Category: year5

Moon Craters

As part of the science Space theme, year 5 students participated in a child led experiment to investigate why some craters on the moon are of different shape and size. With one common variable being the distance of the drop of an object to the box of flour. The children recorded data to analyse how …

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As part of the biography module within Literacy, Year 5 students researched and performed a presentation on the life of the famous palaeontologist Mary Anning. Within this activity they learned to cluster information and use cohesion throughout their presentation in order to effectively engage the audience, whilst presenting the significant events in a chronological order …

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Year 5 Art trip to National Gallery

As part of the cross curriculum water topic this term, children in Year 5 went on a trip to The National Gallery.

Year 5 PE

This term, year 5 has been doing gymnastics in PE. They have progressed over the weeks with the aim of becoming excellent gymnasts. From starting to create bridges on the hall floor they are now, not only including the use of apparatus in the bridges, but also displaying creative ways of moving under and over …

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DT structures

As part of the DT the children in year 5 had to create a bridge after researching what made a bridge effective and fit for purpose.  All children were given the same materials and time to create their bridge. After the first attempt they drew their bridge and wrote an evaluation. Using their evaluation they …

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As part of Year 5 geography the children studied the topic of rivers, the features of a river and rivers around the world. Geography and locations also featured in Literacy whilst studying ‘Why the Whales came’ by Michael Morpurgo. The location of the Isles of Scilly, where the book was based, were identified and through …

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