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Mighty Metals on the way.

Year 3 are in the process of starting our new topic - Mighty Metals! To kick-start the process we took a visit to Handsworth Park and had a blast playing on the apparatus and exploring the various forces that were present when using the play apparatus. The children thoroughly enjoyed the activity and were enthusiastic in applying their scientific knowledge on forces to what they were doing.




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