EYFS/KS1 Mini Beasts Loans Box and KS2 SamLab Loans Box

This half term, South Street Primary have borrowed the EYFS/KS1 Mini Beasts loans box and the KS2 SamLab loans box. To find out more about our loans boxes and to try some related activities at home, click:

Mini Beasts loans box

SamLabs loans box

Friday 11th March Year 3 and 4 Palaeontologists

This morning Year 3 and 4 became palaeontologists and investigated the past using fossils. If you would like to try some STEM activities at home, go to https://nustem.uk/stem-at-home/

31st January 2022 Year 5 and 6 Underneath the Ice

This week Year 5 and 6 children have been finding out about what happens underneath the ice in Antarctica. They have also been writing poems about this. To Find out more and read some poems by children in other schools, visit our Underneath the Ice website page. You may even find their poems on the website soon!

25th November Reception Lighting Engineers

Today it was Reception children who became lighting engineers, investigating light, shadow and colours. why not try our NUSTEM at home Light Reflecting Mobiles activity? This uses anything shiny you can find!

22nd November Nursery Lighting Engineers

Today Nursery have been lighting engineers and investigated light and shadows using torches and light boxes. Why not try our Shadow Tubes STEM at home activity, which uses only a torch, toilet roll tube and cling film.

19th November KS1 Naval Architects

Year 1 and 2 have been designing, building and testing boats this morning. To try this at home, go to our Naval Architects STEM at home activity, which uses only a piece of tin foil and some coins.

Monday 10th February Year 6 Environmental Modellers and Year 5 Astronomers

Credit NASA Image

Today Year 6 found out how environmental modellers collect and use data to predict the future. To find out more about environmental modellers, how to help the environment and for modelling activities you can try at home, click here.

Year 5 became astronomers and found out about the development of the telescope throughout history as well as about the role of women in astronomy. They discovered what stars are made from and how astronomers know this by analysing the light they produce. To find out more about astronomy and to try some activities at home, click here.

The other children will participate in these workshops later in the month.

Monday 3rd February KS2 Family Wind Turbine Engineers

After school, KS2 families became wind turbine engineers, designing the blades for wind turbines and testing them to see which shape would turn the turbine the quickest. Click here for more information and activities.

Thursday 30th January Year 3/4 Palaeontologists

This afternoon, the final group of children from South Street became palaeontologists. Can you remember what you found out about Antarctica from your core samples?

Monday 27th January Year 4 Palaeontologists


Today it was Year 4’s turn to become palaeontologists. Can you remember how a fossil is formed? Click here for more information about palaeontology.