Year One pupils took their science skills to Hatherley Park to find out more about forces. In the classroom the children had been exploring push and pull forces and investigating how these forces make objects move and change direction. It was great to see how this learning could be applied in practical, everyday situations outside school. The children enjoyed playing on the equipment and discussing how they had made things move. Which forces would you be using when you climb?

As well as the science aspect of the visit it was really useful for Mrs Nasralla to join us and play games using French vocabulary. We all enjoyed a circle game following Mrs Nasralla’s instructions and learning the French names for apparatus such as swings and slides.