Today we investigated the effect of friction on a toy car when released off a ramp. We kept many factors the same to enable a fair test, but changed the material on the surface. Which do you think had the least amount of friction?
Castleton: sun, snow and strong winds!
Year 4 experienced sun, snow and strong winds on their first residential school trip to Castleton The children tackled the strong winds with smiles on their faces whilst on the Three Rocks Walk and climbing Mam Tour. There learnt a lot about the physical geography of the area and took...
Castleton research Year 4
http://www.yha.org.uk/hostel/castleton-losehill-hall http://www.derbyshireguide.co.uk/travel/castleton.htm http://www.derbyshireuk.net/castleton.html http://www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/places/peveril-castle/ http://www.visitcastleton.co.uk/
I’m A Year 5 Get Me Out Of Here!
Year 5 were terrifed to open the packages that launched their Rainforest topic this afternoon.
Spring is in the air! Year 3 were out and about in the sunshine today looking for inspiration for their new topic 'Flower Power'. Some had noticed changes on their way to school, for example, that many of the trees in the school grounds were now in blossom. They took time...
Just another ‘egg’citing day at Abbey Gates
The children have loved taking part in a variety of Easter themed tasks today ! The Egg rolling and the Egg Decorating competition is a real highlight of the Spring Term; thank you to everyone who took part and to Sainsbury's for the generous donation of Easter Egg Prizes.
Raiders and Traders
Our Anglo Saxon Topic culminated with our fantastic creative homework project. A big thank you to all the parents for their support Here are just some of the projects and some of our other work too.
Egg decorating, egg rolling and an egg hunt solving clues!
Butterflies with Mrs Allen
Year 4 were lucky to have Mrs Allen join us this afternoon to show us and help us to make butterflies to go in flower pots or out in the garden. The children worked really carefully on their designs and make some beautiful butterflies. Year 4 would like to say a...
Do Cows Drink Milk?
Foundation have loved their 'Do cows drink milk?' topic over the last 2 weeks. They worked hard as a team to make this wonderful cow out of natural materials during Trekking - isn't it super?!