Year 5


Favela Art

In art we have been learning the skills of shading in a range of mediums. This week in topic we learnt about the South American Favelas. In art we unpicked artists who have created the favelas through discussion of their techniques and hidden meanings. A lot of the children liked how the artists…

Posted by Miss Alexandra on 14 February 2020

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Deforestation Debate

I am so proud of Year 5 in their class debate today! They all had brilliant arguments and showed a huge amount of expression, emphasis and body language. Very persuasive Year 5; I loved your enthusiasm!

Posted by Miss Alexandra on 6 February 2020

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A chemical reaction: reversible or irreversible?

This week in SITE, we looked at reversible and irreversible changes. For our experiment we mixed bicarbonate of soda and vinegar. Mixing these materials together caused a chemical reaction and created a gas - mixing is irreversible!

 

Posted by Miss Alexandra on 28 January 2020

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Chinese New Year

Year 5 have immersed themselves in the Chinese New Year this week. They've created a brilliant range of Chinese inspired artwork; practised using chopsticks; dressed up in traditional Chinese clothing and learnt about Chinese New Year legends. 

 

Posted by Miss Alexandra on 24 January 2020

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How do you separate materials?

In SITE today, the children learnt about many different ways to separate materials such as: filtration, evaporation, distillation and many more. Year 5 were then given 'Alien Soup' consisting of water, sand, rice and paperclips. The children had to separate the materials to their original states…

Posted by Miss Alexandra on 21 January 2020

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Soluble or insoluble?

In SITE we learnt about new vocabulary: soluble, insoluble, solute, solvent and solution. The baking power (solute) mixed with the hot water (solvent) caused a surprising reaction!

Posted by Miss Alexandra on 14 January 2020

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SITE LAUNCH

Year 5 have begun their SITE focus on 'properties and changes of materials' with an experimental observation on thermal conductors and insulators. Year 5 thought the ice on the metal would stay a solid for longer as it feels cold, but they learnt that heat/energy always travels to a colder place.…

Posted by Miss Alexandra on 6 January 2020

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SITE parachutes

Today we made parachutes for our SITE project on forces! The children had to use their knowledge on forces to create the most suitable parachute to help their egg survive. Year 5, can you explain what properties a successful parachute should have and why?

Posted by Miss Alexandra on 18 December 2019

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Christmas jumper day

Posted by Miss Alexandra on 16 December 2019

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Joyeux Noël

During our last French lesson of 2019, we tried French sweets!

Posted by Miss Alexandra on 12 December 2019

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Christmas Tree Festival

Year 5 at Bramham have been busy making Christmas decorations for our school's Christmas tree at the Bramham Christmas Tree Festival. The festival on both Saturday and Sunday this weekend - go and check them out! 

 

Posted by Miss Alexandra on 22 November 2019

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Leeds Grand Mosque

Bramham and Shadwell's Year 5s had a brilliant trip to Leeds Grand Mosque as part of our RE focus on Islam. It was very interesting, and they all asked very inquisitive questions.

 

Posted by Miss Alexandra on 20 November 2019

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