Year 5 Design and Technology Day

Year 5 designed and made a ‘Marble Run’ on our design and technology day. They used junk materials and enjoyed the challenge of  re-designing their models in order to ensure the marble could run through freely. 

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Year 5 Forest School

The activity for this week was to build a sculpture that represented ‘Hopes’ for Year 6.  The children were unanimous in that they wanted challenge, calm and fun!  
This group of children chose to work mostly as a team, but then 2 children broke away and decided to worked independently.  The…

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Y5 Mental Health Awareness

Year 5 dressed in green to raise awareness of the importance of nature in keeping us happy and healthy. We talked about how nature can help with our mental health and heard lots of lovely stories of the things we do outdoors. We wrote these down and made a class poster so everyone can enjoy…

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Bringing Nature Into Our Lives

Year 5 enjoyed collecting items from nature to create their own ‘Nature Collages’. We discussed how being outdoors and appreciating the wonders of nature help us feel happier. 
 

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Y5 Catapults

Y5 have been learning about levers in science and how useful they are in everyday life. We made catapults to learn how levers work and had a competition to see who could project a marshmallow the furthest distance. 
 

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Year 5 Water Resistance

During their work on water resistance Year 5 were set the challenge of making the same piece of blu tac sink and float. They discovered that they had to increase the surface area of the blu tac in order to increase the upthrust of the water then it would float.

 

 

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Y5 British Science Week 2021

As part of their topic on forces Y5 carried out an investigation to see how difficult it was to pick up maltesers, jelly cubes and jelly cubes covered in oil with chop sticks. They realised that the maltesers and the oily jelly cubes were the most difficult as there was less friction between the…

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