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Parachute testing

Year 5 have been investigating air resistance by designing and testing their own parachutes. We dropped them out of a first-floor window and loved watching them work. Unfortunately for one lego man, a gust of wind caught his parachute and he is now residing on our school roof!

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Science lab fun!

Year 5 have been lucky to get to visit the science labs at Trentham Academy. We used circuits to test the conductivity go different materials and observed different chemical reactions – some fizzed, some got hot and some even got colder! Mrs O’Connor also made us jump by lighting a tiny amount of ethanol, creating […]

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Odd Socks

Today, we kicked off our shoes in support of World Down’s Syndrome Day.  Thank you for all the contributions towards this cause. A truly amazing combination of odd socks!  

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Year 5 January Parent Newsletter

Dear Parents and Carers, Happy New Year and welcome back for our Spring Term! We’ve got lots of exciting activities coming up this term. English This term, our English lessons will look very different! We’re taking part in the New Vic Shakespeare Children’s Festival and we will be exploring the play ‘Hamlet’ through drama and […]

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Y5 iPad project

In Year 5, we have had a fantastic day creating stop-motion animations based on our class text, Beowulf. Mr Bunyan and Miss Antinoro from Trentham Academy came in to lead us through using the iPads and becoming movie directors – all of Year 5 give a big thank you to them!  

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