Primary Science Quality Mark (PSQM)
As a school we are aiming to achieve the Primary Science quality mark (outreach). To achieve this we aim to raise the profile of Science.
We have developed some principles of Science which we aim to use in all of our Science lessons they are:
In our science lessons:
We are excited about our Science lessons
We are investigating for ourselves
We are asking questions to increase our Science knowledge
We can talk about the Science we have learnt
Our Science is linked to the world around us
We are using our English and Maths skills in our Science work
Through the project we aim to
During the first week back after Christmas in January 2022 we spent time working on 'Our world week' identifying the environmental problems in the world and deciding what we can do to address those problems
We also found out about COP 26 and the pledges that have been made during the summit.
We entered the Caterpillar First Lego League Challenge, we entered the competition in December 2021 . The competition involved programming a robot and creating a project to solve a cargo problem.
Our robot is was programmed to undertake lots of missions, they can be seen here:
We had to create a project related to cargo, the brief was given by the IET for the project which was:
For our project we decided that we wanted to improve lorries for the area we live in. As we live in an area where the roads are small and windy we decided that smaller lorries would be better. The issue with this is that they wont be able to carry as much load. To solve this problem we decided to add a trailer to the lorry, but as trailers are hard to maneuver we thought it could be driverless. As we have spent time looking at helping the environment we decided to make it electric.