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Year Six STEM Challenge 2

Our 2nd STEM challenge involved building a bridge to support a weight.

 

We discussed different types of structures and ways we could reinforce and strengthen our designs before we even attempted them.

 

We used our prior knowledge from our bridge’s topic, earlier in the year, to use…

Category: Class of 2022

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Year Six STEM week - challenge 1

 

We started STEM week by discussing how towns are designed, and how Skelmersdale was designed as a new town.

 

We discussed which features we’d expect to find in a town, and which amenities and transport links should be in place. We then designed our first draft of a town plan.

Category: Class of 2022

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Reception - Owl Toast

Reception followed instructions for making Owl Toast.

There were many opportunities for exploration and building confidence without adult support. The children were so happy and proud of their creations, and even happier when they got to eat their owl Toast!

#enjoy

 

Category: Class of 2028

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Pre School- STEM- mixing colours

Pre School thoroughly loved our STEM challenge this week! The children had to use the primary colours to make secondary colours. They said it was like magic as they watched the liquid 'walk' up and down the paper. The children sat and observed the colours mixing, as they did, they predicted the…

Category: Nursery

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Year 2 - Imagine That!

Year 2 had an absolute blast at Imagine That today! The science workshops were an incredible way to spend STEM week! 

Category: Class of 2026

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STEM- Transporting Materials!

Our third and final STEM challenge was to create a maze to navigate the Bee-Bots through!
The children worked in teams to complete the challenge. They had to decide on the directions and then and the sequence to code the Bee-Bot. 
Great work Year 1! 
#evolve 

Category: Class of 2027

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Year 3 Imagine That - Art and Science workshops

As well as getting a chance to explore, Year 3 children enjoyed a number of different workshops and got to back slime ( a huge hit!! ), never melting snow, bath bombs and magnets. They also enjoyed a Science workshop which was fascinating.

 

Category: Class of 2025

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STEM Week - welding!

Year 4 have loved today’s STEM activity! We have been creating box girder bridges using slabs of chocolate and welding them together by melting the sides of the slabs together. It did get rather sticky!

 

Category: Class of 2024

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Taster Day at Our Lady Queen of Peace High School!

Year 5 really enjoyed their taster day at Our Lady Queen of Peace high school! 

Category: Class of 2023

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Year 2 - STEM Challenge

Year 2 had a challenge on their hands today, a STEM challenge! Who could build the tallest and most stable structure using cocktail sticks and marshmallows?! This was so much harder than we expected! We quickly realised that if we had a stronger base, the structure would have more support and we…

Category: Class of 2026

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Year 3 STEM - Build the tallest tower

Year 3 really enjoyed their latest STEM challenge to design a tall tower out of cocktail sticks and marshmallows. It led to some great discussion and teamwork as the children worked together to try to make the tallest tower. They kept finding out that their structures struggled to stay up on their…

Category: Class of 2025

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Reception - "I'll huff, and I'll puff..!"

Reception were set a challenge to build a home for their little pig, buuuut, the big bad wolf was coming to huff and puff, and blow their houses down! Whose home would pass the challenge? All of them! They were brilliant!

#enjoy #embrace

Category: Class of 2028

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