Years 5 & 6 showed great teamwork in the crate challenge.
They were challenged further – to build bridges for the three Billy Goats Gruff using only spaghetti and wine gums. A tricky task!
Year 6 created a blind-fold challenge course for each other. Their communication skills were really tested.
They also had a challenging scientific task – they had to get their egg to travel as far as it could (through the air) and come out unscathed after landing. They had a 100% safety record!
Years 4 & 6 have been calculating the length of various parts of their digestive systems and replicating them with pieces of string. The total length of each digestive system varied between 6 and 9 metres!
Year 4 investigated the effect of different liquids and the size of food on digestion.
Year 6 have tried to eat with a dry mouth and made their own stomachs!
Thank you to Ms Bunn, from Archbishop Holgate’s School, who came and showed Year 5 a whole digestive system with knitted intestines!
Year 6 were visited by students from the University of York Science Departments. They learnt all about the body’s senses.
Year 1 enjoyed a senses investigation – tasting blindfolded, feeling for a soft fluffy material and using their eyes to read the ruler accurately when measuring.
Year 5 & 6 have been experimenting with colour. In this experiment, the children placed some Skittles in a petri dish and then filled them with water. Then they observed what happened, look at the results! On Friday they tried…
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