For Your Information
The summer holidays will finally be here at 215pm on Tuesday 23rd July and hopefully the sun will make an extended appearance too!
 
There are lots of things available to families throughout the summer and we have displayed this information on the noticeboards in the alleyway between the main gates to both sites. We have listed activities to do, cheap or free places for children to eat and information about courses happening for families supporting children with additional needs. Don't forget to take a photo when you are collecting your child at the end of the day!
 
We are aware that the holidays are not always easy as normal routine and everyday life is suddenly changed (and that's for children too, not just us adults!). If you are finding it challenging, then please visit our website page which lists the support agencies available: Signposts to support home adults
 
We hope you all have an enjoyable break and can't wait to see you back on Wednesday 4th September for another exciting year ahead!
School Blog Year 1 STEM Discovery Centre

School Blog

Year 1

The blog for Cherry, Chestnut & Cedar
Mr Barnett, Ms Antrobus and Mrs Wrangles

STEM Discovery Centre

By Chestnut Class, in Year 1 - Friday, 3 May 2024

We had great fun on our STEM Discovery Centre trip. We took part in lots in exciting activities including making our own rockets and launching them outside, watching some cool magic tricks that were actually science and learning about the Mars rover. 

We first learnt about the different parts of the rocket, including the nose cone and tail fins. We had to make sure we included these on our rocket we made. Once we had created our rocket, we went outside and launched them using air, some of them nearly went on the roof!

We had time in the exploration room which lots of interesting things to look at and use, including a robotic arm which we loved. At the end of the day we had a magic show, our favourite experiment was when the flame heated up the gas inside and caused the lid to fly of in a flame.

Our favourite part of the day was making slime! We learnt about the reaction between the materials and how slime is a liquid because it takes the shape of what it is in. We had good fun playing with our slime once we had made it too!