Year 5 have been enjoying using clay to create their own lighthouses, inspired by our class text ‘Letters from the Lighthouse’.
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!
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 […]
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!
On 13th March, our Year 5 pupils participated in the Societas Shakespeare Festival at the New Vic Theatre. Their performances of Hamlet were amazing! Take a look at some photos from the day:
Here they are… our amazing stop-motion movies made with the teachers from Trentham Academy. Follow this link to view the video: https://www.dropbox.com/s/lhzpvyxv9jr2kup/Beowulf.mp4?dl=0
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 […]
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!
5RG had a brilliant time today at Trentham Academy. We visited the science labs, calculated how old we would be on different planets and created our our rockets to launch! See below for some photos of our afternoon:
Year 5 had a fantastic day at the Potteries Museum. We were Anglo-Saxons making our own clay pots and we were also archaeologists excavating and sorting artefacts. Have a look at some of the photos from our trip: