Year 3

Quick Sticks Hockey

Congratulations to our Year 3 and 4 team of hockey players who competed in the Swale Quick Sticks Hockey tournament on Monday at Borden Grammar School. After some coaching from David, a Year 11 pupil at the school, (whose hair was as impressive as his hockey skills!), we played 6 games in all, winning four Continue reading

Erupting volcanoes.

Thank you to the parents who joined us for our learning this week, who saw us end our Tremors learning by erupting our volcanoes, using a mixture of vinegar and bicarbonate of soda, and testing our earthquake proof houses.

DT in the sun!

Beech Class took advantage of some greatly appreciated warm and sunny weather to start to make their models of volcanoes. We started with a plastic bottle and built up the mountain using polysteyrene, newspaper and plenty of PVA glue. Watch for further updates.

Potions that make gas

During our potions learning, we have also been looking at the properties of solids, liquids and gasses. This week, we mixed a solid with a liquid and observed the effects. Despite being invisible, we knew a gas was made because the balloon inflated.