Year 1 Visit to Keswick Museum

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We had so much fun on our wonderful trip to Keswick Museum. We enjoyed our fossil workshop, learning about fossils and the geology of Cumbria. We found out all about the continents millions of years ago and that once Cumbria was in the Southern Hemisphere and was covered in tropical rainforest.…

Science Year 1 History Geography

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Year 3 asked: Why do we have muscles?

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We have been learning all about a healthy lifestyle, food and exercise.  We have studied the 3 main functions of our skeleton, to protect, support and help movement. We now know that we have 3 different types of muscle, they move in different ways and have different function. Some muscles move…

Science Year 3

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Super Skeletons in Science

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We got our old friend, Harold, out of the cupboard to investigate bones and their functions. We learnt that the skull and ribs protect our vital organs and looked at the skeletons of animals. Their skeletons were quite different to human skeletons. This was to help them to move in certain…

Science Year 3

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Nursery Seasons

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Last half term we have been learning about the different seasons. 
We started with a sorting activity of the different seasons. Sorting the different weather, plants, animals and activities you could do for each season. 
We discussed how the leaves on the trees change as the seasons change. We…

Science Nursery

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Year 3 wanted to know, Is soil just dirt?

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In Science, we have been studying rocks and soil. Some Year 3 investigators went outside to take a closer look at the layers within soil. As they dug down, sieved and observed they found different horizons: humus, leaves, twigs, stones, top soil, clay and rocks. Kalani even discovered her very own…

Science Year 3

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Autumn crafting in Reception

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This half term in Reception we have been learning about the season of Autumn. The children brought in lots of Autumn things they had found at home such as leaves, conkers, acorns and pine cones and it was set up in a messy tray for children to explore using magnifying glasses. The children also…

Science Reception Geography

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Learning about the seasons in Nursery

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This week we have been learning about the different seasons. 
We started with a sorting activity of the different seasons. Sorting the different weather, plants, animals and activities you could do for each season. 
We discussed how the leaves on the trees change as the seasons change. We then…

Science Nursery Art

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Year 5 Working Scientifically

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Year 5 were faced with the problem of separating a mixture of flour, raisins and sugar. They had to use their knowledge of separating mixtures to work out the best strategy. They soon realised it was easy to separate the raisins by sieving the mixture, but the flour and sugar were much more…

Science Year 5

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River Habitat Workshop

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This afternoon Year 2 were visited by Mia from West Cumbria Rivers Trust who delivered a workshop on the river habitat. The children found out about the various animals that live in the River Ehen, River Keekle and Longlands Lake. The children used branching databases to play Who am I? The…

Science Year 2 Curriculum enrichment

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