Sources: http://www.kidzone.ws/sharks/facts.htm http://www.childrenoftheearth.org/shark-information-kids/interesting-facts-about-sharks-for-kids.htm http://kids.nationalgeographic.co.uk/kids/animals/creaturefeature/great-white-shark/ Hammerhead Shark On average Hammerhead Sharks grow to about 11.5 feet (3.5m). They have large rectangular shaped heads which, along with their keen sense of smell, helps...
Global Technology Challenge
Year 6 rose to the challenge as they set about designing and constructing structures that could float whilst carrying up to 5kg of weight. This was part of the Floating Gardens Project which looked at the problem of flooding in Bangladesh, where monsoon rains mean that crops are frequently damaged...
http://www.veoliaenvironmentalservices.co.uk/ More facts.. http://www.recycling-guide.org.uk/facts.html http://www.defra.gov.uk/environment/waste/ Increasing recycling in the home Here at Veolia Environmental Services, we are committed to helping people to recycle more of their household waste. We want you to help us...
A selection of children from Year 6 had the chance to visit Source BioScience in Nuthall today. They had a fantastic morning learning more about the company and taking part in various experiments.
Year 6 had a fantastic day learning more about the Tudors. They performed the dances and etiquette of Tudor court and country, they had fun handling artefacts of the time, they used a quill pen to become a master calligrapher, they witnessed the gradual transformation of Freja and Henry into...
Rufford Country Park Trip
Year 6 had a fantastic day at Rufford Country Park learning about the Bloodhound SSC project. It is project that is aimed at trying to develop young engineers by following the success of the Bloodhound Project. The car will hopefully break the land spead record with a whopping 1050mph !
The Tudors Research Facts
Research Henry VIII http://tudorhistory.org/henry8/ Text driven but decent page with embedded links and two gallery links on the left-hand side showing many interesting images of the king at various points in his life. http://www.luminarium.org/renlit/tudor.htm Adult site with detailed biography and links...
Year 5 Football Competition
Report to follow...
Castleton Residential visit
We are all looking forward to our visit to Castleton YHA in June. Mrs Hatton and Mrs Comins visited the new hostel during the Easter holidays and were very impressed with the location and facilities. The new site is on the edge of the village and is set in beautiful...
Today Year 5 made the most of the early 'Summer' sunshine and investigated how shadows change throughout the day.