On Wednesday 23rd February, as part of their new topic, ‘Our Planet and Beyond’, the year 1 children were able to experience a mobile planetarium. A visual display of the night sky was brought to Toftwood Federation! The children crawled into the self-contained darkened classroom dome and were given a presentation about our solar system including facts about the sun, moon, and planets including our planet Earth. They then could lay back and experience stargazing, whilst also learning about the constellations in the sky. It certainly got the children excited for their up and coming topic and was a fantastic WOW moment for the children.
Thandie said, ‘It was so amazing!’ Rory said, ‘The stargazing was so cool.’