Year 5 have been enjoying having 3 strict Victorian teachers today! It’s been very different. They’re lessons have been typically Victorian and not at all like an average day in Chorlton Park. What was your favourite activity today?
To find out why water is more resistant than air we did a little experiment by filling up half a measuring cylinder with oil, water and in one cylinder there was nothing inside that was representing air. We did this by dropping a marble at the same time in the measuring cylinder three times. The […]
Rehearsals have already started in Year 5 for our production of Scrooged in the final week of term on Tuesday 19th December. Click on the link to see a sneak preview of one our favourite songs in the play IMG_3017 Are you excited? We are!
Year 5 had a fab day at Syal Mill, learning all about what it would have been like to be an apprentice. What was your favourite thing you learnt or did today?
Year a Five have been designing and creating moon buggies this week. They had to measure, saw and glue their moon buggy frames. Then they had to make them individual by adding various details such as seats, seat belts, satellites, flags and much more. The buggies were great and the children really enjoyed getting creative. […]
In English this week we have been reading the last parts of there’s a boy in the girls bathroom and we did A book review. In maths we had number cards and we had to make the biggest and smallest sum. In science we had a class debate about whether Neil Armstrong did or did […]
Today in English we researched facts about different planets in our solar system. We found out the size, the climate,what they look like and many more facts!!! We found out about Jupiter and Mercury. by Gilbert, Mo and Cavan 5LO
Today 5LO took part in a class debate to decide whether they believe that Neil Armstrong really did land on the moon. After watching clips of the moon landing and researching different theories, they all decided which side they wanted to argue for. Most of our class believed he did, but there were still a […]
In English, we have There’s a boy in the girl’s bathroom and we have written formal letters pretending to be Carla or Mrs Davis from the book. Do you think your letter was like the one in the book? In maths,we have learnt how to find the difference and used different strategies to subtract. We […]
The planetarium was really cool , we got to soar through space it was so realistic! We know which stars are which. So when we see them we will be able to find all the different shapes.One of the most fascinating facts was about why stars twinkle: the reason that they twinkle is because of […]
Hi Year 5 welcome to your year group blog. We have had a fantastic first 2 weeks in Year 5. We have started to explore our space topic and have learnt about the Earth, sun and moon. Can you explain the relationship between the Earth, sun and moon?
Well done Year 5 on your What is Freedom? assembly. You are all Fab. Thank you to everyone who came for Fairtrade refreshments and activities with the children afterwards.
Research your favourite Rio 2016 Olympic or Paralympic athlete and create a factfile about them. https://www.teamgb.com/athletes http://rio.paralympics.org.uk//meet-the-team
Yesterday, 5 girls from Year 5 took part in the Enterprise Challenge Cup at Whalley Range High School They learnt lots of new skills and work together as a team to come up with items they could sell at a Rio 2016 Olympics souvenir shop. They worked so well they were awarded 3rd place! Well […]
In Year 5 we have had so many great people who have come and spoken about their careers, jobs and what they have done throughout their lives. Here are some pictures of these aspirational people! What do you aspire to be or do? Have any of the visitors inspired you to dream of a career […]
Today we had a visit from Miss’ O’Neill’s friends 1 Nurse and 2 Doctors but to our surprise the Nurse was a man and lots of children thought that only women could be Nurses. We learnt that you had to go to both Collage and University (you have to spend 5 years in University to become a Doctor and 3 for a Nurse). You have to […]
We had a very chilled out time reading our books in 5LO. 🙂 Which book did you bring in and why?
Today we had a visit from David Cooke, who taught us lots about Fair Trade. What is Fair Trade and how does it help people in different countries?
It’s been a strict morning in 5LO and the children are learning their 3Rs.
Last week in Science 5LO had to come up with an experiment to prove this statement was correct. Here are the scientists at work. I wonder if anyone can give me the scientific reason why this happens?