Year 3 had a very busy week. In the forest they made stickmen ‘Friends for Fred’ and also designed Andy Goldsworthy style art, using natural materials. They blew giant bubbles, investigated how shadows change during the day and went on a bug hunt. As if that wasn’t enough, they had an outdoor violin rehearsal, were great team players at the inter-school beanbag rounders morning and had their first pedestrian training session! The fruit kebabs they made were a refreshing treat.
Years 3 & 4 made parachutes for Oompa Loompas to be able to get into the trickiest spots in Willy Wonka’s factory so that mechanical issues can be sorted out as quickly as possible. They had to work with a partner to create the slowest falling parachute and then design a fair test
They timed how long they took to land when launched from trees in the forest. The most successful ones took over one and a half seconds to land!
Year 4 had a great time in the Mud Kitchen making ‘chocolate’ creations inspired by their topic this term.
Years 3 & 4 have been learning about how to keep their teeth healthy. Year 4 made excellent models of different types of teeth.
In Year 3 they ate apples to explore the functions of different teeth . . .
. . . and looked at the difference between milk teeth and adult teeth, brought in by Mrs King.
They investigated what foods are most damaging to our teeth and how to clean them most efficiently. Using disclosing tablets they were able to see which teeth they were brushing the best and which needed a little bit more attention. Then there was some serious brushing!
Even Early Years have been practising brushing their teeth. Look at all those dazzling smiles!
Year 3 looked for different types of minibeasts in the school grounds. They used tally marks to record how many of each type were found. Later in the week they created a bar chart and chose an appropriate scale. We made rafts from…
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