KNex Challenge

Kai and Laurence made their way through to the KNex Challenge finals in Cheltenham where they had to create some equipment for a gym. Have a look at what they created – they were very proud of their piece.

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Science and D&T Challenge Day

Six lucky scientists had the opportunity to visit Westonbirt school to take part in a Science and Design & Technology challenge day. The children had the opportunity to work with smart materials, make mazes for hexbots, map out the solar system and explore wind turbines during the day, as well as finding out about life in a private school! Well done to all six girls who represented Gastrells brilliantly with their quick thinking and questioning skills.

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Gymnastics

Well done to Euan, Isabella, Imogen, Ria, Freya and Ruby who competed in the Stroud schools gymnastics competition. They came in a fantastic fourth place, missing out on third place by only 0.5 of a point.

They each performed a floor routine and 2 vaults, with everyone making a great impression on the judges. Have a look at them in action.

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D&T Expo

Gastrells’ parents, grandparents and siblings were treated to our annual Design and Technology Expo yesterday. Each class had displayed their work from the last term and were able to demonstrate how their models worked and how their topic and design work had supported their model-making. Parents were able to see the progression in skills from YR in Owls right through to Y5&6 in Eagles.
Thanks to everyone who came along and to the pupils and staff for all their hard work!

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