In DT – Yr 5 built a series of pneumatic rockets and let them off on the roof. Luckily, nobody was harmed during the making of the rockets or the take off! Pupils looked at the history of the rockets and even the space race.
Yr 5 went on a visit to Suntrap in Epping Forest which involved a workshop entitled: Rivers and Coasts. Here pupils explored how rivers and coasts are formed and learned lots of new vocabulary, such as: a confluence and the mouth of a river.
During Science and Computing Week Year 5 visited The Science Museum, which involved a workshop entitled: Feel The Force. Here pupils learnt about a number of different forces through two superstars in Phil and Philomena The Frog. Mr Eastman was nominated to take part in an activity by the whole of Year 5.
Year 5 experienced a day in the life of a Tudor – from making their own candles to leather stamping and calligraphy. Whilst venturing around the different stations, pupils began to hear rumours and stories about Henry VIII and his six wives – which all became clearer at The Royal Feast. During the Royal Feast, pupils performed …
There have been some strange sightings around Keir Hardie, which Yr 5 have been lucky enough to investigate. Peculiar objects such as green slime and cryptic messages have been left by aliens, and dragon shells and droppings were also spotted by others. What on earth is going on!?
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.
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 …
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!
The Year 5 Team visited the Tate and Lyle Factory, where they were welcomed by a number of different organisations who were to help them understand how to play an active role in society. TfL taught us how to be safe on buses and trains; The Police spoke to us about strangers and how to …
During Rights and Respect Week, Year 5 had a number of visitors – they taught us about different communities and our identity; extremism and radicalisation; adults who we can trust in society and speak to; the drab life of a gangster and how to stay safe and avoid gang culture.