The children have been researching Ancient Greek inventions in pairs to produce posters, which will be used to argue why their invention was the most important.
Children in year 5 have been doing research into Ancient Greek inventions and their origins. Today we will be continuing this and producing a poster that the children will use to have a debate over what was the most important invention.
The children spent the day today creating their own Greek Gods and Goddesses. They thought hard about their powers, pets, appearances and names.
Year 5 spent some time learning about the International Space Station and how astronauts live on the station, such as how they go to the toilet in no gravity. They have spent some time designing new rooms to be added by NASA.
Year 5 looked great in their VE Day outfits, and have spent VE Day drawing and painting Union Jacks.
The children have been coming up with ideas and inventions that will clean our oceans of plastic and other waste, and keep them clean thereafter.
Boat Building This week in Year 5 we have been working on building boats. The children have been thinking about what floats, and how they can carry a weight, as well as adding some style for extra points. We will be testing how well they float later today.
This week Year 5 have been looking at 2D and 3D shapes, and using physical objects to help to understand their properties.
Well done to all the children in Birch Class for their amazing efforts during our ‘Battle of the Bands’ Competition this week! Next week we will be playing against Year 6…
Year 5 had a great day looking at the book Meerkat Mail. We wrote superb non-chronological reports about meerkats. Here are some of our fantastic costumes.