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!
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?
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?
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?
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 […]
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 […]
Today we drew a map of our route to Chorlton Water Park. First, we started our walk on Mauldeth road , we found it hard at first to draw the start of map but then we got used to drawing all the roads. After that, we walked across Barlow Moor road on to Hardy Lane. […]
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.
Evie brought in 3 African masks 2 of them you wear on top of your head and bend low the last (that looks like a frog) you wear like a proper mask they are designs like the ones you would wear if you were in African tribes.