Welcome to Year 5 2022-2023
5z have enjoyed learning their instruments in WOPPS!
Science - States of Matter
In Science, we carried out investigations which showed how materials can change state.
Ancient Egypt Workshop
We were visited by Professor Tuesday (a historian) who delivered an Egyptian workshop to help us with our History learning.
5x Forest School and Outdoor learning
During this half term, 5x have taken part in Forest School and Outdoor Learning. We really enjoyed learning about habitats, plants and food chains as well as learning communication, teamwork and logical thinking skills.
In PE, we have been learning the skills needed to play tennis.
We enjoyed a fantastic morning learning all about the Jewish faith. We got to look at lots of Jewish artefacts and learn all about how Jewish people follow the rules of their faith.
Science - Materials and their Properties
We investigated conductors and insulators in our Science lessons to find out all about the uses of different materials.
5z Forest School and Outdoor Learning
Mr Mead's class have taken part in Forest School and outdoor problem solving this half term!
Christmas Jumper Day
We took part in nation Christmas Jumper Day to help raise money for the charity, Save the Children.
We have been looking at balances and sequences in gymnastics this half term. We worked on symmetrical and asymmetrical as well as counter balances.
For our Design Technology work we completed some Christmas Stockings. We used lots of different sewing techniques to create our festive designs.
We are very proud of our final designs.
Science - Investigating Forces
We have been investigating different forces in Science. We looked at air resistance. gravity and water resistance. To investigate water resistance, we built our own balloon boats.
We created 3D cityscape artwork inspired by Charles Fazzino. We looked at examples of his cityscape pop art and then used it as inspiration to create our own.
Football and Netball
During PE, we have been learning about football and netball. We have focused on the skills needed in each sport as well as learning the rules of the games in order to take part in matches.
Mr Richardson's class (5x), have been taking part in WOPPS. We have all been given a musical instrument to learn. We are learning to play the flute, the saxophone or the clarinet.