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Building a Jungle home. Bittern’s Forest School

Planning a home is important. You must chose a good site > On a level surface, so that gravity does not pull the building or a sleeping person down hill. > Being on top of a hill is a good place, you can see all around you. > A good floor must have an insulating but comfortable surface. Moss…

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Bitterns Day at the Wildlife Park

A wonderful day at South Lakes Safari Zoo, thinking about animals habitat and how they are adapted to their environment. What do Giraffes eat? Why are they soooo tall? Meeting a jungle inhabitant. What does a snake feel like to touch? Enjoying studying the animals. Why were they sunning…

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Sports Day 2017

Sports day at the Institute. Coniston, Kent and Scafell KS2 children are extremely good at helping the younger pupils. A super determined Swan (reception). Egg and spoon race. Bitterns skipping race. Three-legged race. Parents race! A…

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Race for Life 5K run.

All of KS2 and several KS1 children, took part in the Race for Life 5K run around Silverdale. Very well done to these two, who came in 1st together - such team spirit. 2nd place also from KS2 . Such an amazing effort from this KS1 child coming in 3rd overall. Not sure of the order…

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Trip to The World Museum

Had an exciting day at the World Museum in Liverpool, Learning about Mummies. Learning how the Egyptians prepared mummies. We wrapped up one of them.  Learned what the burial process was. Had an explore of all the Egyptian artefacts around. Ask any of us that went about what we found out and…

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Making Poo?

The Bitterns have had great fun this week learning all about the digestive system and what happens to the food we eat. After lots of giggling about the fact we were talking about poo in class, the bitterns then began learning about all the different organs that make up our digestive system and we made our own…

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Y3&4 Science and Industry Museum trip

First of all, we sat down to watch a demonstration of what we were likely to see throughout the museum. Eagerly waiting to be wowed. Hester quickly volunteered to help with this experiment, the strength of cotton. Jamie demonstrated how a man's leg got run over by the world's…

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Bitterns Science

The Bitterns enjoyed their science lesson learning how to create a circuit. Hester and Erin are working together attaching the batteries. Thomas and Jack like the way the crocodile clips work. Alice and Tilly are carefully working through their circuit. Maddison and Poppy, working well…

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The Bitterns Great British Bake Off

The Bitterns hosted a Great British Bake Off in school on Friday 3rd March 2017, to help raise money for Barnardos.  Mrs Daw worked extremely hard with the Bitterns to make this event a great success. We were honored to welcome the most famous judging panel: Mr Warren, Mrs Walsh and Mrs Shelley Hackett.…

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World Book Day 2017

WORLD BOOK DAY 2017 Everyone has made a fantastic effort today - dressing up as their favourite book character. Swans - Nursery/Reception Bob The Builder, Sophie BFG, Spiderman, Fairy. Herons - Y1&2 Harry Potter, Peter from Narnia, Horrid Henry and Jessie (Toy Story) Ella Looks…

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