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S.T.E.M Week 2018

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It’s been an amazing STEM Week at Southfields Primary! As part of the week, all year groups took part in their own STEM activities. Year 6 explored the DysonPC39 model vacuum cleaner and looked at the engineering involved and the roles of engineers at Dyson, then designed their own vacuum cleaners of the…

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Year 3: Mighty Microbes!

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“We enjoyed having a Scientist visit us from Warwick University, who studies Microbiology. She helped us find out about microbes around our classroom. She told us to put unwashed and washed hand in the petri dishes. The dishes had bacteria food so the bacteria could grow. We also tested the…

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In Year 3, we have been learning to measure, compare, add and subtract: lengths (m/cm/mm); mass (kg/g); volume/capacity (l/ml) We have been learning  which appropriate units and tools to use for measuring. For Volume/Capacity we did a practical lessons on ‘making the perfect squash’ which involved getting the correct ratio…

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Year 6: Lava Lamps 2017

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Year 6 scientists spent the morning with Nick from Warwick University, as part of our STEM week. They made awesome ‘efferecent’ Lava Lamps. It was great to see science in action and they learnt the science behind it.  A huge thank you to Nick Barker from Warwick University for coming in to…

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It’s been a marvelous S.T.E.M week at Southfields Primary. We have been developing Science, Technological, Engineering and Maths skills all week. We have had lots of fun activities; ranging from making Lava Lamps and Fire Extinguishers to pouring solids! We would like to thank Nick from Warwick University for his amazing workshops…

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We had some wonderful volunteers from Coventry Building Society visit the school today. They came and taught the children what  a ‘building society’ is and the  importance of controlling your money responsibly, finding good deals, investing your money wisely and the importance of  control over your money. Check out some of the photos…

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