As part of our science topic we watched caterpillars grow into butterfly’s.
Year 5 visited the science museum to learn more about science, they took part in a forces workshop to look at the different types of forces including gravity, air resistance, water resistance, surface resistance and magnetic forces.
Year 5 tested and compared the different materials to find out their properties. The materials tested were: plastic, metal, wood, glass and rubber.
Year 5 visited the chocolate museum and took part in a workshop which included “History and Tasting” workshop with focus on Mayan history and the making of a dark chocolate slab. Alongside the making, pupils got to create the packaging for their bars and learn about the history of chocolate.
Black History week
During our Black History Week, the children took part in lessons and activities in relation to Black History Month. We have enjoyed workshops from the amazing dance days; and created some amazing art work . We finished the week off with an amazing celebration at International Evening, where parent kindly donated food and everyone came together to celebrate.
As part of our religious education, Dilly the Rector of St Mary’s church came and spoke to the class about Eucharistic Liturgy and they asked her questions they had prepared in a previous lesson. The children also did a presentation to the class about Liturgy.
As part of our science learning, we have been learning about solar systems, we worked in groups to make models of the solar system.
Year 5 did a science investigation to find out what conditions plants need to grow in.
Year 5 Blog
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