Before writing diary entries in the style of the Antarctic adventurer Robert Scott, we tried to experience what life would have been like camping at the South Pole.
Year 5/6 Science Autumn Term
Investigating water resistance and air resistance
Experience Day: Teeny Weeny Raft Building
In our class novel (The Explorer by Katherine Rundell) the main characters build a raft to escape the Amazon rainforest. In order to imagine that scenario – prior to writing our stories- we made miniature rafts using materials found in the school grounds.
See our topic web for this term below…
See our Topic Web for Term 2 below …
In our art lessons this term we are learning new techniques for sketching birds.
Here are some of our successes so far…
We have been studying The Hobbit by J.R.R Tolkien. We learned how to improve our creative writing skills by role-playing how to speak like characters from Middle Earth, before creating our own ‘missing’ chapter of The Hobbit.
Red Kite have been getting used to the new seating arrangements since they returned to school in September.
We have been exploring how circuits could be changed when different components were added.
Keeping active during our PE lessons with Mrs Clark and Mrs Cook.