Year 5

Computing Visit

During Science and Computing Week Year 5 visited The Victoria and Albert in Bethnal Green, which involved a workshop entitled ‘Robots and Drawbots’. Pupils played with lots of different robots and had to work out the code behind them. Pupils then built their own Drawbot. 

Somerset House

During Work Week, Year 5 visited Somerset House to go Ice Skating and en route we visited a number of London landmarks and buildings! We saw Canary Wharf, The Shard, 30 St Mary Axe (The Gherkin), 20 Fenchurch Street (The Walkie Talkie Building), Leadenhall Building (The Cheesegrater),  The London Eye and St Paul’s Cathedral; seeing these really …

Museum of London

During Work Week, Year 5 visited the Museum of London in Docklands. We learnt about different buildings and structures, scales and measurements and we even had a go at building our own structures using sponge and toothpicks. The challenge was to build the tallest tower – some had more help than others!

Fairplay House

Towards the end of the term, Year 5 went on their residential visit to Fairplay House. Whilst there, the pupils conquered many fears by participating in lots of different activities, such as The High Ropes; G3 Swing; The Night Walk and The Woodland Games. They also gained a number of valuable skills which will stay with …

Whipsnade Zoo

This term, Year 5 had the fantastic opportunity to visit Whipsnade Zoo in order to deepen some of the Geography and Science learning we have conducted this year. We took part in a ‘Giraffe Behaviour Study’ and learnt about how the behaviour of different animals is often impacted upon by their climate.