Investigating air resistance

In science this week, we were investigating air resistance. Our challenge was to design and make a parachute and then change one variable noting the affect this had.

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Magazine articles

Over the last couple of weeks in English, we have been  looking at the structure and features of magazine articles. Using our knowledge that we have gathered about World War 2 from our topic lessons, we wrote our own articles.

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Friction Investigation

Continuing looking at friction from last week’s lesson, we set up our investigation. We looked at which surfaces have the most and least friction. Todo this we used a shoe and force meter Andy dragged the shoe across different surfaces. The different surfaces that we investigated were: carpet,…

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Friction

Our science topic this half-term is looking at different forces. In today’s science lesson, we investigated the force friction. We were challenged to move jelly cubes from one place to another using chopsticks. We found this relatively easy as there was a lot of friction preventing the cubes from…

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Autumn 2 Week 3 in Class 4

This week in English, we have been writing our play scripts based on Oliver Twist. We have really enjoyed our work on Oliver Twist and particularly liked comparing the script to the film towards the end of the week. In maths this week, we have been learning to calculate the mean and revisited some…

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Autumn 2 Week 2 in Class 4

In maths lessons this week, we have been continuing with our statistics unit. Year 5s have been looking at different tables and reading and interpreting them. In Year 6, we have been looking at reading and interpreting pie charts.

In our English lessons this week, we have looked at different…

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Week 1 of Autumn 2

Despite only being back in school for 4 days this week, we have been very busy. In maths, we have started our new block on statistics and this week we have looked at reading and interpreting line graphs. We finished the week by drawing our own line graphs. 

In English, over the next few weeks,…

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Week 7 in Class 4

This week has been the final week of a busy half term. In our English lessons this week, we have written a persuasive piece of writing with the aim of persuading the reader to want to visit a country in the British Isles. We then used our writing as a starting point later in the week to create…

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Week 6 in Class 4

We have been very busy this week in Class 4. In our English lessons, we wrote some poems related to harvest that some of us will share at harvest festival. We have also started our new genre of persuasive writing where we have identified features of this genre in model texts and planned our own…

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Week 5 in Class 4

This week in English, we have used our legend narratives and presented them using Adobe Spark. In maths this week we have been developing our multiplication skills. Well done to Year 5 who tried the tricky formal method for the first time.

Elsewhere this week, we learnt about different types of…

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Week 4 in Class 4

This week in English lessons, we have finished writing our legend narratives. We have worked so hard on our first piece s of writing this year and really proud of our end result. 

In maths lessons, we have looked at ways of solving addition and subtraction problems. Well done to Year 5 who have…

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Week 3 in Class 4

In English this week, we are writing our legend narratives that we had planned the previous week. We have spent time editing and redrafting each section and so far have written up to our climax. We are looking forward to sharing our finished pieces of writing next week. 

In maths, we practised…

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