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10 November 2023

World Science day 2023

It is world Science day today and so to mark the occasion each of the classes really enjoyed taking part in some experiments to get us excited about our Science learning in school.

Cross Fell were really excited by their experiment as you can see!

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18 October 2023

Inspirational science in action!

We had the privilege of having a special guest in school today!

Miss B came to spend the day with us discussing routes into STEM jobs, the important work currently being undertaken by Scientists and to offer us an insight into life as a woman in STEM. We made sure that time was also made to…

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5 October 2023

Using our senses- crisp experiment! What flavour crisps do you have?

We continued our work on the senses in science today looking at how we use our sense of taste.

We carried out an experiment to determine whether we can tell the flavour of crisp from taste alone.

We tested 3 different flavours, thinking about how the crisps tasted and talked to our…

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28 September 2023

Cross Fell Science

This half term we have been learning about animals including humans in our science lessons.

After looking at how we have grown and changed over time we looked at, identified and labelled the basic parts of the human body having fun matching the labels to our fantastic model! 

Our next steps…

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28 September 2023

Park Fell's Forest School fun

Park Fell have been really enjoying their forest school sessions where they can really get hands on with their understanding the world area of learning. It is lovely to see everyone so engaged and enjoying their learning.

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29 August 2023

Pupil voice in action!

The children have been so inspired by their learning about plants in our science topic in Cross Fell that they have requested an outdoor area in which to grow fruits and vegetables. Their wish was granted and planting of carrots, beetroot, strawberries, beans, potatoes, mint, parsely and a range…

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29 August 2023

Cross Fell's ice rescue

Today Cross Fell had to work scientifically to formulate a plan to rescue to knights from the ice. 

Cross Fell were encouraged to use their scientific observations and thinking, to explore how to rescue a figurine trapped in ice! We learned about the physical processes of freezing and melting…

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29 August 2023

Materials

Cross Fell have enjoyed exploring a range of materials today. We looked at each item carefully then worked as a group to sort them into different categories. It was lovely to hear everyone using a range of vocabulary to describe each item and reason about what some items could be in more that one…

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26 June 2023

Middle Fell's Teeth investigation

Middle Fell have been making models of our teeth and writing narration scripts about the digestive system in Science, they also had Professor Kevin Walsh visit to talk about Astronomy and future jobs in STEM. Inspiring the next generation!

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23 June 2023

Light

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23 June 2023

Astronomer visit

Flinty Fell  had a visit from Professor K Walsh today who is an Astronomer-in-Residence at Westminster School in London.
He came to talk to us about the Universe and the planets, he answered all the questions the pupils had for him and really helped to deepen everyone's understanding. Thankyou…

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