What an amazing residential trip Year 5 had to Porthpean!!!!!! IMG_3100
Year 5 had an amazing morning of art and music. We bent willow into shapes to create our own 3D willow structures. We then covered them in clingfilm and tissue paper to create fantastic sculptures / ice creams. We also had a ukulele jamming session with Mr James.
The Great Fire of London (well the playground)! We recreated Pudding Lane in 1666 and then burnt it down. We could see how strong winds actually fuel the fire and spread it much more quickly. It took a long time to make our houses; It did not take as long to burn them down! R
Thank you very much to Torpoint Retained Fire Fighters for allowing use to look around the fire engine. The children loved exploring and were inspired. One child even said, “I want to be a fire fighter when i’m older – this is great!”
‘For the Whistlers had begun to close in slowly, surely: converging on the school, on the playground, on the cage of shadows. On him…For some time now, cloud-masses had obscured the moon. He could see nothing; he felt the Whistlers’ presence. Their signals came more often and always closer. Closer. Very close.’ An extract from […]
We had a great dressing up as our favourite book characters. We celebrated books by creating our own versions of ‘The Three Little Pigs’ and creating our own poems inspired by Roald Dahl characters. We solved the mystery of the World Book Day Costume winner through our Big Solve. We even studied Quentin Blake illustrations […]
During our Discovery Day, we investigated the effects of air resistance on different sized surface areas. We designed and carried out our own experiments including variables, making predictions and ensuring our testing was fair.
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Plymouth University provided amazing computing workshops for Year 5. The children were full absorbed in creating codes to make Lego toys move and instructing robots accurately travel across the hall. We had great fun!