STEM WEEK

STEM WEEK

We have been thinking about our ‘Diverse planet’ this week in STEM week. Linking Science and English together, we have been researching and writing fact files on the famous female scientist, Dorothy Hodgkins who received the Nobel peace prize for Chemistry...
How does the drum in our ear help us to hear?

How does the drum in our ear help us to hear?

Year Four children have been busy in Science this week thinking about how our ears work and how we hear sounds around us.  We found it fascinating to learn the different parts of the ear such as the ear canal, ear drum, the ossicle bones (hammer, anvil and stirrup)...

Sound Predictions

Year Four have been busy thinking more about their Science topic of Sound. They shared some interesting discussions and great predictions about where in school the quietest and loudest places might be and why. Some top predictions for the quietest places in school...

STEM WEEK in Year 4

WOW! What a great STEM week we have had! The children in Year 4 have been busy engineering irrigation systems for our class allotment plot, using decibels to measure how sound changes over distance in an experiment (lots of predictions, carrying out a fair test,...

Welcome Back!

The children have had a wonderful start to their new year. We are very excited that this year we get to read with our Year 6 buddy readers on a Friday afternoon. This week the children have been taking part in STEM week (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths). We...

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Covid-19 & School

Welcome to the new normal! In these strange new times school has changed a bit and there’s new ways of doing some things. We’ve put together a resource page of information and guidance about what it means for HPS.