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Year 6 Blog

Levers and Pulleys

As well as exciting excursions outside school, Y6 have been busy building levers and pulleys in science using K'Nex.  The science behind it is all to do with forces and how simple machines can multiply forces to make shifting a load easier. Next week we are looking...

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Year 6 Lifesaving

As part of our work on the School Swimming and Water Safety Charter, we had a clothes/pyjama session. The children were split into three groups and completed three different activities. All the activities were designed with falling into open water in mind. After a...

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Year 6 Round Up

Year 6 Round Up Mr. Bettaney, Mrs. Wilson and I would like to say thank you and well done to each and every pupil in Year six for a fantastic term of learning and, to those who took the entrance exam, congratulations on all securing a well earned place at Denstone...

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Obituary John A. Shouksmith Old Smallwoodian 1942-2020

It is with much sadness that we remember the life of a past master of 33 years at Smallwood Manor. Please read his eulogy written by his son Paul, a past pupil at Smallwood. Thank you for sharing this with us. "Mr Shouksmith, Sir, JAS, Shoukie (usually behind his...

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Obituary of Malcolm Green, Old Smallwoodian 1936-2020

Taken from The Telegraph 21st September 2020 Malcolm Green, who has died aged 84, was Professor of Inorganic Chemistry at Oxford University, responsible for a wealth of contributions to organometallic chemistry – the study of compounds containing, and reactions...

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