We had a fun morning listening and acting with Miss Jordan doing a Shakespeare play called ‘As You Like It! ‘ Miss Jordan made us excited about it as we acted the play on the spot wearing oversized, silly clothes talking in Shakespeare language. After we had done the play most of year 5 auditioned to […]
IMG_2955 We really enjoyed learning how to play the French horn today. Think we might need a bit more practise though…
Today in science,we did an experiment where we covered jelly in oil and flour to see how quickly we could pass it around our table. We thought about the different variables to try and make the experiment a fair test. What were your results? What did you learn about friction?
Today we imagined what it would have been like to be a working class person in 1819, who decided to stand up for their rights. We made banners and protested around the playground and pretended to attend the meeting in St Peters Field. What happened next in the Peterloo Massacre?
We learned about life in space in science. I learned that when astronauts sleep they go into a sleeping bag tied to the wall in a small room and that when astronauts clean their teeth normaly but they use edeble tooth paste and swallow it. By Noah and Ewan 5SK
Today in year 5,we went in a huge dome in the gym and a visitor told us about the Solar System, the galaxies and some history of Mars. I learnt that the Moon was created when a planet crashed into the Earth and rock broke off and formed the Moon,I all so learnt that Saturns […]
We have had a great week this week in year 5! We have learnt about: OS symbols and drawing maps in BQ Adding thousands, tens of thousands and hundreds of thousands to 6 digit numbers in maths Writing diaries and using fronted adverbials in English Why we have day and night in Science. Next week […]
The catapiller starts of as an egg then is hatches and it turns into a caterpillar also it eats untill it is a fully grown caterpillar then it turns into a chrysalis for a few days. It will then emerge and fly away pollinating the flowers and then it will die after four weeks.
We have been watching the life cycle of a butterfly and have learnt a lot about them. From an egg – caterpillar – chrysalis – butterfly. Today we set them free into the park.
Today we planted seeds, half were from space and half weren’t. We clearly labelled them and made sure we kept everything the same. We are going to keep them on the windowsill and water them regularly for the next 30 days. We will record when they germinate and how tall they grow. We will also look […]
Today in 5sk we had science day. We did lots of experiments and found out lots about different materials. This morning we tested what would happen if we set fire to different materials. Some of the materials we tested were a wooden stick , cotton, paper, plastic and a lollypop stick. Some materials were more flammable than […]
For my Fairtrade homework I baked a chocolate cake. I chose it because it had the three main Fairtrade ingredients in it, chocolate, coffee and sugar. I went to the Co-operative to buy my ingredients because it stores a lot of Fairtrade items. The Co-operative was the first major retailer to sell Fairtrade items (even […]
As part of our BQ topic on slavery, we had a P4C lesson about what freedom means to us. What does it mean to you? We came up with some philosophical questions about freedom. What do you think? By Qudsia and Sadia 5SK
In English this week we have been learning about Shakespeare. Our main focus has been on one of has plays Julius Caesar. We have been acting some of the scenes using different methods of acting including body language and facial expression. We thought about the use of eye contact, hand gestures , moving closer and further apart. We are […]
This week in science, we have been exploring what happens when you mix different materials with water and whether they can be separated again. We have learnt the terms: soluble, insoluble, dissolving, reversible, reaction, filtering and evaporating. Next week we will be looking at some irreversible changes. What do you think will happen when we […]
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The children of Chorlton Park have been getting really excited about Tim Peake’s mission into space. Counting down the days to launch, our year 5’s appeared on Newsround with fascinating space facts. As part of the same project, our year 6 space cadets took part in a Space to Earth challenge at Temple Primary school. […]
He was born in 1801. He died in 1885. He became a member of parliament at the age of 25. He was a politician and a reformer who wanted to make children’s lives better. He was the 7th earl of Shaftesbury. He was famous for stopping most of child labour. He thought children should go […]
Blushing red, the tired school boy held dumbbells and stretched his armsÂ out. I hid in the corner ofÂ the room biting my nails because I did not want to clean the machines. Laughing, Samuel Gregg jumped Â with joy because heÂ was making lots of money. Slowly, a tear trickled down the apprentices face, whilst […]