• The National Space Museum – Y5 Trip

    We had a fantastic time at the National Space Museum in Leicester, as part of our Space topic this half term. What was your favourite part of the museum Y5? Check out the photos of our day!  

  • Year 5 Tragedy Stories

    This half term, Year 5 have learnt a tragedy story set at sea.  We have innovated this story and changed the setting to space.  After that, we invented a story set on Mount Everest. Year 5, can you tell us what happened in your story?  Can you remember any similes you used to describe the …

  • Peter Thorpe Space Art

    Three weeks ago, Year 5 looked at some fantastic art work by the artist Peter Thorpe.  He uses vibrant colours and abstract designs to create images of Space. After practising sketching rockets, we have prepared our abstract Space backgrounds.  Next week we’ll be adding our rockets to complete the piece. Year 5, what do you …

  • Phases of the Moon

    In Year 5, we have been looking at the phases of the Moon.  We were very interested to learn why the Moon appears to change shape throughout the month. After learning about why the different phases are visible, we learnt the different names for each stage. Did you know that waxing means moving towards a …