Year 5 have learnt about different methods of separating materials, which have been mixed together. They were given the task of separating Alien Soup. They had to choose what methods to use and which equipment was the most suitable. This became very messy!
Posted by Miss Alexandra on 24 January 2019
Our new SITE focus is 'properties of materials'. The children loved the first of many experiments this half term. The children predicted whether materials were soluble or insoluble in hot water and then we tested it out! We discovered a wide range of results!
Posted by Miss Alexandra on 15 January 2019
This week we have been learning to read, interpret and draw graphs in maths. Year 5 LOVED being commentators by describing Great Britain's history in the Olympic Games over the years.
Posted by Miss Alexandra on 11 January 2019
Our new topic focus is South America with particular focus on the Amazon Rainforest in Brazil. The children were particularly excited by all the interesting facts they found out about Brazil's football team! Our learning in topic is linked to our English debate focus with the motion of…
Posted by Miss Alexandra on 7 January 2019
We have had LOADS of fun today! The Year 5's have used all their knowledge on forces to design and create parachutes for this half terms SITE project! However this site project had a twist... the children had to use their newly learnt skills in maths to budget what they used and buy their…
Posted by Miss Alexandra on 10 December 2018
Class 5 have been busy learning the four mathematic operations this half term; addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. Now that we have mastered them, the children would love to show off their favourite operation! I am incredibly proud of them all.
Posted by Miss Alexandra on 6 December 2018
Year 5 had a GREAT time visiting our Shadwell Year 5's! They all made such good friends and had huge smiles from start to finish! One Day Creative came to work with the children where they learnt a tremendous amount of facts about the Mayans. The children's development of speaking and listening…
Posted by Miss Alexandra on 29 November 2018
This week the children found out why objects weigh less in water than they do outside of water. This helped consolidate last lessons learning on the difference between weight and mass - the mass of the toy car did not change BUT the weight changed in water when the force upthrust began to act…
Posted by Miss Alexandra on 23 November 2018
Posted by Miss Alexandra on 16 November 2018
Year 5 have been exploring mass and weight. We used newton metres to find the difference between the mass and weight of objects around our classroom.
Posted by Miss Alexandra on 13 November 2018
Year 5 loved using resources in maths to explore squared and cubed numbers Unfortunately, we ran out of cubes when we got to 6 cubed!
Posted by Miss Alexandra on 12 November 2018
First day back after half term means one thing: LAUNCH DAY! Today we began our SITE topic on forces and the children loved it! We learnt about balanced and unbalanced forces by experimenting with Maltesers and straws.
Posted by Miss Alexandra on 5 November 2018