Category: Science

Visit from a fossil expert

4th December 19

Today Form III had a visit from a fossil expert and her lovely assistant. Two of our girls from Form V know A LOT about fossils and they were kind enough to share some of their knowledge. We had a really fun time looking at all the different things: a mammoth tooth, ammonites, trilobites, and…

Form VI investigate

27th November 19

Form VI have been investigating different types of bags you can find in shops to come up with a solution for our shop keepers who are each looking for a different solution. They are testing bag strength, durability and level of comfort.

Form IV study the planets

27th November 19

Form IV have spent the first part of the half term learning about the solar system. They created some posters about a planet of their choice. Here are some of their wonderful creations:

Form V experiment with seed germination

18th October 19

This term in Science, Form V have been learning about plants and flowers. We are currently conducting an experiment on seed germination and if it matters where the seeds are kept – in a dark cupboard or on a warm window sill. We’re very excited to grow these purple climbing beans and really want to…

Form III investigate

7th October 19

Form III have been investigating plants this term. We first looked at pieces of a flower we’d picked from the school garden under a microscope – it was very exciting! Then we used role-play to act out the different parts of a flower. Next we put white flowers into coloured water to see what would…

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