This week we have been thinking about why we read and what we read. We have been answering questions about our reading books with the aid of dice. We had three different dice; one of them had questions on about what to think of before we read a book, the second one had questions to … Continue reading
Year 5 worked in teams of dectectives to try and discover who committed a terrible crime! Working through a series of clues we used a wide range of maths skills to discover who was guilty! Well done Susan, Amber and Kiki who were first to solve the case!
As part of our topic “Food” we have been learning about how our diets and shopping habits have changed over time. We have designed soup recipes using only seasonal vegetables, just like our great grandparents would have done and today we looked at how sweet treats have changed over time. We saw how the ingredients … Continue reading
When we came back to school on Tuesday we did Maths a little differently by painting 3d shapes and printing onto paper to make 2d shapes, we then wrote each shape name underneath. On Wednesday afternoon we did some seed planting. We each got our own plant pot that we filled with compost and chose … Continue reading
In Ducklings this week we have been talking about 2D shapes. In the hall we played games to learn our shape names and their properties. Using Venn diagrams we sorted shapes…we really enjoyed it. Then in class we have used shapes to create rockets and also we have made our own shapes using geoboards…we even … Continue reading
We had a great last week of term; we kicked it off with a cooking session. Our topic had been Mountains and Hills and we have done lots of work on preferred snacks to take on walks. We decided that a great snack for energy for a walk would be flapjack, so we made some! … Continue reading
This week, Year 5 have been working hard converting different metric measurements. We worked with our partners to convert measurements and recognise equivalent measurements in order to complete a hexagonal puzzle with triangular pieces! Well done to Hope and Cass who were the first to finish the challenge!
This week the Ducklings have been learning that dinosaurs were reptiles and so layed eggs. We have a small and a large egg in our class, we made nests for them and designed poster to tell people to be careful not to break the eggs. We also predicted what kind of dinosaurs would hatch from … Continue reading
This week, the Ducklings have been learning how to order numbers from smallest to biggest in maths. In topic they have been learning about why the dinosaurs became extinct and making their own volcanic eruptions using baking powder and vinegar.
This morning in Numeracy we spent time investigating some strategies to measure the distance around the circumference and across the diameter of a circular face on a cylinder. We discovered that some of the strategies we tried were more accurate than others, but the task evoked some deep thinking and great communication to solve the … Continue reading