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Practical Lessons in Chemistry Continue…

Year 10 continue their practical lessons in Chemistry. In this lesson they planned their own investigations to determine the order of reactivity of a group of metals. They reacted their metals with acids and tested the gases produced.

We’re Going on a Bear Hunt!

Reception class had a very exciting time acting out the story of ‘We’re Going on a Bear Hunt.’ They had great fun splashing through the river, walking through squelchy mud and the swirling snow storm before finding the bear in his cave! They all did an excellent job of retelling…

Mystery of the Egyptian Mummy

Pupils in Year 4 have been integrating drama in some of their English work. They were recreating part of their reading book, ‘Mystery of the Egyptian Mummy’, pretending to be the main character Zet and reacting to seeing Anubis the God of Death and hearing about the mummification process. This…

Early Years Teddy Bears Picnic

The Early Years children got together on the last Friday of half term for a Teddy Bears Picnic.  As it was raining outside we had to have an indoor picnic but this didn’t dampen anyone’s spirits.  Everyone had a great time listening to some teddy bear stories and singing along…

Year 10 Required Practicals

As part of the Chemistry GCSE curriculum, Year 10 take part in a series of required practical investigations over course of the year. This term, Year 10 have been practicing their chemical calculations and one of these involves working out the concentration of an unknown acid or alkali. The pupils…

All About the Ancient Greeks

Just before the half term Year 5 put on a fantastic assembly sharing the work they have completed on the Ancient Greeks. They told the rest of the Juniors some fascinating facts about the structure of this Ancient Civilisation, particularly the differences between Athenians and Spartans. Everyone spoke clearly and…

Netball Skills

As the weather gets colder, pupils have been working on their netball skills during PE lessons. In each session the pupils have been working on developing new techniques which they can then use when playing in the local league or during school events such as House Netball. It is great…

The Squeaky Pop Test!

Year 11 are working towards the end of their GCSE course in Chemistry. This week they really used their initiatives. They worked in teams to create their own systems for making oxygen, hydrogen and carbon dioxide gases. Each team made their gas, using the equipment available in the science lab….

Year 6 Create Fantastic Fish

Year 6 have been exploring how to draw fish this half term. They have focused on their observation skills.  Pupils have learnt how to use space and proportions and are able to identify light, mid and dark tones. They created their own patterns to make their fish interesting and quite…