Science Work

Gatehouse School are currently working towards a Primary Science Quality Mark!

Gatehouse School principles of Science Teaching


Well done everyone who participated in the optional science competition. Yet again the standard was extremely high. All year groups were invited to the lunchtime exhibition. Both the children and adults were amazed at the detailed work.IMG_4856 IMG_4855 IMG_4852 IMG_4851 IMG_4853


Year 3 had great fun exploring different fossils in science. They were then able to create their own models from clay.

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As usual the children surpassed my expectations with their entries to the optional Autumn 1 Science competition. There were films, models, power points, scrap books and posters galore! We held an exhibition of the children’s work during a lunch time and both fellow students and teachers were impressed with the quality of the work. Well done everyone!

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On Wednesday 5th October, 6F took parent in a evolution workshop at the Natural History Museum. They looked at how our diverse animal and plant kingdoms reflect a changing world.

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On Monday 19th September, Year 3 visited The Centre of the Cell to take part in a Teethtastic show. We really enjoyed learning more about the structure of the teeth and how to take care of our teeth.

We had a fun time participating in the games and demonstrations!

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Years 3 and 4 have thinking about healthy breakfasts for Food Revolution Day last week. We were able to taste test 5 different recipes!
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Year 3 have been creating there own shadow puppet stories to perform to RB and each other!
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Year 5 participated in an exciting Space Workshop with Dr Gareth Francis, a real life astrophysicist .

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Year 4 visited the Soanes Centre to explore habitats. They found and classified animals from woodland, meadow and pond habitats.

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On Thursday 17th March, ten children from Year 5 were invited to attend the Bancroft’s Science Fair. They enjoyed working with the Sixth Form students on experiments that showed Biology, Chemistry and Physics in action.

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Meanwhile, Year 3 have been investigating different rocks.

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Look at the fantastic work produced for the Science Project Competition. Are you entering your hard work in January? 

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All the year groups have been enjoying hands on experiments this week.

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Year 6 have been revising evaporation and condensing. They observed the results of an experiment in class.

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Year 5 have been very busy preparing for there Healthy Living Roadshow! 5G did a great job sharing their ideas with teachers and parents.

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Year 3 have been looking at human teeth and looking at their different shapes and uses.

 

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Year 6 have been using the tablets to help them with their scientific research.

 

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