Year 5 - Mrs Read and Mr Walker
Whitemoor Lakes - Thursday 30th November
Learning about different forces as part of Cornerstones Scream Machine Interactive Learning Project
Autumn 2nd half term - 2017
Cornerstones Imaginative Learning Project - Scream Machine
Roll up, roll up! Year 5 this half term are going to experience the unique sounds, sights and smells of the fair.
They will learn about the science behind roller coasters and write poems that are shaped as a loop the loop.
Testing, testing! Pupils will complete some mini investigations on cam mechanisms, pendulums and pulleys finding out about the forces at work at a theme park.
They will also design their own theme park and death defying new drop ride!
Don't forget to scream if you want to go faster!
Autumn 1st half term - 2017
Cornerstones Imaginative Learning Project - Off With Her Head!
What sort of man would order the beheading of his wife?
Pupils in Year 5 will travel back in time this half term to the 1500's and meet the Tudors a domineering dynasty that changed British history.
Year 5 pupils will discover an opulent court where dancing and singing went hand in hand with swift falls from favour - and even swifter fallings of heads!
Spring 1st half term - 2018
Cornerstones Imaginative Learning Project - Stargazers
Year 5 pupils will journey through space this half term to learn about the science of space exploration and our solar system.
Pupils will develop their skills, knowledge and understanding in a variety of curriculum areas as they investigate gravity and the Earth in space as well as the worlds of science fiction.
Exploring space is probably the greatest adventure that humankind has ever taken. Are we alone in the universe or are there other life forms out there?
Summer 2nd half term - 2017
Cornerstones Imaginative Learning Project - Beast Creator
A bug, a creepy crawly, a beast! It'll tickle your skin then go in for the sting! Arachnids, invertebrates, molluscs and myriapods, hiding in nooks and beneath darkened rocks....
This half term Year 5 pupils will be learning about minibeasts and their habitats.
They will complete lots of exciting learning finding out about the beasts in their garden as well as discovering where in the world you would find the deadliest beasts - scorpions, ants and venomous spiders... perhaps the Vespa mandaria japonica is the one that will be the most feared?
Summer 1st half term - 2017
Cornerstones Imaginative Learning Project - Allotment
A crunchy carrot, a luscious lettuce or a tasty tomato. As part of this Interactive Learning Project pupils will develop their geographical skills by learning about how land around the world is used to grow different types of crops. They will also learn more about different types of farming.
They may also have a go at growing their own crops for harvesting!
After all this hard work and learning maybe they will have 'green fingers'?
Spring 2nd half term - 2017
Cornerstones Imaginative Learning Project - Time Traveller
Tick, tock, tick, tock.. the hands on the clock never stop. From the moment we are born, from toddler to teen, middle age to elderly, time never stops.
This half term Year 5 pupils will be learning what happens to our bodies and brains as we grow older, and how we cope with these changes.
Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre - Friday 30th September
Useful websites to support learning in Year 5
Click the image above to visit the NASA web site and find out about current space missions as well as information regarding the solar system and space exploration.
Visit the BBC Bitesize web page and learn about Forces and Motion by clicking the image above.
Visit the Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre website by clicking the image above.
Click on the image above to visit the BBC History web page which has lots of information about King Henry VIII one of England's most famous kings.
Year 5 pupils will be visiting the Stratford Upon Avon Butterfly Farm as part of their Beast Creator learning project. Find out more about the learning pupils will be completing on their visit by clicking the image above.
Find out about space exploration and our solar system by visiting the National Space Centre web site. To visit the web site click the above image.
Click the image above to visit the Glasgow Science Centre web site and complete ‘Forces at the Funfair’ - an interactive, investigative computer game that enables you to explore the effect of changes in several variables on the motion of a rollercoaster car.