We hope you are having a super holiday and are enjoying the longer days. Spring is definitely here!
Our new topic when we return to school will be Allotments and will begin with a trip to Chatsworth Kitchen Garden. Below is our homework menu, if you feel like getting busy!
Ancient Egypt Day
We found out about the importance of the Rosetta Stone, hieroglyphs, papyrus, cartouches and even ate like an Egyptian!
We have been designing and making our own canopic jars....
HAPPY NEW YEAR!
Our new topic for this term is Ancient Egypt. Please find our Homework Menu for this term below (a paper copy will also be sent home):
Weston Park Museum Visit
We met the two mummies in the museum; Nesita and Djedma'at. We looked at artefacts used to protect the body in the Afterlife. We learnt about the artefacts in a tomb. We found the Shabti figures and a real scarab beetle.
Mobile Planetarium Visit
Today our school hall was filled with this.......!
After our visit we learnt about star constellations and made our own.
This term we're learning all about Space and our Solar System.
We'll be writing science fiction stories and producing our own news reports on the 1969 Moon Landings.
In Science we'll be asking questions such as:
We'll even have a go at making a scale model of the Solar System and turning our hands to a bit of rocket science!
We've a really exciting and interesting homework menu to go with this topic for your child to continue learning at home, you can download a copy below.
We hope you had a fantastic summer holiday. We can't wait to meet our new class!
We start Year 5 with a brilliant topic called Off with her head!. We will be investigating why Henry VIII had six wives. Our topic will begin with a trip to Gainsborough Old Hall where we will attend Henry VIII's banquet. Meanwhile, to tickle your taste buds, we have attached the homework menu for this half term below.