A Science Visitor

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On Friday we were lucky to be able to end our fantastic science week with a visit from Mrs Haigh. She works for the Environment Agency and was able to tell us about the different jobs that her and her colleagues do and how we can help to look after the environments around us. Thank you very much,…

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environment Science week 2023


Our journey to school

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Little Chicks journey to school.

Miss Taylor “What do you see on your journey to school?”

Hunter “I see people’s ,s houses, I see the garden to this school, Grandad goes past with the dogs.”

Georgia “Grass, the doggies, people in their cars.”

Ben “I see people in their…

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environment Journey to school


Fun in the snow!

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There was great excitement this morning when we woke up to snow! After register we wrapped up in our puddle suits, wellies and coats and headed off out on to the field.

Mrs Stock showed us how to make snow angels.


We noticed some brown stuff in some snow, it was rock salt.…

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Little Chicks helping in the garden

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Little Chicks use the wheelbarrows to move the chipping’s onto the tarpaulin which stops the weeds coming through. Landscaping the garden.

They had to negotiate the path turning the wheelbarrow which was tricky to control. They used the spades to collect the chipping’s and place on the…

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Investigating Ice

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Once again we wrapped up and braved the cold. We managed to break off some ice from the field, it was full of grass.

   The ice was very cold and quite thick.

We brought some ice into the classroom to see what would happen to it.

By the end of the day the ice had started to melt and…

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Understanding the World environment


Braving the cold

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This morning we wrapped up in puddle suits, coats, hats, scarves, gloves and wellies. We then braved the cold to explore the ice and frost on the field.

The children said that the grass was 'crunchy'.


We found out that the ice was very slippery and that it cracked and broke under…

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Understanding the World environment


Outdoor Learning

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Little Chicks have been learning about growing plants, tending to the garden, watching vegetables grow, daily collecting food for the composte and watching the changes in the wildlilfe throughout the terms.

Mrs Hicks has diligenlty tended to the garden with the children engaging in outdoor…

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Plastic Pollution Talk

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We were very lucky to have a visit from Mrs Haigh today. She works for the Environment Agency and she told us all about her job looking after the rivers and seas. She told us about the only things that should be flushed down the toilet - the three P's. I am sure that the children will remember…

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Understanding the World environment


Environment Agency Talk

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Little Chicks and Ducklings were introduced to Mrs Haigh from the Environment Agency, Mrs Haigh taught the children how to protect the seas. 

Mrs Haigh showed the children what is able to be put into the toilet and what is not.

They were called the the…

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Recycling Sorting

As part of our theme on The Ocean, Under the Sea Little Chicks and Ducklings have sorted through rubbish found on the beach.

They placed the objects in categories, paper, card or plastic. After sorting it was clear that the most rubbish was found in the plastic catergory.



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Hawks' Big September Clean

Look at how much litter we collected to help save our environment!


Why was it important for us to take part in the Big September Clean?



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Parrots' September Big Clean

The children in Parrots have learnt all about looking after the environment through throwing rubbish away properly and re-cycling to protect our wildlife. They produced some amazing information posters and have talked about the different ways they can look after the environment. Well done…

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