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Year 5 and 6 - Enrichment Day

Year 5 and 6 had a brilliant time on Thursday 19th May, when they had their Enrichment Day.

The theme was ‘space’, as our school is currently carrying out a scientific experiment using rocket seeds that Tim Peake took with him to space! The day allowed the children to take part in many scientific activities, including building water rockets; creating an astronaut skills test and making their own space toothpaste! The Year 6s had a great time making rockets with Mr Miles who came from Burnham Grammar School to help us, and Year 5 learnt a lot from ‘Boffin Ollie’, who came to work with them on a space workshop. In fact, Boffin Ollie entertained the whole of Upper Key Stage 2, when he showed us how to set money on fire without burning it – not to be tried at home! We learnt a lot and were able to apply the scientific and mathematical knowledge that we have gained throughout the year. Please click here for photos.

 

 

 

To see images taken from the Enrichment Day, Click Here to open the gallery.