Space Buggies

In Year 5, we have made moving space buggies as part of our learning in DT. We created intricate designs, accurate wooden frames and working electrical circuits to produce our amazing prototypes.

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Space Theme

In Year 5, we have enjoyed combining our learning in ICT with space themed art work. We have created immersive pictures which include programmed flashing lights, sensors and motors.


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Inputs and Outputs

In Year 5, we have been creating algorithms using a program called Crumble. We have been learning about input and output. Inputs are the signals or data received by a system and outputs are the signals or data sent from it.

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Air Resistance

In Year 5, we have been investigating the effects of air resistance on our own spinners that we created. We went into the hall to drop the spinners to see how fast they fell.

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Game of Rugby

In Year 5, we are learning all about the game of rugby. We are lucky to have a Castleford Tigers’ coach in school to teach us the art of playing the game.

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Brazil Drama Workshop

In Year 5, we recently completed a drama workshop. We were learning all about Brazil and the Amazon rainforest. We used freeze frames to tell the story of deforestation.

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Brazil Project

In Year 5, children were asked to complete a project on Brazil. This was a project model of rural and urban Brazil linked to our display.

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Oxfam Fundraising

In Year 5, we were fundraising for Oxfam.  A representative came in to teach us about what Oxfam do to help those in poverty.

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Ancient Greeks

In Year 5, we have recently visited Yorkshire Museum to learn about the Ancient Greeks. We completed a workshop where we had to weave, role play, build a temple and complete the long jump.

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Yorkshire Sculpture Park

In Year 5, we have been learning about the sculptor Henry Moore. We then had to re-create some art like the artist Andy Goldsworthy.


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