We are continuing our Bollywood dancing by introducing more steps into our group dances. We are also getting positive feedback from the class to improve our dancing skills.
We practised using the simple past, past progressive and perfect past tenses using a board game. We had to convert the words we landed on into one of these tenses and thought of how to incorporate into our writing. We … Continued
In Music, Year 5 are learning to sing Silent Night, accompanied by hand bells. Hopefully you will hear us perform at Christmas time.
This week we have been thinking about the Viking diet and how the seasons affected the food they ate. We researched texts about Vikings to see what we could find out about seasonality in the Viking diet by working in … Continued
Last week in Science we were separating materials… and this week we mixed them. When we mixed vinegar and bicarbonate of soda, there was a chemical reaction which we could see as the vinegar fizzed and foamed; during this reaction … Continued
In Science, we learnt how ‘mixtures’ involve combining 2 or more materials which can then be separated again. We worked in groups to see how quickly we could separate the cereal, flour, seeds and paperclips that Mrs Montgomery mixed into … Continued
This term our book corner has become a Viking Longhouse, complete with cooking fire in the centre, livestock kept inside and our important possessions like clothing and helmets hanging on the walls. Just like the Vikings, we’ve found that sat … Continued
The children have been working in groups to design class posters to help someone if they were new to the class. They thought about all the information a new student would need to know and worked in groups to display … Continued
Year 5 have enjoyed identifying and practising the patterns and actions of the Bollywood dance style. They have been using a number of new dance steps and combining them with their own ideas to create a dance with a partner. … Continued
We are making great progress with our Viking helmets! The children have now painted their designs with gold or bronze paint and are starting to add details to make them look like authentic warrior helmets!