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Welcome to Year 5!

Mrs Kirby and Mrs Pudney are here to help you learn this year.

 

Remember that homework is set on a Thursday and due in on a Tuesday ( or before!)

More fun with rockets - stomp rockets , water rocket and a repeat of bicarbonate of soda and vinegar / water mix...

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Video of rockets flying 5

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Isle of Wight ambulance service training year 5 in CPR and emergency first aid.

Everyone practised giving chest compressions.

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Rocket island project in conjunction with Wight Aviation Museum

Rocket island project

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Using the air compressor to blow the paint around the paper

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Sprinkling powder paint and spraying with water

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More powder paint artworks

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Air compressor art video

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And another...

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And another one!

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Using O S maps to work out 4 figure grid references

Times tables rock stars! We now have our first Rock Hero in Year 5 - the first in the school ! Well done Szymon... average speed of 1 second per question!

Times tables rock stars! We now have our first Rock Hero in Year 5 - the first in the school ! Well done Szymon... average speed of 1 second per question! 1
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Exploring different paint techniques (blowing paint around, flicking paint) and adding pastels, chalk and silhouettes! Great firework images !

Cooking Chinese style Stir fry noodles and vegetables! A hit all round!

Charcoal / chalk/ pastels/ black and white images of firework shapes - messy !

Finished writing to explain about a variety of sea creatures - they look spectacular!

videos from Greek day with Treehouse theatre

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As part of science week, we experimented with a " rocket" powered by warm water, white vinegar and bicarbonate of soda ... we needed to refine our plan after the first attempt!

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part one - adding liquids ...

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Part 2- adding bicarbonate of soda ....

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Part 3 - retreat and wait for the chemical reaction. It flew a long way up in the air above the trees to much excitement. That's rocket science !

Cool Science Experiment - Original Mentos Diet Coke Geyser

Find out more information and check out other cool science experiments at http://www.stevespanglerscience.com/experiment/00000109 Here's the original Mentos diet coke geyser video from September 2005 that started the whole thing. Just a bottle and a roll of Mentos. This Spangler video has been duplicated on other sites, but this is the high quality original.

Mentos and coke experiment

Emily experiment's with coke and mentos

Mentos Soda Pop Experiment | Soda Explosion | Kids Videos For Kids

We are about to show you what is the best Soda Pop to use with the Mentos and Coke Challange. Check out and see what brand gives us the best soda pop explosion.

Soda Geyser Car Rocket! Cool Science Experiment

Buy it Here: http://www.incrediblescience.com/soda-car-geyser-racer.html Start your engines with your own Mentos® powered soda car! Comes with over 15 activities for you to have fun with. Learn about Newton's Laws of Motion as you watch your Mentos® Soda Car zoom across the ground with a trail of soda shooting out behind it.

Finding out about local inventor and designer John Ackroyd. We also got to meet him too!

These are our fantastic "Seascapes" of underwater / sea creatures using mixed media and mixed materials. Well done year 5!

Some pics of a few of the amazing World Book Day costumes ( who wanted to be photographed!!)

Pencil sketches of fish for our Underwater theme - focus on shading to create shape

Mosaic art using recycled plastic linked to Italy theme.

Science experiment on friction to test out different surfaces - what will slow down Lightning McQueen?

Italian food tasting / preparing Bruschetta - everyone who tried new foods enjoyed (most) of them!

Spring 1 planning year 5

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Autumn term 2 planning

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experiments in Science to separate solids

Autumn Term planning

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We've been using Peter Thorpe's rocket paintings as inspiration for our own art using pastels and paint.

Growth Mindset

 We are finding out all about how we learn, how the brain works and what it means to have a Growth Mindset, not a Fixed Mindset.

 
Use these videos to help extend your understanding.

 

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