The year two’s had a visit from a lady from the fire brigade today. She taught them how to make an emergency telephone call and what to do if there is a fire in your house.They learned about the stop,drop and roll technique. Some of them tried on some fire brigade uniforms ,they were very heavy.
The Rabbits class had a look at their experiments this week to see what had happened to all the items we had buried in March. The fruit and vegetables and the newspaper had all started to rot or had disappeared but the plastic and metal had not changed. We also went to look in the pond and we now have tadpoles ,although none have
We had a great day at Cotswold Wildlife park. We enjoyed looking at all the animals and especially finding out about some of the animals who come from Africa which is our topic for next term.
The year 1’s and 2’s enjoyed a science day on Monday. They took part in 4 different activities: 1.Making balloon powered cars. 2.Making gliders and aeroplanes. 3.Learning about how our sense of smell works and guessing the identity of 16 different foods and liquids by just using our noses. 4.An I Spy Scavenger hunt around the school grounds looking for different animals and plants.
We have been thinking about what happens to rubbish if it is buried in a landfill site. We have put different materials in a pot and covered them with earth and we are going to see what has happened after a few weeks.
Rabbits and Squirrels have been learning about how medicines can be used to keep us healthy and make us feel better when we’re poorly.
As part of this term’s topic the Rabbits class have been looking at recycling. They enjoyed designing and making their own sculptures using recycled materials.
We all enjoyed wearing red for Red Nose Day.
In Year 2 this week we have been learning how to measure things in centimetres. We had great fun measuring different items we found around our classroom with a ruler and measuring each other with a tape.
This week we have been looking at the properties of different materials. Can it be stretched,twisted,squashed or bent?