Year 5 Earthquakes

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As part of our earthquake topic, we investigated methods to construct buildings to ensure they are earthquake proof.  We used multilink cubes to build the structure and sticks for cross …

Year 5 – Brave Film

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After watching some video clips of the film Brave, we wrote our own quest stories.  We worked in groups to plan the story ensuring we had interesting characters and settings, …

Year 5 – Geography

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In geography, we have been learning about the Earth’s tectonic plates.  We completed a ‘jigsaw’ style activity to see whether we could position all the plates in the correct places.  …

Tear 5 – Art

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We created our own piece of artwork based on the work of Paul Nash.  We had to think carefully about scale and proportion to enlarge the artwork correctly.

Art in Year 5

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This week we have started our art topic based around the surrealist artist Paul Nash.  Paul Nash was particularly interested in painting landscape pieces.  We will be trying to create …

Year 5 Pie Making

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After discussing seasonality and some of the benefits of eating seasonally, we designed and made our own vegetable pies. We thought about the combination of ingredients and how to make …