Category: STEM

Smashing Pumpkins in Reception

19th October 2023

In science, the Reception class made predictions as to what would happen when Miss Goswell dropped a pumpkin from up high.  A lot of the children thought it would be very messy.   Miss Goswell had to drop it two times to get it to break, but the pumpkin did in fact make a big mess….

Liquid Nitrogen Workshop – Reception to Year 6

6th June 2023

Lyndhurst was fortunate enough to be visited by Air Products, who put on an amazing demonstration using liquid nitrogen. Questions such as, can you freeze a banana, does a frozen bouncy ball bounce, and what does frozen lettuce taste like were all answered in a hands-on demonstration. The science behind it was discussed too, as…

Year 3 STEM – Rocks and fossils

28th April 2023

Year 3 have been embracing geology.  As part of their STEM lesson, they have enjoyed started learning about rocks and fossils.  This week the children were researchers finding out about different kinds of rocks and their properties.

Little Lyndhurst – Magnetic fun

26th April 2023

Nursery and Pre-Reception in Little Lyndhurst had lots of fun exploring the egg tray using magnets to figure out which eggs had magnets inside them.  

Animal Encounters

30th March 2023

We would like to thank AnnaFrench, from ZooLab Rainforest Explorers for a wonderful visit.  Anna led exciting workshops about the rainforest and animals which live there. The children found out so many interesting facts.   Did you know that half of the animals that live on Earth inhabit rainforests? Also 2/3 of world plants grow in…

Year 1 Space Day

16th March 2023

Year 1 embarked on their very own Space Day! They came to school dressed as a wonderful set of astronauts, a storm trooper, Mars and aliens!  In the morning they went to London Road Park, and each had a go at launching rockets. They used the different angles of the launcher and tried to catch…

Pancake baking in Year 2

14th March 2023

Year 2 have been learning all about pancakes in English.  They beautifully wrote out ingredients and instructions on how to make pancakes.  The children have had lots of fun by finishing off their topic by using the school kitchen to make their own delicious pancakes.   They followed their instructions well and were able to produce…

Year 3 Crime Solving

6th March 2023

Year 3 had a brilliant time in their STEM lesson!  They were looking at what scientists do and focused on creating investigations, having enquiry questions and a fair test.  The children had to solve a crime using their detective skills; they loved looking at fingerprints under the microscope and seeing how they were each unique.

Healthy Me Day

1st March 2023

Lyndhurst once again celebrated an amazing Healthy Me Day.  Their day, spent learning all about healthy bodies and minds, was jam packed with fun activities designed to get the blood pumping and the brain working. The day started with an Activ8; 8 minutes of rigorous activity to get the day started positively. The children also…

Dinosaur adventures at Surrey Heath Museum for Reception

1st March 2023

Reception had a very warm welcome from Surrey Heath Museum when they went to learn all about dinosaur fossils.  A big thank you to Samantha from Surrey Heath Museum who showed the children how fossils are made and then all the children went on a picture fossil hunt around the museum. They then did their…