This Week in Year 5…
This week year 5 have been learning about the achievements of Ernest Shackleton and have taken part in a mastermind style quiz. They have researched significant events in his life and will be writing an informative biography.
Ayres class have been adding and subtracting fractions with different denominators and Hockey class have been learning about area and perimeter in Maths.
We have also used beebots to explore the route Shackleton and his crew took during the “Endurance” expedition. Ayres class have learnt about the equipment needed for the expedition and completed a detailed sketch of the ship.
Hockey class have been learning about air resistance in Science lessons and investigating which material would be the most suitable for a parachute.