Year 5 Pollination

This afternoon, we enjoyed carrying out a practical activity to demonstrate how plants are pollinated by insects. First the children drew a brightly coloured flower to attract insects. I then gave each child some nectar (cheese puffs). The class were transformed into bees and ate the delicious nectar. Whilst eating Read more…

Healthy eating

In our FRESH lesson we tried lots of different fruits. We were all really good at trying new things and found that we loved lots of new fruits. We tried melon, strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, mango and kiwi.

Digestion Time!

Maple have been investigating the digestive system this afternoon. Everyone was treated to a demonstration using bananas, biscuits, cola and a pair of tights, by Mrs Grindrod. There were many laughs and giggles but we are now all fully fledged experts in the digestive system!

The Digestive System

Today we learnt all about the digestive system. We thought it was very funny creating our own model with Mrs Downing. We could talk about the functions of the mouth, saliva, the esophagus, the stomach, the small intestine, the large intestine, the rectum and the anus. We are all also Read more…

Allotment visit

Year 5 have been working hard on our allotment topic. In school, we studied maps of the local area to find our local allotments. Today, we visited the Cherwell Centre Farm and Gardens. We enjoyed seeing all the animals and we have planted some onion and garlic, which we look Read more…

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