This morning Pre-school had an exciting time predicting what would happen in a variety of science experiments, which are highlighted below:

 Flowers in vases. We filled 6 vases with water and then added white flowers. We then coloured the water and the children talked about what might happen.

Skittles experiment. We placed some Skittles in a circular pattern on a white tray. We then added some water and watched what happened.
The Skittles made a beautiful rainbow pattern.

Read more: Pre-school Science Experiments

Today, Primary 6 children presented a fabulous assembly filled with exciting experiments and demonstrations.

Last week during British Science Week, Primary 6 pupils practised conducting the experiments and working on their presentations. In groups, they also wrote their own scripts to explain the discoveries.

Read more: P6 Assembly

We are excited to ‘Join in the fight for your world’ and participate in Earth Hour 2019.

We will be holding an assembly on Monday 25th March and will be inviting our pupils and staff to ‘make a pledge’.

Please click here to watch the Official Earth Hour video or visit their website by clicking here to discover what it is all about.

Will you turn off your lights for one hour on Saturday 30th March at 8.30pm?

To celebrate British Science Week, pupils have taken part in a Space themed Science day.

They were lucky enough to have a visit from the Wonderdome – an inflatable planetarium set up in the Priory Hall. Children from Pre-School right up to Years 7 and 8 each had a turn inside the Wonderdome where the instructor Ben, took them on a guided tour of the solar system.

Read more: Science Week

 

Pre-school enjoyed celebrating Pancake day and learning all about the importance of Shrove Tuesday in the Catholic calendar. They worked as a team to make a batter and then watched carefully as Miss Louise cooked them on the crepe machine. The children then enjoyed decorating them with their favourite fruits; they went down very well!

Read more: Shrove Tuesday in Pre-school

 

Mrs Hawkins kindly came in to share her experiences of the Islam faith with Primary 5 last week. The children learnt so much from it, in keeping with their Early Islamic Civilisation topic. The children asked some very thought provoking questions about modern Muslim life compared to that of the past.

Read more: Mrs Hawkins visits Primary 5
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