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Summer term

Design and Technology: Pulleys, Levers and Gears

This week in Design and Technology we have been learning about pulleys.  We had to design our own pulley system with one or two cylinders and then test how many weights we could lift.  We concluded that by decreasing the effort needed to lift the load you have to apply the force for a longer period of time.

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History - Crime and Punishment

Children created their own curse tablets using air-drying clay and sticks.  Children had to think of a Latin name, decide on an appropriate Roman crime and ask one of the Roman gods to do something nasty to the perpetrator.  Below is a display of the curse tablets. 

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