Tag Archives: Year 5

Wacky Races

Wacky Races

Y5 have been studying Forces and Simple Machines in Science. They tested friction with toy cars and ramps, making sure their test was fair. As an end of topic project, students built balloon-powered racing cars, which showed how efficient their design was. On the last day the children celebrated an exciting race which ended with prizes for the fastest cars,

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Vikings in Year 5

Vikings in Year 5

  In Y6 we have been studying the Vikings and the Anglo-Saxons. The Anglo-Sanxons and the Vikings both invaded Britain, although the Anglo-Saxons arrived there first. The Anglo-Saxons used to write with Runes, which are very different to the letters we use these days. The Runic alphabet had a total of thirty-three characters. The Vikings by the way, were great

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Shivers

Shivers

In the 2nd term Year 5 have been reading and writing spooky stories. The students worked hard on creating a scary atmosphere, using detailed setting description. Here are some examples of their work. Beware! You might have nightmares…   The Raker Legend has it that a monster appears every dark and foggy night: The Raker. There were a brother and

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Plants are cool, too!!

Plants are cool, too!!

In the second term Year 5 went on a new trip to the Parc de Marxalenes, in Valencia. All of the activities were planned around the topic of plants, as Year 5 are studying the parts of a plant and plant life cycles. They learned about different types of plants, about how they can be used as spices, medicine or

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