Panflutes!

It's been another creative (and noisy!) day in Year 4. We have been busy making panflutes from plastic barrier pipes. We've had to use maths skills for measuring and DT skills for sawing. Not only that, but we've had to combine it with our knowledge of sound and what we discovered about pitch from…

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Pipes for different pitches.

After we had learnt what types of instruments produced different pitches, we created our own pipes using straws. We had to cut them different lengths to ensure the pitch was different to our partners. 

 

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Investigating Pitch

We're having so much fun discovering how the pitch of sound changes. We discovered that a high pitch (squeaky like a mouse)  is normally made when an instrument is smaller, shorter or thinner. If the instrument is bigger, longer or thicker it normally has a low (rumble like a lorry) pitch. 

We…

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Science of sound

We had an excellent day when we had a Science of sound workshop. We learnt SO much about sound including; what sound waves are, how sound travels, what pitch is, what different types of objects make different sounds and so much more! We all got to take part and we learnt about some instruments we…

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Food Chains

In Year 4 we have created some fantastic food chains. We had to think about the meanings of the word predator, prey, consumer, scavenger and producer. We thought of examples for each of these in groups. Once done, we looked at food chains and how they show the transfer of energy from food to food.…

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Egg experiment results are in!!

Year 4 were very surprised to learn that the squash damaged the eggs the most not the coke! The shell of the squash egg completely decayed and broke away, leaving a black stained and squishy egg behind. The coke and apple juice stained our teeth a lot too. The best liquid for the egg was water…

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George the dog

As part of our Paws, Claws and Whiskers topic we are learning about how to look after animals. We interviewed Miss Ramsey and her dog George. We learnt about what he likes to eat, what tricks he can do, how often he needs walking and how old he is. 

We loved meeting George! Thank you Miss…

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The Digestive system!

We learnt what each organ in the digestive system did and taught the rest of the class so they could learn too.

If you want to know, check out our helpful video!! 

 

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Which liquids damage our teeth most.

We've set up an experiment to test which liquids will damage our teeth the most. 

Will it be coke, water, milk, squash or apple juice??

keep checking the blog to see what happens to the eggs.

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Y6 Light Investigations

This week, Year 6 have been thinking of ways to show that light travels in straight lines. Last lesson we learnt about how our eyes see things. We observed what happens to our pupils when the light is switched on or off. Ask a Year 6 child why! 

 

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Dunham Massey Trip

Year 1 went on a very exciting trip to Dunham Massey as part of our Enchanted Woodland topic.  Despite the extremely cold weather, we all had a fantastic time! We took part in a range of activities exploring more of the woodland and autumn season. We enjoyed: pond dipping, look at animal habitats,…

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Enchanted Woodland party

To celebrate the end of our Enchanted Woodland topic we had a woodland party in Year 1. We wore our woodland crowns that we made, made some Gruffalo knobbly knees (cornflake cakes), made dens and used our art skills to make some woodland animals. 

 

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