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Mr Wainwright’s Class Blog

Super Skydiving Experiment

Today in science, we investigated the effect of air resistance by designing  parachute for the ‘Super Skydiving Company’. We chose our variable to be the material that the parachute was made out of. We kept string length, size, weight attached and height dropped from the same. We found that a paper towel parachute had the […]

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Home Learning Showcase!

Thank you to everyone for your hard work on this term’s Home Learning! Some of the fabulous pieces of work are below in the photos we had time to take in all the excitement. We had a fabulous afternoon today to showcase it all and there were so many positive comments on your certificates! Well […]

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Recommended books!

After discussions in class, we have set up this blog post so that we can recommend the top reads from our library to each other. Comment below with: Title Author Reason you are recommending the book Score out of 10

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Stars of column subtraction today!

We had a fabulous maths lesson today, learning about column subtraction. We enjoyed it so much that we wanted to share our success with you as a challenge! Please excuse our busy pod and lack of a ruler, but we’d love to know what you think of our maths! Comment below!  

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Totally eggciting!

Year 5 were together today as the Year 6’s were out at Heanor Gate. We had a really eggciting time creating our cracking ‘stop motion’ movies. We saw what a great one would look like, then we had the morning to make our scenery and characters. We had a huge selection of art & craft […]

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1960’s Stars

For the past few weeks Yr5/6 have been learning about the 1960s. We were looking at some famous 1960s stars. For example, Marilyn Monroe was a famous 1960s actress. Who is your favourite 1960s star? By Neve & Megan

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About swimming

Hi welcome to Mr Wainwright’s class blog. In this post you will know about our swimming lessons. Our swimming lessons start on this Friday.   Your parents need to sign the form for swimming and if you do not bring your swimming kit you have to sit on the side and watch the rest (do […]

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Reading groups

Greetings, welcome to Mr wainwright’s class. Today  we will be chatting about reading groups. The groups are: Shakespeare, Morpurgo, Rowling and Blyton. Which group are you in? By James & Curtis  

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Computing mayhem

We have done two lessons of computing so far. The lessons have been very interesting and we’ve learnt how to blog. We have learnt that you should not save any of your personal data whilst browsing, or you may get scammed if a virus collected your data. What would you do if you got scammed? […]

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Brilliant Birthday Cards!

Last week Mr Wainwright’s class all made birthday cards. We will use them for our class’ birthdays – so they will have a birthday card from all of the class – of course they have all our names signed inside. One person has already had a birthday card. The birthday cards were handmade by us. […]

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Mr Wainwright's Class Blog

Hello! Welcome to our class blog.

Here you will find news and information about Mr Wainwright’s class and our learning. We hope that you find it useful.

This second half of Autumn term our topic is ‘Rivers’. We will also be learning about ‘Forces’ in science.

Our PE days are Monday and Friday, although it is useful to have your PE kit in school all the time. Swimming will be in our Friday PE slot from now until Christmas.

Remember to read regularly and practice your rapid recall of times table facts, in order to succeed at our challenges!

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