Eggcellent Science

Bob was created for the purpose of the great egg parachute launch! Year 5 were given the challenge of making a parachute to protect a hard boiled egg as part of our forces topic in Science. 

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Y5 Mother’s Day

Thank you Mum’s for helping us to add the finishing touches to our DT toy projects. We hope you enjoyed your afternoon with us, we certainly did!

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Coordinates and Perimeters

We have been plotting coordinates to create a polygon and then measuring the perimeter of them.

We had lots of discussions which encouraged us to draw and measure accurately. The kite was causing a big debate! 

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Hoop Gliders

We have been continuing to investigate air resistance. We made Hoop Gliders. Some of us modified them - we added more hoops, took one away, changed the size of the hoops and also the size of the Hoop Glider. We made sure we only changed one thing to make sure it was a fair test. 

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Toy Shop

We have begun creating our mechanical toys! Our classroom turned into a workshop! Watch this space for our finished products. 

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Plastic Problems!

We have written letters to Thresa May highlighting the problem with plastic pollution following an interesting workshop from Mrs Copsey. 

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Creating Friction

This weeks force is ‘friction’. We have borrowed Reception’s cars to give them a test drive on different surfaces. 

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