Tag Archives: Topic

Space!

This half term, in year five, we have learnt all about space. This was in  science and topic! In science we learnt all about spherical bodies, the planets, night and day, the sun, earth and the moon. We learnt about Sputnik, the space race and different astronauts in topic! We also performed an assembly all about space. Here are some photos from it:

Mr Platt 🙂

 

Year 4’s Mummy

Over the past few weeks, we have been learning about the mummification process used in Ancient Egypt so we have mummified a banana!

The children had fun pretending the banana was an actual body. First, they inserted a metal rod into the nose, trying to liquify the brain in order to remove it. Then, they performed an incision on the left hand side of the banana to remove the organs. After that, they rubbed the inside and outside of the banana with salt. Next, they mummified it, wrapping it up with bandages. Finally, they placed the mummified banana into a sarcophagus. Every Friday, we have been checking changes to observe the different stages of decay.

Here are some of the photos of this experiment.

Mrs Hallworth, Mr Collier and Mr Daynes

Year 6 Imax and Science and Media Museum

Yesterday, Year 6 went on a trip to the Science and Media Museum in Bradford. We took part in 2 workshops, watched a science film on the Imax and looked around the exhibitions. We learnt lots of new facts about photography and cameras. We also had the chance to experiment with lights and cameras as well as taking part in science experiments. 

In the Imax cinema we watched a film called ‘Mysteries of the unseen world‘. It showed how cameras can capture things that are too small, too fast or too slow for the eye to see. It was fantastic. Here is a clip.

Here are the rest of our photos.

Well done to all the children who represented St.Paul’s brilliantly and received a compliment from someone at the museum for their excellent behaviour.

** Tell me a new fact you learnt below please **

Miss Charles 🙂

 

 

Year 6 Spring 1

Welcome back Year 6 and happy new year.

This term we are learning:

  • Maths – Angles, co-ordinates, translating, reflecting and fractions
  • English – Winter poetry, journey stories and explanation texts
  • Topic – Lights, camera, action!
  • Art & Design – Shoebox theatre project
  • Science – Electricity continued
  • PE (Tuesday am)  – Gymnastics
  • ICT – Making movies
  • PSHE: new beginnings, honesty and health

Dates to note:

  • Tuesday mornings- PE every week
  • Trip to Science Museum TBC
  • Friday 9th February – Last day of term

Thank you to everyone who collected and brought in shoe boxes for our design technology project.

Miss C 🙂

Manchester Airport

Last week, year five visited Manchester Airport to enhance our topic of flight! Everyone had a great day as we were shown around by two fantastic hosts – Neil and Elaine. There are some photos from our day below. I will be choosing our best recount of the trip and posting it on the blog within the next few days!

Mr Platt 🙂 

 

Year 5 – Autumn 2

This half term in year five our topic is flight! We will be visiting Manchester Airport as part of our topic.

This term we are learning:

  • Maths – Multiplication, Division, Factors, Multiples and Fractions
  • English – List Poetry, Losing/Finding Stories and Persuasion Texts
  • Topic – Flight
  • Science – Forces
  • PE   – Dance
  • ICT – Flowol

Mr Platt 🙂

Year 6 Autumn 2

This term we are learning:

  • Maths – Division, multiplication, algebra, mental strategies, geometry
  • English – Cinderella and diaries
  • Topic – Monarchs
  • Art – Portraits and Picasso
  • Science – Electricity
  • PE (Tuesday am)  – Dance
  • ICT – Internet / Search engines
  • PSHE: Money, compassion, business

Dates to note:

  • Tuesday mornings- PE every week
  • Friday 1st December – Christmas Fair
  • Friday 15th December – Last day of term

Miss C 🙂

Viking Visitor

Year five were joined by a Viking today! He told them all about what life was like living as a Viking and the children got chance to ask lots of different questions.

Mr Platt 🙂

 

Year 6 Whitby Trip 6.10.2017

Last Friday, Year 6 went to Whitby as part of their topic and English work.

We had an amazing day, the sun shone all day, we paddled in the sea, had an ice-cream, looked in the shops and went up and down the 199 steps.

The children were a credit to the school and we had a lovely day spotting the sights in Whitby and the book Room 13.

Here are some photos and a video of our day.

Well done Year 6!

Miss C 🙂

Year 6 Autumn 1

Welcome back to the first term in Year 6!

This term we are learning:

  • Maths – baseline tests, place value, 4 operations
  • English – Poetry, suspense/thriller stories, information
  • Topic – Whitby
  • Art – David Hockney
  • Science – Living things and their habitats
  • PE (Tuesday am)  – Games
  • ICT – Online safety
  • PSHE: Transition and risk taking

Dates to note:

  • Tuesday mornings- PE every week
  • Friday 6th October – Whitby trip
  • Thursday 19th October  – Class Assembly
  • Friday 20th October – Last day of term

Miss C 🙂