Mr Cheshire’s Class

14.1.19

This afternoon, we have been learning about rhythm during our music lesson. We have be focusing on the value of crotchets and quavers and what the notation of these are. Here are some photos showing the children hard at work composing their masterpieces!

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11.1.19

Fire and road safety talk:

We had some visitors this afternoon from West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue. They talked to us about fire safety and road safety. We learnt lots of important information, such as what three things a fire needs to survive and how important it is to have a fire evacuation plan. We also got to watch a role play demonstrating the dangers of not wearing seat belts – performed by some familiar faces!

Can you spot our future acting stars?

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Welcome back!

I hope that you all had a fantastic break and are ready for the new term. Please find attached Orangutan Class’ newsletter and curriculum overview.

Y5 spring term 1 newsletter Year 5-Spring Term A – The Arctic and Antarctica

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11.12.18

This afternoon, we were joined by Reverend Linda Maslen from St. Mark’s Church, Siddal. She showed us how to make Christingles and explained the significance of each component. Here are some pictures showing what we did.

 

6.12.18

In Year 5, we have been busy making lots of Christmas Crackers. Take a look at our manufacturing process!

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3.12.18

We had a fantastic time on our trip to the Museum of Science and Industry today. We took part in two amazing workshops, learning all about forces. We also found out lots of interesting facts about our industrial past.

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22.11.18

To finish off our friendship week we play some team building games in PE. To do this, we needed to use our communication skills and work together to complete team challenges.

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Art Week:

In Mr Cheshire’s class, we learned about Andy Warhol. We then went on to recreate one of his pieces of art.

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21.11.18

In Science this week, Year 5 learnt about air resistance. We then carried out an experiment to observe the effects air resistance can have on how fast an object will fall to the ground. Here are some pictures of our experiment:

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Friendship Week:

To kick off our friendship week, Year 5 watched a short film and discussed how we should act towards each other. We then created some anti-bullying posters and shared with the rest of the class.

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14.11.18

Today in Science, Year 5 learned all about how to measure the mass and weight of objects. Here of some pictures of us carrying out our experiments:

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9.11.18

Year five had a fantastic time at the cinema this morning!

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Welcome back Orangutans! I hope that you have all had a brilliant week off and are excited to return!

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16/10/18 – National Space Centre

What a fantastic time we had yesterday on our trip to the National Space Centre. We took part in an amazing workshop, learning what  life would be like in space; learned lots of interesting facts in each of the exhibits; and watched a fantastic film in the planetarium all about our universe! Here are some pictures of our day.

 

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Night and Day

 

We had a fantastic time in Science this afternoon, learning all about what causes night and day. We then had a go at making our own sundials and started testing them outside.

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Come and cheer on the Year 5 and 6 pupils as they take on St. Joseph’s in the first round of the FC Halifax Town 5-a-side Half Time Cup in front of 2000 fans and the BT Sport cameras! COME ON SIDDAL!

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We have had a fantastic time this week in Year 5! In Science, have been looking at evidence to support how we know the Earth isn’t flat and learning why people used to think that it was.

In P.E we started our unit of athletics. Today, we have been working on our basic running, jumping and agility skills and I wouldn’t be surprised if we have some future olympians in the making!

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