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Year 5

 

The Year 5 children visited Space 2 Learn to learn how to programme using Kodu.
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Autumn Term 2: Pharaohs

We had a visitor from Bowes Museum to help us find out about Ancient Egypt.
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As part of their Egypt topic, the Y5 children mummified Ben!!!
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We created our own platform games in Computing, using the app ‘Sketch Nation’.
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Remembrance Day 2016 – The Y5 children created ‘blackout poems’ about Remembrance Day.
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As part of their topic about the Tudors, Year 5 visited Beamish. While they were there, they fought a rebellion against Mary Queen of Scots; practised their sewing skills; and made sugar mice to decorate tables.
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They held a Tudor Court in the classroom, to see who was guilty of the murder of Lord Darnley.
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They worked collaboratively to create a large-scale drawing of Henry VIII.
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For their Time Traveller topic, Year 5 children were transported straight to old age using an app to find out what they would look like as a pensioner!
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As part of their Stargazers topic, the Year 5 class visited the Centre for Life in Newcastle. They also visited Liverpool Museum and were able to take part in a live web chat with British astronaut Tim Peake, as he was on the ISS!
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During their Alchemy Island topic, Year 5 panned for gold and made torches!
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For their creative learning topic, Allotment, the children designed and made their own plant pots!
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The children in Year 5 were set a homework challenge for their topic PHARAOHS – they had to build their own ancient Egyptian pyramid!

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