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,...


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.