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Class 11 (Year 5)

Welcome to Year 5!

 

A big welcome to all of Class 11 and their families to what we hope will be an exciting and enjoyable year of learning. We hope to keep everyone updated through this page so please check in regularly to see photographs and read reports about what Class 11 have been up to.

 

Please check out our Autumn 1 Newsletter to read about our exciting first half term together.

 

Mr Parsonage (Class teacher), Miss Jackson (Class TA) and Miss Haynes (Class TA)

Our quality text to focus on this half term will be "The Time Travelling Cat and the Egyptian Goddess,." by Julia Jarman. 

Linked to this; for our topic we have started investigating the Ancient Egyptians. We will be looking back at the way that they lived, their royal pharaohs, great pyramids and scenic landscape.

 

We have enjoyed participating in Geography Week!

We have been experimenting with forces this half term. Here's one of our experiments with water resistance:

We have been experimenting with forces this half term. Here's one of our experiments with water resistance: 1
We have been experimenting with forces this half term. Here's one of our experiments with water resistance: 2
We have been experimenting with forces this half term. Here's one of our experiments with water resistance: 3

Maths

Maths 1
Maths 2
We have been conducting lots of maths investigations this half term to do with place value, addition and subtraction. There's been lots of challenging problems and lots of fantastic answers!

The catapult test!

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We have looked at how a small force can create a greater force through simple machines like levers. In order to test this we created some simple machines of our own...

Catapults!

2nd Test

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