Nursery – Weekly Update

We have been so busy for science week! We loved dressing up on Monday and it was fantastic to see so many wonderful costumes! The children really enjoyed dressing up and were all confidently talking about their outfits. We read the story ‘All Are Welcome’ and talked about how diverse our class is. We found out […]

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Science Week 2020

British Science Week 9th-13th March 2020 During this week we have been participating in British Science Week. The children’s learning throughout the week was themed around the topic of ‘Our Diverse Planet’. Each year group celebrated the amazing diversity we see across the world. From biodiversity to cultural and societal diversity, from the diversity of […]

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Year 6 – Science Week

This week year 6 enjoyed making their own icebergs for Science week. The theme was ‘Our Diverse Planet’ and we decided to focus on Surviving Antarctica (which links to our Frozen Kingdom topic this half term). All the children were fully engaged in deciding on their own investigation questions and were fully enthralled in the experiment to test out their hypotheses. […]

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Year 4 – Science Week

The children learned what a baby needs when in the womb, the different stages of development (comparing the size of the baby to different objects  e.g. a raisin at the beginning) and how midwives care for new born babies. Later in the week, we will continue our learning on classifying animals by creating a variety […]

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Climate Learning Week

For Climate Learning Week, the children participated in a range of activities across the school. Reception talked about warming weather and how it affects the polar regions. They watched the ice melt in their model outside and measured the water. They predicted that the rising water would cover the stones and land will disappear. In Year 2, […]

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Science – The Primary Science Quality Mark

The Primary Science Quality Mark (PSQM) is an award scheme to celebrate the quality of science teaching and learning in primary schools. St Catherine’s first achieved the PSQM in 2014 and we are currently in the process of renewing the award for 2020. As part of the process, I will be collecting evidence, in the […]

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Science Ambassadors

Our new Science Ambassadors for 2019/2020 are:  Damian Czerwinski, Maximilian Betcke, Amari Barnor, Harry Harley, Anna Sierakowski, Siena-Maria Musso-Hall, Cheryl Lee, Aine Karema, Aoife Walsh, Luca Bertossa Padin and Millian Allen This year we were fortunate to have a group of inspiring, young scientists who have represented their class and shown enthusiasm for science learning […]

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1G Prayer Service

Thank  you to Mrs Gill , Mrs Gould and Class RG for leading our prayer service this week. Class RG have just finished the topic’ New life’.   They told us  about the Good News-Jesus is alive.  They reminded us to looked for signs of New Life in our environment such as flowers, birds and farm […]

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British Science Week 2018

Wow, what an exciting week we have had at St. Catherine’s! The week began with the children and staff coming to school dressed in a wide variation of scientific costumes. I was so impressed with how creative the costumes were! Throughout the week we have welcomed Owl Time, Dog’s Trust Charity, Mad Science and a […]

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