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This half term in geography we will be learning about the Alps. We will discover where they are, how they were formed, how homes are adapted to suit the alpine climate, what the main industries are and how glaciers and avalanches have changed the landscape. In science, we will be learning about forces and how these were discovered. We will learn about why gravity is important, how air resistance works with parachutes, what friction and water resistance are and how this links with our DT topic of pulleys and gears.




Week beginning 3rd February 2020

This week in science we spent some time using our scientific skills.  Depending on the mixture, we either had to use evaporation, filtering, sieving or magnets to separate the mixtures, whilst working in small groups.  We had a great time and enjoyed our collaborative learning!

Week beginning 27th January 2020

This week in art we have been learning more about Leonardo da Vinci.  We mixed colours and tried to replicate one of his most famous paintings, The Mona Lisa.

Week beginning 20th January 2020

In science we investigated dissolving and sieving.  We timed how long it took for a certain amount of sugar to dissolve in hot water and used a sieve to separate different materials.

Week beginning 13th January 2020

Today we took part in Spanish Day.  We moved around the classes learning different language, from tourist office to bakery, to café.  We had a great time, had flags painted on our faces, listened to a book read in Spanish and improved our Spanish skills too!

Week beginning 7th January 2020

In PE we started the half term with a gymnastic session.  We stretched out and then performed basic routines on the equipment.

Week beginning 16th December 2019

We really enjoyed our Christmas party this week - lots of dancing, treats and pass the parcel!

Week beginning 9th December 2019

We really enjoyed our Christmas Craft activity with parents this week. 

Week beginning 2nd December 2019

This week we performed some of the music we have learnt this half term in our violin concert.  

Week beginning 25th November 2019

This week in Science we continued our learning about changing materials by making a form of plastic from hot milk and white vinegar!

We were also visited by Writeman who set the class a challenge to improve their writing!

Week beginning 18th November 2019

We have had an exciting week.  On Wednesday we rehearsed for our upcoming violin concert.  On Thursday we went out into Heywood to discover how our town has changed geographically over the years.  We also had our Y5 Spelling Bee, which we all enjoyed immensely. 

Week beginning 11th November 2019

This week we have been creating 3d art pictures.

Week beginning 4th November

This week we had a visitor from Sphere Science/Urenco who taught us more about using our investigative skills to separate substances.  We used our powers of observation when using a centrifuge to separate lettuce and water and whilst making a chromatogram with blotting paper, ink and water.

Week beginning 28th October

This week in computing we learnt all about using semaphores to encrypt messages..

Week beginning 21st October

** Half Term**

Week beginning 14th October 

This week in history we used our enquiry skills to locate information about King Offa and explain why he was considered a great king. 

Week beginning 7th October

This week in DT we have made our bread.  We have loved designing and tasting after it had cooked.

Week beginning 30th September

This week in PE we have been fine tuning our basket ball skills.

Week beginning 23rd September

This week as part of our design technology topic on dough. We learned how to mix ingredients into dough and knead it. We also performed our class assembly, which we performed for our families and friends.



Week beginning 16th September 

We are really enjoying our violin lessons and this week we learnt a new song.

Week beginning 9th September

We had a fantastic afternoon taking part in a science workshop. We learned all about the different forces and the experiments we can carry out too.