Last Thursday, Willow Class put on our palaeontology hats and excavated some dinosaur teeth from blocks of clay. We identified which dinosaur each tooth came from and then looked for clues as to whether the dinosaur had once been a carnivore or a herbivore.
Yesterday, we took on the roles of dinosaur experts and interviewed each other, asking probing questions and sharing the dinosaur facts we have learnt.
For the second year running we have been invited to the Mayor’s chamber in Sittingbourne Council Offices to receive an award for one of our entries. This year, one of our youngest members of the school was chosen to receive third place in the Design a flowerbed competition! This is an amazing achievement as there … Continue reading
This afternoon Harini was presented with a certificate for her excellence in Presentation. As a reward Oscar, our Presentation teddy, will spend the week on Harini’s desk. Each week a child from each year group will be nominated for their excellent presentation. Out of those nominated, one winner will be chosen.
On Friday, we had a go at being TV chefs and teaching our audience how to make salt dough.
Year 4 conducted an experiment this afternoon trying to understand the significance of saliva. Four children chewed four pieces of cracker for a different period of time. Then we left them for thirty minutes until finally adding iodine to see how the colour, smell and texture would change.
Year 2 have had an amazing week researching & creating timelines on the Great Fire of London. The children have all been extremely enthusiastic & this has been evident in their fantastic diary entries based on the topic.
Last week the children in Maple Class spent time learning about fractions, finding half and a quarter of a shape and an amount.