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…

3D modelling in Year 5

In computing this week, we enjoyed exploring 2 design and make software. We practised using different tools to create 3D houses and vehicles. Next week, we will use these skills to create our final product of food packaging, which links to our topic.  

Plant studies in year 5

This afternoon, year 5 worked in Kaden’s garden finding out about the roles of different parts of a flower.¬†We then studied the flowers in the garden to see if we could find the different parts. Back in class, we carefully dissected some flowers and managed to find the anther, filament, 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…

RE outdoors!

This afternoon, Year 5 had a very thought provoking RE lesson in Kaden’s garden. First the children were asked to find something that is beautiful. We had a range of beautiful things collected: flowers, leaves, rocks, shells, fruit, vegetables, spiders and baby snails. The children then presented what they found, Read more…

Our class novel

Year 5 read reviews on various novels and then had a vote to determine which would be our class novel. Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone was the winner and we have enjoyed reading the first two chapters. We discussed how we don’t think Harry is being treated fairly at Read more…

Construction visitors

Year 5 enjoyed taking part in an interactive session delivered by the company who were involved in the new build. The class worked fantastically together to build tetrahedrons using sticks and elastic bands. We built some amazing structures. They were also lucky enough to experience how architects use virtual reality Read more…

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