This morning we were fortunate enough to have a guest speaker come to talk to us about the history of our city. We learnt all about ‘Coventry firsts’ including a famous Tudor banquet, the invention of the jet engine and Coventry City joining the 1st division under the management of Jimmy Hill.
We enjoyed taking part in The Battle of Hastings Tour with our tour guide Rachel. The children named parts of the castle as we walked round and were fascinated by the scale of it all! The new Birds of Prey show proved to be a hit with all the children. 2CR standing outside the Great Hall. Climbing the steps to
Last week saw the final session of Fizzpop Science club. Both groups, Key Stage 1 and 2, hosted their ‘Fizzpop Graduation ceremonies’, where each child was given a certificate and gift (UV invisible ink pens) to celebrate their successful completion of the course. They were also quizzed, in teams, to check what they had learned in the previous four sessions
This week our younger children became detectives and looked at some forensic techniques. Our older children identified when chemical changes take place, using slime, hydrogen and Ph scales.
This week, our younger children explored chemical reactions (using Ph scales) and then made their own pot of slime! Our older children tested conditions in which an alien could survive, by monitoring chemical reactions. More fun was had by all!
This week, our younger children tested different planet samples (yeast and sand) and discovered ‘alien’ life-forms! Our Key Stage 2 children tested their problem-solving skills by using the force of gravity to help construct working marble runs and bounce pads.