This week, to celebrate ‘Science Week’, Year 5 learned about a diverse range of hormones and how they affect us during a typical day. Children also investigated floating and buoyancy. As part of this, it lead us to find out more about Samuel Plimsoll and how he changed the shipping industry throughout the world.
DJ Tej taught us how to DJ. We got to DJ and listen to music. My favourite part was pressing all the buttons and knowing what they do. Mixing the songs was my biggest challenge. by JDL DJ Tej was awesome! He can change songs without even making it noticeable and can mix songs really well. When I had a
Children in Year 5 have now completed their zip-wire experiment and in these lessons, have learned about friction, air resistance, gravity and how these forces behave. They have discovered which material made the most effective zip- wires – the material which produced the least amount of friction.
Our visit to Warwick Arts Centre was amazing – I was so inspired. We got told how many people that were famous performed there. We even got a tour of the stage and behind the scenes. When we were all sitting down in a circle, two nice people we were with told us about the history behind it. By DS
To test the effects of friction, year 5 have been creating cable cars to send down a variety of different cable materials.We’ve made predictions on which we think will be the fastest and therefore has the least amount of friction. Below are some pictures of our cable cars.
Year 5 and Year 1, today received a visit from an amazing mobile planetarium, seen here, in all its glory in the KS2 hall. The children thoroughly enjoyed learning about the Earth, Sun, Moon and star constellations, and this either ended or introduced their topics, ‘Moon Zoom’ and ‘Stargazers’. It was very dark indeed inside the dome, but the images
Well, our ‘Living Eggs’ project has now finished and 9 healthy chicks have left our school and gone to live on local free-range farms. It was a very busy week, as can be seen from these photographs. The chicks needed lots of care and attention this week and all of our children had the opportunity to hold them. The reactions
Day 5 is now over and it has been another very busy day indeed, ending with 9 healthy hatched chicks. One egg, unfortunately showed no signs of hatching. Many children were very lucky and witnessed at least one hatching and some have already actually handled and stroked the chicks. All the chicks are now housed in our brooder box, kept