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SCIENCE Portfolio 

Equipped with his five senses, man explores the universe around him and calls the adventure Science - Edwin Powell Hubble

We hold half termly science investigation open mornings across the school. Parents are invited into the classroom to get involved in practical science alongside their child.     

 Science Investigation Morning - Autumn 1 - 2022 

Year 1

Using my Senses - Crisp Taste Testing

Year 2

Properties of Materials - Left: Grow a Rainbow on a paper towel | Right: Absorbency

Year 3

Soil types and permeability  

 Science Investigation Morning - Autumn 2 - 2022

Year 5

Living Things and their Habitats - Flowering Plants

Year 6

Electricity - Steady Hand Circuit

Science Investigation Morning - Spring 1 - 2023

 Year 3 and Year 5 

Left: Year 3 Plants | Right: Year 5 Day and Night - Space 

Year 4

Electricity - bulb brightness

Science Investigation Morning - Spring 2 - 2023 

Year 1

Animals including Humans - making clay hedgehogs 

Year 2 and Year 3

Left: Year 2 Animals Including Humans - testing reflexes | Right: Year 3 Properties of Materials - passing of light through materials (opaque, transparent, translucent)

Year 4

Animals including Humans - identifying the different types of teeth and their function 

Animals Including Humans - making model teeth using clay

Year 5

Air resistance and gravity - making parachutes   

British Science Week - March 2023

Year 5 - STEM Enrichment 

Year 5 took part in a STEM enrichment project as part of British Science Week. The class was split into four groups and each group had a different DigiWiz kit to build. They built worm robots, mop robots, carnival wheels tanks and wind energy fan cars.  

Year 4 Overnight Stay - Astronights at the Science Museum - March 2023 

Astronights took Year 4 on a journey into space with hands-on science shows and workshops. 

Space Zone

The class found out what it takes to be a space explorer. They made a wearable solar system to launch table-top rockets and heard from space experts around the UK. 

Lunar Movers

The class hitched a ride across the Moon. They made their very own lunar rover. 

It Takes Guts in Space

They followed the journey of an astronaut's food into their mouth, through the acid bath in their stomach, along metre after metre of pulsating guts, and then out the other end!


The class explored the beauty of the science and maths that shapes our everyday lives. This helped the class to see the world around them in new and exciting ways.

3D IMAX Screening

The class met members of the International Space Station in an immersive IMAX presentation shown on one of the biggest screens in the UK.