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Farm trip

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Class 5 enjoyed visiting Farmer Rob at his farm today. We found out about his cattle and how he uses renewable energy to help to power his farm. Farmer Rob was very impressed with our good questioning. We investigated which … Continue reading

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Science investigation

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Today we investigated which fizzy drink had the most carbon dioxide in it. To keep it a fair test we used the same amount of fizzy drink, stirred it the same amount of times and weighed them on the same … Continue reading

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Story settings

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Today class 5 explored creating their own fantasy setting using the outside environment. We went on to describe them using the 5 senses, similes and metaphors. Can you imagine the characters who would live in these settings?

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Basketball

This afternoon we have been learning to dribble with a basketball. Why do we need to know how to dribble backwards?

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History

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In History today we have been learning about trains through art work. We looked carefully at the features we could see and what the artist was trying to tell us about life on the railways in the past. Do you … Continue reading

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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?

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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

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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?