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Friday 22nd April 2016 - Science

We have started our new topic 'The Magical Zoo', the children have enjoyed the first couple of weeks back at school where  we have started to design our bug hotels which will be going in the school garden. This is a small project that will run throughout the term. This week we have been looking at different materials and sorting them into groups based on their suitability for the bug hotel.

Posted by: The Teachers on: 25/04/2016

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What a wonderful trip to Morrisons we had on Thursday morning!

We tried several Italian foods such as fresh Ciabatta with olive oil and fresh basil leaves, various cold pastas, Italian meats and cheeses including a blue cheese.

We tried Italian olives and Greek olives to compare them to.

The butchery department talked the children through the process of making minced beef, used for bolognaise and demonstrated making fresh burgers too.

Our children were also luckily enough to look at and touch various fresh fish including a squid!  We have since tasted some cooked octopus in school which got very mixed reviews!

In school we learnt about how olive oil is made and we visited the oils aisle to look at the various choices on offer.

Morrisons provided cookies and a drink each in the café to conclude our visit which the children (and adults) really enjoyed.