As part of our Science topic Y3W have been learning about light. We have spent time finding out about different sources of light and how light is used in our everyday lives. We have really enjoyed this topic and the investigations we have carried out.
This week, as part of our learning we visited Souter Lighthouse. This visit gave us a chance to find out even more about light is used in our own community. We were amazed to find out that Souter Lighthouse was the first Lighthouse to generate electricity. We learned lots of other facts about the lighthouse, the role of the lighthouse keeper’s and got to climb right to the top of the lighthouse… climbing over 100 stairs! We even made our own lighthouses by creating closed circuits.
The children were fantastic and we all had a great day.
Here are some photo’s from our visit.
We were delighted today to present these three pupils with very prestigious ‘Word Millionaire’ trophies in assembly. Amie, Evie and Ashlee have been such enthusiastic and dedicated readers, both in and out of school that they have read over one million words through our Accelerated Reader program. We are very proud of them and hope to be awarding more Word Millionaires soon.
The School Council led our Great Big School Clean assembly on Friday 9th March. They also took part in a school litter pick and found a surprisingly large amount of litter! There was a mixture of different materials – plastic, cardboard, foil and fabric.
We know that litter should be recycled wherever possible. Each class wrote a poem about litter to submit to the Eco Schools Litter-acy competition. We are really proud of all of the entries. Fingers crossed!
The children asked and answered lots of questions during our whole school No Smoking Day assembly. Their posters and wishes show that they feel well informed from the activities they joined in with that day.
Following on from The Big School Clean Up, our School Council decided that they’d like to make this a regular event.
Mrs Parker, our school caretaker, kindly offered to help the School Council pick litter twice weekly in the school grounds.
This week it’s Year 1’s turn. They were delighted to find a butterfly garden ornament in the bushes, which they are going to upcycle.
Harton Primary School will be open on Monday 5th March.
Thank you for your co-operation over the past few days.
Due to weather conditions, Harton Primary School will remain closed on Friday, 2nd March.
Tomorrows Boccia tournament has been cancelled. This will be rearranged for a later date and a letter will be sent out with the children who have been selected to take part.