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Year 5

AUTUMN 2017

 

  • Brought in photos of family members as babies and now. Using an aging app on iPad- will you look like more like Mum or Dad when you are older?

 

  • Discussed with parents what life was like for them growing up and wrote a report

 

  • Trip to Science & Industry museum looking at forces

 

  • Designed, created and tested parachutes and boats (uplift and buoyancy)

 

  • Created, rehearsed and performed ‘Harvest Assembly’ in front of school and parents

 

  • Carried out own research on one of the American states and created a piece of written and creative work on the topic

 

  • Used the internet and holiday broachers to plan a journey to a place in another part of the world, taking account of distance, cost and time.

 

  • Recreated ‘pop artwork’

 

  • Devised at created an X Factor competition involving physical abilities

 

  • World book day

 

  • Harvest food collection

 

  • Investigation into friction (involving various materials)

 

  • Design and created Christmas tree decorations using salt dough

 

  • Design and created Christmas cards

 

  • Wrote non-chronological report on mythical creatures and created our own book for adventures

 

  • Researched robots and then went to a robots in real life exhibition

 

  • Created Lego models and then used coding skills to make them move

 

  • Wrote persuasive texts ‘To go on an adventure or not’ (Eric the Viking)

 

  • Class debate – For or Against and adventure

 

  • Rugby Tournament

 

  • Cross-country competition

 

  • Photo editing using various apps and programs

 

  • Research religious art and designed our own spiritual designs
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SPRING 2018

 

  • Book Reviews from class reading books

 

  • Safer Internet Day

 

  • World Book Day and governor story-time

 

  • Mothers’ Day Cards

 

  • Trip to Pennington Flash- Looking at plants and their lifecycles

 

  • Grew our own plants

 

  • Designed and created salt dough jewellery based on Anglo-Saxon designs

 

  • Designed, created and tested Anglo-Saxon shelter designs

 

  • Looked at Anglo-Saxon vs modern life including maps of the local area

 

  • Trip to Pennington Flash- Looking at differences and similarities between our plants and trees and those in rainforests

 

  • Gathered natural resources to create art from nature

 

  • Drew and painted flowering and non-flowering plants

 

  • Created papier mache vases and painted them with images of the siege of Baghdad from ‘The golden age of Islam’

 

  • Took part in clog dancing

 

  • Rehearsed and performed a clogging routine for rest of school and parents

 

  • Investigated soluble and non-soluble materials

 

  • Experimented with solids, liquids and gases as part of ‘Science Week’

 

  • Wrote in rough and then word processed non-chronological animal reports for wall display

 

  • Created ‘A day in the life of an Amazonian villager, display including narratives, recounts and parrots from art work

 

  • Discussed, designed, drew and coloured Islamic art

 

  • Discussed, investigated and created non-newtonian materials

 

  • Wrote reports and then used ‘green screen’ technology to create a news report

 

  • Used a variety of objects to investigate forces (parachutes, javlins, tug-o-war ropes)

 

  • Used French –English dictionaries to research our own French writing

 

  • NSPCC assembly

 

  • Power point presentations for ‘The importance of Rain forests’
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