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Welcome to Lourdes Class

We are Year Five

 

Mr Ward, Mrs Mucha and Mrs Giddens are our teachers.

 

Welcome to our class page! We are really looking forward to a year of new challenges, hard work and lots of fun. Please check this page regularly to keep up-to-date with what we have been learning in class and for class newsletters.

 

 

Bethlehemian Rhapsody - Our Sing for Santa Surprise

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Can you give reasons for the symbols of the Advent Wreath?

Wednesday 22nd November 2017

Today, we put our flower-arranging skills to the test as we made our own mini Advent Wreaths in RE. As we added each element to our wreaths we talked about the symbolism. We are taking our Advent Wreaths home to help us use our time of waiting in Advent well. Can you remember why a circle is used? Why are evergreens used in the Advent Wreaths? What does the holly remind us of? What do the purple candles represent? Why is there also a pink candle? Why is the wreath lit progressively? Can you give any other examples of how we use our time of waiting in Advent?

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Music Homework - Thursday 28th September 2017

 

Trumpet Practise playing  D and C
Violin

Practise playing G and A

Don't forget to rosin your bow!

Flute Practise playing G and A

 

 

Working together to make a parachute for Han Solo...

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Today in our 'Use the Force' Science topic, we were investigating the effects of air resistance. We received a distress call from Han Solo, who needed a parachute to help him land safely and slowly. After being shown a range of materials, the children worked together in groups to identify the possible variables in the investigation and decide on a question to explore. We then made our parachutes, changing only one thing (the independent variable) and keeping the rest the same (controlled variables). We dropped the parachutes - and Han - from a height and timed how long it took for Han to hit the ground. We recorded our results and used them to draw conclusions about air resistance.

Working together in maths to use the four operations with vulgar fractions and mixed numbers...

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Is there a link between on object's weight and its mass?

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We are enjoying our first Science topic, 'Use the Force', and today we investigated whether there was a link between an object's weight and its mass. We discovered that 'mass' is measured in kg and refers to the amount of matter or 'stuff' inside an object, whereas 'weight' is measured in Newtons and refers to the force on the object due to gravity. We used scales and Newton Metres to measure the mass and weight of different objects and concluded that the greater the mass of an object, the more gravity.

Can you guess these famous landmarks from our fanastic watercolours?

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Stunning Self Portraits - Friday 8th September 2017

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Today we spent our afternoon creating self-portraits. We talked about the proportions of the face and how to tackle drawing tricky features like noses and eyes. We also learnt about different grades of pencil and how to use these to create texture and tone. Everybody produced a fantastic portrait and we all learnt how important it is to concentrate and 'look' when drawing.

Tour of Britain - Wednesday 6th September 2017

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Our first day has certainly been memorable. We were lucky enough to see the Tour of Britain as it passed through Eastwood. We made our own Union Jack flags as our first morning task and, at 11:00, we walked up to Hilltop, taking our positions on Dovecote Road. We enjoyed cheering on the cyclists, who flew past us in a matter of seconds. The police were very entertaining too - they played tunes on their sirens and one officer on a motorbike gave us all a high-five as he drove past us.

Religious Education Newsletter - Autumn 2017

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