Category Archives: Computing

Safer internet day

After having an assembly about keeping safe online and reminding ourselves of what we can do if we don’t feel safe when online, class 5 looked at what information and objects we would share in real life. We then compared this to online and like it says in our e-safety video ‘No way real life, no way online’.

How do you keep yourself safe and happy when online?


Today we worked on groups to create and program a device to relocate people in a safe way. We decided on a helicopter and begun to work together to code the program marketing sure to debug as we went along.

What could we make next time to complete the brief?



This afternoon we have been looking at rail geography and identifying how far stations are from one another in the UK. This enabled us to use our estimating skills as well as converting between minutes and hours. How many minutes … Continue reading



This afternoon we have been learning how a switch works. We know for a switch to work we need a complete circuit and that a switch puts a break in the circuit when not switched on. How many different switches … Continue reading


Chinese New Year

This afternoon we have been thinking about Chinese New Year which is on Saturday 25th January. We listened to the Chinese New Year story to see the order of the years. We also found out how Chinese New Year is … Continue reading



This afternoon class 5 have been working in groups to construct a bridge as part of their railway system. We continued to use straws and tape and tested out our designs to see if they could support our train. Do … Continue reading


This week we have continued to create a programme to run along a railway system.

Can you explain what this code will do?


Today we began animating Little Red Robin Hood. To decide which part to animate we chose some character dialogue and turned it into direct speech. We then used this to create a sentence using adverbials of time, reason, manner and place which helped us to know which scene and characters we would need in our animation.

What do you need to remember when writing direct speech?


Guided reading

During guided reading we have been exploring the song words for our Christmas play. We have worked in small groups to identify the stories the songs are telling us and identify new vocabulary. Which is your favourite song from the … Continue reading


This afternoon we have been testing out our codes to see if they run how we expected.

Some of us had to debug our codes. What do you do when you debug code?