Today Dr Rigby visited us from Lancaster University. She taught us all about the flu virus and how vaccinations protect our bodies. She brought some very cute cuddly viruses which we all loved ( what a shame the real things are not as cute).
We also put on lab coats, plastic gloves and safety…
Today Year 5 started their training for the Sports Leader Award. We learnt how to organise small groups and play basic games. This training will continue next week.
This morning in Year 5 we have recreated the journey of our breakfast through the digestive system. It was messy but fun for most of us. A few of us were a little squeamish and by the time we reached the end we couldn’t even look.
Today in Year 5 we took advantage of the lovely weather to take our sketchbooks outside and look for patterns in nature. Using sketching pencils we drew detailed pictures of leaves, flowers, trees and stones.
Today in Science in Year 3 we have been learning about how insects help to pollinate flowers and create seeds and new plants.
Using paint or cheesy wotsits as pollen we were bees, moving from flower to flower. Our sticky fingers left a trail showing us the movement of the pollen grains.
Our caterpillars have reached the end of their long journey and are just beginning to emerge from their chrysalides as fully formed butterflies. This example of complete metamorphosis has been thrilling to watch. It would have been amazing to actually see this huge change inside the chrysalis but…
We have chosen 3 objects from home to create a still life picture to reflect us as individuals.
In RE we have been investigating why Christians see Easter as a victory. This week we have looked at some artwork which represents victory in the Easter story and then we made our own pieces of art. We also listened to some Easter hymns and songs and added some of their lyrics to our art. Can you…
Today in science we have carefully dissected a tulip to identify the main parts of a flower for reproduction. We have learned and used a lot of new vocabulary, including stigma, style, ovary, anther, filament, sepal and ovule.
Our Year 5 bake off is complete. Mrs Walsh has been to judge and we have some winners.
Bread that was the most creative was won by Lucy.
Bread that was the most aesthetically pleasing was won by Bella S.
Bread that was most like their plan was won by Sundiya and Kirsty.
Well done to…
Today we have used our plans to create our very own bread masterpieces. Each person had there own unique design.
Tomorrow we will be decorating and finishing off our bread before Mrs Walsh comes to be our own Paul Hollywood.
Today in Computing we have been sending messages using Morse code. We wrote messages to a friend before using light from a torch to send messages. At the end of the lesson we tried using Morse Code Keyer online. It was really tricky.