STEM challenge for Class 3

Today we had a visit from a local STEM ambassador who led a challenge for class 3. They were given 15 minutes to design and build the tallest structure they could, using spaghetti and marshmellows, that would hold a raw egg for over 30 seconds. Sound strange? Well the children loved the challenge and worked in their teams of three really well. After 15 minutes each structure was measured and a raw egg placed on top and subsequently timed. There was a 1st place winning team (Taylor, Eddie & Billy), 2nd place (Sophia, Olivia & Hannah) and in 3rd place (Milo, George Sowden and Douglas). We are one of seventeen schools who entered this challenge with a final heat in May. The winner of which will win £75 for their school, so fingers crossed.20160415_09574420160415_10260320160415_10271720160415_10264120160415_10271120160415_10265720160415_102437

Houses and homes!

We have had a great start to the new term and our new topic of Houses and Homes.  We began our week with the traditional tale of The Three Little Pigs which we used to talk about different types of houses and materials used to build them, we then went on to build our own houses!

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