We have been looking at properties of materials, testing thermal and electrical insulators.
We had a fabulous day in York. We visited the Jorvik Dig Centre, where we learned all about Viking battle tactics. At the Jorvik Centre, we went on a ride back in time and learned about Viking life.
Here is a list of amazing books that I would recommend. There are lots of other reading ideas on the internet too.
Year 5 are using lots of concrete approaches to look at area and perimeter.
For our Science topic on Forces, we have been testing the effects of gravity and air resistance. We have also been experimenting, looking at different designs of boats and how water resistance can affect how well they move.
We had a great time at the Imax, watching a film about Space. After the film, we were lucky enough to have a presentation about how scientists use data from Space to help us find more out about our planet.
In History, we have been learning all about the Anglo Saxons. We have learned about why they came over, where they came from, what life was like and about armoury. Have a look at our amazing shields.
We have been using lots of concrete materials to help us to deepen our knowledge of our Maths.
We have been learning about inspirational people, such as St Francis. We have created some drama sequences about his life, as well as creating guides for him about how wonderful Holy Name is.
This half term, we have been studying space. We have found about the order of the planets, how day and night is created, the phases of the moon and much more. Have a look at our amazing space project work. The children have excelled!
We are a fabulous class, who love to learn.
Mrs Watson, our Assistant Headteacher, is the class teacher. Mrs Milner and Mrs O'Connor also work in our class.
Our PE lessons are on Wednesday but please bring your kit every day.
Our spellings will be taken from the Year 5/6 National Curriculum spelling list. You can print off the spelling practice grid to help you learn the spellings.
This is the whole school overview of RE for this half term. Please read through it and support your children in Year 5.