Y4's Journey down the River Lune

Year 4 learnt all about rivers last term, but today they had the chance to take a journey down the River Lune, from its source at Newbiggin-on-Lune in Cumbria all the way down to the estuary beyond Glasson Dock. We started off at St. Helen's Well where we were surprised to find very little water…

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Samba Bamba

We had a lots of fun today using different instruments to create our own Samba Bamba band and we certainly got into the groove dancing to the music.

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Chemical Reactions

Year 6 have been learning about how chemical changes are irreversible, as a new material is created. The materials in their original forms are known as reactants, yet when the chemical change occurs, these reactants work together to form a product!

Year 6 loved exploring how milk and vinegar…

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Research scientists visit Year 6

Today, Dr Rigby and three of her colleagues from Lancaster University came to teach us about their jobs as research scientists. She explained how she had become a scientist and the work she does as an immunologist, learning how viruses work and how to develop vaccines. She helped us understand how…

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Year 5 immunology

Today Dr Rigby visited us from Lancaster University. She taught us all about the flu virus and how vaccinations protect our bodies. She brought some very cute cuddly viruses which we all loved ( what a shame the real things are not as cute). 
We also put on lab coats, plastic gloves and safety…

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Making Polygons

Today, we have been discussing the properties of polygons, both regular and irregular.  We worked practically and made lots of different polygons using up to 10 matchsticks.

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Centipedes, and woodlice, and leeches, oh my!

Year 4 have started their new Science unit all about living organisms and their habitats! Today, we have learned about the famous Mrs Gren who helps us remember the 7 life processes that all living things must do to stay alive. We then sorted a wide range of organisms into various groups and…

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Sports Leader Training in Year 5

Today Year 5 started their training for the Sports Leader Award. We learnt how to organise small groups and play basic games. This training will continue next week. 


 

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Storytelling in Year 5

In literacy we have been reading traditional stories from around the world, mainly about how different animals got their distinguishing features. We have all planned and written our own versions of these.  We have also been looking at effective story telling techniques such as using gestures,…

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Year 4 Jubilee Art

Year 4 chose England as their Commonwealth country. We picked the North West artist L.S.Lowry and made matchstalk men, women, children, cats and dogs.

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We love stories!

We love listening to stories in Nursery and acting them out. Everyone wanted to be Handa today and try to carry a basket of fruit on their head. We are holding on with just one hand and keeping an eye out for cheeky, hungry animals.

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Jubilee fun

We waved our flags as the baton went past. We were excited to walk to the field and join in the fun.

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