Category: year5

Learning Outside the Classroom Day

We investigated friction by measuring how far a toy car travelled on different surfaces.

Robin and the Sherwood Hoodies

The children in Year 4 and Year 5 worked incredibly hard to rehearse and perform this production to the school and their parents. The children enjoyed the rehearsals as well as learning the songs, dances and the DREADFUL JOKES. It was enjoyable for the children as well as the adults. Dreadful jokes and silly sock …

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National Gallery

Year 5 were excited to visit the National Gallery and see some of the famous paintings that are in the gallery. They saw Whistle Jacket, The Bathers, Shipwreck on a Stormy Sea (which we studied in Year 4), Surprised! (which we have studied this year – Year 5) and Persius lifting Medusas head. Afterwards we …

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Shakespeare Workshop – A Midsummer Night’s Dream

This workshop was for Classes 5 and 6 and performed by The Young Shakespeare Company. Some children volunteered to join in the performance; 4 people from Year 5 and 3 people from Year 6. The children had to dress up as a characters from the story, Hypolita, Duke T, Helena, Demetruis, Lysander and Hermia. The …

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Micro:Bit Workshop

Year 5 took part in a micro:bit coding workshop. At the start, they learnt what a micro:bit was and how it worked. The leaders showed them how a diamond was protected. They saw all the sensors that showed if someone was coming close by. Then, they demonstrated some coding on the micro bit which displayed …

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Gingerbread City

“How would you design a community centre fit for the climate crisis?”  On Monday 14th November 2022, this was the challenge Tori Flower set Year 5 as part of a co-design project with The Ryde School and the Museum of Architecture. She ran a workshop where they explored the consequences and causes of climate change, …

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Imperial War Museum – Duxford

In Year 5, the children have been learning about the changes at the start of World War 2, evacuation and rationing. To consolidate their learning, they recently visited the Imperial War Museum Duxford. The children started by visiting the Land Warfare exhibition where they saw tanks and military vehicles and discovered how fighting on land …

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 Planetarium comes to school!

Our knowledge about space increased when an inflatable Planetarium came to school. During the day everyone had a chance to go inside and have a quick lesson, but Year 5 enjoyed a full hour of astronomy facts as it was one of our science topics. First of all we had to split into three groups …

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Hatfield House

To start the term, we went on a whole school trip to Hatfield House. We had a focus of Maths and Geography. Year 5 first followed the blue trail on the map they were given. They then followed the blue trail using the map and marked on any points of interest e.g. the Elizabeth Oak …

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Science at The Ryde School 2021 – 2022

  Class 5 have explored the parts of a flowering plant. They dissected a lily and identified the parts that help them reproduce.           The whole school had a visit from Mrs Thomas who came to speak to use about hedgehogs and how to protect them. Class 5 were very interested …

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