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8 01, 2020


2020-01-08T23:20:44+00:00 January 8th, 2020|Year 1|

Year 1 are learning about materials in their science lessons this term. They have been finding objects around the classroom and discussing the different materials which they are made from. Here are some of the objects they found. After that they sorted the objects into groups according to the materials they were made [...]

11 11, 2019

What do you know about the seasons?

2019-11-11T18:31:14+00:00 November 11th, 2019|Year 1|

Year 1 have been learning about the seasons over the last term. Today they sorted various items into the correct seasons, they then had to tell the rest of the class something they knew about the seasons. "In winter it gets colder and we have to wear warmer clothes." "In summer we can go to [...]

3 10, 2019

How strong is the wind blowing?

2019-10-03T17:31:35+01:00 October 3rd, 2019|Year 1|

Year one have been observing wind conditions again. This time they used balloons to see how strong the wind was blowing and if it was strong enough to lift the balloons off the floor. During their experiment they found that the wind was only blowing slightly as their balloons did not move much and [...]

24 09, 2019

Testing the speed and strength of the wind?

2019-09-24T20:15:47+01:00 September 24th, 2019|Year 1|

Year one have been testing the speed and strength of the wind. They blew bubbles and tried to see if they could catch them, they decided that the wind was blowing fast; they were able to catch some of the bubbles but not them all! They then held pieces of card and ran into the [...]

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