We have been investigating the properties of materials this week, looking at how different materials interact with each other. We found that some materials can react causing irreversible changes in their state of matter, while other reactions are reversible, allowing materials to change from one state to another, but then back again to its original state. We […]Read more "Weird Science!"
Y5 thoroughly enjoyed their visit to the science festival today. We participated in an engaging exploration of planet Mars led by Dr Leanne Gunn and spent time discovering how science affects all aspects of our life – from industry, health, technology and perception. Many of the children were very inspired and we now have a few budding […]Read more "Science Festival 9th June 2017"
Year 5 have enjoyed recreating the story of Macbeth using freeze frames to depict important scenes. These scenes will then be used to create a comic book version of this tragic tale.Read more "Macbeth in Freeze Frame"
Over this term, Year 5 have been designing and creating a water bottle rocket. On Monday, we finally got to launch our rockets. We each filled a third of our bottle rockets up with water and attached them to the launcher. Next we pumped air into the bottle until it blasted into Earth’s orbit! It was amazing! […]Read more "Rocket Launch"
Lots of problem solving and reasoning work in maths this week. The children have been trying out systematic approaches to resolve mathematical problems, while also finding patterns, similarities and differences between numbers when investigating factors. The children have found it useful to explore these problems using their desks to write their work. It really helped to […]Read more "Problem Solving and Reasoning"
What a busy week! On Monday the children started designing and making their rockets which they hope to launch in the next couple of weeks Yesterday was World Book Day. What a great sight to see all those ‘Wallys’! Today was our Fair Trade focus to celebrate Fair Trade Fortnight. In Year Five we focused […]Read more "Fair Trade and Flapjacks"
We had great fun yesterday sharing our books in a ‘Date My Book’ activity! Children had 40 seconds to ‘sell’ their book to their partner before moving round.Read more "World Book Day"