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If you have concerns regarding the safeguarding or welfare of any of our pupils, please contact Miss R Brown (Designated Safeguarding Lead), or Mrs S Nelson (Designated Safeguarding Lead), Mrs T Bolton (Designated Safeguarding Lead) or Miss Blackburn (Designated Safeguarding Lead)

St Peter's participates in Operation Encompass. Following the report of an incident of domestic abuse, school will be advised that the child has been involved. Please see school website for further details.

The Safeguarding and Child Protection policy can be found here. SAFEGUARDING POLICY

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Research

As part of our remote learning, Beech class were set the task of researching information all about Thomas Edison. This linked to our work on Electricity.  Elizabeth and Thomas wrote super reports all about his life and work.  You can read them below.

Reception enjoyed researching fossils. The children made their own salt dough dinosaur fossils.

Reception researched dinosaur skeletons. The children used pasta to create their own skeletons.

In KS1 we researched the difference between a flower and a tree and went on a woodland walk to identify and classify plants and trees.

BONES IN OUR HANDS Y3/4

We have looked at a model of our hand without any bones! We decided they had no shape and we would not be able to pick up anything! Our bones give us our shape and stability and movement.

We next looked at x-rays to analyse the bone structure of our hands. Then we made models to explore each finger's bone structure. We learnt about 'hinge joints' which fill our hands. We have 27 bones in each hand.

INITIAL IDEAS ABOUT SKELETONS

In pairs we thought what our skeletons may look like and we made dog biscuit diagrams!

Following extensive research and report writing about Mary Anning, we acted like palaeontologists and tries to mimic her skills, by carefully removing chocolate chips from cookies.

KS1 used non-fiction books to find out key facts about animals 🐻🐠🐸🐊🕷

Year 5 have been researching out about how some mechanisms, including levers, pulleys and gears, allow a smaller force to have a greater effect.  After our research, we worked in groups to create our own working pulley systems.

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