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Pacific 5

Monday 16th October – Friday 20th October 2017

 

Year 5 have been studying constellations as part of our Science topic this week – and what better way to study them than to make accurate models out of pretzels and marshmallows – and then eat them!

 

 

 

Year 5 painting pebbles

 

 

A day at the beach

 

 

Pacific assembly

 

 

                                 

 

Monday 9th October - Friday 13th October 2017

 

Mathematics in Year 5 taught in different ways – all using the school’s new smart technology.

 

 

 

 

 

Year 5 have had a great week making pottery planets and visiting the beach – making beach art, listening to history talks about Leigh in the past, racing paper boats in very exciting and tense races, and seeing seals!

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                        

Seven Sky Events by Year 5

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Space Day – Please see the pictures showing the fun that we had on the day.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                

 

Monday 25th September – Friday 29th September 2017

 

Year 5 this week have been looking at the properties of shapes.

 

Top Trumps – remember the game?

 

We designed Top Trump Mathematic Shape cards

 

Who has the most edges?

The most vertices?

The most different shaped faces?

The most faces?

 

Research on the internet at home definitely helped to construct the winning cards.

 

 

                               

 

Monday 18th September – Friday 22nd September 2017

 

Year 5 start to make the solar system, (not in 6 days!)

Starting with Pacific 5 – the Sun is constructed.

Other Year 5 classes to follow constructing the planets – watch this space!

We hope it is going to make a great display, and one from which we can all learn, and talk about the characteristics of our solar system.

 

                                     

 

Monday 11th September – Friday 15th September 2017

 

INVESTIGATIONS INTO THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE EARTH’S MOVEMENT AND THE SUN

 

Year 5 have been studying how the Earth moves by looking at the shadows that are made over a period of time, and then posing the question to themselves of why they move as time progresses.

We discovered lots of facts in our conversations including the fact that some people on Earth are moving as the Earth spins at approximately 800mph (1290kmph) depending on where you are standing on the Earth. Funny how we don’t feel it!

 

 

                           

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