Greek food tasting
Year 5 Blog
Keep up-to-date with all the latest news from Chapter House Year 5.
Busy in and out of the classroom!
The Yellow Brick Road, Ancient Greece drama workshop was a real highlight this week.
Year 5 have had a busy week including literacy, practical science, introduction to Spanish and celebrating the Chinese Mid-Autumn festival.
Year 5 enjoyed a yoga session this week with Miss Blacker, as part of their personal development lessons.
After investigating three of the Greek philosophers, Year 5 split into groups to find out more about the philosopher that interested them the most.
The children and staff enjoyed the first Welfare Walk of the term on Friday.
To introduce our science topic, Materials and their properties, the children used discussion to classify states of matter according to their way they behave.
The Year 5 children have quickly settled into their new classroom routines this week.
This week, the children were faced with some very tricky puzzles to solve in maths, including this question to ruminate over: COW × COW = DEDCOW.
Mrs Ward, Director of M&S Bank and Services, came in to speak to the children about her career path today.
There was great team work on display today in Year 5 this week! Creating Lego Mindstorm models as part of the research for their own Moon buggy design.
To tie in with our ongoing space topic, our scientists in Year 5 took some time to investigate the effects of surface area upon fiction and air resistance.
In a visit from Mrs Robertson-Rennard, managing director of STAND OUT MEDIA, the students learnt about the history and power of branding.
This week, some of the year group took the opportunity to develop their weaving skills.
We took advantage of the April sunshine to get outdoors for our science trail.
Remember geoboards? They were pegboards that you may have used in maths to help you make shapes with elastic bands.
Year 5 had a wonderful day in York this week. They enjoyed a morning in the Jorvik museum learning about The Vikings.
Students form Queen Ethelburga's have been participating in season 1 of the 'Fly to the Line Glider Challenge for UK primary school children and are through to the national heats.
This afternoon, we welcomed Year 5 and Year 6 students from three local schools to participate in a friendly netball tournament.
Today, our pupils from Chapter House competed in the ISA Cross Country area races.
Chapter House students enjoyed a fantastic role-playing style day learning and living the ways of the Anglo-Saxons.
This week, students across the years at Chapter House have been learning and experimenting with musical instruments.
Congratulations to our KS2 General Knowledge Championship Team who won their first area heat on Wednesday.