We are welcoming tours for parents/carers of children who are due to start their Reception year in September 2019.

Tours have been arranged for Toftwood Infant School:

Tuesday 30th October at 9:15am and 1:30pm.

Monday 5th November at 9:15am.

Thursday 8th November at 1:30pm.

Please email admin@toftwood.norfolk.sch.uk to book a time and date

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We are welcoming tours for parents/carers of children who are due to start Year 3 in September 2019.

Tours have been arranged for Toftwood Junior School

Wednesday 7th November at 9.15 – 10.15 and 11.00-12.00

Please email reception@toftwood-jun.co.uk to book a time and date

Summer 1 2018 – Visit from a radiographer

The children in Year 3 at Toftwood Junior School really enjoyed their visit from a radiographer. The children have been learning about different scientists and inventors and found researching Marie Curie and her involvement in the development of X-Rays and understanding of radiation extremely interesting. The children created their own X-ray images using art straws and black paper as part of their science learning.

Mrs Evans visited the children and explained that her job title ‘radiographer’ comes from the word radiation. We learnt that radiation comes from the sky, the ground and even food! We were particularly interested to learn the bananas were radioactive (even though this is the tiniest amount and we know they are very good for us!).

We looked at how radioactive waves create X-ray images. Mrs Evans then directed children into the position they would need to be for different
X-Rays. We all looked at different X-Ray images, showing different parts of the body. We saw some broken bones, which looked very painful and even saw an X-ray of a snake that ate a shoe! It was very interesting and this was shown by the amount of questions we had for Mrs Evans!

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