KS1 Fire of London celebration event
A few photos from today’s amazing KS1 celebration event, capturing the colossal burning of our very own Pudding Lane. The video file is too large to upload here but it’s something the children can look forward to watching after half term. Thank you to all children, adults and staff members who were involved. Enjoy half term!
To conclude our Fire of London science investigation today, Maple Class watched a demonstration of different materials being burnt.
Despite battling the whirling winds outside, we were able to watch what happened to the straw, cloth, glass, roof tile and wood.
Our results showed us that some materials burnt better than others. Tell someone at home which materials burnt the best and explain why you think that might have been.
What did we all conclude by the end of the investigation? Can you remember the interesting word we learnt, which means the material will burn easily? It starts with an f…
When we returned to our classroom, we found something interesting which helps to put fires out. Can you remember what it was called and how it is different from what the people used to put out the Fire of London?
How did this experiment help us to understand more about the Fire of London?
Why did the adults gather round the table, when attempting to light the fire?
Why did the adults have a big bucket of water nearby throughout the experiment?
Year 1, watched our Trainee Teachers carry out the ” The Great fire of London science experiment” today. Different materials were tested to see which would burn the best.