Year 5N and 5S
Children's Mental Health Week
Thank you Mrs and Mr Flynn for helping us to create this brilliant Chinese dragon
Y5’s Chinese dragon - assembly highlights
Year 5 assembly highlights
Year 5's attendance treat!
Tuesday 29th January 2019
Today we investigated irreversible changes. We mixed some different materials together, such as vinegar and bicarbonate of soda, lemon juice and bicarboninate of soda and washing powder and lemon juice. We found when a gas was produced (Carbon Dioxide) that meant it was an irreversible change and we saw reactions occur like seeing bubbles and fizzing and hearing sizzling noises. What a great experiment, Well done!
Welcome to Year 5N and 5S!
The class teachers are: Miss Norwood (5N) and Miss Seddon (5S)
Salford Cathedral Trip
Year 5 loved visiting the Cathedral Church of St. John the Evangelist, they explored the cathedral and found out facts about the Diocese they belong to. We also have brilliant artists in Year 5 who enjoyed sketching different parts of the cathedral, including the high altar and amazing stained glass windows! We even found Miss Seddon's ancestors in the WW1 memorial! Well done!
Manchester Field Trip
As part of our Manchester topic, Year 5N and 5S enjoyed a wonderful field work trip to Manchester city centre. We used our map reading skills that we have been learning in class to navigate to famous landmarks around Manchester. Everybody had lots of fun completing all the field work challenges!
Quarry Bank Mill
As part of our Victorian Topic year 5S and 5N visited Quarry Bank Mill in Styal. We found out how this is one of the only working mills still in existence that produces cotton in the country. We took a tour around the mill, learning about how originally families would prepare the cotton for weaving using carding combs, then a spinning loom using man power. Eventually machines replaced manual labour and people came to work at Quarry Bank Mill.
During the trip all Year 5S and 5N were transported back in time and went to the actual Apprentice House that is practically untouched since the Victorian period. Here we experienced what a Victorian child would have done on a day-to-day basis, from school lessons to making beds, working in the mill and what food would have been eaten. We all found the medical room particularly interesting as we saw live leeches and were told how they used them to suck out infections!
The children all thoroughly enjoyed the day and were fantastic to take out of school.