Science


A visit from our chickens - look how they have grown!!!

Year 5 had some very special visitors at the end of the term, as Mrs Parkinson's brother came with one of the chickens he is taking care of following our successful 'Living Eggs' experience in February, when we watched the chicks hatch in school.

It was fascinating to see how much the hen had…

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Posted by THastings on 6 September 2017

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Our Butterflies Released

Year 5 released the caterpillars, which have now transformed into painted lady butterflies.  It's been amazing for the class and other children to watch the metamorphosis and see first hand what actually happens in this brilliant life cycle in action. We hope to look out for them in our wild life…

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Posted by THastings on 19 July 2017

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Lancashire Sustainability Conference 2017

Mrs Astbury, Mrs Panther and Mrs Hughes Hutchins had the pleasure of taking 18 Year 4 and 5 children to the Sustainability Conference at Blackburn Rovers Football Club this week.

We are pleased to announce our work in school on the environment and sustainability was highly commended and we won…

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Posted by THastings on 14 June 2017

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Looking after the Environment - Trashion Show 2017

Children in Year 4 and 5 stepped up to take part in a big eco challenge to try and create an outfit using unwanted materials.  The competition has proved to be a huge success with lots of children entering and winning the prize of going to the Lancashire Sustainability Conference to find out more…

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Posted by THastings on 25 May 2017

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Our chicks are off to the farm!

We are really pleased that we gave our chicks a good start to life in our school!  The 9 chicks are now living happily on Mrs Parkinson's bother's farm.  

We hope to keep in touch and hear about their development and Year 5 would even like to try and pay them a visit to see them at their new…

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Posted by THastings on 9 March 2017

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Living Eggs

We have enjoyed caring for and observing our chick eggs as we watched them hatch in the incubator in Year 5.

                                                                              

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Posted by THastings on 28 February 2017

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Science in Our School

Thank you all the parents, carers and members of our school community, who came in to share in our Science Fair after school.  We hoped you enjoyed sharing in the children's enthusiasm for Science in our school!

     

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Posted by THastings on 9 February 2017

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Science Fair 2017

Our school Science Fair went was a great success this year during our Science Week with children asking lots of questions and observing what they noticed during their investigations and experiments.  from making bath bombs and rockets to noisy lolly sticks and bubbles of milk the whole school had…

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Posted by THastings on 9 February 2017

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Year 4 and 5 Sustainability Conference

Ten pupils from year 4 and 5 were lucky enough to take part in a Sustainability Conference for Lancashire.  The day consisted of workshops, a market place and stalls and a 'Trashion Show' which we entered two garments into.  We hope to use some of the ideas we found out about at the conference to…

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Posted by THastings on 20 July 2016

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Harvesting Crops

This week all of our classes have been busy harvesting their crops from our growing planters at the Pavilion.  We have grown turnips, carrots, leeks, onions, potatoes and lettuce.  Our school kitchen has used some of our produce for our school lunches and children have taken the rest home to enjoy…

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Day 11 Living Eggs

       

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Posted by THastings on 3 March 2016

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Day 10 Living Eggs

      

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Posted by THastings on 2 March 2016

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Day 9 Living Eggs

       

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Posted by THastings on 1 March 2016

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Day 8 Living Eggs

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Posted by THastings on 29 February 2016

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Day 5 Living Eggs

Year 5

My Diary of a Hatching Chick

 

Dear diary,

I am exhausted! As the day awoke, I realised that I was free. All the tapping I have done, has tired me out! Did you know that when I was trying to break through the shell I put a lot of effort into breaking out? It’s a good job the air…

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Posted by THastings on 26 February 2016

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Day 4 Living Eggs

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Posted by THastings on 25 February 2016

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Living Eggs Day 3 Am

 

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Posted by THastings on 24 February 2016

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Living Eggs Day 3

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Posted by THastings on 24 February 2016

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Living Eggs Day 2

 

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Posted by THastings on 23 February 2016

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Living Eggs Day 1

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Posted by THastings on 21 February 2016

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Physics Workshops For All!

During  Science Week we were lucky to have Mr David Featonby in school, an expert in Physics Education carrying out workshops throughout the school on ‘Spinning Tops’ and ‘What Happens Next?’  It was lots of fun and we were amazed by the experiments we saw!  Thank you Mr Featonby for giving up…

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Posted by THastings on 11 February 2016

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Fun Science Fair

We had lots of fun during Science Week when we all mixed up into different age groups and took part in some amazing science experiments. From bubble racing with milk to making lollypop instruments we all enjoyed a very practical afternoon of working scientifically. Thanks to all the parents and…

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Posted by THastings on 11 February 2016

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A visit from Professor Brainstorm!

Professor Brainstorm was with Reception, Y1, Y2 and Y3 for his ‘Amazing Sound and Light Show’.

Professor Brainstorm was with Y4, 5 and 6 for his ‘Mission to Mars Show’.

    

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Posted by THastings on 11 February 2016

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