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Year 3 Math investigation

avatarUpper Key Stage Two
February 11th, 2020

Year 3 Math investigation Year 3 have been doing lots of work on division in math. They have used tennis balls, cubes and counters as manipulatives to investigate how question sentences can vary.

 

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Year 1 Science helping the penguin to find out which material is the most absorbent.

avatarFoundation Stage
February 7th, 2020

Year 1 Science helping the penguin to find out which material is the most absorbent. Year 1 have had great fun investigating which material is the most absorbent, to help our penguin mop up his puddle!

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avatarKey Stage One
February 7th, 2020

Year 2 learning about the importance of recycling!

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Year 6 visit Nissan Eco-School

avatarUpper Key Stage Two
February 7th, 2020

Year 6 visit Nissan Eco-School Year 6 Eco-Engineers really enjoyed the practical workshops during our visit to Nissan. After testing the wind turbine models we had made at school, we experimented with wind-powered vehicles to investigate the optimum ratio of power to distance. In the afternoon session, we tested electrically-powered model cars to calculate the energy needed to drive the vehicle in a controlled, forward direction. This was followed by a short, but exciting, journey in the latest model of the Nissan Leaf eco-friendly car.

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Year 2 Maths

avatarKey Stage One
February 6th, 2020

Year 2 Maths Year 2 enjoyed using manipulatives to investigate 2D shapes. How many sides?

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Year 3 Science Investigation – Testing magnet strength

avatarUpper Key Stage Two
February 4th, 2020

Year 3 Science Investigation – Testing magnet strength Year 3 have been looking at forces and magnets this term. Here we are testing the strength of different magnets using paper clips!

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Y5 Basketball Stars Reach Finals

avatarUpper Key Stage Two
February 3rd, 2020

Y5 Basketball Stars Reach Finals Three Y5 teams took part in the Newcastle Eagles Hoops4Health Tournament on Friday 31 January 2020 at the Eagles Arena on Scotswood Rd.  All three teams enjoyed success in their individual groups but it was Redesdale 1 that topped their group with convincing victories against: Christchurch; Cullercoats; New York and Monkhouse.  After scoring 48 points and only conceding 4, Redesdale 1 qualified for the knock out match to determine who would move on to the Grand Finals on Friday 28 February 2020 and take part in a semi-final for the chance to play in the final, at half-time, on the main court

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Year 1 Science Investigation – Waterproof or Absorbent

avatarFoundation Stage
February 1st, 2020

Year 1 Science Investigation – Waterproof or Absorbent Year 1 have had a fantastic afternoon of Science investigation! We have been busy working out which materials are waterproof and which are absorbent so that our characters can stay dry.

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Year 2 science investigation. Which materials can change shape?

avatarKey Stage One
January 31st, 2020

Year 2 science investigation.  Which materials can change shape? Year 2 explored which everyday materials can change shape by twisting, bending, stretching and squeezing.

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Year 4 Cookery Club celebrate Chinese New Year!

avatarFoundation Stage
January 31st, 2020

Year 4 Cookery Club celebrate Chinese New Year! Year 4 enjoyed cooking egg fried rice in Cookery Club this week. They used a range of skills including knife skills, egg breaking and using the hob!

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