Monday - Swimming
Friday - PE
Will be handed out on a Wednesday and needs to be returned the following Monday.
As of this year there will be Maths and Spelling homework weekly, there is an expectation to read on a regular basis as well as practising instant recall facts and times tables.
Class Dojo- Please check this regularly for updates on your child's work as well as any important information.
The Glider Launch Morning
Wednesday 13th February
Today, Year 5 launched their modified and improved gliders with great success. Leanne Mee, our STEM ambassador, came back to see how we had improved our gliders since her last visit. Parents were also invited to come and watch our exciting launch. Leanne recorded the distance travelled by each group's glider and we held our breath as she announced the winner.
The overall winner was Team Royal Air Force from Class 13 with second place given to Team Aerial Assault Trooper from Class 11 and joint third given to Team Scientists and Team Engineering Pilots.
Take a look at our pictures from the morning...
Aerodynamics Engineering STEM day
Year 5 had another exciting STEM day on Tuesday 29th January where Mrs Mee introduced the children to the topic - Aerodynamics. Their challenge was to design and make a glider to drop off provisions to stranded soldiers in WW2. Mrs Mee talked to the children about what would affect the flight of the glider, eg. forces acting upon it, aerodynamics and wingspan.
After an exciting morning, the children launched their gliders in a competition. The winning gliders were the 'Skyentists' and 'RAF Team'.
In class, the children will now investigate how wingspan and nose-shape of the glider will affect its flight.
Take a look at some of the pictures from our day...
We had an amazing morning learning about STEM. Lots of us now want to be scientists and engineers when we are older!
Overall School: 96.6% - Every day counts!