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St John the Baptist Roman Catholic Primary School Love One Another

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Design and Technology

Year 2 have been baking Easter buns with Miss McBreen and Mrs Townley.

Year 2 went to visit Year 1 to look at their vehicles.

STRUCTURES

Year 2 are looking at 'Structures'.  To start with, they looked at Bridges and how they come in all different shapes and sizes.  They looked at the very first bridges and the materials used to build them and more modern day bridges.  

 

The children then looked at how they could strengthen bridges and looked at how pillars are made to reinforce the bridge.  They all completed an investigation to see which would be the strongest.

More photos of our final products.

Looking at how to build a Truss which are used to strengthen bridges.

Investigating the strength of beams using weights. Miss Dewhurst, who is our D&T Subject Leader came to visit us and asked the children lots of questions.

Using different construction materials to build a bridge.

These are some photos of the 3 Bridges that cross the Firth of Forth in Scotland.

Angels flying around the Firth of Forth

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