The School Council were lucky enough to visit The Houses of Parliament today. We were given a tour of the building by Harriet and Yasmin. During lunch we had a question and answer session with our local MP Richard Harrington. Check out our photos!
Over the last two days, Year 3 and planned and carried out their next science experiment. We have put white carnations into water (mixed with food colouring) and are waiting to see if they petals change colour.
Children enjoyed eating a specially prepared royal lunch with their friends on the field today.
In Science, Larch class conducted an investigation. We wanted to know how water travelled through plants so we planned an experiment to find the answer! We decided to use celery as our plant. After discussions, we realised that water was see-through, so in order to see it we mixed it with food colouring. We made sure our investigation was fair so used 50ml of water in each beaker. We are currently awaiting the results to see what happens to our celery!
66 Book Club are open in Hemel Hempstead this weekend, 10 until 6 each day. They can be found at 66 Wood Lane End, HP2 4RF and give between 70/80% discount on the thousands of books they have available! You can then come and exchange them after they have been read!
In Science today, we learnt about the effects of UV light. We discussed what UV light is, how it enters our atmosphere and the damage it can cause to our bodies. We conducted an experiment where we closed our eyes for 30 seconds and then watched what happened to our pupils. We were amazed to see that our pupil shrunk as we opened our eyes!
This week in Larch, we have been looking at diary entries. After identifying the features of a diary entry, including starting with Dear Diary, writing in first person and using a formal tone, we wrote our own! We also used our red pen to edit and improve our work as we wrote our entries. Here are some of our fantastic examples,