Eco-warriors! This week, we battled the elements and tested out different flood defences to protect local towns from flooding due to climate change. We tried out both natural and man-made materials and discovered that sandbags did a good job of absorbing the moisture, while planting in the area could help the soil absorb the water while also making habitat for wildlife and looking beautiful.
Agile arithmetic! This week, we exhausted both our brains and our bodies with some multiplication circuit training. In science, we explored the properties of different materials, testing them for: magnetism, permeability, hardness, transparency and flexibility. We also learnt how to take care of our local area in a 'Clean Our Patch' workshop, where we got to examine some pesky microplastics.
Festive fun! This week, we designed and baked our own festive bread in DT. We also had a great time dancing and playing games in our Christmas party.
Dancing Fun! This week, we performed our end of unit dance to our year group peers!
Making A Splash! Water Resistance Experiment!
Experimenting the effect of air resistance on a parachute.
Viking Workshop Fun!
Netball Fun! Year 5 had lots of fun competing in an intra-house competition.
Villainous Vikings! This week, we interviewed Vikings for our newspaper reports!
Batik Art Fun! The children really enjoyed learning how to make batik art and created their own ocean inspired work!
Documentary Makers! We had fun producing a documentary to compare the life cycles of different animals.
Water Cycle Observational Experiment and some Super Drama Performances!
Dissecting Plants! This week we dissected flowers to discover how plants reproduce.
Active Maths Fun! Working together to solve addition and subtraction challenges.
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