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  • Investigation into Magnets

    Published 22/03/19
    Dolphins kicked off Science Day with an investigation into magnets.
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  • Learning Dome

    Published 21/03/19
    ​Year 1 and Year 2 absolutely loved going inside the dome and learning about space. It was so wonderful to see all the children excited about the planets, the sun and the moon, and of course, astronauts! 
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  • Year 6 Making paint fizz

    Published 21/03/19
    Year 6 had a fantastic afternoon learning about how fizzy tablets react with water (more quickly with hot water!) to produce carbon dioxide which builds up pressure in the bottle until it pops the lid. We also learnt how vinegar (acetic aci
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  • Year 5 Enjoying Science Week

    Published 21/03/19
    As part of science week Eagle class enjoyed participating in a number of science experiments including creating rockets, lava lamps and making fizzy paint.  
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  • Florence Nightingale

    Published 18/03/19
    As part of our topic on keeping healthy, Panda Class had the opportunity to meet Miss Nightingale and hear all about how she became known as the “Lady with the Lamp”. We found out how she became a nurse, why she went to the Crimea an
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  • Balloon Powered Cars

    Published 18/03/19
    Dolphins have been putting their science learning about push and pull forces and friction into practice by making balloon-powered cars. 
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  • Investigating Germs

    Published 18/03/19
    Panda Class have been investigating how germs spread through contact. The children used both hair gel and glitter to simulate germs on their hands. When one child had gel on their hands, they were able to spread it very quickly amongst class mates. I
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  • Superhero Workshop

    Published 15/03/19
    Children from nursery to year 2 had lots of fun becoming superheroes and helping to save planet Earth! 
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  • Daniel Lewis visits Darell

    Published 15/03/19
    Daniel Lewis the Triple jumper came to visit Darell on Tuesday. He put the children through a fitness circuit which lasted about 5 minutes. The children said it was lots of fun and they had a great time. I think Daniel Lewis is their new favourite pe
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  • Author Visit

    Published 15/03/19
    We were so lucky to have a visit from the fantastic author, Gareth P. Jones! He held workshops with all the children from Nursery up to Year 6, including singing, acting and creating their own mystery stories. What an inspiring da
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  • Headteachers Update

    Published 15/03/19
    We have had a fantastic end to the work with Red Nose Day, this week. A very big thank you to all parents who donated a cake for the Bake Sale and to all of you who purchased cake or noses to support the cause. It was great to see the children in sch
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