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Friendship Day

Friendship Day

On the 18th February, the staff and pupils of Stratford College organised a friendship day for the pupils of Stratford National School.  Each class went over the secondary school hall, where the children played games, had their faces painted, made artwork and played a guessing game of 'How Many Sweets are in the Jar'.

We would like to thank Stratford College for extending the hand of friendship to us all in Stratford NS by planning this great morning for us!

 

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Posted on Sunday 08th March 2020 in General School News, 1st Class/2nd Class

Designing and Making Roller-coasters

Designing and Making Roller-coasters

For Engineers week (2nd-6th March), the children worked in teams to plan, design and make rollercoasters. 

Each group started with the same materials:

  • Kitchen Rolls
  • Paper Plates
  • Cups
  • Masking Tape
  • Scissors
  • 2 Toy Cars

Each group came up with a unique idea and the roller-coasters were fantastic!  This project was a great opportunity to practice collaboative, creative and problem-solving skills, and most importantly, have fun!

 

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Posted on Sunday 08th March 2020 in 1st Class/2nd Class

Mad Scientists Art by 1st and 2nd Class

 Mad Scientists Art by 1st and 2nd Class

As part of Science Week, we drew pictures of mad scientists and did some colour mixing in their science beakers.  The children really enjoyed this guided drawing and each scientist ended up with their own style and personality!

 

Lesson inspired by Cassie Stephens.

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Posted on Monday 02nd December 2019 in 1st Class/2nd Class

Science Week 2019

Science Week 2019

We had great fun working as scientists during Science Week (10th-17th Nov).  We did lots of experiments including 'Dancing Raisins', 'Lemon Volcanoes' and we even made plastic out of milk! We had lots of fun and Science Week was a huge sucess!

 

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Posted on Monday 02nd December 2019 in 1st Class/2nd Class

The Rainforest

The Rainforest

In October, 1st and 2nd class were learning about the Rainforest.  We learned about the 4 layers found in a Rainforest (the forest floor, the understory, the canopy and the emergent layer) and we explored the animals that lived in each layer.  We worked in teams to create a vertical rainforest banner and each group drew a different layer, including lots of plants and animals.

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Posted on Monday 02nd December 2019 in 1st Class/2nd Class