fun!

This week the Science and Technology team have been thinking about electricity. They worked brilliantly together and loved investigating how to make circuits.

Busy Beanstalk Badgers!

Badgers have had a great week and deserve a rest this weekend! In P.E we have ‘bean’ dancing as the sunshine, raindrops and wind to make our body beanstalks grow, studying seeds and planting broad beans and sunflowers in Science, and creating 2D and 3D Giant’s castles in maths -whilst learning all about the different …

Trip to Boydell’s Farm!

Hedgehog and Badger class have had an amazing day at Boydell’s Farm today! We have milked a cow, fed all the animals and even been able to hold a chick and a lamb. We particularly enjoyed paddling in the stream!

Muntjacs Eclipse Breakfast

On Friday 20th March Muntjacs came into school early to have an eclipse breakfast of chocolate muffins, moon pancakes, croissants and orange juice. It was really good fun. Then we went outside to see the eclipse but it was very cloudy.

Spotting Signs Of Spring At The Woods!

Yesterday was the perfect morning for Badgers to spot signs of Spring at Wiggery Wood. The sun was shining, the birds were singing and the bluebell shoots had grown taller! Spring is definitely on its way. Badgers managed to spot primroses, elder budburst and hazel catkins. Whilst looking for snowdrops, we stumbled across a crocodile …

The Ravenous Beast Cafe!

Hedgehog and Badger class had a super week measuring, baking and decorating cakes and biscuits for The Ravenous Beast Cafe! They had a fabulous time and managed to raise over £40 for an upcoming trip to the farm. If you bought some biscuits and cakes at the end of school we hope you enjoyed them!

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Visit to Daws Hall

We visited Daws Hall as part of our study on rivers. It was a brilliant trip, despite heavy rain all morning! The children were able to get in the brook, and collect living creatures to examine and take measurements from the water. A memorable day!