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14 10, 2021

Design and Technology – Getting busy with their prototypes!

By |2021-10-14T20:17:44+01:00October 14th, 2021|Class 5|Comments Off on Design and Technology – Getting busy with their prototypes!

Another installment of Design and Technology in Class 5 and this time we were getting serious and technical with their prototypes. [...]

12 10, 2021

Looking at the science of melting chocolate!

By |2021-10-12T21:09:16+01:00October 12th, 2021|Class 5|Comments Off on Looking at the science of melting chocolate!

What does a boiled egg, some ice water, a candle and some chocolate all have in common? They are all part of Year 5's Science lesson on irreversible and reversible changes! Sounds like a good excuse to make some chocolate dipped biscuits to me! [...]

4 10, 2021

Design and Technology – getting serious with our designs.

By |2021-10-06T09:46:00+01:00October 4th, 2021|Class 5|Comments Off on Design and Technology – getting serious with our designs.

I was delighted to see Class 5 took their design brief, to meticulously design a reinforced cuboid, very seriously.  They want to achieve and they now realise that good planning and good [...]

3 10, 2021

Design and Technology – getting stuck in, literally!

By |2021-10-05T11:08:25+01:00October 3rd, 2021|Class 5|Comments Off on Design and Technology – getting stuck in, literally!

Class 5 have had to get their design 'hat' on this term! Here, we started to look at how we can reinforce a structure. An additional skill was looking at 2D 'nets' of [...]

1 10, 2021

Class 5s Super Science Skills: predict, experiment, conclude!

By |2021-10-05T10:55:33+01:00October 1st, 2021|Class 5|Comments Off on Class 5s Super Science Skills: predict, experiment, conclude!

I have been delighted to discover Class 5 is full of scientists ! We have been conducting experiment after experiment this term, to determine the properties of different materials, and they have shown themselves to make excellent predictions and conclusions.  [...]

30 09, 2021

The stories Class 5 are enjoying this term…..

By |2021-09-30T22:07:14+01:00September 30th, 2021|Class 5, Year 5 Books|Comments Off on The stories Class 5 are enjoying this term…..

Twitch! This is the fabulous book by MG Leonard (author of the Beetle Boy trilogy and the Adventure on a Train mystery series) that you may have seen at home! We have been ploughing our way through this mystery and we're nearly at the end.... hopefully you've been reading [...]

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