Sport in the sunshine for a change! Well, Wednesday at least… The sporting programme was back to its busy best this week, with a more spring like feel to the weather. The girls had a varied week, with netball tournaments and festivals and multiple opponents. The senior girls travelled to Hazelwood for their tournament, with…
Year 7 used red cabbage as a pH indicator in Science this week. They cut the cabbage into small pieces, added a bit of water and crushed it until the liquid turned purple. They tested vinegar, toothpaste, shaving cream and other substances to find out how acidic they are!
Year 7 have been testing food in Science to see if it contains sugar or starch. They were surprised that onions contain sugar! In Art they have been taking forced perspective photographs, manipulating human visual perception through the use of scaled objects… in this case, making themselves into giants!
Year 7 continued their topic on food in French this week. To help practise their French, they played a game of battleships where the numbers and letters were replaced with names of French food! Year 7 were also making use of the resources around the school to discuss the location of the Garden of Eden….