Welcome to Year 5W's Blog!

It is hard to believe we've only been back in school just over a week...we've already been getting up to so much! It's been lovely for Mrs Ward-Tsang to see so many familiar faces and lovely for me to properly start getting to know this class. The children have all returned to school ready to learn and seem excited about all the new challenges and experiences ahead.

Our topic for this half term is Mission Control - Earth and Beyond. Last week, we got a sense of how far away the Moon and Sun are from our planet by creating a model on the playground. The children were very surprised to see how far the Sun is from us in comparison to the Moon, which is relatively close in space terms! In English today, we considered how it would feel to be stranded on the Moon and generated lots of descriptive language. The children then created a short poem. I was impressed with lots of the ideas shared in class today.

This weekend, the children will be bringing home their homework exercise bo…