Tamar are super scientists

Heather Hatch News

On Friday Tamar class visited Penair school to take part in a science workshop- discovering animals and their habitats. Children looked closely at leaf litter and took a closer look under the microscope. Next after discussion about what animals need to stay alive, pupils found out how to keep a “penguin” warm by insulating and measuring temperature. See our pictures.

Tamar hunt dragons and separate materials!

Heather Hatch News

Tamar class have had a busy week. They have found clues of a fiery visitor- smoldering leaves and chicken bones in the playground! They then went on to practice their powers of persuasion by trying to recruit dragon catchers. In science pupils got messy when they tried to separate materials: raisins and flour, paper clips and rice and salt and …

Kindness Week

Rhiannon Whitehouse News

Kenwyn Class is #proudtobekind.  We have been busy celebrating World Kindness Week! We have made a rainbow with all our hand prints to encourage ourselves to be a “rainbow in someone else’s cloud”. We have been learning what makes us good friends, and how we are all different but that is OK! Be Nice, Be Kind, and Spread Happiness – …

Tamar meet King Arthur

Heather Hatch News

Tamar class meet King Arthur… Tamar class have had an amazing week this week. On Monday we had a visit from none other than King Arthur himself! This kicked off our launch of our project- “Could you remove the sword from the stone?” King Arthur told us of the legend of him and his Knights of the Round Table, Camelot …

Hannah Parry News

Kenwyn Newsletter Autumn 1 2019

Helford have their chocolate designs judged by a chocolatier

Heather Hatch News

For their authentic outcome, Helford travelled to Kernow Chocolate and showed their final chocolate designs to be judged by Alex, the owner. We learned about how they “remake” chocolate at the factory and that most of their supplies of cocoa come from Africa. See our pictures below. Our pupils did themselves proud and showed what they knew about chocolate growing, …

Helford become Chocologists

Heather Hatch News

Helford Class become Chocologists! On Thursday Helford went to the Eden Project to take part in a chocolate workshop. We met Clare who was an expert when it comes to chocolate! Pupils discovered who first took chocolate back to Europe (Cortez). And about the ancient Mayans and Aztecs who first grew cacao trees in the rain forests. We went on …

Helford receive a special message from a chief scientist

Heather Hatch News

Helford class sent their newspaper reports to Dr Hans Von Bergin- chief scientist at the Otzal Institute in Italy as their authentic outcome-These will be displayed in the Tyrol Museum alongside the Otzi Mummy exhibition! The children were so excited to recieve a special message from Dr Hans…   #helfordclass #authenticoutcome #OtzitheIceman a special message for the pupils Posted by …

Helford Class investigate forces at Penair

Heather Hatch News

Helford Class investigate forces at Penair To kick off their learning about forces and magnets, Helford class visited Penair school and took part in an investigation about forces. Mr Brown asked lots of questions about what happens when we drop something and about how  the children thought magnets work. There were lots of different answers like: ‘magnets stick together’ ‘ …