Year 5

Our Amazing Work!

Year 5 have designed and created tiles out of clay. They used Mayan pictures and patterns as inspiration.

Year 5 have been learning about the different parts in a computer and this week they have built their own. They tested them and luckily they worked!

In science this week, Year 5 have recycled old paper  and turned it  into special paper, adding lots of sequins and flower petals.  We had to put the old paper through quite a few processes to make our special paper.  The results were amazing.

BRITISH SCIENCE WEEK March 2021!

MARVELLOUS MACHINES COMPETITION WINNERS:

Best twist and turn

For their Helter Skelter: AM and KM:

https://youtu.be/C1WssYIwgYk

Best start 

For the wind-up Turkey Toy nudging the dominoes over…MW https://youtu.be/hqDdkQj7DfQ

Longest continuous run with no breaks…SL

https://youtu.be/ByogCSUO7zc

Best craftsmanship

For making the entire marble run out of paper! JJ

https://youtu.be/W6ZmLAsZECc

Best design, best creativity , best originality and for outstanding innovation! 

For all the incredibly intricate components and a great finale…the winner is…

…the person who designed THE ERUPTATRON!….AW https://youtu.be/OO8qp4H7vtQ

Year 5 enjoyed a Mayan morning: making and drinking traditional hot chocolate, playing a Mayan sport and learning this ancient civilisation’s number system.

Year 5 have started our topic ‘Chocolate’ by looking at Mayan art. They found different examples of Mayan art and started sketching some of their favourite designs.

Year 5 have now finished reading Shackleton’s Journey and based on what they read, completed these fantastic illustrations.

Linked to Year 5’s topic ‘Explorers and Adventurers’ the children have been studying Shackleton’s Journey. At home they designed and made some fantastic igloos and some children even attempted to make Endurance , Shackleton’s ship. Year 5 then used their English skills and wrote a set of instructions, informing people how to build their model.

Inspired by the cling film art around Pershore, our KS2 Rainbow Club decided to paint some of their own!

Welcome to our new children in Year 5. We have a fantastic term planned starting with our topic ‘Water, Water, Everywhere’. We will be looking at all aspects of water including; rivers, coasts, the Malvern Water Cure and the Pershore Wetlands. Linked to our topic, we will be reading Kensuke’s Kingdom by Michael Morpurgo, which will involve writing a survival guide.

We look forward to welcoming to Abbey Park Middle School.

Miss Hirst and Miss Stavert

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