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Investigation

This afternoon we been investigating switches. In groups we made 4 different switches to look at which kind of switch would be the quickest to break and reconnect again. Was your prediction correct?

Coding

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?

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Geography

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

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Music

This afternoon we have been exploring texture in music. We worked together to begin to create a railway shanty to be sung over our railways sounds created last week. Why was it important that people who worked on railways worked … Continue reading

Electricity

Today in science, class 5 have been learning about switches. We know we need a complete circuit for a switch to work and that switches do not cause a circuit to become incomplete, it just breaks the circuit.

How many different switches can you find at home?

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Cooking

This afternoon we made bread. We know bread is a food used in many different cultures. Can you name some different types of bread?

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Growing

Class 5 were excited to take home their daffodils that they planted last term and have been looking after in the greenhouse. How do you look after daffodils?

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Science

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

Growing

This afternoon we planted some more herbs, thyme and rosemary. We also planted some lettuce and tomatoes.

What can we cook using these ingredients?

Electricity

Today we have been using circuits to see if different materials are electrical conductors or insulators. During this we have also been identifying the parts of a circuit.

Here is a complete circuit, can you identify all the parts that make up this complete circuit?