PERFECT PROBLEM SOLVING

PERFECT PROBLEM SOLVING

Today in Jade Class we have been CHALLENGING OURSELVES and BEING RESILIENT when solving the problem of ‘Cycling Squares’. The problem asked to add adjoining numbers (the ones next to each other) to make a squared number. We could only use each number once. However, we...
COMPUTER SCIENTISTS

COMPUTER SCIENTISTS

Jade Class have started their Computer Science focus for this half term in Computing. We have been using vocabulary such as: algorithms, sequence, input, output and debug. The children started using the app on the iPads called A.L.E.X. The children had to explain...
HYDRAULIC ELEVATORS

HYDRAULIC ELEVATORS

This week, the children in Year 5 have became Young Engineers. Their brief was to design their own elevator, which had a moving hydraulic lift. The first stage was the design process. The children used the paint software to design and annotate their elevators. After...
THREE WEIRD WITCHES TAKE OVER YEAR 5

THREE WEIRD WITCHES TAKE OVER YEAR 5

Today in year 5 the most parculiar thing happened… When we arrived in school we weren’t greeted by Mr Storey, Miss Crabtree and Miss Easton but by three weird looking witches, the Three Weird Sisters. First we all gathered in the Witches’ Workshop...
TERRIFIC TUDOR TIMES

TERRIFIC TUDOR TIMES

Today year 5 embarked upon their trip to Durham University (Palace Green Library) to deepen their understanding of the Tudors and life in Tudor Britain. One activity which we took part in was studying Tudor artifacts. We had to guess: what they were; what they were...
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