Year 5 Events Gallery 2018-19
Take a look at some of the great things we have been doing in our class.
The Great Science Share - June 2019
On Tuesday 18th June, a group of Y5 scientists, named The Lava Lampers, attended 'The Great Science Share' at Denshaw Village Hall. Here they presented an experiment to Delph and Denshaw schools, answering their own question "DO DIFFERENT OILS MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN A LAVA LAMP?" Mrs Shewan was extremely proud of the children, saying that the children were great scientists, as well as super ambassadors for the school! Next year she is hoping that the event will take place with all nine Dovestone Learning partnership schools.
Liverpool World Museum - June 2019
Year 5 visited Liverpool World Museum on Monday 17th June. First, we had a learning session called ‘We are Aliens’ in a planetarium. The children watched a captivating show in the museum’s planetarium and they explored the question: are we alone? We discovered how our existing understanding of life on earth guides the hunt for alien life elsewhere in the Universe. Year 5 then took part in an important mission, led by ground control. Pupils had the opportunity to handle objects like those used by Tim Peake on his mission to the International Space Station. The class then had the chance to explore the museum and all of its wonderful artefacts in small groups.
Investigating Solubility- March 2019
During British Science Week we started our new science topic 'Everything is changing'. Our first investigation was testing the solubility of different substances. We learnt lots of new scientific vocabulary, such as solute, solution, solvent and solubility. Year 5 are looking forward to the next science experiment!
Mayor's Office and Council Chambers - February 2019
We then had a heritage tour, where we looked at some historical artefacts. The Mayor even took us into his office! As part of our ‘Democracy’ topic Year 5 were extremely lucky and had the opportunity to meet the Oldham Mayor! We had a Question and Answer session in the Oldham Council Chambers, where the class got to ask one of their desired questions. We found out that the chain the Mayor wears is 182 years old and is worth £1.3 million! Councillor Javid Iqbal never thought he would be the Mayor when he was younger but he loves his role and said it felt like a ‘dream’ to him and his family. Year 5 were a credit to the school and thoroughly enjoyed this insightful experience.
Feel The Love - Music topic - February 2019
During our 'Feel The Love' music topic we learnt how to play part of the song on the glockenspiel. We thoroughly enjoyed learning to sing the song and finding out lots of facts about Adele. We also looked at the other artists who covered the song. Miss Blyden enjoyed Billy Joel's version.
Kenny Karate - February 2019
Kenny Karate came in today for a whole school PE day. Year 5 had a half hour slot with them. The class thoroughly enjoyed learning some new moves and threw themselves into all of the activities. We even had some karate experts in our class (Turrab, Aaliyah, Harrison and James.W). Well done Year 5!
Speed Stacking- January 2019
In our PE lessons we have been focussing on speed stacking. We have been challenging ourselves to learn the 3-6-3 formation. It wasn't easy! Year 5 then got to play some different games that involved this same formation. It was very tiring and we have been working extremely hard to develop our speed stacking skills.
Mine Field PE Lesson - November 2018
In PE we have been working on team building. We had to work with a partner to get each other through the mine field without setting anything off! Miss Blyden made it very tricky by blindfolding one person in the pair. We were working on our communication skills and it was important that we gave clear directions and instructions to help our partner get through.
Vincent van Gogh 'Sunflowers' - September 2018
We took a piece of Vincent van Gogh’s artwork ‘Sunflowers’ and broke it into individual pieces. We were all given different pieces of the picture and had to recreate our own section. We had to choose which colours to use for our individual part of the picture. Our giant sunflowers picture is now on display!