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6th December – our second Science Fair celebrates excellence and enjoyment in science

A huge thank you to our wonderful children and staff and all our expert visitors who came together today to make our second science fair a triumph.  Today has truly celebrated the hard work, endeavour and curiosity of our 200 young scientists. Thanks to everyone who came out and supported; it was a superb turnout.  […]


Dolphin’s Last Minute Preparations!

Dolphin class were superstars today, working really hard to add the finishing touches to their science projects. They quickly finished last-minute diagrams or fact boxes, before putting it all together on the boards. We are so proud of the results, and are looking forward to showing you all after school tomorrow!    


Monday 4th December – Wensum prepares for Wednesday

I’ll leave the gallery to tell the story of the hard work going on around school today as Wensum prepares for Wednesday.  Enjoy.  


Secret blogger: we are scientists

These young scientists were so completely absorbed in their projects today some didn’t even notice the weather. Amazing work, Wensum Scientists! We can’t wait for Wednesday….


30th November – Wensum kids step up to the challenges of the Science Fair

A wonderful couple of days with children across the school working independently on their science fair presentation reports.  I’ve been based in Finchley class, who worked non stop from 9.15 – 3.15 today. They even wanted to work through lunch!  Out and about at lunchtime I also saw some great work in Year 5.  I […]


Friday 24th November – Cooking, Forest School, Eco Council, Working as Scientists and gardening in Year 3

A wonderful end to the week with Finchley. We started the day developing our scientific drawings, closely observing, the carefully adding colour and detail.  We then divided into two groups for cooking and Forest Schools.  In cooking we worked in teams to prepare a vegetable soup.  At lunchtime, the Eco Council started to create the […]


23rd November – Finchley unleash their inner scientists

Thank you Finchley class for truly ‘working as scientists’ this week as you have prepared for the upcoming Science Fair.  Your enthusiasm, interest and hard work have astounded me as you have carried out research to answer the scientific questions you recorded with Mr Wickens.  Having spent time yesterday discussing what ‘scientific research’ might look […]


Bodily Functions Roadshow with Year 3

On Tuesday, we were really excited to have a visit from Kinetic Science. We did lots of different activities to find out about the body, including making lungs and a heart, taking our pulses, senses challenges and exploring what organs are in the body. We even got to see a real-life tongue, lungs and heart […]


An interesting discovery…

We had a visitor in Turner Class recently… We don’t know how he got there, but he has been helped back to a more usual habitat! He had obviously heard about the amazing science that has been going on in classes!


Y6 – Exploring how light travels and how we see things!

Year 6 have been exploring how light travels and have investigated how we see things. Small groups of children created their own periscopes and went off spying on staff around the school!