Year 6 students learn by exploring at the Science Museum


On Friday Year 6 had a wonderful day out at the Science Museum, beginning the day with an amazing hour in the 'Wonderlab'. Pupils got to explore aerodynamics, electricity, thermal imaging, magnetic forces, pulleys, and much more in this exciting, interactive, hands-on gallery.

Later in the morning, we enjoyed listening to 'Sir Isaac Newton' explain to us some of the fundamental laws of physics. We learned that, although he lived over three hundred years ago, it is Newton's laws which form the basis of some of the most impressive scientific achievements of modern times such as the moon landing.

After a well earned lunch, pupils explored the 'Space Gallery' and the 'Making of the Modern World', the highlight of which was probably seeing the enormous V2 rocket or 'flying bomb'. Built by the Nazis in World War Two the flying bombs were launched from the coast of German occupied Northern Europe. As Year 6 have learned in history this term, one of them landed in Ealing Broadway in June 1944 and caused considerable damage.

Thank you to all the parent helpers who came and made the day possible.

For more pictures of our day at the Science Museum please go to our latest gallery.