Year 5


How does a thermos flask work?

To understand how a thermos flask works we had a go at making our own! We learnt that the aluminium foil is like the reflective lining of the inner chamber of a flask and this prevents radiation, the heat is reflected back towards the liquid. The gap between the two bottles represents the vacuum…

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Posted by Gemma Smith on 12 October 2017

Category: Year 5

Investigate which solids conduct heat

Can you see the dot on the head thermometer attached to the metal spoon? This time our experiment worked! We found out that the metal spoon conducts heat the most effectively. We recommended to the refreshment stall holder to use wooden or plastic spoons. However we decided that wooden spoons are…

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Posted by Gemma Smith on 28 September 2017

Category: Year 5

Investigate which solids conduct heat.

We had to plan an experiment which would test which spoons would be best for a refreshment stall holder to use to stir hot soup. We learnt lots from the experiment as it didn't work! We learnt that next time the mugs need to have a lid and the water needs to be much hotter so that we can see which…

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Posted by Gemma Smith on 28 September 2017

Category: Year 5

Science - Temperature of Liquids

This week Year 5 have been investigating how the temperature of a liquid changes according to the environment that it is in. We used a data logger to take the temperature of a hot cup of tea and milk straight from the fridge. We found out that both liquids reached room temperature, interestingly…

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Posted by Gemma Smith on 20 September 2017

Category: Year 5

Experience Morning at Carr Hill

Year 5 loved their singing lesson with Mr Brown on taster morning at Carr Hill on Friday 3rd March. They also enjoyed food from the canteen at break and touring the school with one of our ex-pupils as a guide.  

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Posted by Ann Beatham on 7 March 2017

Category: Year 5

Wider Ops

This week we learnt to put our reed on and make our first sounds out of the mouthpiece.

 

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Posted by Caron Taylor on 6 October 2016

Category: Year 5

Orienteering

Enjoying teamwork as part of our orienteering work on Thursday afternoons with Mr Huggon.

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Posted by Caron Taylor on 30 September 2016

Category: Year 5

Health Week

Year 5 enjoyed trying new activities as part of our annual Health Week.

Archery!

and Cheerleading!

 

 

 

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Posted by Caron Taylor on 23 September 2016

Category: Year 5