Our Science Day this year had a 'Health & Fitness' theme. Each year group had a specific area of health or fitness to focus upon:
Reception - Looked at body parts and how our bodies are put together.
Year 1 - Used what they have learned in their PE lessons with WBA to create a multi-skills course
which used all parts of the body.
Year 2 - Had a visit from a Nutritionist where they explored which parts of plants that we eat.
They also designed a balanced menu for a week.
Year 3 - Had a visit from the Karate Instructor where they looked at the importance of muscles;
how they move and how to exercise them. They then designed a routine which involved all
of the major muscle groups.
Year 4 - Explored the dangers of smoking and alcohol and created promotional videos or posters to
warn of the effects on the body.
Year 5 - Had a visit from a PE specialist from Streetly Academy who discussed the elements of
Sports Science and they created an exercise regime which combined a variety of
Year 6 - Had a visit from a drugs & alcohol specialist and carried out an investigation about the
effects of different exercises on heart rate.