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.
During our Express Event this afternoon, we in Year 5 had great fun creating our own Tudor shields. These are some of our amazing designs!
Year 5 have created a new display for our classroom, which celebrates diversity. We each decorated our own fish with something that makes us unique, for example being able to speak Polish or being good at fishing.
Year 5 have started a new project. We will be using the CBBC website Newsround to find out about events in the news. This working wall will be added to each week as we find out more.
Year 5 have worked incredibly hard to create a poem about Henry VIII’s six wives. Their main focus was to include examples of effective language to engage and interest the reader.
In science, we added a switch to a circuit and sent each other messages using Morse Code.
Yesterday, year 5 and 6 visited Dover Castle as part of our topic ‘A Child’s War’. We went into the tunnels which were used to co-ordinate the evacuation of Dunkirk. We had to crack a series of codes and cyphers to identify the name of a spy. We also had a tour of the tunnels … Continue reading