Formidable Forces!

We have been so busy in Science. So far this term, we have investigated opposing forces, worked with Newton meters, planned and conducted a friction experiment, and studied air resistance! In the air-resistance experiment, which spinner do you think fell the fastest: the larger one or the smaller one? What about when we added weight … Continue reading Formidable Forces!

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Primary Science Quality Mark

Prince Edward Headteacher's Blog

We had some great news last week. Our school has been awarded the Primary Science Quality Mark, Silver Award. This means that:

“Gaining a Primary Science Quality Award is a significant achievement for a school.  The profile and quality of science teaching and learning in each awarded school is very high. Children are engaging with great science both in and outside the classroom, developing positive attitudes towards science as well as secure science understanding and skills. Science subject leaders, their colleagues, head teachers, children, parents and governors should be very proud.”

Our children love learning about science in our school and we have some very talented teachers who know just how to make the science curriculum engaging, inspiring, enjoyable and creative. Click on our Science Blog to find out just what we have been doing over the last few months:

https://scienceatprinceedwardblog.wordpress.com

PSQM-Lge_GOLD MASTER

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Robot Wars!

Prince Edward Headteacher's Blog

Some of our Y5 and Y6 pupils competed in this year’s inter-school Robot Wars competition. Every year we invite the Robot Wars expert in to show us how to make our own robots, to embark on challenges and navigate obstacles. We always invite pupils from other schools in Sheffield to take part too. 

What is particularly exciting, is one of the heavily, armoured robots from the TV show makes an appearance in our school and we can see how complex the real robots are. They are virtually indestructible. 

We were proud to come in 2nd and 3rd place out of all the groups from all the schools taking part. 

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