31st January 2018 Report by Miss Matthews As part of our Y2 topic we have been learning about Neil Armstrong. We linked our science work to rockets and learned about friction, aero-dynamics and gravity.
23rd January 2018 In Y2 the children have been investigating the properties of materials in Science. During their work on absorbent materials, they noticed that absorbent materials had gaps in them and so they tried to create their own waterproof materials by covering absorbent material in a layer of wax. They then tested to see [...]
18th January 2018 Report by Mrs Redfearn: As part of our Science investigation work, we needed to find the best way to mop up Naughty Nora's mess - she's a puppy! We tested different materials and decided which was the most absorbent. This was to cover the following part of the National Curriculum expectations for [...]
15th January 2018 (Apologies to Madonna) Some thing’s paper, some ceramic, I think they're O.K. If things can ever be recycled, Don’t throw them away. Wood is solid, concrete’s solid, You can't see the light, that's right. Windows made with the cold hard glass, Is always there in sight. 'Cause we are living in a [...]
11th January 2018 It is Crime Week in Y5 and what better time to have a visit from an officer of the law? He brought in lots of riot gear and taught the children all about Police work. They even got to try on the gear. Mrs Newton thinks this equipment should be standard issue. [...]
1st December 2017 The children researched and presented a topic based lesson for all their friends. They used ICT to plan, record and reference their findings.
6th December 2017 Report by Mrs Garnett Year 5 were asked to make a wind powered car as part of their work on 'Forces In Action.' The children were given the half term to create a car and bring it into school on 4th December to be judged. There were two prizes per class - [...]
4th December 2017 Year 2 children are learning about the Arctic food chain and how climate change is having a rapid impact on this on land and on the ice. The Arctic is home to the polar bear, caribou, musk oxen, walrus, the beluga and bowhead whales. The creatures most at risk from a warming [...]
27th November 2017 We're Acre Eco Warriors Switched on, fired up, to see If switching lights and sockets off Will save on energy.
23rd November 2017 It's switch off week at school as part of our Eco-Schools work. Y2 have been learning all about climate change and its devastating effect on the world. Scientific evidence paints a clear picture: Climate change is happening, it is caused in large part by human activity, and it will have many serious [...]