We launched our new topic on the Ancient Mayans today with a fabulous day of Mayan art. We made paper mache’ celebration masks (not quite finished yet but well on their way), a Mayan sun dial and did some magic art with folding card. A great way to start off the term!
Year 5 were burning it up yesterday as we recreated our version of The Great Fire of London, getting the fire started at the infamous Pudding Lane bakery. Luckily the fire brigade were on hand to make sure it all went down safely. Thanks to Torpoint Fire Station and the brave men who work there for […]
Year 5 were blasting off (well, they tried to) yesterday as we enjoyed an afternoon of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) activities. In different teams, we had a go at building rockets then took them outside to see if we could get them to fly….it didn’t quite go to plan but we learnt a lot […]
Year 5 enjoyed a spectacular trip up to Antony House this week to immerse ourselves in a ‘spooky setting’ for our suspense stories that we are currently writing. Brian from The National Trust was Brilliant and he showed us lots of spooky places that have inspired our story writing.
This term, we are learning to put together yoga routines to help us learn relaxation and breathing techniques whilst gaining added flexibility at the same time!
Treyarnon have been practicing their basketball skills with professional coach Alex over the past few weeks. We have impressed him so much with our listening and ball skills we have even started having some games!
We had a great day writing character descriptions and admiring everyone’s fantastic costumes!
We have had a few new lovely additions to Fistral! These are our updated smiley and silly face photos. February 2017.
The Year 5 teachers read our new text, The Shadow cage, to us by torch light! We really enjoyed listening to the spooky story in the atmospheric hall.
We learnt about air resistance, created our own parachutes and tested them to see who’s was the slowest to fall. We also had an air resistance relay to see how it could effect our speed- great fun! ir