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Author Archives: Miss J. Davidson

Exploring 3D Shapes

Today in Maths, we had our final lesson about the properties of shape!  We thought about 3D representations and recapped the common 3D shapes.  We also spent time discussing the shape of the different faces, the number of edges and vertices for each shape!

Following this, we looked at a range of different nets and how they can be folded together to create 3D shapes and even made our own!

 

How to Make a Mummy!

In History this term, we have been learning about the Ancient Egyptians.  This week we focused on the process of mummification! Mummification is a complicated (and sometimes disgusting!) process, which involves preparing and preserving a body for the afterlife.  It is fascinating! In class, we wrote and illustrated each step to demonstrate our understanding of… Continue Reading

Hard workers in Year 5

  During Year 5’s weekly zoom, Miss Davidson showcased our fantastic work! This included work on planning, drafting and writing a historical narrative, equivalent fractions and considering how we are all one in the eyes of God. Click on the link below to see what we have been doing! Monday 1st February Continue Reading

Year 5 Weekly Zoom Call

Year 5 have (once again!) been working so hard and continue to impress Miss Davidson with their fantastic attitude to home learning.  On our weekly zoom call, we discussed the positives and negatives of lockdown and Miss Davidson shared great work from the week.  Click on the link below to see what we have been… Continue Reading

Year 5 Zoom Call!

Year 5 have been so motivated and hard-working this week as they adjust to working from home! Our weekly zoom call gave us a great opportunity to catch up with one another, chat about what we have found easy/ difficult about home learning and discuss how we can be successful home learners.  Miss Davidson also… Continue Reading

Film Music in Year 5!

Do you know which composer created the music to these films? Pirates of the Caribbean The Dark Knight Kung Fu Panda The Lion King Shark Tale Interstellar Madagascar and Madagascar2 It was Hans Zimmer, a German composer. He is recognised as one of Hollywood’s most innovative talents. He is famous for using traditional orchestra instruments… Continue Reading