Super work in lockdown week 2

Here is a small selection of some great work that has been done by year 5 during week 2 of lockdown. 

Well done Year 5, keep up the great work and hopefully some of your work will be on the blog next week!

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Being Kind in Year 5

Year 5 joined their peers in Year 6 to put their heads together to find ways of being kind to each other.  With the holidays fast approaching, it is important to keep doing those little acts of kindness throughout Advent and enjoy being kind to everyone.

 

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Skittles Art

Our art for STEM week involved dissolving skittles to make patterns. We had a good discussion about what we thought was happening and why. We discovered that the Skittles were made out of sugar and dissolved in the water. Ask year 5 if dissolving is a reversible or irreversible change!

 

We…

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Stinky Science!

To launch our topic about reversible and irreversible changes we conducted a rather smelly science experiment today using cabbage water (pooh!). 

We used the experiment to discuss how particles behave in different states of matter and how certain elements are required to create a…

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Investigating Socks for Camping

As part of our unit about the UK we've been looking at materials and their uses for camping equipment.

On Friday Mrs Benson challenged us to plan an investigation to find the best camping socks for a winter camping trip. We worked in groups and thought of all the ways we could design and plan…

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2 Point Perspective Art

Year 5 had their first attempt at creating a 2-point perspective landscape picture today and they really impressed me with how well they have done! 

We used a helpful video to guide us through the steps and took our time to line everything up to our points on the horizon line. 

If you…

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We are all unique

Today in Year 5 we decided to make the most of the beautiful weather and take our RE lesson outside. 

We have been thinking about how Christians value the uniqueness of every individual and how we are all important members of our class, school and Church communities. 

We passed around…

R.E.

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Hunting for Rivers!

As part of our topic on rivers, we have been using atases to find some of the world's most famous rivers. From the Ganges to the Amazon, from the Nile to the Yangtze, the children have been looking where they are and what countries they flow through (from source to river mouth). Next will be to…

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