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Science

At Coombe Hill Infants' school we are curious, creative young scientists, excited by the world around us. 

  • Our chicks have hatched!

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    Our chicks have hatched!
  • Exploring senses in Year 1

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    Exploring senses in Year 1
  • Making toast in Reception

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    Making toast in Reception
  • 3 boy circuit

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    3 boy circuit
  • making circuits

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    making circuits
  • how far will each car go

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    how far will each car go
  • drawing of a fish

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    drawing of a fish
  • different fruits

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    different fruits
  • we are archaeologists

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    we are archaeologists
  • fruit kebabs

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    fruit kebabs
  • observational drawing of fish

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    observational drawing of fish
  • Whizzing up the fruit

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    Whizzing up the fruit
  • Making fruit smoothies

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    Making fruit smoothies
  • Egg In Vinegar

    What happens when you leave an egg in vinegar?

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    Egg In Vinegar
    What happens when you leave an egg in vinegar?
  • Mary Anning Fossils Year 1

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    Mary Anning Fossils Year 1
  • Year 1 space topic

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    Year 1 space topic
  • Ready to explore in year 1

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    Ready to explore in year 1
  • An explosive experiment in science week

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    An explosive experiment in science week
  • The Portable Planetarium

    The children see the stars projected inside Matthew Hume's wonderful planetarium.

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    The Portable Planetarium
    The children see the stars projected inside Matthew Hume's wonderful planetarium.
  • Night Owls

    The owls flew low and silently over our heads

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    Night Owls
    The owls flew low and silently over our heads
  • elastic properties of materials-Year 2

    testing how different materials bounce

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    elastic properties of materials-Year 2
    testing how different materials bounce
  • elastic properties of materials-Year 2

    finding out which material would be most suitable for a ball

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    elastic properties of materials-Year 2
    finding out which material would be most suitable for a ball
  • sorting plastics for recycling - year 2

    checking the recycling code for sorting

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    sorting plastics for recycling - year 2
    checking the recycling code for sorting
  • Sorting plastic for recycling - year 2

    recycling code 5 - polypropylene

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    Sorting plastic for recycling - year 2
    recycling code 5 - polypropylene
  • sorting plastic for recycling - year 2

    recording results

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    sorting plastic for recycling - year 2
    recording results
  • Skeletons-year 1

    learning that vertebrates, including humans have internal skeletons

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    Skeletons-year 1
    learning that vertebrates, including humans have internal skeletons
  • conduction of heat / of cold-year 2

    Which material conducts heat best/ least?

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    conduction of heat / of cold-year 2
    Which material conducts heat best/ least?
  • making rust - Year 2

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    making rust - Year 2
  • materials - different rocks - Year 2

    Which rock contains iron? copper?

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    materials - different rocks - Year 2
    Which rock contains iron? copper?
  • What happens when metal rusts?

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    What happens when metal rusts?