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SCIENCE NEWS
We have an exciting new science feature coming to the school website soon, but we need the children’s help with a logo.

Our title is ‘Science Explorers’ and each month a science challenge will be published for the children to tackle at home.

The competition:
We need a logo using the words ‘Science Explorers’. It can include small pictures, if you wish, but must be bold to capture people’s attention.

Designs must be hand drawn and no bigger than A4 size. Please hand in any applications for the competition to your class teacher with your full name and class on the back.

The winner will be announced in assembly and receive a prize. They will also have the honour of seeing their logo on our website.
Closing date: Friday 10th December 2021

There’s never been a more exciting time for science at Rossett Acre.

We are striving this year (2021-2022) towards achieving the Primary Science Quality Mark (PSQM).

The PSQM focuses on developing effective, confident science leadership for whole school impact on science teaching and learning.

During the year, we will reflect upon the quality of science teaching and learning, plan to improve it, carry out our action plan and consider the impact.

We have made many changes so far. Together as a school we have developed our vision and core principles:

Our Timeline Hall display celebrating science within school and home.

 

Our Reception Hall display displaying our principles.

  • British Science Week 2021 (5th-14th March) is here and the theme for this year is ‘Innovators’. We will be doing lots of exploring and discovering in class but we would likethe children to take part in a competition, at home, organised by the National Farmers Union.

    This will be introduced during an assembly on Friday 5th March.

    EYFS & KS1:
    Design a polytunnel for a farmer to grow his crops in. Investigate the best material to use for your polytunnel.

    KS2:
    Design a drone for farmers to monitor their crops.

    For all age groups you can either send in a drawing, photo, poster, advert, video or Powerpoint of your design. Remember to explain how it works and what you have used to create it. Post your entries on Tapestry or Dojo and your teacher will submit it for you.
    The top 9 entries will receive £1000 for the school to spend on science equipment. Entries close on 31 May 2021. Good luck!

     

    Science Challenge
    We will be setting monthly science challenges for the children to take part in at home.
    The first challenge is coming soon…