We have been reading Kensuke's Kingdom by Michael Morpurgo. We continued a story about being shipwrecked on a desert island. Scanning the horizon, Michael looked for signs of a storm. Since his carefully created shelter had been torn apart like tissue paper by the vicious winds and thumping rain of the tropical storm, he had become watchful. But today, something else was there...
This week we were visited by the Yorkshire Building Society. We worked in teams and used all our Maths skills to complete a Money Minds activity using a budget to arrange a holiday for a family.
We had some expert basketball coaching thanks to Michael from Hemel Storm.
During our topic work we have been learning about the life of Tutankhamun. We created our own death masks.
We having been writing to Phasels Wood to say thank you for an amazing trip.
We had an amazing 3 days in Phasels Wood challenging ourselves to complete a range of different activities. We loved every minute.
We helped raise money for Cancer Research by making Easter hats.
We enjoyed learning to ride our bikes safely.
We made our volcanoes and then used science to make them erupt.
We've been writing instructions - How to make a volcano.
We had a great day taking part in the KNex challenge. We had to build a moving crane.
We've been practising our netball skills.
Celebrating world Book Day
Our new topic in Computing is Geometric Art. We have been experimenting with 2D shapes.
In Science we have been investigating how to separate materials.
We are making moving toys using cams.
In Science we have been investigating which materials disolve.
We started the Spring term by making a New Year's Resolution.
Christmas decorations ready for the tree.
We've had a busy first half term in Year 5. We've started our new topic about the Ancient Greeks by making Greek theatre masks, we've been trained as play leaders for Keystage 1 and we had a fantastic Science week experimenting with optical illusions, static electricity and stabbing potatoes with straws.