Today has been our Maths and Science day- it has been great to see the children take part in a variety of Maths and Science activities.
Year 3, 4 and 5 had a 45 minute experience in the Explorer Dome – after crawling in through a tunnel they were treated to a fantastic ‘Space’ show in the main part of the dome.
Year 4 had an hour and half visit from Science Oxford – they took part in a workshop all about ‘Changing Materials’. With googles at the ready, they were transformed into Scientists making observations about what might happen to various materials when heated.
Year 3 worked hard to build towers in small groups – learning about how to construct a firm structure and link paper together to create a tower.
Year 5 also had the opportunity to investigate electrical circuits and think about various ways to make different circuits in their classes.
Year 6 have spent the day, with Science Oxford, learning how to program lights, buzzers and motors. They then built themselves a fairground ride from’ Knex’ and spent the afternoon programming it to move and light up.
During the day all classes have also taken part in various Maths challenges – Murder Mysteries, Code Breaking and Maths Investigations.
Hopefully this enrichment day has given the children the chance to see how important Maths and Science are in the world around us.
Well done to all the children for their enthusiasm.
Mrs Atkinson and Miss Weston