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Year 3 Demonstration of Human Digestion

Things got a bit sticky in Year 3 today as we demonstrated how the human digestion system works.  We used a plastic bag to represent the stomach, tights for the small intestines, a paper cup for the large intestines and a … Continue reading

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Science Open Afternoon 2016

Last Friday, SJB welcomed parents and members of the local community for an afternoon of science. Year 6 took charge of 12 experiments in the hall and many showed great organisational skills and innovation as the afternoon progressed. The boys … Continue reading

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South Lakes Safari Zoo

Year 5 visited South Lakes Safari Zoo on Tuesday to support their work on habitats, animal classification and endangered species. It was a bitterly cold day and for a time we were the only party walking around the enclosures. This … Continue reading

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A visit from a radiographer

This week the Reception Class have been learning about skeletons as part of our Halloween celebrations. We had a visit from Helen O’Neill, who works as a radiographer. She showed us X-ray pictures of bones and also X-rays of household … Continue reading

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Furness College Year 5

On Wednesday, Year 5 visited Furness College for the annual Big Bang Fair. All the stalls at the fair were linked to STEM activities (science, technology, engineering and mathematics). A particular favourite of the children was creating their own lip balm … Continue reading

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Making muscles

Year 3 used card and elastic to demonstrate how our muscles work.  We adapted a previous experiment as elastic bands proved a bit tricky last week.  The class was much happier with today’s outcomes!

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