Experimenting with materials and their properties!

When looking at properties of materials, it was clear that the children weren't so secure on their understanding of waterproof, absorbent, transparent and opaque. We decided to set up an experiment that would enable us to test and observe these properties of materials. Within this experiment, we…

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Birdwatchers on the loose!

Before bird watching, we talked about how many different birds we knew. With over twenty different species I was very impressed! Answers ranged from sparrows, woodpeckers and kingfishers to flamingos, penguins and ostriches! This led to conversations around which types of birds we would be likely…

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Mother's Day

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Open the Book: Jonah the Groaner

This afternoon the story of Jonah the Groaner was brought to life by 'Open the Book' and a few helpers.  We learnt that the overarching message from of this story is that of compassion which is one of our school values.  We also learnt that Christians believe that even though Jonah had let God…

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Explorer Dome: Environment Show

This afternoon we became adventurers, exploring Planet Earth.

We enjoyed crawling through the tunnel, following the fairy lights into the dome,  where we looked at the night sky and images of planet Earth from space.   We visited the jungle, savannah, desert and found out about deforestation in…

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