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Under the Sea PSHE Day

Years 3 and 4 watched clips from Finding Nemo and held a discussion about stereotypes under the sea. Are all sharks to be feared? Are all clownfish funny? After that, we worked in groups to explore the things we have in common and the things that make us different. We chatted about discrimination, minorities and why it is great to celebrate both our differences and similarities. … [Read more...]

An incredible science experience at Southampton University


Thank you so much to Southampton University, Professor Sinclair and his team for giving Highfield pupils the science experience of a lifetime! We got hands on with a real Anglo-Saxon skeleton, saw inside a real 3D Xray laboratory, discovered the diets and teeth of a variety of animal skulls and learnt about fossils, teeth and even locally found dinosaurs! This linked well with our science week, … [Read more...]

Year 3 & 4 Science week launch!

Diego 2016

Written by Alfie- This week we are having a science week! Today (Monday) our visitor (Dr Diego, an astronomer from Southampton University) taught us all about gravity, black holes, who can be scientists (anyone!) and what ‘spaghettification’ does to you- It is so weird! As well as all this we were told about where astronomers work and where their telescopes are based around the world. … [Read more...]

Exploring the World of Minpins in Africa


   Africa class have been studying the last children's book that was published by Roald Dahl. They have done lots of great book talk, drama and have borrowed vocabulary to help them in creating effective stories of their own. Well done Africa … [Read more...]