Poplar class really enjoyed learning about Tudor punishments, they were surprised by some of the crimes that got punished. Here are a few of the fact files they produced.
Year 5 worked hard identifying living things outside on Biology Day, here are a few of the things we found.
We have had a great start to the year in Year 5. Miss Knight and I are really excited by the enthusiasm the children have shown for our first Topic “Off with her Head”. This is our first writer of the week, Alicia with a great character description about Henry VIII.
As part of our D and T lessons we have prepared some salads and eaten them. We then used this experience to write instruction texts on how to make salads. Hopefully some pupils have been helping prepare food at home as they enjoyed it so much!
In Science, Poplar have been testing materials to see what their properties are. We have been looking at transparent, opaque, flexible, hard, soft and conductivity among other things. What do you know about the properties of materials?
This afternoon we replicated the distance between the planets in the solar system using sheets of toilet paper to measure the relative distances between planets. Although the toilet paper broke, we could still see the difference in the distance between planets.
We are trying to remember the names of the planets one way is to use mnemonics:
This afternoon in Poplar, we practised various painting techniques to try to create a space picture. In a couple of weeks we will use these techniques when creating more space pictures on a more exciting background.
As part of our PSHE, Poplar have investigated charity shops in Chelmsford then researched how these charities help people, creating posters to present their findings. Here are a few examples.
Poplar’s writer of the week is Molly for a concise diary entry showing emotion.