Our School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff, visitors and volunteers to share this commitment.
If you have concerns regarding the safeguarding or welfare of any of our pupils, please contact Mrs Blacoe (Designated Safeguarding Lead) or Mrs Bell ( Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead).
St James'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
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Does the person with the longest femur have the longest jump? Let’s find out
Our trip to Brockholes - Plant workshop
We have been looking at different types of rocks (Sedimentary, Metamorphic and Igneous). We have discussed the properties of the different rocks and then carried out investigations as to whether or not they were permeable.
Science week - we watched a lamb and a calf being born on a live zoom feed from the NFU then drew our own lifecycle diagrams
Year 3 Glorious Mud! We collected some soil from different towns in our area to find out what our soil was made up of. This helps farmers and gardeners find out what grows best in their fields or gardens.
Light- we tested objects to find some reflectors
Sorting light sources
Balloon Rockets- we made predictions about which surface would make our balloons travelled the furthest. String, Twine, Wool, or fishing wire?
The fishing wire was the smoothest, look what happened to our balloon rocket
Friction- we tested different surfaces to see which surfaces make our cars go faster or slower. We learnt to change one part of our investigation to make our investigation a fair test.
Now which magnet is the strongest?
Testing materials to see if they are magnetic
How our muscles work
Our Science investigation: Do the tallest children have ALL the longest bones?
Year 6 , helping us to Make our moving hands models
Preparing for an investigation about our bones
Using Skelly to help us
Skeletons-Can we name those bones? We might need Skelly the Skeleton in class to help us 💀
2021-2022 Animals including humans-Healthy Eating and Skeletons- what we think we know
Taking care of our plants
Exploring properties of rocks
Using magnets-paperclip experiment
Forces-Pushes and Pulls
Animals including humans- Skeletons and movement
Nutrition and Healthy Lifestyles